You may have seen our Middle Tennessee road trip on waterfalls, and thought, wait what about us on the east?! Fear not, friends, how in the world can we forget the east side of the state?! Anyone who lives in the east and is searching for Tennessee waterfalls you’ve come to the right place. Filled with ravines, rivers, mountains, and hikers with a thirst for natural beauty, we really can’t slough off this little piece of southern paradise. We’ve pulled together a solid Saturday of waterfall lovin’ – right here in one road trip. Consider this to be one of the best scenic road trips in Tennessee and start your engines.

To find the entire itinerary of every waterfall stop along this road trip, check out our map.

So, East Tennessee. Do you feel like you’ve won the lottery here? Because these are some of the most beautiful Tennessee waterfalls we’ve seen…leave your thoughts in the comments section below!

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What are the most beautiful hikes in Tennessee?

Some of the most beautiful hikes in Tennessee are:

  • Alum Cave
  • Laurel Falls
  • Ozone Falls


Sometimes the most beautiful places in Tennessee can be found along a scenic hiking trail. Tennessee has some pretty stellar hiking opportunities, including natural vistas, wide-open plains, and of course, the Great Smoky Mountains. We have a list of 10 of the greatest hiking trails in Tennessee and you’ll likely want to tackle each one. From a quick jaunt to Laurel Falls Trail to Burgess Falls State Park, these hikes are a great way to see nature in Tennessee.

Does Tennessee have any natural wonders?

Indeed, there are natural wonders in Tennessee, seven of them to be exact! What’s even cooler is that one of the natural wonders is mentioned above, Ramsey Cascades. A few other natural wonders on the list include Burgess Falls State Park, the Tennessee River Gorge, and Cherohala Skyway. Each of these stunning places in Tennessee offers something different, but equally valuable to be enjoyed.

What are the best road trips through Tennessee?

Looking for some scenic road trips in Tennessee? How about a few food-related jaunts? We have made a list of some of our greatest road trip adventures over the years, each with something new to offer. For anyone looking for a little bit of fright, check out the haunted road trip of east Tennessee. Or try your hand at the fall foliage road trip to take you to some of the best places to see the leaves change come autumn.

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