Tennessee June 17, 2019
5 Campgrounds In Tennessee Perfect For Those Who Hate Camping
Tennessee is a great place for folks to spend time in the great outdoors, both for its incredible, lush forests and the natural water features scattered across the Cumberland Plateau. From waterfalls to rivers, the highest of heights on the east side of the state to the lowest areas along the Mississippi River to the west, Tennessee has a lot to offer the common traveler. For folks that love nature but don’t love the dirt and grunge that comes with camping? Get up close and personal with Tennessee at one of these beautiful campgrounds.
1. Adventure Bound Camping Resorts - Gatlinburg
The great pool and waterslide are only the beginning of the fun at Adventure Bound Camping Resorts. You can rent a cabin with a living room and dining room area, with a separate bedroom and a mini kitchen, perfect for families. Truly a "camping resort," this affordable spot is great for everything from weekend getaways to long, luxurious summer camping trips. We'd highly recommend it for folks with little ones!
Address: 4609 E Pkwy (Highway 321)
Gatlinburg, TN, 37738
2. Fall Creek Falls State Park - Spencer
Fall Creek Falls State Park is not only one of the most visited and beautiful parks in Tennessee, but it also has some of the best camping set-ups in the state park system. With both cabins and campgrounds available for rent and plenty of amenities, it's an affordable and easy way to experience the beauty of Tennessee without the stress of classic camping.
Address: 2009 Village Camp Road, Spencer, TN, 38585
3. Camp LeConte Luxury Outdoor Resort - Gatlinburg
It's not a luxury resort for nothing! Camp LeConte is a family-owned campground that offers up everything from luxurious safari tents to treehouses. Kid-friendly and low-key, this affordable spot offers a bit of character alongside an adventure in the Tennessee wilderness. There are plenty of amenities for families, including weekend activities and a community pool.
Address: 1739 East Parkway, Gatlinburg, TN 37738
4. Henry Horton State Park - Chapel Hill
Located on the beautiful Duck River, Henry Horton State Park may not be a "glamping" spot but it does have a newly renovated camp store and a beautiful location that helps offset the grungy aspect of camping. The cabins available include three standard, fully furnished cabins, and even five rustic cabins. It's great for folks looking to get out of Nashville, at only 50 miles south of Music City.
Address: 4209 Nashville Highway, Chapel Hill, TN 37034
5. Tims Ford State Park - Winchester
Tims Ford State Park is made up of 2,200 acres on the shore of the ever-gorgeous Tims Ford Lake, which is great for boating and water recreation. The cabins available are fully furnished with two bedrooms right on the shore of the water. You'll have a gas fireplace, balcony, and even a charcoal grill. If you're looking to live the high life, this is where you need to be this summer! Plus, the swimming pool on site is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and it's a great way to cool off after your time on the lake.
Address: 570 Tims Ford Drive, Winchester, TN 37398
You can learn more about Tennessee camping opportunities through the
Tennessee State Park official website, a true treasure trove of state info.