Tennessee October 28, 2015
Here Are The 7 Most Incredible Natural Wonders In Tennessee
You’ve heard of the seven wonders of the world, but what about the natural wonders of the Volunteer State? I mean, we get that Victoria Falls is awesome and all that jazz – but the pride that you’ll find in Tennessee? Goes absolutely unmatched. We’ve found seven gorgeous spots in the state that you’re sure to find fascinating. Have you been to any?
7) Ramsey Cascades - Gatlinburg
As the tallest waterfall in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, over 100-feet of falling water gushes over rock outcroppings until it gathers in a pool at the bottom - where guess what? You can find TONS of salamanders. How neat is that??
6) Burgess Falls State Park - Sparta
Burgess Falls is one of the most impressive and jaw dropping waterfalls in the whole of the state. The uniquely shaped falls are located in in the southeastern part of the state.
5) Tennessee River Gorge - Chattanooga
Known as "Tennessee's Grand Canyon," the gorge is carved out by 26-miles of the Tennessee River. And in the fall? You simply can't beat it.
4) Virgin Falls Pocket - Sparta
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Virgin Falls is fed by an underground stream, one that streams from a cave and cascades 110-feet down to the forest floor. Sparta is here twice on the list, mainly because HELLO they know how to give us one heck of a waterfall.
3) Cherohala Skyway - Tellico Plains
43-miles of stunning connects Tennessee to North Carolina in the form of the Cherohala Skyway. It is a National Scenic Byway, and driving it in the fall? May be the best decision of your life.
2) The Lost Sea - Sweetwater
Underwater caves and the largest underground lake in the US? Fascinating. The Lost Sea is the largest underwater lake in the states, and the second in the world. That? Is pretty insane.
1) Lookout Mountain - Rock City
Located out by Chattanooga, Lookout Mountain is a stunning crag of the mountain range in southern Tennessee and you can see SEVEN states from the lookout area.
How do you feel about the seven natural wonders of Tennessee? Do you have any suggestions? Let us know in the comments below!