The One Incredible Place In Tennessee To See Wildlife Up Close

Ober Gatlinburg is known for its fun ski slopes and snow, for the pancake houses that dot downtown and the fun cabins that are perfect for family weekend gatherings. Whether you’re looking to enjoy the snow or time with family, a trip to the Ober Gatlinburg Wildlife Encounter is one of the neatest afternoon activities in the area. Low-key, intimate and fun, this is how you meet a bobcat. Safely. Because that’s all we’re really looking for, right?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

This fried chicken restaurant in Tennessee is also pretty quirky – have you been?