This Island In Tennessee Is An Absolute Must Visit

Oh man. We got you with that title, didn’t we? You probably thought we had some here islands in our landlocked state of Tennessee…which, to be completely honest, we probably do. Tiny little land masses with names so easy to forget. The places kids tramp or that kind of well known spot near your home town. But here, we’re going for the big dogs. Rock Island State Park actually gets its name from nearby Rock Island, named for a little spot of land in the middle of Caney Fork River. Here’s the thing – these pictures are comin’ at ya. Right now.

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:

We may be landlocked, but even our island fake-outs are solid. Leave your favorite memory from Rock Island in the comments!