In downtown Tellico Plains, swing by the Cherohala Skyway Visitors Center and the Charles Hall Museum and Heritage Center.
In Coker Creek, you can go gold panning and visit the Welcome Center.
If you feel like going on a railroad ride, visit Hiwassee River Rail Adventures in Etowah.
Visit the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum and Fort Loudon State Historic Park in Vonore.
Explore the underground lake of the Lost Sea, Tsali Notch Vineyard, and quaint downtown shopping in Sweetwater.
In Townsend, one of the gateways to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park, is the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center and the Tuskaleechee Caverns.
In Chatanooga, explore Ruby Falls, Lookout Mountain, Rock City, and the Tennessee Aquarium.