Things To See & Do

Cherokee National Forest

Cherokee National Forest

Cherokee National Forest is located in the Southern Appalachian Mountains of east Tennessee. The 600-acre forest is the largest tract of public land in Tennessee and is divided into northern and southern sections by the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  The southern portion of the Cherokee … [More...]

Chilhowee Lake

Chilhowee Lake

Chilhowee Recreation Area Part of Chilhowee Recreation Area, the lake rests on top of Chilhowee Mountain. The Chilhowee Trail System beckons hikers and mountain bikers (novice to experienced) to more than 20 miles of trails. Wildlife is abundant in this area, so have your camera ready and … [More...]

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

Throughout much of the 18th century the Overhill Towns of Tanasi and Chota were important Cherokee centers – beloved towns where Cherokees gathered for important councils and religious ceremonies. The State of Tennessee takes its name from Tanasi. After the waters of Tellico Lake covered the sites … [More...]

Uniquely Tennessee Overhill

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