Spend Spring in East Tennessee
Ijams Nature Center – Knoxville
Explore the great outdoor opportunities Knoxville has to offer all in one place. Ijams Nature Center is home to trails for hiking and biking and climbing opportunities. Also, canoes are available for an afternoon exploring Mead’s Quarry. Take the little ones to Jo’s Grove, the natural playscape that’s filled with whimsy for children to imagine and explore. Discover The Keyhole at Historic Ross Marble, a stone structure on the Ross Quarry Loop.
Dollywood – Pigeon Forge
Tennessee’s No. 1 attraction is the perfect place to bring kids for a day (or week) of fun on world-class rollercoasters. Also, entertaining shows, and spectacular festivals throughout the year. All this keeps the wonder and magic alive. Festival of Nations at Dollywood is March 18-April 9. It features riveting performances from groups like Mother Africa. They are a combination of acrobatics, modern dance, and colorful costumes. Also, the Invaders Steel Orchestra from the Caribbean. Last but not least, Hodman & Sally, walk-around characters, among others.
Foxfire Mountain Adventure Park – Sevierville
Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime when you come to this adventure park nestled in the mountains of Sevierville. Take a waterfall canopy tour which is a trip along seven zip lines over rivers, creeks and forest canopy. Navigate the Aerial Adventure Course and climb on a five-lane, 60 ft. climbing course. The kids’ area features an obstacle course and play area. Cross the longest swinging bridge in the U.S., the Bridge to Prosperity. And, if you’re feeling valiant, take a ride on the Goliath Zip Lines, the highest and longest lines in the Smoky Mountains.
Fort Loudon State Park – Vonore
The state park is one of the earliest British fortifications, situated on 1,200 acres. Go through the interpretive center when you first arrive to learn about the area’s history. Also, see artifacts that have been excavated from the property. Get an up-close look at what life was like at Fort Loudon. The western-most part of the British Empire in 1756 during events like the Colonial Trade Garrison Weekend and Garrison Weekend.
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