Ready to give your loved ones experiences they’ll remember? Here are five ideas that will keep them outdoors.
1. A mountain day at Anakeesta
Anakeesta is an outdoor family theme park for all ages set in the beauty of the Smoky Mountains. Adventures there include a mountain coaster, dual ziplines, garden walks, firepits, shopping and dining.
2. Snow much fun at Ober Gatlinburg
Consider snow skiing, snowboarding and tubing at Gatlinburg’s Ober Gatlinburg for the next family outing.
3. Time travel at Museum of Appalachia
Walk back in time during a visit to the Museum of Appalachia in Clinton. The living history museum is a pioneer mountain farm-village that offers self-guided tours around the property to learn about the artifacts and stories left behind.
4. Getting wild at Zoo Knoxville
Talk to the animals during a trip to Zoo Knoxville, the 53-acre zoo that houses about 800 animals. And through this month, enjoy Zoo Lights in the evening.
5. Walk the ways of the past
Knoxville Walking Tours offers a variety of topics and tours for your own private group. Storyteller Laura Still helps you live the stories of pioneers, soldiers, outlaws, and even fictional characters who walked the streets before you.