This breathtaking area provides something for everyone, no matter what the season. If you seek high adventure or the solitude of nature, opportunities abound.
Polk County, Tennessee is the home of the Ocoee River. No matter what other areas claim, they can't claim one of the most exciting whitewater rivers in the eastern United States. It's also the Gateway to the Cherokee National Forest, a favorite for hunters and fishermen, as well as campers and photographers.
Train lovers and kids of all ages will enjoy the Hiwassee River Rail Adventure, a trip that will take you to the top of the famous "Hiwassee Loop" where the tracks cross over themselves as they corkscrew up a mountain.
History buffs will delight in museums, historic sites, and Cherokee history. Antique hunters and collectors will be right at home in our shops and galleries. Our music and art will nourish your soul.
Whether you choose to stay in a cabin, motel, bed & breakfast, or campground you will experience true Southern Hospitality, and leave feeling rejuvenated by your experience and looking forward to your next visit.