Vol. XVI
Today's Date:



Receive the Official Tennessee Vacation Guide When You Sign Up For Our 'Tennessee Adventures' Mailing List!




Calendar of
Things to Do!

Here 'tis, Ya'll Say Hello to our New Blog!
blog.tennesseetourist.com

Jayne's
Tennessee AdventuresTM
Web Blog

Story Archives

Things to Do
by Region & City

Tennessee's State Parks

Chambers of Commerce

Places to Shop

Places to Go

Places to Stay

Links


Help Support A True Tennessee Treasure

St. Jude Childrens' Research Hospital

Click for Nashville, Tennessee Forecast




 Sign Our Guestbook
View Our   Guestbook
Questions & / or Comments
Add An Event
Sign Up For Our 'Tennessee Adventures TM' Mailing List!

BransonShows.com - Your source for Ozarks travel information.
Be sure to check out the tennesseetourist.com Bookstore - Online brought to you in association with Amazon.Com.  You can search Amazon.Com's extensive database of titles. 
Look for our recommendations for reading all about Tennessee.



Benton - Attractions


You can contact the Copper Basin Area C of C for additional information about this specific area. Here's their contact info:


Copper Basin Area C of C
PO Box 948
Copperhill, TN   37317
(423) 496-9000
N/A




Here's a list of some fun things to see and do while you make great memories in Benton:


Chilhowee Overlooks

F.S. Rd. 77,  Benton, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - Forest Service Rd. 77 climbs 7 miles up scenic Chilhowee Mountain. Overlooks offer mountain and lake vistas you'll find beautiful in any season.



Fort Marr

Hwy 411 N.,  Benton, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - A significant part of Cherokee history. Constructed around 1814, it is the last visible remains of the camps where the Cherokee were confined prior to removal.



Nancy Ward Gravesite

Hwy 411 N.,  Benton, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - An influential figure whose courage & leadership earned her the title of "Ghigau" or "Beloved Woman," the highest honor a Cherokee woman could attain.



Nancy Ward Museum

Corner of Commerce & Poplar St.,,  Benton, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - Located in the Polk County Historical & Genealogical facility, the Nancy Ward Room has a video on her life, artifacts and Cherokee research resources.



Courtyard Studios

41 Ocoee St.,  Copperhill, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - Eight artist's studios in one central location. Studios feature handhewn bowls, stained glass, bath products, folk art, earth pottery and watercolors.



Delano Daylilies

153 C.R. 854,  Delano, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - An AHS display garden growing 1,100+ daylilies. Plants are dug while you wait or reserved for fall delivery from any of seven display beds.



Savannah Oaks Winery

1817 Delano Rd.,,  Delano, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - The Savannah Oaks Winery is open Mon - Sat 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sun from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Come see the tasting room & gift shop.



Ducktown Basin Museum

212 Burra Burra St.,,  Ducktown, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - The Ducktown Basin Museum interprets the mining and chemical industry, as we all everyday life in company towns.



Ocoee Scenic Byway

Benton,  Ducktown, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - Known for spectacular monutain scenery & historic sites, the byway winds along Ocoee River through Cherokee National Forest.



Old Copper Road Historic Trail

Hwy 64, six miles east of Ducktown,  Ducktown, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - Constructed in 1878 by Cherokee Indians laborers, the road was built for the transportation of copper ore. The trail begins & ends at Ocoee Whitewater Center.



Sugerloaf Mountain Park / Ocoee Olympic Model

Hwy. 64, W., ,  Ocoee, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - 1:10 scale replica of the '96 Olympic whitewater section of the Ocoee River. Interpretive signs. Restrooms, picnic tables, grills help make your visit perfect.



Historic District of Reliance

Hwy. 30,  Reliance, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - National Register. Tour 1895 watchman's house. 1899 church and school, etc, as well as Victorian village on the Hiwassee Scenic River in Cherokee National Forest.



Webb Brothers Float Service & Store

Box 61,  Reliance, TN or you can contact the Polk County / Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce @ (800) 633-7655 for additional information.  - Family business, oldest rafting company on the Hiwassee. All ages for rafting. 5 mile trip takes approx. 2 to 4 hours. Call for details. Tubes, funyaks, private takeout at shop.






Here's more family fun in East Tennessee!
Be sure to tell 'em you saw 'em while visting tennesseetourist.com


Order Yours TODAY!
This Site Created In Part With CoffeeCup Software! Get Yours TODAY!


Remember To
TELL 'EM YOU HEARD ABOUT 'EM @
TENNESSEETOURIST.COM!
Ya'll Hurry Back - Ya Hear!


Not A Branch Of State Or Federal Government
/ Optimized For 1024x768 \

 Copyright © 1997 / 2013 Flying Pigs Publishing International