Faith-Based Activities in Eastern Tennessee

God couldn’t have made Eastern Tennessee any more beautiful!

Nestled in Tucklaleechee Cove, this destination (only one of three getaway locations for the Great Smoky Mountains) is only a short drive south from several nearby airports. Named by the Cherokees for being a peaceful valley, Tucklaleechee is situated along a scenic drive, within proximity to hiking trails and waterfalls, and affords the adventurer opportunities to get in touch with nature. Though spring and autumn are optimal, the area is open year round for visits.

Within only a short drive, Tucklaleechee offers access to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and the town of Maryville.

Surrounded by 104 acres of nature and peace, this charming cabin boasts 5 unique guest suites that are sure to make you feel welcomed.

Enjoy all the comforts of home while soaking in the beauty God has created for us to enjoy. Established to cater to adult groups and couples, the location offers additional space for community and fellowship with a country inspired church facility. Church services are held on-site two days a week.

Camping excursions are also available at and around this facility.

Autumn Color Tours

Experience the best of Eastern Tennessee by going on an autumn color tour. At the peak of fall, the transformation from summertime to winter can be seen in the landscape. You’ll see sweeping views of the dramatic scenery with tree leaves ranging from golden yellow to crimson red. This is a once in a lifetime adventure that’s perfect as a couples’ retreat.

Eco-tours

Taking an eco-tour through Eastern Tennessee offers you access to all of the beauty the countryside has to offer. Tennessee’s scenery loves to put on a show! Spring and summertime offer picture perfect mountain ‘scapes with rolling meadows, filled with colorful wildflowers. Fall ushers in the changing of the seasons with vibrant yellow, orange, and red leaves. Eco-tours in Tennessee easily allow you to take part in the beauty found in nature.

Fishing

Trout fishing in Tennessee is spectacular! Brook Trout and Brown Trout can be found abundantly in the Blue Ridge streams. One of their prime spawning grounds in the fall is only a stone’s throw away at Great Smoky Mountains National Park. While in pursuit of these Trout, you’ll be surrounded by some of the most scenic landscapes Tennessee has to offer. Trout fly-fishing in Tennessee is an exciting activity for anglers of all experience levels.

Hiking

Clear your mind and open your heart with a hike through The Great Smoky Mountains. Hiking in Tennessee is great for hikers of all skill levels and offers a variety of trails. As you trek through the forest, you’ll come face-to-face with nature. The layers, which the mountains were formed from, become exposed, valleys open up, and Tennessee’s wildlife is present. Spring and summer provides a show of colorful wildflowers and grassy meadows while fall time brings sensational colors in the shape of changing leaves.

Horseback Riding

There is no better way to explore Eastern Tennessee than by horseback. Riding through the Smoky Mountains will give you a new perspective of the majestic scenery. As you meander through the woods and valleys of the great Smoky Mountains, you’ll become overwhelmed with the peacefulness found here. Horseback riding in Tennessee offers you an unforgettable adventure! This trek is suitable for individuals of all skill levels.

Photography

The Smokies were made to be photographed! With Tennessee being filled with sweeping scenery from the wildlife, rivers, mountains, and flora, it’s time to get your camera ready. Spring and summer offer bright days with blue skies and multicolored fields of wildflowers while the landscape changes drastically as winter approaches. Get ready to capture the dramatic landscape of changing leaves!

Rafting

White water rafting on the Tennessee roaring rivers is an unforgettable experience! Your group will work together conquering great rapids followed by periods of calm floating. This adventure is perfect for team building. Although we try to make your trip as comfortable as possible, this is still a rugged experience that may be best suited for the more adventurous.

Tubing

When the temperature rises, it’s to the water we go! Enjoy a leisurely float down one of the Tennessee Rivers with your small group. As you travel down river, the scenery will transform from rough, rugged hills into majestic mountains. Tubing in Eastern Tennessee is an easygoing activity that puts everyone into a state of relaxation!

Resources

Menu