Amy Lynch

Northwest Florida, Chattanooga, Knoxville, Memphis, Nashville, Austin, Orlando

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  1. Warriors' Path State Park - Mountain Bike

    Knoxville

    Offering a simple .7-mile paved bike path around Duck Island, welcoming cyclists on all park roads, and boasting a world-class 8.5-mile mountain biking trail system, there’s something for everyone here.

  2. Warriors' Path State Park - Hiking

    Knoxville

    This family-friendly rec area doesn’t just have nearly 13 miles of hiking trails—it’s also the only state park in Tennessee with a “boundless playground,” where kids of all abilities can interact and have fun together while exploring nature.

  3. 10 Best Places to Camp Near Knoxville

    Knoxville

    Here are the 10 best places to camp within a few hours of town, from comfortable drive-in sites to overnight backpacking destinations that have to be experienced to be believed.

  4. Cummins Falls State Park - Hiking

    Nashville

    Featuring one of Tennessee’s most beautiful waterfalls, this park offers a short but rugged hike with stunning visual rewards.

  5. David Crockett State Park - Hiking

    Nashville

    Separate from a second park more than 300 miles away commemorating the birthplace of Davy Crockett, this state park is a south central Tennessee gem filled with family-friendly pursuits and no-frills fun.

  6. Panther Creek State Park - Camping

    Knoxville

    About an hour outside Knoxville sits a 1,435-acre state park. Here, you’ll find fishing, 30 miles of hiking trails with spectacular views, and 50 campsites for those who’d like to call it home for a few days.

  7. A Guide to the Best Mountain Biking in Tennessee

    Nashville

    There are plenty of places across the state of Tennessee to put your biking skills to the test and slice a satisfying ride on challenging trails.

  8. Radnor Lake State Park - Paddling

    Nashville

    Every summer, the rangers at Radnor Lake State Park take to the water several times a week for free, two-hour canoe tours, lending their knowledge to park visitors via an educational nature float.

  9. Knoxville’s Top 6 City Parks (and What to Do in Each)

    Knoxville

    Home to no fewer than 83 public parks, preserves and municipal golf courses within its city limits, Knoxville is a fantastic place to get out in the sun (or rain, or even occasional snow, for that matter)

  10. Dunbar Cave State Park - Hiking

    Nashville

    Just 60 miles from Nashville, this archaeologically significant park is a perfect place for an easy, family-friendly day hike complete with a cultural lesson or two along the way.

  11. Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park - Hiking

    Chattanooga

    With more than seven miles’ worth of short, simple hikes on-site, this state park is steeped in human history and gives guests plenty to ponder while they wander through its canopied trails.

  12. Edgar Evins State Park - Hiking

    Nashville

    Situated on a 6,000-acre expanse of land just 70 miles from Nashville, this park offers more than 11 miles of intermediate to strenuous hikes through an array of environments.

  13. The Complete Guide to Tennessee Swimming Holes

    Chattanooga

    With 56 state parks and an abundance of other public and private recreational areas throughout the region, Tennessee is a paradise for those wanting to get their hair wet when it’s nice outside.

  14. How to Get in the Air Near Orlando

    Orlando

    From the thrills of skydiving and hang gliding to a peaceful hot air balloon ride, there are many options to take to the skies over central Florida for a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

  15. An Angler's Guide to Fishing the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes

    Orlando

    The top spots to go fishing at one of Central Florida's best destinations for anglers, the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.

  16. 10 Things to Do in Orlando (Other than Visiting Theme Parks)

    Orlando

    Ready to move beyond the theme parks? These 10 outdoor activities around Orlando offer plenty of Florida fun without the expensive ticket.

  17. Where to See Manatees Near Orlando

    Orlando

    These curious and gentle Florida manatee may be endangered, but there are several locations close to Orlando to see—and even swim with—these fascinating creatures.

  18. Burgess Falls State Park - Hiking

    Nashville

    Burgess Falls State Park is home to a quartet of beautiful waterfalls, with the last and largest of plunging 130 feet into a gorge below it.

  19. Cumberland Mountain State Park – Flatwater Paddling

    Knoxville

    A simple oasis in an eastern Tennessee park known for its rich variety of family-friendly activities, Byrd Lake in Cumberland Mountain State Park is a perfect place to paddle away an afternoon.

  20. Rock Island - White Water Paddling

    Chattanooga

    Rock Island offers world class surfing and waterfall hucking, where experienced paddlers love to test their skills!

  21. Cumberland Mountain State Park – Camping

    Knoxville

    An hour and a half drive west of Knoxville sits Cumberland Mountain State Park, a crescent-shaped, 1,720-acre green space situated on the largest timber plateau in the United States.

  22. Fall Creek Falls State Park – Biking

    Chattanooga

    The largest state park in Tennessee also has one of the tallest waterfalls in the eastern U.S., three distinct bike paths with an array of difficulty levels, and a wonderful view of Cane Creek Gorge.

  23. Fall Creek Falls State Park – Camping

    Chattanooga

    With hundreds of standard and premium sites as well as primitive and backcountry camping, Fall Creek Falls State Park can accommodate any camper.

  24. Frozen Head State Park and Natural Area - Backpacking/Camping

    Knoxville

    The dense mountain forest of Frozen Head State Park spans some 24,000 acres of vast timber plateau—an idyllic place to set up camp for a night or longer.

  25. Frozen Head State Park – Hiking

    Knoxville

    Hiking through the dense forest of Frozen Head State Park is a singular experience, given that its 24,000 acres of northeastern Tennessee land feels as if it’s every bit as frozen in time as the mountains top is.