This amazing cider press creates both traditional cider and adult ciders. The press is located at Foxfire Mountain, which boasts a wide variety of outdoor adventures including zip lining, hiking, and more!
Cider Making Demonstrations: The facility currently offers adult cider tours to showcase how the ciders are made (must be 21 and up to take the tour). They plan to add family-friendly cider making demonstrations, for traditional non-alcoholic cider, in the future. Check back soon!
This summer camp, operated by the Sevier County Baptist Association, offers both day and overnight options. Here, campers can grow in their Christian faith while enjoying a variety of recreational activities. Retreat rentals are also available.
This wonderful aviary and botanical garden features hundreds and hundreds of exotic birds, many of which you can feed, touch, and interact with. Bird species include a variety of parrots, toucans, magpies, horn bills and much more! As you walk the the scenic pathways throughout the grounds, you can also enjoy the tens of thousands of gorgeous plants and flowers on site.
This small orchard sells apples and a variety of apple products, including cider, at its farm store.
As Tennessee’s largest water park, this outdoor attraction has something for everyone. Daily and season passes are available. Combo passes are also available with the Dollywood Amusement park.
This popular local orchard sells its apples at its restaurant and farm store. The restaurant features fresh apple cider, traditional county cookin’, and a variety of apple baked goods, including their famous fried pies. Yum!
- Average breakfast prices $7
- Average lunch/dinner price $13/adults, $5/kids
Although this fabulous German restaurant is newer, it is quickly becoming an area favorite. The menu features a mix of authentic German dishes, American fare and what I like to call “Germerican” food, like pretzels with beer cheese. Although the kids menu is small, kids are able to make healthier choices by skipping the fries and opting for fruit or apple sauce instead. They also have a wide variety of German beer on tap.
This adventure packed overnight camp offers 1, 2, 3, and 4 week options. Activities include hiking, caving, rappelling, rock climbing, challenge courses, rafting, tubing, horseback riding, canoe trips, backpacking expeditions and more! Programs are available for kids from age 10-18.
- Average breakfast price $4.75
- Average sandwich/sub price $7/adults, $3/kids
A favorite for both breakfast and lunch, guests rave about the pancakes, which are thankfully served all day! Head on over to their Facebook page, linked below, to read all of the numerous reviews citing them as, “the best pancakes I’ve ever had.” Now that’s a good pancake!
If you hate pancakes (what?!), the cafe also serves a variety of other American breakfast foods, as well as soups, salads, and yummy baked goods. This small locally owned restaurant also offers really affordable prices.
- No breakfast
- Average lunch/dinner price $12/adults, $5/kids
Located in the Old Mill area, this southern homestead turned restaurant has all the charm you’ve been dreaming of for your country vacation. While here you will dine on handcrafted stoneware, hence the sweet little name. The restaurant serves lunch and dinner including steaks, grilled salmon, fresh local trout, Southern comfort foods, and American favorites. You can also enjoy a variety of scrumptious baked goods and desserts including piping hot bread, made from fresh flour milled on-site.
This center features a large swimming pool as well as a feature filled splash pad. Daily and 25 visit passes can be purchased for a nominal fee.
- Average breakfast price $4.50
- Average lunch/dinner price $9
This locally owned gem serves up authentic Cuban food for both breakfast and brunch. You are such to find all your Cuban favorites including Cuban sandwiches, plantains, and yuca fries. It doesn’t get better than that!
Play games and win prizes!
This location features both indoor and outdoor water attractions, including a lazy river, indoor and outdoor water slides and a toddler zone. The water park is reserved for resort guests only. If you’re local, there’s no reason why you can’t treat yourself to a little 1 night stay.
- No breakfast
- Average lunch price $9/adults, $5/kids
- Average dinner price $16/adults, $5/kids
Although the restaurant specializes in catfish, they also offer chicken, steak, and a variety of of other fresh water and seafood options. All the meals here come with “all ‘u can eat vittles” including homemade coleslaw, baked white beans, choice of french fries or homemade mashed potatoes and gravy, delicious southern hushpuppies, and dill pickles & onions slices.
This indoor park features classic water attractions named after iconic Smoky Mountain attractions, like Clingman’s Dome and Cades cove. Although the park is located inside the family-friendly Westgate Smoky Mountain Resort, you do not have to be staying at the resort to enjoy the water park. Day and week passes can be purchased separately.
Average dinner/lunch price $12
With it’s rustic theme, JT Hannah’ really has an amazing atmosphere. Here they serve up burgers, steaks, ribs, pasta, seafood, salad, and an extensive gluten free menu.