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Fall Creek Falls; Fall Creek Falls (256 feet); Why it's awesome: It's the highest free-fall waterfall east of the Mississippi River and plunges 256 feet into a gorge. (Cane Creek Falls (85 feet), Cane Creek Cascades (45 feet), Rockhouse Falls (125 feet), Piney Creek Falls (95 feet).; Distance from Nashville: 2 hours on I-40; Located in Pikeville, TN Hiking: Easy to moderate
What an incredible job the folks in Chattanooga have done developing the city's riverfront along the Tennessee River. They have transformed the bluffs and valleys into 11 miles of walking and biking parks along the waterfront from downtown to the Chickamauga Dam.The riverfront trail is a tentacle that reaches out from the heart of their city. They had the sense to locate the Tennessee Aquarium (above), the Hunter Museum of American Art and the Creative Discovery Museum all within....