Museum Of Science and Energy (AMSE)
present facility, opened in 1975, and continues to provide the general public
with energy information. The name of the museum was changed to the American Museum
of Science and Energy (AMSE) in 1978.
300 South Tulane Avenue
the AMSE Website
Experience our rich history with
a trip to Fort Loudoun, a British fort built in 1756 and reconstructed accurately
to depict the era.
338 Fort Loudoun Road
Vonore, TN 37885
Loudoun State Park
Lost Sea is Americas largest underground lake. The temperature remains a
pleasant fifty-eight degrees year round. Wide sloping walkways take you on an
adventure to the many interesting rooms, some of which are among the widest, highest,
and largest rooms of any caverns in the Southeast. Upon entering the lake room
you will board large glass bottom boats for an exciting trip on the Lost Sea.
While on the trip you will observe some of the largest rainbow trout in the United
140 Lost Sea Road
the Lost Sea Website
The Visitor Center and Tour
takes you on a journey through the history of Mayfield Dairy from its beginnings
to the present. Youll see a special film presentation, followed by a plant
tour that lets you see the bottling of milk and the production of ice cream and
novelty items. Stop for a taste of our delicious milk and great tasting ice cream-made
806 East Madison Avenue
Athens, TN 37303
the Mayfield Daily Website
County Guide to Tourism
the Monroe County Tourism Website
Purdy's Petting Zoo
1 mile off of Interstate 75 at Exit #60
120 Plemons Rd
Sweetwater, TN 37874
Every animal we have loves to eat out of your hands: Our animals include Dromedary Camel, Kangaroo, Zonkey (1/2 Zebra & 1/2 Donkey), Ring Taled Lemur, Japanese Sika Deer, Nigerian Dwarf Goats, Hawaiian Black Sheep, Fallow Deer, Shetland miniature Sheep, Barbados Black bellied sheep, Tennessee Fainting Goats, Alpacas and Llamas, Miniature Sicilian Donkeys, Buffalo, Miniature Zebu from India, Miniature Horse, Ponies, rabbits, Tarantula, Peacocks, Turkeys, Ducks, Emu, Ostriches, Mule, Angus Heifers, Painted Desert Lambs, Zebra, Muntjac Deer, Scottish Highlander. Some of our activities include: Feeding and Petting the animals, Panning for Gold, Pony Rides, Fishing in our Stocked Catfish Pond, hay rides, our 10 table shaded picnic area. We do birthday parties, field trips, church and corporate Events, Boy Scout and Girl Scout outings. Open Monday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:00 p.m. till 5:00 p.m.
the beauty of this museum which is nestled in the majestic Great Smoky Mountains
on the shores of the Tellico Lake. Hear fascinating Cherokee myths and legends,
marvel at the Cherokee syllabary which took Sequoyah twelve years to develop,
but only a few hours for the average person to learn. See the artifacts excavated
in the Little Tennessee Valley in two decades of archaeological work on sites
spanning 8,000 years of continuous human habitation. Shop in the Museum gift shop
and visit the Cherokee Memorial adjacent to the Museum.
576 Highway 360
Vonore, TN 37885
the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum Website
One of the largest flea markets in Tennessee with over
five hundred spaces to shop. Open year round.
121 County Road 308
Learn what a human's routine
has to do with a cow's diet, how a dairy recycles commodities that would otherwise
fill up space, and how computer science helps manage herd health. Year
round tours of Sweetwater Valley Farm are available by appointment, as well as
regular walking tours during the summer. Schools, tour buses, civic clubs and
families are welcome. Please call for details.
17988 West Lee Highway
Philadelphia, TN 37856
the Sweetwater Valley Farm Website
Tsali Notch Vineyard
Named after an historic Cherokee leader, Tsali Notch is located in Monroe County, approximately nine miles off of Interstate 75, in the Tennessee Overhill Heritage Area and on your way to the Cherohala Skyway! The vineyard specializes in muscadine grapes, grown on over 6000 vines on 21 miles of trellis, covering 35 acres of a 202-acre estate.
140 Harrison Road, Madisonville, TN 37354
Email the Tsali Notch Vineyard
Visit the Tsali Notch Vineyard Website