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About Tellico Plains

If you're hoping for a quiet getaway, you should definitely consider Tellico Plains in Tennessee. Set in a small mountain village, this quaint little destination is surrounded by farmland—ideal for those looking to discover the simpler things in life. Find and book the perfect place to stay while you’re there on FlipKey today.

About Tellico Plains

The whole area along the Tellico river was once inhabited by original natives during the 1800s. However, over the years it has become much more cultured. The nearby Choker Creek was a gold mine, which still attracts tourists to this day.

Many tourists decide to visit Tellico Plains as part of their road tour, unlike other much more commercialized and busy destinations, Tellico Plains remains extremely local in terms of the local shops, galleries and specialty stores which still remain here. You may even spot local artists and craftspeople selling their wares in local stores.

Tellico Plains has a rich musical heritage in which ballads and gospels originating from Ireland, Scotland and England are extremely popular. Most live traditional music takes place on the downtown street or within local restaurants, performed by local and even visiting musicians. If you're a fan of music, you'll definitely want to catch this opportunity.

What to do in Tellico Plains

If you're looking to gain insight into the fascinating history of Tellico Plains, it would be well worth visiting the Charles Hall Museum. Here, you will learn about one of the most famous locals who resided in the area, where you are free to discover historical objects such as guns, photos, telephone equipment and many other interesting artefacts which were once collected by Charles Hall.

Perhaps you're a lover of the outdoors? Then you'll definitely want to take a trip to the Cherokee National Forest where you'll discover outstanding natural beauty in the form of picturesque mountains, rare plants and outstanding wildlife. Here, you can participate in hiking trails if you choose, and take in the incredible scenery.

Or, you may prefer to be active—if so, you'll be completely spoilt for choice. You may decide on fishing, white water kayaking, canoeing, or tubing—they’re all popular draws. Swimming, horseback riding, bird watching and hunting are all available, too. The list is pretty much endless.

Top travel tips for Tellico Plains

Travelling to Tellico Plains may be more ideal during the summer months (for example July and August) as it get chilly towards the beginning of the year.

What's great about the area is that prices are relatively low, so you won't be paying over the odds for your cheeseburger at the local café! This also goes for rentals, transportation links and activities which you may decide on for your stay, making it a super affordable and entertaining vacation destination.

If in any doubt once you arrive in Tellico Plains, you can visit Cherohala Skyway Visitor Center, where you can gain help and advice on the local area should you need it.

If you're looking to escape from the whirlwind of everyday life, Tellico Plains will ease you into a care-free and relaxed lifestyle for the duration of your vacation, in which you will be surrounded by the beauty of nature. Book your property rental in this destination with FlipKey today—you won’t regret it!