- TripBuzz found 52 things to do with kids in or near Benton, Tennessee, including 47 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cleveland, Ocoee, Ducktown and Blue Ridge.
- From Sunburst Adventures to Ocoee Inn Rafting, the Benton area offers 65 different types of family activities, including: Rafting, Ziplines, Farms & Ranches and Parks.
- Located only an hour and a half from Knoxville and less than 3 hours from Nashville, Benton, TN is a quaint country town with all the charm of the south. The Unicoi Mountains are situated to the east of Benton and is perfect for hiking, camping, and seeing some incredible wildlife.
Whitewater rafting trips are offered through Carolina Outfitters. Guests can choose from guide-in-boat, guide-assisted or unguided trips along the Nantahala River for whitewater rafting all season. Previous experience is not required.
Located over 14 wooded acres, the Ocoee River Basic Canopy Tour is actually an extension of the Wildwater Ocoee Center. The attraction features three sky bridges, 9 zip line sections, and a three-level platform with long range views of the area.
Located on the Ocoee River in the Appalachian Mountains, Carolina Ocoee is a family-owned rafting company providing memorable and scenic raft tours. Tours are guided by experienced local residents with over 20 years of experience in the rafting business.
Ducktown Basin Museum provides visitors with a history of this copper mining community. The museum is located on the site of the old Burra Burra Mine, where artifacts, photos and displays paint a picture of the heritage of the area. Tours are available by appointment.
Whitewater rafting trips has been provided by Ocoee Rafting - Private Tours for over 35 years. The company allows adventurous individuals to experience the challenging and exciting Class III and Class IV rapids of the river.
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History comes to life at the McMinn County Living Heritage Museum, which is normally just called the Living Heritage Museum. Historical demonstrations take up a large portion of the exhibits at the museum, but there are also rotating exhibits of over 10,000 artifacts.
Spread over 20 acres and with over 1750 varieties of flowers, Gardens of Sunshine Hollow is a large and diverse garden where visitors can stroll and enjoy lunch at the pavilion. There are also annuals, perennials, shrubs and trees.