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Tennessee has some excellent opportunities for families just getting started with camping along with some of the most beautiful scenery in the country and lots of activities for family bonding.
- Ballyhoo Family Campground
If your family is searching for peace & relaxation, look no further. Stay in one of the rustic camper cabins . You’ll enjoy clean restrooms, hot showers, volleyball, fishing and a playground for the kids. Near the town of Crossville, you’ll find great area attractions like waterfalls, state parks, and several small town museums. View more information about Ballyhoo!
- Blackberry Blossom Campground
One of the few campgrounds offering true-to-camping tent rental. Their rent-a-tent package includes a camp stove, cookware, dishes & utensils for 4 people. Located in the mountains of East TN, the campground offers privacy with spacious campsites, a mountain creek for exploring, and clear night skies for stargazing. In the surrounding area, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to connect with nature at natural areas and learn about the region at small town museums. Visit the Blackberry Blossom Campground website for more information.
- Cherokee Adventures
This is the place to stay if you want to add adventure to your family campout. In addition to offering riverside cabins/bunkhouses, Cherokee Adventures will also guide your family on a scenic rafting trip, mountain biking or fun ropes course. The rustic bunkhouses provide you with shelter & bunks, you provide your bedding and sense of adventure. You’ll enjoy clean restrooms, hot showers, volleyball and BBQ/Pizza eateries within walking distance. Get more information about staying with Cherokee Adventures in NE Tennessee.
- Great Smoky Jellystone
With a variety of lodging options, you’re sure to find a comfortable fit for your family. Choose between bringing your own tent or spending the nights in a yurt, rental camper, or rustic cabin. You & the kids will enjoy rounds of minigolf, an arcade, swimming pool, pizza & ice cream cafes, playgrounds & National Park hiking trails! Near Gatlinburg, there will be no shortage of area attractions to visit during your stay. Read more about Great Smoky Jellystone Park!
That’s All, Folks! If you have experienced an excellent first time camping trip with your family, please share the destination with the rest of us in the comments.