Spectacular whitewater rafting trips in Tennessee

People from every corner of the world plan to spend their summer holiday with their friends and family. Millions of them, if not all, visit domestic tourist spots, while some go for tropical cruises, international tours or simple visit to local amusement parks. It all depends on the tourists’ individual choice, financial capacity and time available.

However, with different traveling packages, now it’s very much possible to have great fun in the soothing sun while going for an exciting ride but without breaking your bank. If it sounds good to you, you can surely check into visiting Tennessee, the Volunteer State and taking your spouse, children and your parents on a whitewater rafting trip in Tennessee. There is no dearth of good rafting packages; you can choose any that suites you.

Here is some important information on different rafting trips in Tennessee.

Ocoee River Rafting – If you’re planning to be around Ducktown area during summer, then you must take out time for a whitewater river rafting on Ocoee River. The river is one of the most favorite destinations for the river rafting enthusiasts. You will find three types of rafting packages there – upper Ocoee trip, middle Ocoee trip and the Ocoee combo trip. The trips are, however, not so suitable for the novice rafters. Moreover, nobody below the age of 12 years can be a part of this rafting trip.

Cherokee Adventures – Located in Erwin, Cherokee Adventures is on the Nolichucky River. You will find two rafting options. If you want more thrills and magnificent scenery, you may take part in Upper Nolichucky trip. But if you want a casual and relaxing trip with spectacular scenic beauty, then lower Nolichucky trip would be the better option for you. Nevertheless, both the trips offer full day and half day excursions. So if you want your Cherokee Adventures trip to last whole night, you can do it by camping out under the starry sky or in a fascinating bunkhouse. Cherokee Adventures offer two rafting packages – basic package and deluxe package. You can blast with any of the packages as per you choice and budget.

Pigeon River – If you want a fun holiday with your family around Pigeon Forge, you may think about a river rafting on the Pigeon River. You can enjoy this trip with your entire family even if you have a small kid in your family. Anybody aged 3 and more can take part in this trip. If you want to enjoy an exciting rapid, then upper Pigeon river trip would be the perfect for you. With this trip, you can experience class III and class IV rapids along with the charm and scenic beauty that surround the ‘Great Smoky Mountain National Park’. To have a rafting experience of upper Pigeon River rafting trip, a rafter should be at least 8 years old and weigh 70 pounds. So if you want to have a trip with your kid below 8 years of age, then the trip is not right for you. Upper Pigeon River trip is about 5 miles long and lasts for almost 1.5 hours. The lower Pigeon River trip is suitable for anybody who wants to have a relaxing trip with his family even with a small kid.
Discussed above are some of the most impressive whitewater rafting packages available in Tennessee.

 

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