Bright's Zoo is a private, family-owned facility dedicated to the long-term conservation of exotic animals. Its animals include rare and endangered species such as addax, bongo and scimitar-horned oryx. The center also contains more common but exotic creatures including red kangaroos, spider monkeys, Bactrian camels and pygmy goats.
Before you visit, check the Bright's Zoo Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/BrightsZoo) to verify the Zoo is open.
Bristol Motor Speedway and Dragway are two of the most popular motorsports venues. You can attend an exciting NASCAR event at the "World's Fastest Half-Mile" or you can feel the power of NHRA Racing at "Thunder Valley." You can enjoy daily track tour opportunities, shop at the souvenir store or take advantage of special events that go on throughout the year. Come visit this unique driving experience! Call for hours of operation.
Bring your family, group or company for a day of fun and adventure in Hampton, Tennessee. You can scream down a 700-foot-long water-landing zipline or be bounced into a man-made lake by "the blob"; Doe River Gorge's Day Quest has something for everyone. Enjoy disc golf, a horseback ride, a ride on the former ET&WNC Railroad through the Doe River Gorge, and more!
One of the Tri-Cities' premier attractions, the Gray Fossil Site and Museum is the only Miocene era fossil dig site in the Appalachian Mountains. The site contains well-preserved plant and animal remains dating from 4 million to 8 million years old. The museum features fossil displays of saber tooth cat, tapir, mastodon and many other plants and animals. Visitors can view the dig site with guided tours, browse the gift shop and experience a variety of traveling exhibits.
This brand new all-ages science center offers fun interactive programs and exhibits that include a musical Tesla coil, giant building blocks, and a maker studio inviting guests to engineer a rocket, create a masterpiece, and uncover something new.
Get up close and personal with an active prehistoric fossil dig site dating back 5 million years. Enjoy exhibits and programs featuring plant and animal fossils that have been unearthed at the site.
Just Jump is a state-of-the-art trampoline park that includes an obstacle course, Kiddie Zone, dodgeball, basketball, a large open jump area and a gladiator pit. The facility is designed for all ages, and the open party area is ideal for birthday parties and special events.
Located in Jonesborough, Tennessee, this water park blends frantic fun with the beauty of Northeast Tennessee. A heart-stopping rampage down the 200-foot giant waterslide is sure to satisfy the daredevil in everyone. A leisurely stroll on the boardwalk through the natural wetlands shows off the area's natural beauty. Seasonal - call for days and hours of operation.