Tennessee’s gorgeous natural beauty includes some of the highest waterfalls in the eastern US, and our favorites are only an hour or two from Nashville! We’ve chosen eight breathtaking waterfalls that will make perfect day trips for your spring and summer staycation adventures. Whether you’re a solo rock climber or a family of eight with three dogs, read on: we’ve got the perfect waterfall day trip for you.
1720 South Scenic Highway
Height: 145 ft | Hike: 0.2 miles
Distance from Nashville: 2hr 3 min
Ruby Falls is unique on our list because this enormous waterfall is located deep within Ruby Caverns. To reach the falls, you’ll join a tour that will take you down into the caves. An elevator will do most of the descent,…