Take it outside! The best outdoor attractions and activities in East Tennessee for 2021

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The weather is getting warmer and wanderlust is setting in, but travel restrictions, testing and other safety protocols are putting vacation plans on pause.

Experts are encouraging travelers to explore places close to home instead of visiting far away destinations during the pandemic.

If you’re searching for safe, spacious places to go in 2021, these attractions — all in East Tennessee — are the ones to visit next.

Ijams Nature Center

Ijams Nature Center in Knoxville has outdoor adventures for everyone. From hiking and biking on the more than 12 miles of trails to paddling and swimming in Mead’s Quarry, visitors can easily spend a day at Ijams.

Navitat Knoxville, an adventure park in the trees also is located inside Ijams. Explore ziplines, bridges, nets, tunnels, and more starting at $35.

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