Tennessee State Route 68: Tellico Plains to Ducktown

Drive America’s Highways for 33 miles along Tennessee State Route 68 from Tellico Plains to Ducktown.

We start the drive along Tennessee State Route 68 in picturesque town of Tellico Plains at the terminus of the Cherohala Skyway. The drive begins by traversing lush, rolling hills, adorned with vibrant foliage in the warmer months and offering a stunning display of colors during the fall season.

Driving along TN-68, the road meanders alongside the scenic Tellico River, passing towns such as Apalachia and Turtletown. Continuing along Route 68, the road gradually begins to ascend into the rugged Appalachian Mountains, offering breathtaking panoramic views of the surrounding wilderness. As we climb higher, we witness the transformation of the landscape, with dense forests replacing open fields.

Finally, our drive culminates at the junction with U.S. Route 64 in the historic town of Ducktown, which once thrived as a hub for copper mining. Though the mining industry has declined, Ducktown has preserved its heritage and offers visitors a glimpse into its storied past.

Overall, the drive along TN-68 from Tellico Plains to Ducktown is a captivating experience, showcasing the natural splendor of the region and the rich historical tapestry of the towns along the route.

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Long Way Home
Giullio Cercato
f. Zebadias

Homeward
Global Genius

Big Sciota
Jaymie Stone

Then Came You
Dawn Beyer

Goodbye for Now
Kerina Kinch

Bluebird
Nick Gallant

Cardinal
Alex Blue

Whispers of the Wind
The Sheen

See Me
Nick gallant

Smoke Screen City Life
The Sheen

The View From Here
Global Genius

Good Place to Hide
Chris Burke

Hold Your Course
Sleeping Lion

Bloom Again
Alex G


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