Just because you're self-isolating doesn't mean you can't enjoy the great outdoors. That's especially true when you go out for a hike on your own or with family. You can see some totally epic views on a solo hike in Tennessee.

If you don't want to walk far but you still want to challenge yourself, you can always head to Starr Mountain located near Tellico Plains, Tennessee.

You can take a short hike up the mountain that will take you to an absolutely gorgeous overlook.

The journey is just over two miles. While the distance isn't too bad, you should know that this hike can be intense.

That's because the hike is pretty much straight up the moutain. There aren't any switchbacks aka zip-zag trails, so you'll really have to push yourself to get to the top.

Because of how steep it is, this trail is rated as moderately difficult. However, you only have to climb a mile before you're at the top. The bright side is going down again is much easier.

It may not be easy, but when you get to the top, you'll realize that the struggle was completely worth it. The view here is absolutely breathtaking, as you'll get to see all the surrounding mountains in clear detail.

This isn't the most popular trail around, so you're unlikely to run into many other people while you're there.

Therefore, you may want to bring a snack with you so you can hang out and really enjoy the views for a while.

There are plenty of other spots around the state where you can go solo hiking. This is the perfect time of year to explore the most gorgeous natural areas in the state, so make sure you schedule some time to get outdoors.

Take in those amazing views on this stunning hike, and don't forget to snap a few shots before you leave.

Starr Mountain

Price: Free

Address: Location

Why You Need To Go: After a short but challenging hike up this mountain, you will be met by stunning views.


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