Here at Loden Vision Centers, we take pride in our state and it’s beautiful sights. But, let’s face it, sight-seeing when your sight isn’t so clear is not ideal. To really process every detail of our amazing state, we suggest starting with crystal-clear vision. We want you to take it all in! That’s why we put together this list of must-see Tennessee sights after your LASIK surgery.

Tennessee, known as the “Volunteer State”, is chock full of breath-taking natural views and diverse, colorful cities. Here are 4 beautiful places in Tennessee to add to your post-LASIK bucket list.

Great Smoky Mountain Park

The Great Smoky Mountains are a part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, which are a division of the larger Appalachian Mountain chain. The park is the most visited national park in the United States! At Great Smoky Mountain Park, you can hike, camp, fish, bike in Cades Cove and even go horseback riding! The most popular place in Great Smoky Mountain Park is Cades Cove.

Cades Cove is a valley with a number of preserved historical buildings. You can tour Cades Cove on your own or travel with a guide. Cades Cove is like stepping into a time machine to old southern Appalachia!

There are many other sights to see throughout the park, some of the most popular including Roaring Fork, Cataloochee, Elkmont, and the Mountain Farm Museum. Take in all of the sights with clear vision! Be sure to make this stop #1 on your post-LASIK tour of Tennessee.


Are you an Elvis Presley fan? Even if you aren’t, music and history lovers alike will find the 13.8 acre estate of Elvis Presley both beautiful and interesting. Take a tour through Elvis Presley’s home and get a feel for how the King lived his day to day life. There are also many exhibits at Graceland highlighting the life and career of Elvis Presley. Check out the Presley Motors Automobile Museum, Elvis’ Airplane, and many other exhibits around Graceland.


Nashville is known as the center for the country music industry, earning it the nickname “Music City, U.S.A.” Nashville is also home to numerous colleges and universities, which are a large influence on the culture in Nashville.

There are many beautiful places to see in Nashville. Stop by the Nashville Symfony for a date night, check out the Parthenon in Centennial Park and walk around the Tennessee State Museum for a bit of history. Also, one of Loden Vision Center’s offices is located in Nashville (that’s how much we love it!) There is lots to see and do in Nashville, so make sure your eye’s are up to the task!

Ruby Falls

Ruby Fall is a 145-foot tall underground waterfall located in Chattanooga. Ruby Falls is actually inside of Lookout Mountain, about 1,120 feet below the surface. Ruby Falls, which was formed around 200 million years ago, remained undiscovered until 1928 when a group of excavators began to drill through the mountain.

Ruby Falls offers lantern tours, fantastic light shows and breath-taking underground scenery. Ruby Falls is a must-see when visiting Tennessee, so many sure you see it clearly!

If you are planning your tour around Tennessee, make sure your eyes are up to the task. LASIK surgery has been helping people reach 20/20 for years. It’s your turn now! If you’d like to wake up with clear vision, it’s time to schedule your appointment with Loden Vision. Our expert LASIK surgeons here in Tennessee will walk you through every step of the way.