LAKESIDE of the SMOKIES

Lakeside of the Smokies

Come Experience A True Tennessee Adventure In Jefferson County, TN – The Lakeside Of The Smokies!

Come Experience A True Tennessee Adventure In Jefferson County, TN – The Lakeside Of The Smokies!

Welcome to Jefferson County, TN, a vibrant community located in the heart of East Tennessee, nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains. A visit to Jefferson County means exploring a rich history, unique sights, and charming small towns. Plan your vacation with us and see what Tennessee is all about. 

Summer is on Lake Time

Summer is for long days on the lake and nights spent out under the starts. Whether you need a lake house for the whole family or a cozy cabin for two, find the perfect place to call home away from home for a Lakeside of the Smokies vacation.

Appalachia’s Best Fishing

Fish the waters of Appalachia and the Great Smoky Mountains. Cherokee and Douglas Lake have a variety of speicies for anglers of all types. Find out more about guided trips, best practices, seasonal tips and more.

Lakeside News

Celebrate July 4th in Jefferson County

Celebrate July 4th in Jefferson County

Make the most of your extended Independence Day weekend in Lakeside of the Smokies! This year, July 4th falls on a Thursday, giving you a chance to stretch out the festivities for a full four days. There are tons of things to do in Jefferson County to celebrate the...

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Fishing for Beginners

Fishing for Beginners

Summer is officially here in East Tennessee. It’s time to get out and enjoy all the outdoor activities in Jefferson County. Nicknamed Lakeside of the Smokies, we have excellent fishing on our local waterways including Douglas Lake and Cherokee Lake.   Fishing, while...

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Download The Official Lakeside Of The Smokies Visitor Guide To Start PlanningYour East TN Vacation Today!

Download The Official Lakeside Of The Smokies Visitor Guide To Start PlanningYour East TN Vacation Today!

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