A New Point of View

Take in the natural beauty of East Tennessee, connect with our rich local heritage, and experience our authentic Southern Charm.

Time to Get Reel

Fish the waters of pristine Cherokee and Douglas Lakes. Stroll the streets of our historic towns.Drive the scenic highways that link our area to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Visit us in Jefferson County, Tennessee, the Lakeside of the Smokies! 

Jefferson County, TN conveniently located just off I-40 and minutes from I-81 and I-75 and is just minutes from everything. Leave the hustle and bustle behind and experience the quieter side of the Smokies while being just down the road from Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.

30 Minutes From:

Gatlinburg, TN

Knoxville, TN

Pigeon Forge, TN

2 Hours From:

Asheville, NC

Chattanooga, TN

3 Hours From:

Nashville, TN

Lexington, KY

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From steaks to seafood to Southern style home cooking, Jefferson County, TN, has it all.   Enjoy a nice steak dinner while taking in the views of the lake and mountains or order up some sweet tea fried chicken-a twist on a down home classic!

Find yourself in East Tennessee, a region abounding in natural beauty, outdoor adventure, culture, and family-fun. Spend a day on Cherokee or Douglas Lake.  Travel our scenic roads that are rich in history.  Visit one of our unique towns and experience our southern charm.

Come stay with us in Jefferson County, TN, the Lakeside of the Smokies.  Visit one of our delightful Bed & Breakfast’s, spend your vacation days in a lakeside cabin, or bring the RV to one of the many beautiful campgrounds and resorts of the area.

Discover the unique shops found in Jefferson County, TN. From antique stores, to boutiques, to bait and tackle, you’ll find just what you’re looking for in the Lakeside of the Smokies!