Fall in Love with the Lakeside

There is nothing more spectacular event than the changing of the season in the Smoky Mountains and East Tennessee.  Jefferson County has some of the best views of the fall season.  Whether you’re sitting by the campfire or picking a pumpkin at one of our local farms, you’ll be making the most of season.

Picking the Perfect Pumpkin

Find your way through a corn maze and tromp through the pumpkin patch for that perfect jack o lantern.

Time to Get Reel

Fall is the perfect time for fishing on pristine Cherokee and Douglas. Whether you’re preparing for one of the many tournaments that are hosted on both lakes or just looking for a weekend trip, there’s so much to do both on and off the water!

Download the Official Lakeside of the Smokies Visitor Guide to Start Planning your East TN Vacation Today!

Jefferson County, TN is 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!