Lakeside News

Make 2024 the Year to Explore the Lakeside of the Smokies 

Make 2024 the Year to Explore the Lakeside of the Smokies 

As anticipation for the new year grows, we are looking forward to everything Lakeside of the Smokies has to offer for 2024. From the numerous exciting events that will be taking place to the lazy lake days of summer we can’t wait for another year of reveling in the...

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Shop Local in Jefferson County this Holiday Season

Shop Local in Jefferson County this Holiday Season

‘Tis the season to be jolly! The festive season surrounds us, and the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping is well underway. Jefferson County, TN, is adorned with many distinctive shops, ensuring an effortless search for that truly special gift. With many of these...

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Your East Tennessee Vacation Starts Here

No matter what you’re looking for or when you’re looking to visit, Jefferson County always offers a true Tennessee experience. Learn more about our towns, lakes, and things to do and see when you browse through our vacation planning resources.

Places to Stay

Where to Eat

Things to Do

Weekend Itinerary/Trip Ideas

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

Start Your Vacation

Float on the lake, drive a scenic byway, take in some history, or just enjoy the views — no matter what you’re looking to do on your Smoky Mountian vacation, Jefferson County has it for you.

Getting Here

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.