Arts and Recreation

There's plenty to see and do in Jefferson County, from its historic sites to its lakes and amusements. Take a look at some of the options for fun in the area.

With two beautiful lakes and easy access to the Smoky Mountains, Jefferson County is well known for its natural beauty and outdoor recreational opportunities. There are also many arts and music events and historic venues to explore, such as annual festivals and historic downtown Dandridge, with its main street shopping area and walking tour.

Here are a few links to some of the best in arts and family recreation in the Jefferson County area. For more information on events and attractions within Jefferson County, visit Tennessee's tourism site,

Glenmore Mansion, Jefferson City

Carson-Newman College, Jefferson City

Great Smoky Mountains National Park


Douglas Lake and Reservoir

Cherokee Lake and Reservoir

Dandridge Colf and Country Club

Patriot Hills Golf Club

Ripley's Acquarium of the Smokies

Historic Downtown Dandridge

Panther Creek State Park, Morristown