Discover one of the most scenic and historic regions of Tennessee, the Tennessee Highlands! Nestled where the Highland Rim meets the Cumberland Plateau, the three-county district features gorgeous lakes, majestic waterfalls, charming historic towns, and unique destination shopping experiences. Whether you are a hiker, a paddler, a birdwatcher, a sportsman or a history buff, you'll find something tailor-made for you.
Your adventure will take you to the popular Standing Stone and Burgess Falls state parks, to magnificent Cummins Falls, and to a number of Tennessee's other natural treasures. If you're a hiker or a nature lover, you'll love the region's trails and walks. If paddling is your thing, take in the challenge of several of Tennessee's state scenic rivers with opportunities ranging from placid family floats to Class V whitewater. Hunting and fishing opportunities abound, with some of the state's most productive reservoirs and public hunting lands.
Relive Tennessee history by following the routes of pioneer roads, visting compelling historic sites, and investigating local history museums. Take in local culture by attending concerts and events listed in our calendar. Browse for bargains and unique finds in the region's antique districts and shops. In season, you'll find local produce in area farmers markets and farm stands. There's something for everyone in the Tennessee Highlands!