The historic Nenney House was occupied during the winter of 1863-64 by General James Longstreet. The house has been painstakingly restored by the Lakeway Civil War Preservation Association to serve as a museum and is the centerpiece of the Civil War Trail in the Lakeway area.
This beautiful 178-acre public park resides on the banks of Cherokee Lake with mountain views. It features lakeside camping, walking trails, picnic pavilions, playgrounds, boat dock with lake access points and a competition disc golf course. Visit the website for special event information.
Cherokee Park Campground & Marina
Placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2014, this replica of the boyhood home of American frontiersman and Tennessee native son Davy Crockett contains artifacts from Davy’s childhood and tells the story of this legendary figure. A static kiosk on the grounds of the museum helps tell Crockett's story.
Morristown boasts three challenging courses that are fun for all ages and skill levels. Known collectively as “The Big 3”, the courses have been the home of the Tennessee State Disc Golf Championships since June 2013.
Morristown’s National Register Historic District is the home of the only overhead sidewalk system in the US. Known as the Sky Mart, you’ll find an entrepreneur and business incubator center, residences and the offices of Crossroads Downtown Partnership, the city’s official Main Street organization on this level. The street level is lined with a multitude of antique, specialty and clothing boutiques in addition to outstanding eateries, a sweet shop and a bakery, and several service businesses.
One of the many man-made lakes created by the TVA, Cherokee Lake is a popular recreation destination. It was recently ranked #12 in BASSMASTERS' list of 100 Best Bass Lakes in the US. Along its 400 miles of shoreline are public access areas, county and municipal parks, commercial boat docks, a state park and a state wildlife management area. There are many tent and trailer sites for campers as well. With a temperate climate, anglers can enjoy their sport on an almost year-round basis.
You have found Frightmare Manor - THE Money Back Haunt®. Repeatedly named the #1 haunted attraction by regional news media and featured in national haunted house publications, Frightmare Manor is the ultimate, authentic haunted attraction experience. If all five attractions are successfully completed, you WILL get your money back.
Adventure Ranch is "Much More than a Corn-maze" and the ultimate fall family fun-park! Featuring a professionally designed and GPS-cut corn maze, two gigantic jumping pillows, gem mining/fossil dig, pumpkin patch, fire-truck display, pony rides, petting zoo and countless other activities for all ages. Adventure Ranch is a MUST-DO fall destination for the entire family. Visit Adventure Ranch this fall and begin the family tradition that everyone will look forward to year after year!
Briarwood Safari features animals from around the world. On your scenic, four-mile safari through beautiful hills and pasture lands, you will experience animals from six continents. Take plenty of time to study their behavior from the safety of your own car, or you may want to ride our tractor-pulled wagons. You can also enjoy a lazy afternoon in our petting zoo. Whatever you chose to do, be sure to bring your camera!
Bethesda Church & Cemetery
A stop on the Tennessee Civil War Trails, Bethesda Church, a quaint old building with high-backed pews and an enclosed pulpit, is one of the oldest churches in this section of the state. The church was used as a hospital for wounded soldiers by both the Union and Confederate armies and for a short time. Along with graves dating back to the 1700’s, there are approximately 82 unknown soldiers buried in the cemetery.
Housed in a Victorian schoolhouse, Rose Center is the cultural and performing arts hub of the Lakeway area. It features an art gallery, classes, musical performances, a sales gallery, and much more. Annual events such as Spring Thyme in the Garden, From Africa to Appalachia exhibit, and the annual Holiday Craft Sale and Open House call the Rose Center home. It is also the location of the award-winning Mountain Makins festival, a celebration of Appalachian culture and folk life.
This gem in the TN State Park system is located on 1,435 acres and bordered by Cherokee Lake. Every member of the family will enjoy the pristine wilderness preserve with abundant, untouched wildlife. Panther Creek Park offers several hiking trails, mountain biking, and horse trails as well as a boat ramp, swimming pool, camping sites, and picnic pavilions with sweeping scenic views of Cherokee Lake.
Niswonger Performing Arts Center
The Niswonger Performing Arts Center in neighboring Greeneville features performing arts for all tastes, from traveling troupes to symphony orchestra performance, Broadway musicals and plays to concerts by major artists. Season schedule and ticket prices are available on the website.
Founded in 2006, Encore Theatrical Company mounts six to eight mainstage shows a year. Past productions have included, Follies, Inherit the Wind, Cabaret, Steel Magnolias, Spamalot, August: Osage County, The Full Monty to name a few. Main stage productions are presented at Walters State Community College. Current season information is available on the website.
Direct from it’s success in London’s West End, a sold out UK tour and standing ovations at every performance, The Simon and Garfunkel Story embarks on its first US tour!
Now seen by over a 1/4 million people across the world, The Simon and Garfunkel Story is a critically acclaimed concert style theatre show about two young boys from Queens, New York who went on to become the world’s most successful music duo of all time. Using state of the art video projection with original film footage, incredible lighting and a full live band performing all the hits, The Simon & Garfunkel Story is a moving and powerful concert. This performance covers all the hits such as “Mrs. Robinson,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Homeward Bound,” “Scarborough Fair,” “The Boxer,” “The Sound Of Silence,” and many more.
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Saturday, September 5 Hispanic Outreach Leadership Association (HOLA) Lakeway presents the Latino Food Festival Location: Rose Center This inaugural event will be held at the Rose Center’s Prater Hall from…
There’s an energy that surrounds Morristown. A clean air, blue sky beckoning that sings across hiking, mountain biking and horseback-friendly trails and occurs naturally in the open waters and sprawling…