Anderson County , TN USA


More than 800 miles of unspoiled shoreline on Norris Lake. Three hundred years of American history from the Museum of Appalachia, to the WWII Secret City to the Civil Rights Era. Over 300 miles of off-road terrain at Windrock Park. Endless opportunities for fishing, hiking, biking and exploring. Satisfy your hunger for adventure, history, culture and the great outdoors. 

If you are in search of a typical weekend getaway, keep looking. If you are hunting for unparalleled experience, discover something uncharted.

Discover Anderson County:
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Motorcycle Rides and Sunday Afternoon Drives

Riding the back roads of East Tennessee is a motorcyclist's favorite past-time. It is also a favorite activity of my car owners who enjoy Sunday afternoon rides. The Devil's Triangle that starts in Rocky Top and goes to Morgan County is a popular route because of the natural beauty.

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Dean's Restaurant

Dean's Restaurant offers southern soulful comfort food in Oak Ridge, TN.  It is a locally owned restaurant and bakery focusing on Appalachian tradition including beef brisket, fresh vegetables, homemade desserts and so much more.  They are open Monday through Saturday.  You can find out more at

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ATVs in Rocky Top, TN: What You Need to Know

As of July 1, 2016, all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are allowed to ride on the highways in Rocky Top, TN.  It is the only place in Tennessee that all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) are allowed to ride on the highways.  What is this so important? Because Rocky Top is adjacent to Windrock Park. 

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Travel 300 Years in Three Days

The best stories aren't always in books. Sometimes they have to be uncovered. Or rediscovered. Talk with a Civil War soldier, or watch artisans shape, quilt, mold and carve just as they did 300 years ago. Visit a gravesite from the Civil War, and learn secrets from World War II. Make your own history as you experience the Nation's.

Put out your hand and let the past guide you.

Travel 300 years in 3 days.