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Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors' Bureau

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Nestled among the hills and mountainous terrain of the Cumberland Plateau, Cookeville, Tennessee is a charming, outdoor oasis conveniently located on Interstate 40 between Nashville and Knoxville, north of Chattanooga on Highway 111.

With more than 150 area waterfalls, 1,200 miles of nearby lake shoreline and world-renowned sports/fitness opportunities, Cookeville is "A Natural Fit" for your next escape from everyday life.

Take a fitcation among the “fittest on earth,” experiencing world-renowned sports and fitness destinations; take a hike, exploring some of Tennessee’s top state parks & natural areas; or take a dip, soaking in our lakes, rivers and swimming holes; take a ride, basking in the sunshine and breezes along scenic, winding backroads.

Home to Tennessee Tech University’s Bryan Symphony Orchestra and Appalachian Center for Craft, along with famous donut shops, world chefs, winemakers, moonshiners, brewmasters, artists, woodworkers, historians and musicians, culinary and cultural experiences round out your journey, creating memories to be savored for a lifetime.

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Experience one of the top swimming holes in the U.S. at Cummins Falls State Park.
Explore Cookeville's Historic WestSide Cultural District.
"Carve the Cumberland" on some of Tennessee's most scenic switchbacks.
Cool off in Center Hill, Cordell Hull, or Dale Hollow Lakes.
Indulge your taste buds with top stops on the #TNBBQTrail
Embark on a self-guided Cookeville Culinary Crawl with mouth-watering dishes from world-renowned chefs and foodies.
Craft an afternoon or evening of fun on a Cookeville Craft Crawl at our local craft beer hot spots.
Take a fitcation in the hometown of 4x Fittest Man on Earth Rich Froning.
Enjoy a Bryan Symphony Orchestra performance at Tennessee Tech University.
Take a hike at one of the area's 12 state parks & natural areas.
Escape to one of our charming bed & breakfasts.
Rest your head at one of our premier lodging/hotel properties.
Cookeville-Putnam County Visitors' Bureau

1 West First Street
Cookeville, TN 38501

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