Cocke County, TN - Fun things to do

Cocke County, TN is where your natural adventure is waiting.  Nestled in the shadows of the  majestic mountains of East Tennessee, Cocke County  is full of hidden  treasures and outdoor recreation - all waiting to be  discovered. 

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Arts and Crafts

Cocke County is home to a large number of very talented artisans and their art is part of many beloved Smoky Mountain Attractions. Some display their work locally or perform in shows all around the country. Some are recognized as experts in their field by magazines and museums, others quietly ply their trade. One of the fun things to do in Cocke County is to getting to know them. Listed below are many of our artisans, feel free to contact them about their work.



Graphic Arts (Painters, Sculptors, Photos) 



Musical Instruments 


Poets & Writers 

Potters & Ceramics 



Specialty Crafts 

Our On-Line Emporium 

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Christy Mission 

English Mountain Dragway 

French Broad Outpost Ranch 

Goodwater Winery 

Meadow Creek Mountain Resort Newport Speedway 

Rankins Bottoms Project 

Swaggerty Fort  


Brandywine Creek Steakhouse and Moonshine Tavern 

Brooklyn Pizzeria 

Carver’s Applehouse Restaurant Christopher Place 

Family Farm

Fox and Hound Supper Club 

Janice’s Diner 

Lois’ Country Kitchen 

People’s Choice Restaurant 


The Farm Market 

The Grease Rack  


Deerfoot Quilts & Gifts Galore 

East Tennessee Coffee Company 

Newport Dry Goods

Rhyne Clock Company 

Santa Cruz Woodworks  

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The Heart of the Smokies

For your next natural adventure - give us a holler- we'll be waiting for you.

Cocke County Partnership Tourist Development

433 B Prospect Ave. Newport, TN 37821



Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

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