Arts and Entertainment 

Cumberland Mountain Music Show 

The Cumberland Mountain Music Show is a live family-friendly show held monthly in the Cumberland Gap Convention Center located near the spot where Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia come together.  The show features gospel, bluegrass, and country music, along with down-home comedy. 



Arts in the Gap

As an initiative by Lincoln Memorial University, Arts in the Gap invites neighbors, visitors, practicing artists, and students of all ages and skill levels to share in the pleasures of creativity and self-expression.  This summer arts initiative has a primary goal of fostering and expanding a deeper appreciation for art and Appalachia.  Through interactive workshops, displays, and performances they strive to preserve and celebrate the traditions, heritage and history of the area which is heavily rooted in the arts, music, and writing.  


Little Congress Bicycle Museum

A museum for bike enthusiasts.
(423) 869-9993


Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum

Located on the beautiful campus of Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee, the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum (ALLM) houses one of the finest private collections of Lincoln and Civil War material in the world.  More than 35,000 artifacts, manuscripts, photos, and rare books fill its three permanent exhibit galleries, special exhibit gallery, vaults, and reading rooms.  

6965 Cumberland Gap Parkway, Harrogate, TN 37752
(423) 869-6237


Powell River Blueway Trail 

This project of the Claiborne Count Tourism Commission and Powell River Blueway Trail Committee is designed to improve public access onto the Powell River for fishing and paddling.  River outfitters include Riverside Rentals, Shelly Belle’s Restaurant on the River, and Well Being Retreat Center


Norris Lake – Pontoon, Jet ski & Waverunner Rentals

The manmade lake was created by the Tennessee Valley Authority in 1936.  Norris Lake stretches 129 miles long from point to point with over 809 miles of shoreline and contains 33,840 acres of surface space.  There is ample opportunity for fishing, boating, camping and various water sports.  

Please refer to campgrounds & marinas for more information.


Tazewell Speedway

A 1/3 mile oval dirt track known as one of the country’s most exciting racetracks.

400 Bacchus Rd., Tazewell Tennessee, 37879
(423) 626-2222


Woodlake Golf Course 

The best kept golf secret in the south.  Fronting on 34,000 acre Norris Lake, this Par 72 Championship Golf Course was called “one of America’s best new courses” by Golf Digest in 2000. This is the ultimate golfing experience.

300 Woodlake Blvd, Tazewell, TN 37879
(877) 423-4653

Haymaker Farms Stables & Event Center

Horseback riding, training, riding lessons, riding trails
850 Back Valley Road, Speedwell, TN 37870
(423) 869-4115



Historic Rose Gulf Station

Built in 1930 by Carson Rose and operated until 1956, the historic Rose Service Station located just of Hwy 25E in Tazewell was restored by the town of Tazewell in 2001 back to the authentic condition, representing a Gulf “filling station” from days long past.

Located on Main Street in Tazewell, TN 37879.
Open weekdays


Historic Town of Cumberland Gap

The quaint, historical Town of Cumberland Gap offers unique shops, art gallery, Bicycle Museum, and small town hospitality.
(423) 869.3860


Cumberland Gap Tunnel

Opened to public traffic on October 18, 1996, the Cumberland Gap Tunnel has paved the way for the historic preservation of the area. The Cumberland Gap Tunnel is an engineering marvel equipped with the most modern technologies in the world.


Cumberland Gap National Historical Park

The Cumberland Gap, the first great gateway to the west. You can follow the original trail of the buffalo, Native Americans, long hunters, and the pioneers, whom all traveled this route through the mountains into the wilderness of Kentucky.  Modern day explorers and travelers stand in awe at this great gateway and the many miles of trails and scenic features found in the park.  The park contains more than 20,000 acres with 50 miles of hiking trails. The gates are open from 8 a.m. to dusk year-round.

(606) 248-2817 Ext. 1075