The Upper Cumberland region of Tennessee is known for its natural beauty. It’s been called the best kept secret of Tennessee and exemplifies rural, southern living at its finest. From natural waterfalls, the cleanest lakes and home to some of the best state parks, its easy to see why the Upper Cumberland is a great place to call home.

The Upper Cumberland Region of Tennessee

Located between Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga, this region serves as the hub and middle ground for some of the biggest cities in Tennessee. Because of the location, the upper Cumberland is the perfect place to live. The region is made up of 14 counties and consists of rolling hills, ridges among the lakes and lush valleys.

Lakes

Dale Hollow Lake, Center Hill Lake and Cordell Hull Lake are located in the region and have been named the cleanest lakes in the state. The lakes also branch off into smaller bodies of water making it a great place for hiking, fishing, camping and exploring. A few local attractions include Canoe the Caney and local marinas with great food and drinks.

Waterfalls & State Parks

People visit the Upper Cumberland year round for the beautiful waterfalls and picturesque state parks. A few local favorites include Cummins Falls, Burgess Falls, Rock Island State Park, Edgar Evins State Park and Fall Creek Falls.

Check out our blog post covering the best waterfalls in the area.

If hiking is your thing, we have put together this list of the best hiking trails.

Real Estate

With all of the natural beauty, you can probably guess that this region has the best homes. From lake views to mountain views to rolling pastures, it’s easy to see why so many people move to the area. The Upper Cumberland is also one of the most affordable places to live in the U.S. It was recently featured on News Channel 2 as the 8th fastest growing Micropolitan in the U.S.

Still don’t think the UC is the best place to call home? Check out our blog post:

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