Elizabethton/Carter County is located in the mountains of Northeast Tennessee, a haven for outdoor enthusiasts throughout the year. With four distinct seasons, visitors may select the time of year that best fits their interests. Whether one enjoys boating, fishing, hiking, camping or taking a leisurely tour of winding mountain roads, Carter County is a destination worth exploring.

Get lost in beautiful picturesque landscapes of Roan Mountain State Park or one of the largest Rhododendron Gardens located in North America, dare to explore the Watauga River with trophy trout fishing, flat water kayaking, or white water rafting. Challenge yourself to an easy-to moderate hike on the Appalachian Trail, or enjoy a family picnic on Watauga Lake with water activities in abundance. Discover your new favorite bed& breakfast, or share the stars with nature and take advantage of the many available RV Parks and campgrounds.

Find the hidden gems that are exclusive to historic Elizabethton/Carter County. CREATE a memory. DISCOVER something new. EXPLORE the past AND present. Visit, Elizabethton/Carter County, TN!