Visit Northwest Tennessee

A natural world of wonder is ready for discovery in Northwest Tennessee.

From eagles and white squirrels to Eiffel Towers and honkey-tonks, our area is filled with unique attractions that are both educational and fun!

Nature & Wildlife

Northwest Tennessee has long been a mecca for hunters, birdwatchers, and outdoor water sports enthusiasts because of nearby Reelfoot Lake — a biodiverse ecosystem created by a series of earthquakes in 1811 and 1812. Also nearby is the Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, with over 170,000 acres of forests, wetlands, and open lands on a peninsula between Western Kentucky and Tennessee.

Downtown Activities

With the opening of Discovery Park of America, a 100-million-dollar museum and heritage park in Union City, the area is seeing a revitalization and an increase in tourism. From galleries to wineries, the charming downtown of Union City is filled with fun activities for people of all ages. For more information on things to do, places to stay, and restaurants you can enjoy in Tennessee before or after your visit to Discovery Park, go to

When visiting Discovery Park of America, you’ll discover the wonders of Northwestern Tennessee. From beautiful Reelfoot Lake to eclectic shops, you’ll find an exciting area to eat, shop, stay, and play.

Looking for the best diners and dives in and around Union City? Click here for a list of the tastiest and most fun restaurants in Northwest Tennessee.