In a region rich in culture, history and heritage, Cookeville is home to a train depot museum and various history museums, a veterans hall memorial, and walkable downtown historic districts. Downtown shopping and dining is always filled with excitement for all ages. Surrounded by 16 state parks and natural areas, plus lakes, wineries, organic farm tours, and many other outdoor amenities, Cookeville offers a host of natural attractions.
Cookeville is home to many parks that are enjoyable for all ages. Gorgeous waterfalls, swimming holes and hiking trails for the adventurous young adult, smaller parks packed with activities for children to laugh and play, and endless spots for the family to kick back and fish, picnic and soak up the scenery. Click on the image of Cummins Falls State Park to read all about the glorious scenery in Cookeville, Tennessee.
Bring on the Nightlife
There is no shortage when it comes to bars, nightclubs, and locally brewed craft beers in Cookeville. Meeting friends and family for a cold one, or dancing the night away will never be a difficult task. Click on the image of Father Tom's Pub to read all about Cookeville's bar scene.
Fine Dine and Fine Wine
Downtown Cookeville is the place for locally owned restaurants that never lack in culture or flavor, from Indian to Vegan, Traditional Southern Fixin's, Sushi and a top quality steak lounge. Even with all of the locally owned, one of a kind places to grab a bite, most out of town visitors and locals can't forget about "Restaurant Row!" This is one of the busier streets in town, packed with over 30 restaurants to choose from. Dining in Cookeville will never be boring ! To learn more about the dining experience in Cookeville, click here.
Not only is Cookeville home to over 10 different Wine & Liquor stores, but DelMonaco Winery & Vineyards, Stonehaus Winery, Northfield Vineyards and more are all just a short drive away from a day filled with wine tasting, tours and relaxation. Click here to learn more about the great vineyards around town.
Going Green or Eating Clean?
Well, that will be easy to achieve in Cookeville with Good Shepherd's Health Food Store, Meal Fit store, and more, not without mentioning that Kroger, Walmart, and other chain grocery stores do have health oriented, organic sections as well. Vegan, and Vegetarian options are everywhere, including the Turn Around Juice Shop that presses fresh juices right before your eyes. To learn more about how enjoyable a Vegan/Vegetarian or other health oriented lifestyle is to have in Cookeville, click here.
Cookeville is home to many unique, cozy and quirky coffee shops and cafes. From locally owned, to chain shops, you will never be deprived of a great cup of joe! To see all that the coffee shops of Cookeville have to offer, click on the image of Poet's Coffee.