It's no wonder Loudon County is touted as the Lakeway to the Smokies, with several lakes and rivers embracing and enhancing the county, including Fort Loudoun, Tellico, Watts Bar and Melton Hill Lakes and the Tennessee and Clinch Rivers. Enjoy lakeside parks, boating, fishing, hiking and many other relaxing activities in Loudon County. With eight outstanding golf courses and two additional championship courses opening in 2006, Loudon County's Golfway to the Smokies offers golfers of all skill levels some of the most scenic and challenging venues in America! Stop by our local wineries and cheese factory for tours and tasting or browse our many antique shops in Loudon County. Choose from a variety of hotels close to I-75 at exits 72 & 81. Check into a distinctive bed & breakfast inn or rent a townhome on Tellico Lake. Enjoy the scenic drive to the mountains through Loudon County, the "Lakeway and Golfway to the Smokies"