Tennessee Rest Areas

If you’re planning a road trip of any distance, take a look at using Tennessee’s Rest Areas on your route to stop at. It’s a great way not to over stress yourself. Tennessee Rest Areas are designed to provide highway travelers a safe and convenient facility to rest before continuing with their journey.

Tennessee Rest Area Locations

Tennessee rest areas are typically roadside facilities that provide, parking at a minimum. Although some may have picnic areas and so much more. They are mainly maintained by the Tennessee Department of Transportation. Some may be closed due to maintenance issues, its always best to have an alternate rest stop just in case.

Tennessee State Rest Area Map

tennessee rest area map

Tennessee State Rest Areas

Tennessee Welcome Centers

Interstate I 24 TN Rest Area Welcome Centers

I-24 – Mile Marker 0.4 – Clarksville/Montgomery Co Welcome Center

I-24 Eastbound – Mile Marker 171.8 – Tiftonia/Hamilton Co Welcome Ctr

I-24 Westbound – Mile Marker 160 – Nickajack/Marion Co Welcome Center

Interstate I 26 TN Rest Area Welcome Centers

I-26 East and Westbound – Exit 46 – Erwin/Unicoi Co Welcome Center

I-26 East and Westbound – Mile Marker 5.0 – Kingsport/Sullivan Co Welcome Ctr

Interstate I 40 TN Rest Area Welcome Centers​

I-40 – Mile Marker 0.3 – Memphis/Shelby County Welcome Center

I-40 – Mile Marker 267 – Smith County Welcome Center

I-40 – Mile Marker 446 – Hartford/Cocke Co Welcome Center

Interstate I 55 TN Rest Area Welcome Centers​

I-55 Northbound – Mile Marker 310 – Memphis/Shelby Co Welcome Ctr 

I-55 Eastbound – Mile Marker 8.7 – Dyersburg/Dyer Co Welcome Center

Interstate I 65 TN Rest Area Welcome Centers​

I-65 – Mile Marker 121 – Mitchellville/Robertson Co Welcome Center

I-65 Northbound – Mile Marker 3.0 – Ardmore/Giles Co Welcome Center

Interstate I 75 TN Rest Area Welcome Centers

I-75 Southbound – Mile Marker 161 – Jellico/Campbell Co Welcome Center

I-75 Northbound – Mile Marker 0.7 – Chattanooga/Hamilton Co Welcome Ctr

Interstate I 81 TN Rest Area Welcome Centers

I-81 – Mile Marker 75.3 – Bristol/Sullivan Co Welcome Center

Tennessee State Rest Areas

Interstate I 24 TN Rest Areas

I-24 Eastbound – Mile Marker 133.6 – Grundy Rest Area (0.6 miles west of US-64)

I-24 Westbound – Mile Marker 133.6 – Grundy Rest Area (0.6 miles west of US-64)

I-24 Eastbound – Mile Marker 160.0 – Marion Rest Area (1.3 miles east of SR-28) 

Interstate I 24 TN Rest Areas

I-40 Eastbound – Mile Marker 73.0 – Madison Rest Area (5.0 miles west of SR-138)

I-40 Westbound – Mile Marker 73.0 – Madison Rest Area (5.0 miles west of SR-138)

I-40 Westbound – Mile Marker 131.5 – Benton Rest Area (5.0 miles east of SR-69)

I-40 Eastbound – Mile Marker 130.5 – Benton Rest Area (5.0 miles east of SR 69)

I-40 Eastbound – Mile Marker 170.0 – Dickson Rest Area (2.5 miles west of SR-46)

I-40 Westbound – Mile Marker 170.0 – Dickson Rest Area (2.5 miles west of SR-46)

I-40 Eastbound – Mile Marker 324.4 – Cumberland Rest Area (8.0 miles east of US-127)

I-40 Westbound – Mile Marker 326.6 – Cumberland Rest Area (10.0 miles east of US-127)

I-40 Eastbound – Mile Marker 420.0 – Jefferson Rest Area (1.0 miles east of SR-92)

I-40 Westbound – Mile Marker 425.0 – Jefferson Rest Area (1.4 miles east of SR-113)

Interstate I 75 TN Rest Areas

I-75 Northbound – Mile Marker 45.2 – McMinn Rest Area (3.8 miles south of SR-30)

I-75 Southbound – Mile Marker 45.2 – McMinn Rest Area (3.8 miles south of SR-30)

Interstate I 81 TN Rest Areas

I-81 Southbound – Mile Marker 2.0 – Jefferson Rest Area (2.2 miles northeast of Jct. I-40)

I-81 Northbound – Mile Marker 38.0 – Greene Rest Area (8.4 miles east of SR-70)

I-81 Southbound – Mile Marker 41.0 – Greene Rest Area (10.6 miles east of SR-70)

US Highway US 51 TN Rest Area

US-51 North and Southbound – Mile Marker N/A – Lauderdale Rest Area (5.3 miles north of Covington)