Digging Big: A Hands On Experience at Gray Fossil Site

There aren’t many places in the world where you’ll find an active pre-historic fossil site that actually allows visitors to dig for remains of animals dating back more than 4.9 million years. Northeast Tennessee is home to the Hands On! Discovery Center at the Gray Fossil Site, an active Pliocene-era fossil dig site, operated by […]

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Farm Fresh Appalachia Farm Tours

Farm Fresh Appalachia – a partnership between Appalachian Resource Conservation & Development and Appalachian Sustainable Development, and funded via a grant from the USDA – has announced the 2nd Annual Farm Fresh Appalachia Tours which will span two states and two seasons. The farm tours are slated for late spring in Northeast Tennessee and mid […]

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26th Annual Appalachian Antique Farm Show

Tractor enthusiasts from across the South will make a trip to Northeast Tennessee for the 26th Annual Appalachian Antique Farm Show April 25-28 at the Appalachian Fairgrounds in Gray, Tenn., hosted by the Tri-State Antique Power Association. In an event that has grown to showcase hundreds of rare and popular tractors over the years, a […]

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This is What You Live For: NASCAR Takes on Bristol April 5-7

Anticipation continues to grow as we move closer to Bristol’s first NASCAR race week of 2019, anchored by the Food City 500 (Sunday, April 7). The excitement builds for several reasons, but it all comes down to the unique “Bristol Experience” guests encounter while visiting the foothills of Northeast Tennessee. Half-mile laps in 14.7 seconds. You can’t […]

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5 Must-Do Appalachian Trail Sections in Northeast Tennessee

The Appalachian Trail is known for many things: its impressive length (2,200 miles), growing popularity (thousands of people attempt to thru-hike it each year), and, of course, unrivaled beauty. In Northeast Tennessee, you’ll find some of the most stunning scenery the AT has to offer. With grassy round balds, rugged outcroppings, and wild rushing rivers, […]

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7 Places You Must Visit in Cumberland Gap

The historic town of Cumberland Gap is nestled at the foot of the Cumberland Mountains and known by many as the “Gateway to the West.” Rich with history and natural beauty, Cumberland Gap makes for the perfect outdoor getaway. Located within the downtown area, you will find an array of little shops, restaurants, and even […]

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Kingsport’s Mountain Music Museum

Our music roots are laced with history and flowing with characters that run deep into the hills of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. A museum located in Downtown Kingsport is dedicated to the early 19th century mountain style that has evolved into the popular tunes of bluegrass and country music. The Mountain Music Museum tells […]

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