The Skies are Calling….Will You answer?

Adventure awaits in Northeast Tennessee’s mountain paradise. Tri-Cities Airport (TRI) is the leading air transportation provider for Northeast Tennessee and features wide-ranging services for scores of diverse travelers. Through partnerships with Allegiant, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines, TRI offers non-stop service to Atlanta, GA; Charlotte, NC; Dallas, TX; Orlando, FL; and St. Petersburg, FL. […]

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A Weekend in Carter County

Whether you are visiting from out of town, or a local resident looking for something fun to do this weekend, Carter County has plenty to offer for all ages. Carter County is well-known for its beautiful scenery, food, friendly people, and historic sites. Some of Tennessee’s most popular waterfalls and hiking trails are right here […]

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Farm Fresh Appalachia Farm Tour

Meet your local farmer, find fresh products, and more during The Farm Fresh Appalachia Farm Tour of Northeast Tennessee June 26 . This year there are more activities and learning opportunities than ever. The tour includes a dairy farm that also raises cattle for beef, and a small petting zoo, a certified organic family market […]

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Discover the Falls of Upper Laurel Fork

Follow along with outdoorsman and writer Johnny Molloy as he treks through the mountains of Northeast Tennessee. The waterfalls of upper Laurel Fork are a lesser-visited area of Northeast Tennessee.  Hikers travel a wild valley, lined with multiple streams, mini water falls, and ending at one of our favorites. Tip: Wear close-toed shoes you don’t mind […]

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Two-Day Stay & Play in Rogersville

Rogersville, Tennessee, is rich with history, things to do, and a growing locally owned restaurant scene.  We’ve put together a two day trip to this timeless town full of fun for any history buff with a side of foodie inspiration. Day 1 Check in at Hale Springs Inn Downtown Rogersville’s Historic District is listed on […]

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Squibb Creek Falls: A Watery Wonderland

Follow along with outdoorsman and writer Johnny Molloy as he treks through the mountains of Northeast Tennessee. Do you like waterfalls? Would you like to leave the noise of everyday life behind and surround yourself with the soothing sound of cool water cascading through the mountains? In that case, make the 2.2-mile one-way hike to Squibb Creek […]

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Wild Journey: Rafting the Nolichucky River 

Follow along with outdoorsman and writer Johnny Molloy as he treks through the mountains of Northeast Tennessee. Just above Erwin, the Nolichucky River finishes its wild journey through a deep gorge, after cutting through the main Appalachian mountain chain dividing North Carolina and Tennessee. The gorge is breathtaking, a place where the river slashes through rock, skimming […]

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50th Anniversary of Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium

Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium is celebrating 50 years of family fun and adventure in 2021, and you’re invited to a party that will last all year long. On May 24, 1971, Bays Mountain Park opened the doors to the Nature Center, and has welcomed generations of Kingsport families into the park ever since. With […]

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