The Ultimate Guide to Meeting the Mountains

Whether you live in Northeast Tennessee or you’re planning a vacation filled with outdoor fun, the Meet the Mountains Festival is not to be missed. The Festival is dedicated to all things outdoors and is an annual event held in Johnson City each August, and organized by the Northeast Tennessee Regional Economic Partnership. Kayaking, rock […]

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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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Jonesborough Days Returns July 4th Weekend

Tennessee’s Oldest Town is excited to host the 2021 Jonesborough Days Festival on July 3 and July 4. This event includes family activities, live music, handmade local crafts, a patriotic parade, fireworks and storytelling. Admission to the festival is free and open to the public. The festival hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 3 and […]

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Soak in the Views from Vandeventer

Follow along with outdoorsman and writer Johnny Molloy as he treks through the mountains of Northeast Tennessee. From the mountain lined water of Watauga Lake, you’ll find a ridge rising from the north just along the Appalachian Trail. Make the hike to Vandeventer, and you’ll be greeted with ribbons upon ribbons of smoky blue mountains as far […]

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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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Leaders for a Litter-Free Tennessee: Kayla Carter

During these times, outdoor recreation has seen an influx of folks who aren’t recreating responsibly. Follow along as we feature local leaders for a litter-free Tennessee and ways you can help reduce your footprint on our lands. Kayla Carter is a prominent figure blazing the trails in Northeast Tennessee, and even all the way up […]

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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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