Mountains, Music and History: The Sunny Side of Tennessee

Take a trip to the Sunny Side of Tennessee beginning with one of the oldest mountain ranges known to man leading to the hidden treasures of Appalachia. The Sunny Side Trail traces country music’s roots from the backwoods to Main Street, with local eats and tales along the way. The Sunny Side Trail starts in the […]

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Axe Throwing Paired with Beer in Johnson City

If you’re looking for an entertaining night out with family and friends, look no further because JRH Brewing has you covered. Located just a stone’s throw away from the main strip of downtown Johnson City, JRH has quickly grown to be one of the top breweries in Northeast Tennessee. Since opening their doors in 2016, […]

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Off the Beaten Path in Northeast Tennessee: An Insider’s Guide

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A quick Google search for “things to do in Northeast Tennessee” will turn up dozens of the area’s most popular attractions. But if you wander off the beaten path, you’ll find some fantastic, lesser-known destinations, including trails, backroads, restaurants, and entertainment spots. The trick is just knowing where to go, so we’ve put together an […]

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Ales in Erwin: Union Street Taproom

Stationed within a growing downtown just a few steps off the Appalachian Trail in Northeast Tennessee, you’ll find the town of Erwin’s first craft tap room offering a variety of local and regional brews set to impress even the pickiest of taste buds. Earlier this year, high school English teacher Tara Baker and her husband […]

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Family Fun for the Holidays in Northeast Tennessee

There’s nothing like the holidays in the south, and we may be partial to Northeast Tennessee’s picture perfect downtown and mountain landscapes. Looking for a list of holiday activities for the family? Check out our top 12 ways to celebrate the season. 1. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Niswonger Performing Arts Center The beloved TV classic Rudolph the […]

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19th Annual Sorghum Festival

The 19th annual Sorghum Festival will allow visitors to have the opportunity to observe sorghum cane being processed into molasses using a mule-powered mill on Saturday, September 15th at the Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site in Johnson City from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The mules will be out turning the cast iron rollers squeezing out […]

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Daytrip Guide: Warriors’ Path State Park

  Warriors’ Path State Parkis located in Colonial Heights, a suburb of Kingsport, along the Holston River. From biking to water activities, hiking, camping, golf and even horseback riding, the 950-acre park has everything you need to explore the outdoors this summer.       Being new to the area, my fiancé and I were […]

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The 7 Best Adventure & Ale Pairings in Northeast Tennessee

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There are some things that just seem to be made for each other, like peanut butter and jelly, rainy days and long naps, and of course, the great outdoors and craft beer. Whether it’s hiking, biking, or paddling, there’s no better way to finish an adventure than with a cold, frothy beverage at a local […]

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Your Guide to 2018 Kingsport FunFest!

What do you get when you mix nine days with more than 50 locations and nearly 100 events? Kingsport Fun Fest! And, with the City of Kingsport celebrating 100 years, this year’s festival is set to be one of the largest parties of the year. Many FunFest! favorites will return, including block parties along the […]

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