Chocolate Fest in Jonesborough Feb. 11

This Valentine’s Day weekend, forget love and fall in to chocolate in Downtown Jonesborough on February 11 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Jonesborough’s Annual Chocolate Fest is back by popular demand after crowds filled the streets of Tennessee’s Oldest Town in the midst of a snow storm last year in search of homemade, unique and popular chocolate […]

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Jonesborough: The Town From A Storybook

Christmas had arrived in Tennessee’s Oldest Town and I was lucky enough to experience it on the coldest Saturday of the season thus far. Needing a little warm up, I opened the front door to the cozy Corner Cup, the most charming coffee shop in town. I perused the colorful menu and decided on a […]

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New Year’s Eve in Northeast Tennessee

What better way to say farewell to 2016 and hello to 2017 than in one of our festive downtowns? Here’s some of our favorite places to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Northeast Tennessee. Kingsport New Year’s Eve Party It’s a New Year’s Eve Party 100 years in the making, as Kingsport celebrates 100 years in […]

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Continue the Journey Along Sunny Side Trail

The Sunny Side Trail, one of the 16 Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways, starts at the foot of the Smoky Mountains and heads northeast up through the Tennessee Valley. Following it on its course and stopping along its 179 listed stops will bring you on a tour through a scenic mountain landscape filled with eclectic […]

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Top Events for Christmas

There’s nothing like Christmas in the South and we may be partial to Northeast Tennessee’s picture perfect downtowns and mountain landscapes. Looking for a list of holiday activities for the family?  Check out our top 12 ways to celebrate the season. Rogersville Hometown Christmas Parade With Santa’s annual visit, the Parade of Trees, Downtown merchants Open House and the […]

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Colonial Style Old Christmas Jan. 7 & 8

Christmas isn’t over yet! Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park is just getting started as guests will experience Old Christmas the way our colonial ancestors honored the holiday. In Colonial America, Christmas was celebrated as a twelve day holiday with many traditions and customs. Does The Twelve Days of Christmas sound familiar? The twelve days of […]

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Jonesborough Holiday Tour & Tea

Experience an afternoon in Historic Jonesborough like never before! Make your way through lavish, unique and festively decorated buildings throughout town while also enjoying a spot of tea along the way.  Tickets are now on sale for Historic Jonesborough’s annual Holiday Tour & Tea on Sunday, Dec. 11th from 2-6 p.m.   The tour will […]

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Top Picks for Halloween in Northeast TN

We’ve narrowed down all the Halloween activities in the region to some of our favorites including haunted houses, scarecrow and pumpkin exhibits, spooky stories, Halloween bashes, a corn maze, ziplines, marathons and of course….trick or treating.  We found so much to do, that you’ll need November 1st to recuperate!  Here is our list, in order […]

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41st Annual Mountain Makins Festival

The award-winning Mountain Makins Festival celebrates the very best of Appalachian culture, from crafts to music. In 2016 it was selected as the Best Festival in the Southeast by the Southeast Festivals and Events Association. It has been designated a “Top 20 Event in the Southeast” four times by the Southeast Tourism Society, and was […]

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