What to Do in Winter in Northeast Tennessee

Let’s face it, looking forward to your summer vacation while it’s still the middle of winter feels a lot like looking for the finish line in a marathon. You know you’ll get there sooner or later, but at the moment it seems impossibly far away. Luckily, Northeast Tennessee has a huge variety of attractions that […]

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Prohibition to Present: Marion’s Downtown Landmark

If you are fascinated with all things circa 1920, the General Francis Marion Hotel is a must-see. Located in downtown Marion, it is convenient to local shopping and dining. The hotel was originally opened in May 1927 and has 36 well appointed guest rooms. The rooms are decorated with an understated elegance including dark wood […]

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Murals of Northeast Tennessee

From downtown trails to citywide driving tours, murals are popping up everywhere to share the area’s history, culture, or even create the best photo opp. Bristol Originally hand-painted in 1986 by local artist and musician Tim White and lovingly restored in 2020 with the help of his son and grandson, Bristol’s country music mural depicts […]

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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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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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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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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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