Fall Views Worth Peeping

It’s that time of year, you know the one. When the mornings get a little chilly, and you catch yourself wearing boots instead of slip ons. When a warm cup of coffee sounds more wholesome than an iced latte, and you find yourself crunching leaves and seeing colors start to shimmer in the treetops. It’s […]

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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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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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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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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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