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The Philosopher’s House

Think of this downtown establishment like your living room mixed with your favorite library, and add an eclectic mix of cultures. The Philosopher’s House in Johnson City, Tennessee, is a space to gather, conversate, relax, and try new things. A Cup of Tea Walking into The Philosopher’s House brings a sense of walking into an […]

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Songwriters of Appalachia

Tennessee Songwriters Week is almost here starting February 19 with select events happening around Northeast Tennessee. In commemoration of this tradition, here is a sneak peek into the local music scene happening right now in Appalachia. Jacob Danielsen-Moore Jacob Danielsen-Moore plays in a few bands, most of them with a punk rock influence. His father […]

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On the Hunt: Antiques and Thrifting

  Looking for that unique, hard to find gift or antique? You’re in the right place. Northeast Tennessee has several locally owned options full of hard to find, and new to you, treasures. We’ve put together a few of our favorite antique stores, mixed with thrift shops that give back to the community. The Homestead […]

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Bikes, Burgers, and Bristol, Baby!

Visit this border city in Tennessee by bike for a chance to slow down and experience every mile. There is something around every corner, from musical heritage to local artisan shops. For all the culture, good eats, and scenery, start by exploring Bristol, baby. Come for the Culture Visit the Veterans Memorial at Cumberland Square […]

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Vintage Car Museum in Greeneville, Tennessee

The City Garage Car Museum is a car collector’s paradise located in the historical town of Greeneville, Tennessee. Founded in 2009, this museum is a must-see attraction with a diverse inventory changing décor with each season. Do Something Different The museum offers a self-guided experience, with seasonally decorated mannequins along the walk. In this collection, […]

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Spend NYE in Northeast Tennessee

Spend the final days of 2022 in Tennessee with good company, fizzy drinks, rich history, and vibrant atmospheres. As we look forward to a new year with endless opportunity, join us as we ring in 2023 in Northeast Tennessee. Here are the top celebrations happening this holiday.   Brumley’s Restaurant & Lounge For Historical Aura […]

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Winter Biking: To Snow or Not to Snow

Photo By: Matthew Corey When planning a winter vacation, Northeast Tennessee is a unique all-season destination that offers year-round activities like biking! The cooler months are short and sweet, with the perfect amount of cold weather for winter adventures mixed with bouts of warm sunny days. This region is ideal for outdoor recreationists. Steele Creek […]

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Tracing Native American Steps

Native Americans who once roamed Northeast Tennessee, including Rich Mountain pictured above, and the Nolichucky River trails are memorialized through the various street names, lakes, and other recreation areas. Familiar terms that we use daily, like Watauga, Unaka, Osceola, Nolichucky, and Cherokee, trace back to Native American language. It’s interesting to research the history behind […]

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Backroad Civil War Sites

The quiet back roads of Northeast Tennessee wind through small communities that have stories to tell about the turmoil of days gone by. They hold rich history of times when hearing cannon fire close by became normal as neighbor fought against neighbor in the Civil War. Historic markers and structures point to the areas where […]

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