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A Northeast Tennessee vacation at the foot of the Appalachian Mountains is waiting for you. Come to the Sunny Side of Tennessee, and you’ll discover a region that’s rich in history, culture and outdoor adventure with festivals and events for couples and the entire family.

Trip Ideas

A Day on the Tweetsie Trail: What to See & Do

If you were told that you could travel 10 miles from one Northeast Tennessee city to another without a vehicle or even a road, well, you might not believe it. But that’s exactly what you can do on the Tweetsie Trail, a Rails-to-Trails project that…


Camp Creek Bald: A Southern Appalachian Grandstand

Follow along with outdoorsman and writer Johnny Molloy as he treks through the mountains of Northeast Tennessee. Camp Creek Bald, near Greeneville, is a great place to escape summer’s heat, view fall colors from the crest of the Southern Appalachians, or take a hike anytime…


Mixing Music and History at Bristol’s Sessions Hotel

  There’s a new hotel in downtown Bristol that pays tribute to Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia’s deep music roots. The Sessions Hotel opened on State Street in June 2020, creating an experience that can only be found in the place where country music first…


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