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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

Where To Catch Live Music

Our music roots run deep in the Appalachian Mountains of Northeast Tennessee. Home to the Birthplace of Country Music, this is where it all began back in the 1927. Our rich musical heritage lives on today and continues to influence music around the world. So,…

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Fun Fest

Join us for 9 days of events such as block parties, trash barrel paint-in, Mardi Gras, kids fishing derby, sports tournaments, car shows, food truck rodeo, pet dog show, art show, photography workshop, wolf run trail race, hot air balloon glow, concert series featuring Charlie…

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2nd Annual Upper East TN Fiddler's Convention

1925 Mountain City Fiddlers Convention, courtesy of the Jay Powers, son of Fiddlin’ Cowan Powers. Upper East Tennessee has long been a land of deep musical traditions. Englishman Cecil Sharp knew this in 1916 when he selected Rocky Fork in Unicoi…

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