Cities and Towns
From the sounds of Bristol Motor Speedway, the Birthplace of Country Music, to the South Holston River and Lake, Bristol’s iconic name shares the states of Tennessee and Virginia.
The Historic Town of Cumberland Gap is nestled at the foot of Cumberland Mountains inside Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. Breathtaking beauty and charming “Mayberry” atmosphere will greet you as you come into town.
Find out about the hidden gems that are exclusive to historic Elizabethton and Carter County inside the Visitors Center with information, maps and locally made merchandise.
Erwin is a trail town surrounded by the Cherokee National Forest,as mountains dominate the view in all directions and the Appalachian Trail passes through the east.
Greeneville’s history is showcased in brick sidewalks and immaculate historic sites, churches and homes against a backdrop of majestic mountains and breathtaking waterways and streams.
Whether you’re looking for a weekend getaway or a long vacation, Johnson City offers a mix of history, culture, outdoor activities, shopping, unique eateries and so much more.
Known for its mountain peaks, dedication to local artists, mom and pop restaurants, and shops, Johnson County is often referred to as the Hidden Gem of Northeast Tennessee.
A unique 18th century town nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Northeast Tennessee, Jonesborough’s natural beauty, charming architecture, and storytelling heritage attracts visitors from around the globe.
Visit Kingsport and discover all that Northeast Tennessee has to offer – diverse entertainment, local restaurants, world-class accommodations and more.
Experience the beauty of Cherokee Lake and Panther Creek State Park, downtown overhead sidewalks, the museums and arts center, or four championship disc golf courses.
Explore America’s First Frontier, and discover Rogersville’s history and heritage with scenic driving tours, walking tours, and heritage trails.
Scott County is a “natural” for music lovers, history buffs, nature enthusiasts and vacationers of all types!
It’s a region of spectacular views, opportunities for outdoor recreation, and rich natural resources. Rooted deep in history, this culture is authentic, distinctive, alive.
Whether you are interested in historic sites and museums to historic documents, from race car driving to mountain biking, fishing, golf, theatre, bicycling, canoeing and more, there’s truly something for the entire family!
It is believed that the area’s name is derived from an Indian word “u’nika” which means white, fog-like, or fog-draped, which is how the Indians described the mountains in the area.