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There are so many ways to have fun in Northeast Tennessee.


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

Digging Big: A Hands On Experience at Gray Fossil Site

There aren’t many places in the world where you’ll find an active pre-historic fossil site that actually allows visitors to dig for remains of animals dating back more than 4.9 million years. Northeast Tennessee is home to the Hands On! Discovery Center at the Gray…

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Biking Through The Mountains

From beginner to advanced, Northeast Tennessee hosts bike trails with fun flows to adrenaline pumping challenges, all while zipping through the rugged mountain terrain. https://youtu.be/ziiYPJMdJz8 Remember to leave our trails with no trace, so adventures can last a lifetime.

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Waterfall Hikes

With 288 miles of the Appalachian Trail, 230 miles of major rivers, and 47 square miles of water, finding the perfect secret waterfall in Northeast Tennessee can be an adventure any time of the year. https://youtu.be/SwfmsrPvC1E Top 10 Waterfalls in Northeast Tennessee: https://northeasttennessee.org/10-mus… Remember to…

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