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, singles, friends, or the entire family.

Trip Ideas

Local‌ ‌Flavor‌ ‌of‌ ‌‌Northeast‌ ‌Tennessee‌: Hampton and Roan Mountain

Local restaurants and diners scatter the hills of Hampton and Roan Mountain, like the authentic Thai restaurant lingering in the valley and the wood fired pizza joint hidden near the state border. These mountains have no shortage of hiking and biking trails, along with lakes…


Elements of an Appalachian Trail Shelter

Follow along with outdoorsman and writer Johnny Molloy as he treks through the mountains of Northeast Tennessee. The Appalachian Trail covers a variety of terrain ranging from towering mountains to lowland streams and some of the best panoramic views in Northeast Tennessee for a memorable 220 miles.…


Looking Forward to Fall with The ETSU Martin Center

While much of the country has had to pause operations at some point in 2020, construction on the James C. and Mary B. Martin Center for the Arts on State of Franklin Road was able to continue with only a few COVID-19-related delays. On top…


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