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

Mountain Music: Long Journey Home Festival

Just about a far northeast in Tennessee as you can get, you’ll find a county that is half Cherokee National Forest and half Watauga Lake. Nestled within those hills, lies Mountain City (appropriately named), and each year a celebration takes place honoring the iconic old time…


The 8 Best Dog-Friendly Parks and Trails in Northeast Tennessee

For dog-owners, planning a vacation—even a quick weekend getaway—requires making the additional preparations of arranging care for pets. And, if you aren’t blessed with an animal-loving neighbor or a nearby relative, that often means dealing with the expense and hassle of a kennel service. For…


The Ultimate Guide to Meeting the Mountains

  Whether you live in Northeast Tennessee or you’re planning a vacation filled with outdoor fun, the Meet the Mountains Festival is not to be missed. The Festival is dedicated to all things outdoors and is an annual event held in Johnson City each August,…


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