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 a vacation in Northeast Tennessee, though, you can cancel the […]

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There’s Something Funny Going On In Bristol

  There is one thing that came from the pandemic that is a welcome new addition to our area: Blue Ridge Comedy Club. Owner Shawn Carter, a professional comedian and producer from Boston, ended up in Bristol during the pandemic with his wife, Sarah Morgan. Shawn saw that there was an absence of a place here […]

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Sangria, Slushies, and Scenery

  If you take the time to tackle the winding hills of Johnson County, you’ll be treated to beautiful vistas, which includes Watauga Lake and breathtaking mountain views. Tucked inside one of those hills is Watauga Lake Winery. This winery is Johnson County’s first and is located inside the former Big Dry Run Schoolhouse. Some […]

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Drive Up Date Night: Our Claim to Iconic Drive-In Theaters

The summer season brings fresh mountain air, country back roads, and road trips close to home. And, we’re betting you wouldn’t mind a cozy night under the stars, your favorite snacks, and a classic movie. Although there were drive-in theaters as early as 1933, they’ve become more of a rarity in the 21st Century with […]

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The Top Spots for Live Music

Tennessee is known for its music heritage, and it’s no secret the far corner of the state is home to some of the best sounds in Tennessee. In fact, you don’t have to look too far to find live performances any night of the week in Northeast Tennessee. Bristol  Bristol is a hot spot for […]

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