Continue the Journey Along Sunny Side Trail

The Sunny Side Trail, one of the 16 Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways, starts at the foot of the Smoky Mountains and heads northeast up through the Tennessee Valley. Following it on its course and stopping along its 179 listed stops will bring you on a tour through a scenic mountain landscape filled with eclectic […]

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Top Events for Christmas

There’s nothing like Christmas in the South and we may be partial to Northeast Tennessee’s picture perfect downtowns and mountain landscapes. Looking for a list of holiday activities for the family?  Check out our top 12 ways to celebrate the season. Rogersville Hometown Christmas Parade With Santa’s annual visit, the Parade of Trees, Downtown merchants Open House and the […]

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Colonial Style Old Christmas Jan. 7 & 8

Christmas isn’t over yet! Sycamore Shoals State Historic Park is just getting started as guests will experience Old Christmas the way our colonial ancestors honored the holiday. In Colonial America, Christmas was celebrated as a twelve day holiday with many traditions and customs. Does The Twelve Days of Christmas sound familiar? The twelve days of […]

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A State Divided

The year was 1861 and a great nation began its divide. Each state voted to either stay in the union or secede from the once United States. Much like the rest of the country, Tennessee was also in a division. Being the largest state, territorially, in the union, it wasn’t easy for every Tennessean to […]

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Made Around Here Market

The Town of Jonesborough is set to host the Made Around Here Market,  on Friday and Saturday, November 11 and 12 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. both days. The annual show has been highlighting local crafters and makers from “around here” for 35 years. Hundreds of beautifully handcrafted gifts and Christmas decor will be on […]

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