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Off the Beaten Path in Northeast Tennessee: An Insider’s Guide

A quick Google search for “things to do in Northeast Tennessee” will turn up dozens of the area’s most popular attractions. But if you wander off the beaten path, you’ll find some fantastic, lesser-known destinations, including trails, backroads, restaurants, and entertainment spots. The trick is just knowing where to go, so we’ve put together an […]

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Ales in Erwin: Union Street Taproom

Stationed within a growing downtown just a few steps off the Appalachian Trail in Northeast Tennessee, you’ll find the town of Erwin’s first craft tap room offering a variety of local and regional brews set to impress even the pickiest of taste buds. Earlier this year, high school English teacher Tara Baker and her husband […]

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Family Fun for the Holidays in Northeast Tennessee

There’s nothing like the holidays in the south, and we may be partial to Northeast Tennessee’s picture perfect downtown and mountain landscapes. Looking for a list of holiday activities for the family? Check out our top 12 ways to celebrate the season. 1. Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer at Niswonger Performing Arts Center The beloved TV classic Rudolph the […]

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Late Night Food & Spirits in Bristol

One of the many things that makes downtown Bristol so special is the late-night atmosphere. During the day it is a bustling downtown district, but as the sun sets, bands seems to come out of the woodwork, while and restaurants and tap houses begin to open their doors. 620 State — a sushi, Asian, new […]

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19th Annual Sorghum Festival

The 19th annual Sorghum Festival will allow visitors to have the opportunity to observe sorghum cane being processed into molasses using a mule-powered mill on Saturday, September 15th at the Tipton-Haynes State Historic Site in Johnson City from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The mules will be out turning the cast iron rollers squeezing out […]

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