Locally Grown and Brewed: Rogersville’s Best Kept Coffee Secret

        Rogersville is known as one of Tennessee’s oldest towns, settled in 1775 by David Crockett’s grandparents. One of the historic town’s most visited areas is its well preserved Main Street adorned with locally owned shops, an Inn where three former Presidents have stayed and a coffee shop that’s atmosphere is as relaxing as a […]

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Cumberland Gap: The Outdoor Getaway Town that Makes the List

You’ve probably heard of Cumberland Gap, a narrow pass through the long ridge of the Cumberland Mountains that is part of the Appalachian Mountains, joining Kentucky, Virginia, and Tennessee.  But, there’s also a town called Cumberland Gap that sits at the foot of the mountain range encompassed by the Cumberland Gap National Historic Park that […]

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How to Brunch Like a Local in Johnson City

  Breakfast and lunch, together.  What’s not to like? We recently took a trip to Johnson City in search of a brunch that serves up local ingredients with a modern urban flare.   Having visited Downtown Johnson City in search of cocoa for my daughter’s birthday treat, we were familiar with Dos Gatos Coffee Bar. […]

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3rd Annual Big Train Show June 1-2

The 3rd Annual Big Train Show will take place at East Tennessee State University’s Mini-Dome on June 1-2, in what is rapidly becoming one of the largest model train shows in the Southeast portion of the United States. The show features more than 50 vendors with over 300 tables featuring the finest scale-model railroading equipment, collector-and- operator-grade […]

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Blue Ridge Country Ranks Northeast Tennessee Among “Best of the Mountains”

Seven Northeast Tennessee attractions were recently named among the “Best of the Mountains” by readers of Blue Ridge Country Magazine, ranking the region as a top destination for travel and fun along the Southern Appalachian Mountains including Virginia, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia and Kentucky. As the longest-running and premier travel publication in this […]

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