Kingsport’s Fun Fest set for July 12-20

Kingsport, Tenn., June 19, 2019 – Fun Fest 2019 will feature a variety of events and activities for many age ranges and interests over the course of 9 days! Popular favorites will return, including pre-Fun Fest events such as the trash barrel paint-in and block parties along with the parade, hot air balloons, Sunset Concert […]

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Meet the Mountains Festival: Aug. 23-24

A free outdoor recreation festival in Northeast Tennessee is back for a second year and it’s called Meet the Mountains. Festival organizers say the mission is in the title.  “The festival promotes healthy and active lifestyles,” said Kayla Carter, a member of the festival planning crew. “We want people who attend the festival to leave […]

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Digging Big: A Hands On Experience at Gray Fossil Site

There aren’t many places in the world where you’ll find an active pre-historic fossil site that actually allows visitors to dig for remains of animals dating back more than 4.9 million years. Northeast Tennessee is home to the Hands On! Discovery Center at the Gray Fossil Site, an active Pliocene-era fossil dig site, operated by […]

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Biking Through The Mountains

From beginner to advanced, Northeast Tennessee hosts bike trails with fun flows to adrenaline pumping challenges, all while zipping through the rugged mountain terrain. Remember to leave our trails with no trace, so adventures can last a lifetime. […]

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Waterfall Hikes

With 288 miles of the Appalachian Trail, 230 miles of major rivers, and 47 square miles of water, finding the perfect secret waterfall in Northeast Tennessee can be an adventure any time of the year. Top 10 Waterfalls in Northeast Tennessee: https://northeasttennessee.org/10-mus… Remember to leave our trails with no trace, so adventures can last a […]

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