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The Great Smoky Mountains and the Cumberland Plateau line the two sides of the Great Valley in Tennessee. While seeing these mountain ranges rise up in the distance is beautiful, overlooks along the tops of the mountains can be downright stunning. Here are five easy to reach overlooks where you can get a unique view of Tennessee.
Giant trees filled with lights, streets filled with marching bands and decorated floats, and holiday music emanating from the state, it’s Christmas time in East Tennessee and if you’re looking for things to do, you have plenty of choices.
When it comes to colorful places, Knoxville certainly fits the bill. From the golden sphere in the middle of it all to a wide staircase on the edge of Downtown, color is what you’ll find on a visit to the place once called a “Scruffy City.”
The Green McAdoo Cultural Center tells the story of the Clinton 12. It opened in 2006 and this year became part of the Tennessee State Museum system and a featured spot on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail. This is a look at the ribbon cutting and celebration for the beginning of the Clinton 12’s next chapter.
An historic town saved from being swallowed up by a lake; a place thousands of people used to flock to soak in healing waters; and a tale of two cities that witnessed a massive environmental disaster. These are three Tennessee towns with an unsual past.
East Tennessee is filled with small towns and there are reasons to visit each one. Here are three charming and historic towns you should put on your list to visit.
The dogwood trees may be the star of the Dogwood Arts Festival in Knoxville, but some of the public art displays will be around long after the blooms are gone.
The Songbird Trail at Norris Dam State Park follows along the cool clear waters of the Clinch River. It's a two mile trail that's easy to walk.
Whether you're an art lover or not, a visit to the Knoxville Museum of Art should be on your "to do" list. It's location in World's Fair Park and free admission make it easy to get to and easy to enjoy.