CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE
It’s all here. Plan your trip to Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia with our suggested activities below. The Appalachian Mountains are waiting for you. Discover a region rich in history, culture and outdoor adventure with festivals and events for couples or the whole family! No matter whether you want to hike the Appalachian Trail, uncover the history of Country music, or try your hand at world class fly fishing, our region has the adventure you crave.
ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES TO EXPLORE
Disc Golf Courses
There are over a dozen disc golf courses across the Tri-Cities.
Scenic hikes of varying difficulties, including sections of the Appalachian Trail. Click for the best trails in Kingsport, Johnson City, Bristol, Elizabethton, and Hampton.
Bays Mountain State Park
Explore the hiking trails, animal exhibits, and planetarium of Bays Mountain in their 50 Year anniversary.
Bristol Motor Speedway in Lights
Experience the spectacular light show with more than 2 million lights illuminating more than 250 festive displays across a four-plus mile route on the Bristol Motor Speedway.
Niswonger Performing Arts Center
Visit the spacious theatre that features a wide range of performances, productions, and events throughout the year.
Roan Mountain State Park
Discover more than 2,000 acres of rich hardwood forest along rugged ridges, and the cool, Doe River winding through the center of the park.
Hands On Discovery Center
Explore the wonders of science and paleontology at the Hands on Discovery Center and Gray Fossil Site in Gray, TN.
One of the 15 oldest theaters in Virginia, the Cameo is a landmark icon of the Bristol, VA/TN community.
The Carter Family Fold
Hear the best of bluegrass and old-time music at one of the weekly shows at the Carter Family Fold!
Warriors Path State Park
Home to premier boating and fishing activity, hiking trails, and internationally-renowned mountain bike trail system, award-winning nature education program, and golf course.
Blue Ridge Comedy Club
Sit back and enjoy a show at the Blue Ridge Comedy Club, located in downtown Bristol.
Cherokee National Forest
Enjoy a scenic drive through the mountains, the pursuit of wildlife, the thrill of whitewater, a night under the stars, or solitude on a backcountry trail.
Shadracks Christmas Wonderland
Immerse yourself in a multitude of custom-build light displays dancing in perfect synchronization with the festive music on your radio.
Listen, laugh, and enjoy a show at Paramount Bristol, a multi-use performing arts center in the heart of downtown Bristol.
More Adventures Await
We can’t possibly list all of the opportunities this region offers. Come explore and tell us about your adventure!