More and more travelers are looking for ways to see new places while still respecting the land and traditions of places they travel. We've made it easier for you by compiling this directory of places to stay, eat and have fun while still helping us preserve the best of Tennessee.
The businesses, events and attractions listed here all are working to take better care of the natural resources, the history, and the culture that make Tennessee such a great place to live or to visit.
Dollywood, the Smoky Mountain family adventure, is Tennessee's number one attraction with more than 130 acres of incredible rides, spectacular shows, heritage crafts and fun for the whole family. Enjoy the variety of rides, from thrilling roller coasters and daring water excursions to family rides and things for the little ones. ...more
East Tennessee Crossing Scenic Byway
This rich stretch of Tennessee landscape follows the original path of the Cherokee Warriors Path, the Wilderness Road across the Clinch Mountain and the Cumberland Gap, the Dixie Highway of the Civil War period and the legendary bootlegging corridor of Thunder Road. Staring out, Pinnacle Rock at Cumberland Gap National Historic Park provides visitors with a bird’s eye view of the Gap’s panoramic vistas. ...more
East Tennessee History Center
Begin your exploration of the region's history at the East Tennessee History Center. Located here are the McClung Historical Collection, a premier genealogical research library, the Museum of East Tennessee History covering 300 years of life in the region, the offices of the East Tennessee Historical Society, and the Knox County Archives, with records dating to 1792. ...more
The old Ethridge Museum is housed in the old bank building dating back to the beginning of Lawrence County and settlement of Ethridge. The old bank building was constructed in about 1919, by E. ...more
Fayetteville Historic Downtown
Visit Fayetteville's historic downtown for shopping, dining, art and beautiful architecture from the late 1800s to early 1900s. During the 2nd week of November the town comes alive with the spirit of a Dickens Christmas during Host of Christmas Past. ...more
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