Charted in 1917, Kingsport was developed as America's first "Model City." The downtown boasts a wide variety of shopping, unique dining and cultural experiences that give this very historic section of town a personality of its own.
Take a stroll through the largest concentration of antique stores or fine art galleries in the Southeast. Take a leisure walk through our traveling Sculpture Walk, displaying artists' masterpieces from all over the country. Enjoy a quaint delicatessen, the world's best BBQ or other unique restaurants to fit your taste.
During the summer months, listen to music as the streets come alive downtown! Kingsport's nationally recognized landmark, Church Circle District, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
For those seeking the thrill of the hunt, explore antiques in downtown Kingsport!