Explore Southeast Tennessee:Come explore Southeast Tennessee's scenic landscape and enjoy our rivers and mountains, local food and farms, Civil War and Native American heritage, regional music and art, one-of-a-kind festivals and religious heritage.
A Land Ripe for Discovery & Exploration:Explore Southeast Tennessee's rural back roads and scenic agricultural landscape...
A Land of Water:Southeast Tennessee is a land dominated by rushing rivers and meandering creeks - perfect for every age and paddling skill level.
Regional Foods and Flavors:Celebrate each season with a culinary adventure to some of the region's locally owned restaurants and shops.
Music Roots Run Deep:The hills of Southeast Tennessee are alive with the sound of music...
Festivals to Celebrate Each Season:Enjoy Southeast Tennessee's annual events and celebrations, highlighting all that is unique to the region.
History Comes to Life:Experience Southeast Tennessee's outstanding Civil War story...
Native American Heritage:The legacy of Southeast Tennessee's native people continues through the natural, historical and cultural landscape...
Come explore Southeast Tennessee’s scenic landscape and enjoy our rivers and mountains, local food and farms, Civil War and Native American history, regional music and art, one-of-a-kind festivals, and religious heritage.
The Southeast Tennessee Tourism Association website is the official visitor's guide for vacationers, explorers and enthusiasts who want to discover and experience all that Southeast Tennessee has to offer.
Follow this trail to some of the most compelling places in Tennessee's history.
This trail will highlight sites and stories relating to Native American history of this region.
Enjoy the scenic vistas and natural, cultural, historical, and recreational points.
Take a journey through the history and heritage of faith in...
When the first settlers came to this land of hills and valleys...
A shopping guide to local arts and fine crafts.
The traditional music of the Southeast Tennessee region began with...
More than 60 miles of navigable water for canoes, kayaks and paddle boats.
Discover Tennessee Trails and Byways:
Discover the peaks and valleys of Southeast Tennessee
Explore the rails, trails and roads of Southeast Tennessee.
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Holiday Inn Express in Dayton, Tenn., hosted "Tennessee Unchartered" host and musician Erick Baker and crew for the Sandhill Crane Festival this weekend.
Great turnout for the Birds of Prey show at the Sandhill Crane Festival in Birchwood, Tenn.
Two rock-climbing couples pursue a do-it-all adventure-sports weekend in Southeast Tennessee - and the new 2015 Ford Expedition has everything to make it happen.
Have you visited Opera House Music in South Pittsburg, Tenn.? Definitely worth stopping in...
Winter waterfalls in close proximity of one another in the Cherokee National Forest, Bald River Gorge and Tellico River.
Saturday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. ET The public is invited to participate in a 1.3 mile, 2-hour interpretive hike at Moccasin Bend National Archeological District on Saturday, January 10, 2015, beginning at 2 pm. The hike will explore what life was like for the Mississippian Indians before and after European contact.
2015 Tennessee Vacation Guide has arrived! And look who's on this year's cover... Of course!
The Cookie Jar Café in Dunlap, Tenn., is open for business after being remodeled. Remodeled? How could they get any better!
Made in Tennessee: Lodge Cast Iron Shop for great deals at the company's factory store in South Pittsburg, Tenn.
Scenic City Fishing Charters is now available seven days a week, 365 days a year. Good news, Richard Simms!
Dreaming of Spring? Order a Cherokee National Forest Adventure Map, which includes GPS coordinates for hiking trails, fishing spots, waterfalls and other recreation opportunities in the forest.
On Saturday, April 4, Mountain Outfitters and the Mountain Goat Trail Alliance will hold the second annual Mountain Outfitters Rails-to-Trails Fun Run & Walk from downtown Sewanee to the Mountain Outfitters parking lot.
Visit the Marion County Coal Miners Museum, located at 900 S. Main St. in Whitwell, to learn more about coal mining in the Sequatchie Valley. It's open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CT and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. CT. Group and school tours, bus tours, and senior citizen tours can be scheduled by calling 423-658-6868. There is no admission fee, but donations are welcome.
Join the Tennessee Aquarium's expert crew aboard the River Gorge Explorer for special two-hour Sandhill Crane viewing cruises offered during the peak of Sandhill Crane migration in Southeast Tennessee.
Each winter, thousands of redheaded, long-legged sandhill cranes descend upon the mud flats and grain fields along the banks of the Tennessee River at the Hiwassee Wildlife Refuge in Southeast Tennessee.
Little Cedar Mountain Hike January 10, 2015 at 9:30 a.m. Enjoy a four-mile moderate hike on TVA's historic Little Cedar Mountain trail in Marion County, Tenn. For more information or to register, contact Bob Butters, the Nickajack Naturalist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (423) 991-1548. Free - pre-registration required.
French's Shoes& Boots open on Christmas Eve for last-minute shopping adventures.
New Year's Eve Dinner Train - Enjoy a three-course dining experience aboard a restored 1924 dining car.
If you are looking for some unique locally made gifts, take a trip to the Sequatchie Valley Institute in the beautiful Sequatchie Valley of Southeast Tennessee. The gallery will be open Dec. 22-24 from 12-4 p.m. Central Time
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If there is one thing I have learned from my time at SETTA, and with this project in particular, it’s that Southeast Tennessee is an unpredictable place. When I started this series in the summer, I thought it was going to be easy. In my mind I was going to have my complete list of regional waterfalls, hike the trails, and write about them before the end of the year. Now, here it is almost Thanksgiving and I am only on the third waterfall, which wasn’t even on my original list of falls (shocker, right?). I don’t know what this says to you, but this unexpectedly complex process tells me that there is so much more to our region than meets the eye. It’s irregular. It’s out of the ordinary. It’s beautiful.... More