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.

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.

Get the Southeast Tennessee Trails App to guide you to the historic and cultural sites that abound throughout the ten counties of Southeast Tennessee.

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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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March 26, 11:29 AM ET
Thanks to Cherokee Rafting (Ocoee, TN), the National Cornbread Festival (South Pittsburg, TN), the Dixie Queen Stills and the Etowah Moonshine Festival (Etowah, TN), and Savannah Oaks Winery (Delano, TN) for donating gift certificates and items to represent Southeast Tennessee for the WUTC 88.1 FM's Fund Drive.
March 26, 11:09 AM ET
The Ocoee River in Southeast Tennessee opens for rafting on Saturdays and Sundays beginning March 21 through Nov. 1, 2015. Water also flows on Monday, Thursday and Friday in June, July and August. Make plans for your whitewater rafting adventure today!
March 25, 1:23 PM ET
Great spotlight on places to visit in Chattanooga and Southeast Tennessee from Everett Potter's Travel Report.
March 25, 12:00 PM ET
Happy Daffodil Spring!
March 24, 10:17 PM ET
Experience the Tennessee River Gorge on the River Gorge Explorer Family Adventure Cruise.
March 22, 11:18 AM ET
Check out these outdoor clubs in Chattanooga.
March 22, 11:12 AM ET
Spring wildflower hikes coming up at the Sequatchie Valley Institute in Whitwell, Tenn. #SequatchieValleyTN
March 21, 10:16 AM ET
The Chattanooga River Market is back! Local artists will be in the Aquarium Plaza Saturday from 10-5 selling jewelry, photography, soaps and more.
March 20, 11:02 AM ET
Come see moonshiner Roy Grooms at the Etowah Moonshine Festival in Delano, Tenn., June 12 and 13, 2015.
March 19, 10:59 AM ET
Welcome Spring, which begins tomorrow (March 20).
March 19, 9:06 AM ET
Wow, this inn has some longevity!
March 18, 9:30 PM ET
We recommend a trip to Tellico Junction Café in Etowah, Tenn., to try their chocolate gravy & biscuits, recognized by the Southern Foodways Alliance for its cultural heritage roots in the Tennessee Valley.
March 18, 9:21 PM ET
Cinnamon dreams from Eva's Bakery in Etowah, Tenn.
March 17, 1:48 PM ET
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam announced today that Kevin Triplett will join his cabinet as commissioner of the Department of Tourist Development. Triplett, 49, is vice president of public affairs for Bristol Motor Speedway.
March 16, 11:06 AM ET
Cannot contain ourselves that Puckett's is opening in Chattanooga! A culinary treasure.
March 15, 11:34 AM ET
Make plans to attend this three-day festival of guided hikes on trails in South Cumberland State Park, workshops, ART for the PARK, native plant sale, and free children's events including ropes course, hayrides, and wildlife.
March 13, 2:08 PM ET
Everyone's nuts about the Tennessee Overhill Heritage Association's new Waterfall Brochure! The Tennessee Overhill area in Southeast Tennessee features more than 60 waterfalls - and the new brochure highlights 20 of the most accessible, including directions, height and degree of difficulty for the hike. Get your FREE Waterfall Brochure for the region by calling 423-263-7232 or emailing
March 13, 9:47 AM ET
Check out the Travel Southeast Tennessee mobile app! It's free and full of exciting places to discover and explore in Southeast Tennessee.
March 11, 7:46 PM ET
Not surprised to learn that the Ocoee River is THE most popular whitewater rafting river in the U.S. The season opens March 21.
March 9, 2:53 PM ET
Check out upcoming classes at The Farmer's Daughter in Chattanooga.
March 9, 11:41 AM ET
Take part in this year's Hiwassee River Cleanup: March 28 at 9 a.m.
March 5, 12:26 PM ET
ABC Nashville's Deacon (Chip Esten) shows off the 2015 Tennessee Vacation Guide. Get yours today at
March 5, 9:09 AM ET
Tennessee Uncharted ventures onto the Ocoee River in Southeast Tennessee. Check out the adventure - and make plans for your own adventure this year!
March 5, 8:20 AM ET
Vote for Fall Creek Falls State Park, 2015 Best State Park Nominee / USA Today
March 5, 8:13 AM ET
The biggest mixed martial arts event ever to take place in Chattanooga will be March 28 at Camp Jordan Arena!

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For those of you who don’t know what we do here at the Southeast Tennessee Tourism Association, the dry definition is that we promote ten counties in Southeast Tennessee. Want to know the actual definition? We get to do really cool stuff in order to relay just how cool and fun it is to y’all! I know . . . it’s a sacrifice, but you’re welcome.... More

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