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Author: Visit Kingsport

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]African-American Musician Helped Shape Country Music Northeast Tennessee’s country music roots are well known as the genre was famously born in the region back in the 1920s. But did you know that a Kingsport resident played a key...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s that time of the year, when the air starts to turn cooler, college football season is under way and the scenery in Kingsport is even more incredible. It’s also when we start looking forward to all of...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]One of the most beautiful times of the year to visit Kingsport is fall when the leaves transform into gorgeous shades of red, orange and yellow. Generally, the foliage begins changing in mid-to late October with peak...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you didn’t already know, you probably realize now that Kingsport is home to the Original Long Island Iced Tea. Yep, THAT Long Island Iced Tea – the one the folks up in New York think they...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]There’s always something going on in Kingsport but in July the fun level reaches a whole new level with Fun Fest. Every summer since 1981 Kingsport has transformed itself into a mecca of entertainment, a nine-day party that...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A recent study claims that the average meat-eating American eats about 18,000 chicken wings in a lifetime. Sounds about right – especially if those Americans have tried the many delicious wing offerings in Kingsport. Wings are so popular around...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kingsport winters tend to be fairly mild.  Most days, you can just throw on an extra layer, #getintotheoutdoors and soak up the beauty of Northeast Tennessee. When the weather doesn’t cooperate, the winter blues can start to set in....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ah, coffee. Just reading the word makes us think of that wonderful aroma, delightful taste and overall great feeling coffee provides.  In the wintertime, doesn’t the flavor seem even more intense, the coffee more comforting and the caffeine...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s the most wonderful time of the year, which means it’s also gift-buying time! Santa knows there’s no better place to Christmas shop than Kingsport, which has a wide variety of wonderful shops and stores for everyone to...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you live in the area, you know that Kingsport is blessed with some mighty fine eating establishments. And a lot of them are locally owned gems that are so popular that the regular customers might just as...

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