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Kingsport Roots: Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium

Kingsport Roots: Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium

If you’re heading to Kingsport for a visit, a trip to Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium has to be on your bucket list! A stunning nature preserve, Bays Mountain Park is one of the most scenic spots in Northeast Tennessee, stretching across 3,550 acres. A haven for...

The Carousel – A True Kingsport Original

The Carousel – A True Kingsport Original

A dream that became a Kingsport Original – that’s the Carousel, one of the most unique and popular attractions in the region. The menagerie-style Carousel features 32 beautiful hand-carved wooden animals, 24 rafter-based creatures and two chariots – each lovingly and...

Santa Train Has Been Brightening Lives Since 1943

Santa Train Has Been Brightening Lives Since 1943

World War II was still raging when the Santa Train made its first journey from Pikeville, Ky. to Kingsport in 1943. That’s how long the little holiday train that could has been warming hearts and bringing smiles the faces of countless people along its route. While...

Want to Get Into the Holiday Spirit? Come to Kingsport!

Want to Get Into the Holiday Spirit? Come to Kingsport!

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year and that means there are plenty of fun and exciting Kingsport holiday events on the calendar that you won’t want to miss! We kick off November with the 40th Annual Christmas Connection that will take place at the...

Warriors’ Path State Park Has Something For Everyone

Warriors’ Path State Park Has Something For Everyone

Warrior’s Path State Park, located on the shores of the Patrick Henry Reservoir on the Holston River, has long been one of the region’s greatest treasures as both locals and visitors to the area can attest. The 950-acre park, which is named for the Great Indian...

Pal’s is as Homegrown as You Can Get

Pal’s is as Homegrown as You Can Get

Pal's Sudden Service, or Pal’s as most of us in these parts know it as, is as homegrown as you can get. Now considered one of America’s premier quick-service restaurant chains, the very first Pal’s opened in 1956 in Kingsport – and still stands today on Revere Street....

Kingsport’s Got It Going On This Fall

Kingsport’s Got It Going On This Fall

It’s that time of the year, when the air starts to turn cooler, college football season is underway and the scenery in Kingsport is even more incredible. It’s also when we start looking forward to all of the wonderful fall happenings in Kingsport, of which there are...

Ready to Get Your Fall Foliage Fix? Kingsport is Calling…

Ready to Get Your Fall Foliage Fix? Kingsport is Calling…

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 times around the first or second week of November....

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