The year was 1861 and a great nation began its divide. Each state voted to either stay in the union or secede from the once United States. Much like the rest of the country, Tennessee was also in a division. Being the largest state, territorially, in the union, it wasn’t easy for every Tennessean to… Read more »

Within the past twenty or so years Americans discovered just how much we love beer, and not just any beer but craft beer. A craving has really been developed for local, unique brews all across the states. With ingredients not commonly found in beer such as cocoa, cinnamon, fruit, vegetables, and many other flavorful spices… Read more »

What We Recommend

The award-winning Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival is an electrifying music experience that features the very best in roots music Sept. 16-18, 2016. From folk-rock and alternative country to Americana and traditional old-time string band music, Bristol Rhythm is amped to the beat of our region’s past, present, and future. Families, tour groups… Read more »

The Pilot Flying J Battle at Bristol will be College Football’s Biggest Ever on Sept. 10, 2016 when the Volunteers of the University of Tennessee take on the Hokies of Virginia Tech.  You won’t want to miss this historic sold out event and all the parties throughout the region in anticipation. There will be numerous events including concerts, festivals and… Read more »