Celebrate Independence Day Along the East Tennessee Byway The East Tennessee Crossing Byway is showing out for Independence Day, which falls on a Thursday this year. The scenic byway, known for its rich history and picturesque landscapes, will be lit up with fireworks and home-town fun...

In 1933, the President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was leading a country deeply mired in the effects of the Great Depression. Particularly hard hit with poverty and suffering was the Tennessee River Valley, which included the counties along the East Tennessee Crossing Byway.  In a bold...

Morristown, a small Southern town in East Tennessee has become a disc golf destination. In fact, it’s now the home of the Tennessee State Disc Golf Championships AND is Tennessee’s Disc Golf Capital. Here’s how it happened.  A Brief History of Disc Golf  Ed Headrick is known...

Wildflowers, hiking, history, water sports, fishing and more - journey along the East Tennessee Crossing Byway for the best the season has to offer There’s no better time than springtime in East Tennessee. As the days grow warmer and the landscape comes alive with color, it’s...

Nestled between Morristown, Tennessee and Cherokee Lake, Panther Creek State Park is the perfect gateway to the outdoors. Whether you’re an avid fisherman, casual hiker or dedicated mountain biker, there’s something for everyone at Panther Creek. Competitions for Runners, Triathletes and Mountain Bikers Tennessee-based Dirty Bird Events...