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 »

Mahala Mullins wasn’t your average moonshiner. In fact, through the mid-1800s she was one of the most notorious sellers of illicit whiskey in Tennessee. It wasn’t that the government didn’t know about her. They did. It’s just that, whenever they came to arrest her, they couldn’t…quite…get…her…out of the house. That’s because she tipped the scales… Read more »

What We Recommend

The first chill of the autumn air had just hit me, and it was perfect weather for a jog outside under the changing leaves. I figured it was time for a change of scenery, and decided to take in the fall colors along the Tweetsie Trail. After that, I went for a burger from Mid… Read more »

We’ve narrowed down all the Halloween activities in the region to some of our favorites including haunted houses, scarecrow and pumpkin exhibits, spooky stories, Halloween bashes, a corn maze, ziplines, marathons and of course….trick or treating.  We found so much to do, that you’ll need November 1st to recuperate!  Here is our list, in order… Read more »