119 Pinnacle Dr
Johnson City, TN 37615
Phone: (423) 282-0488
Fax: (423) 282-0598
Ride in a exciting hot air balloon and experience sunrises from the air and the scenic beauty of this region.
Features the region's finest softball and soccer facilities, 1/2-mile fitness track, 1 1/2 miles of wooded nature trails, 9-hole disc golf course, and open picnic tables. At the lakefront, fish or stroll along the lighted boardwalk and enjoy sand volleyball.
Includes six covered pavilions, open picnic areas and a playground.
Roan Mountain State Park is a naturalist's paradise, rich in plant and animal life. Breathtaking views of the Appalachian Mountain Range and the largest natural Catawba rhododendron garden in the world can be found here. Cabins are available. Camping, hiking, tennis, swimming and picnicking are just some of the activities to enjoy.
This 36 acre site features a spectacular view of Buffalo Mountain, over a mile of paved walking trails, playground equipment and picnic areas.
The Jonesborough Historic District encompasses a wide area of 120 acres (49 hectares) and has several historic buildings within itself. The area reflects a mix of architectural styles, however the more prominent ones include the Queen Anne, Federal and Greek Revival styles. A visitor center is located in this area to guide the visitors though the maze of historic structures. A stroll down the lanes of the district would take you back to the 19th century. The district has been preserved and maintained pretty well. Culture and history enthusiasts will fall in love with this place.
This 18th-century home was build by John Tipton, a member of the 1776 Constitutional Convention. It has been restored to the style when it was the home of Landon Carter Haynes, a Confederate senator. Enjoy a museum, a gift shop, a limestone cave, nature trails, and an herb garden.
Exchange Place: Gaines-Preston Farm will take you back to the 1850s with its restored structures from the 19th Century. This living history farm will give a glimpse of how farm life was through demonstrations such as how things were bought through exchanging items. Check out the basketry, spinning, candle dipping and quilting work stations. They also have period livestock in the farm. Every necessity was either grown or made during that era. This place shows how in this fast paced life where everything is available in a jiffy, it was not so in that time. Only salt was bought. It is a great place to visit during festivals like Spring Garden Fair, Fall Folk Arts Festival, Witches Wynd and Christmas in the Country.
The Exchange Place is a restored building showing eight original reconstructed buildings and four historic breeds of livestock.
Kingsport Greenbelt consists of nine miles of bicycle trails along parts of the Reedy Creek and Holston River.
The Kingsport Renaissance Center is a community building that houses many fine arts organizations.
The historic Salem Presbyterian Church was built in 1894 and it occupies tremendous historical significance. This historical landmark was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1992.