3004 Bays Meadow Pl
Kingsport, TN 37664
Phone: (423) 230-0534
Fax: (423) 230-0978
Reedy Creek Vineyards & Cellars is a locally-run wine cellar on Meadowview Parkway. The staff at the vineyard is extremely co-operative and well-informed about the homegrown offerings. La Diabla is a popular variety here. The tasting room offers a wonderful selection of fine wines.
Bays Mountain Park is a lovely natural park featuring a raptor center, a farmstead museum, nature center, picturesque nature trails and a variety of flora and fauna. The park is a good place to visit for those who want to escape the noisy city life into a blissful natural space.
Domtar Park is a scenic attraction located on Riverport Road. The park is home to well-maintained softball and baseball facilities. A racing trail has also been built inside the park.
The Warriors' Path State Park is named so after this park area was used by the Cherokee tribe. Opened in 1952, the park has numerous well marked trails for the walking enthusiasts, a golf course, camping grounds and picnic spaces and boating facilities as well.
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.
Kingsport Speedway is a popular NASCAR racing track located on North John B Dennis Highway. The track is laid out in concrete and features an oval, semi-banked layout. It was constructed in the year 1965.
Winged Deer Park is a great recreational park, stretching over 150 acres (60 hectares). It features several meeting venues, picnic spots and a lake-side area. It also has several facilities for sports like the Batter's Up batting cage, a golf course as well as a volleyball net, set up on the banks of the lake.
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.
Metro-Kiwanis Park is a large spacious park, located on Guaranda Drive, which hosts several community softball games. It features several softball fields, tennis courts and picnic spots. On site are also the monumental sculptures called the 'Junaluska', crafted in honor of the Native Americans of the land.
Established in 1903, Mountain Home National Cemetery is spread over 99.7 acres (40.3 hectares). Home to over more than 10,000 veteran soldiers. Many war heroes such as Junior James Spurrier and Thomas Smith are interred here.
Natural Tunnel State Park, as the name implies, is home to the large Natural Tunnel, a cave over 850 ft (259 m) long and as tall as a 10-story building. This tunnel was carved into the rock by natural forces over thousands of years, and was called the "eighth wonder of the world" by William Jennings Bryan. In addition to the park's namesake, there are also camping facilities, picnic areas, a gift shop, visitors center and much more. You can explore all of this after paying just the low parking fee of $3 on weekdays and $4 on weekends.
Johnson City Public Library is a well-stocked reading room situated on West Millard Street. The staff is extremely efficient and friendly at all times. It also provides hassle-free book rentals.