The city of Fort Payne, tucked in the valley between two mountains of the lower Appalachian chain, is celebrating its 125th anniversary. Established in 1889, Fort Payne quickly became a bustling boom town that brought wealthy investors from the north to establish in Fort Payne. The discovery of coal and iron ore put Fort Payne on the national map and one of the things that quickly had to come about to transport people to this northeast corner ... (click for more)
Tennessee’s upcoming tourism news is consolidated for your convenience below. For a complete list of Tennessee events, visit tnvacation.com/calendar . Sept. 24-Oct. 5 Memphis – Listen to the music of the night as Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” ... (click for more)
The National Storytelling Festival will welcome some of the world’s best storytellers on Oct. 3-5, to the International Storytelling Center in downtown Jonesborough. The event is packed full of activities including dozens of world-renowned storytellers, food and merchandise vendors, ... (click for more)
September 16, 2014
The Dark Legacy of Elder Shaw themes this year’s Haunted Cavern at Ruby Falls for its 11 th season, opening Friday and Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27 , every ... (click for more)
With cooler temperatures come a plethora of festivals in Tennessee that will pack any fall calendar. World-renown food festivals, lots of concerts, and a new museum honoring the Queen of Rock ... (click for more)
Visitors coming to Asheville this fall can catch the city’s wacky side on LaZoom Comedy Tours, an experience as unique and colorful as the city itself. Loved by locals and tourists alike, ... (click for more)
Will taking dirt from Camp Jordan for the Bass Pro Shop development wind up causing more flooding at Camp Jordan?