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Andy Chabot

The wonders of the train include, well, not driving, as well as great stops to explore along the way. more

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Our readers have spoken! Here are their picks for the best people, places, things and more in the Southern Appalachians. more

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Cheryl Rodewig

The 292 acres of stunning green beauty are well worth a visit. more

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He combines his love of the outdoors with a penchant to help others. more

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Annie Laura of 621Studios.com

Jay Marion's work in the ground creates a connection between his grandparents and his grandson. more

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Joe Tennis

In the third of our 30th Anniversary look-backs, we find a blend of old and new. more

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Holt Messerly

An interest hatched at age 10 became a life-long obsession. more

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In the second of our 30th Anniversary revisits to stories over those years, a new look at a broken life ended with a fire. more

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These parks hold strong promise for life-listers, great trails, scenery and more. more

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The Palisades Restaurant

The tiny town of Eggleston, Virginia, is being transformed. more

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Here's your guide to 177 great gatherings to help you plan your 2018 mountain travels. more

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Twenty-two years after her first visit in 1995, our writer went to the Cumberland Gap to see what had changed…and what had stayed the same. more

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Tennessee Aquarium

After studying aquatic life around the world, biologist Dr. Anna George found her true calling: protecting the creatures that live in her own backyard. more

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5 Petal Productions

For Logan and Georganna Seamon, hiking the Appalachian Trail led to a life-changing business opportunity. more

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The 2018 Blue Ridge Country Travel Guide explores the joys of discovering this great region’s natural wonders and curiosities. more

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The Ocoee River ran uninterrupted until 1913, when a dam was built to generate power, broke free in 1976, hosted Olympic events in 1996, and is now guaranteed to run free for about 100 days a year for the next 15 years. more

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Camp Toccoa, a WWII training camp from 1942 until 1944, is now home to a museum, and presents the opportunity for the fit among us to replicate the six-mile run undertaken by recruits hoping to become part of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment. more

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Joe Tennis

When the Tennessee Valley Authority inundated the land near Hiawassee in 1941, some relatives came to rescue buried remains of relatives from land that would become an island; and some did not. more

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The once-avant-garde structure has, since its 1858 construction, undergone many challenges and changes. A new effort may save it for all. more

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Caverns’ owner T. C. Northcott was obsessed with the 54-degree cave air, and was convinced of its restorative benefits. more

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