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Joe Tennis

The West Virginia scenic railroad has a family feel to it as passengers watch for birds, buildings and scenery. Read more

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New hostelries and new breweries dominate our collection of new destinations and attractions recently added to the mountain region. Read more

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The famous “Monkey Trial” of 1925 put the little town of Dayton, Tennessee, on the map, as per plan. Read more

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The history of the West Virginia resort’s water goes back more than 150 years, with endorsements from people ranging from Olympians to congressmen. Read more

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Did a Bigfoot save a guy’s life in 2000? And how about the guy who didn’t go into the woods for five years after seeing one? Read more

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Dollywood pushes into the “Wildwood Grove” for its 2019 season, giving the popular park its first new, additional area in a decade in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Read more

Country Roads

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A Tennessee state park takes pains to go back to its genuine roots. Read more

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With surprises ranging from ghosts and spirits to delicious dining destinations and more, each stop is pure pleasure. Read more

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Walking Winchester in the relentless rain of a soggy spring could not dampen my enthusiasm to see the home of a country music legend. Read more

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The North Carolina native offers tours at the Oconaluftee Indian Village. Read more

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Learn more about how Paula Corbin Kahn creates unique jewelry pieces with chinquapins. Read more

Country Roads

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

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Casually cruising to Claytor Lake in southwest Virginia, I felt like I had come home - back to where it all began: my first assignment for Blue Ridge Country. Read more

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

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David Schwartz operates the Camera Heritage Museum, a fixture in downtown Staunton, Virginia. Read more

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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. Read more

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Mark Pedro believes in miracles, divine intervention—and even the second coming of Jesus Christ in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Read more

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There was a patent for a "flying apparatus" a quarter century before the Wright brothers. Read more

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You can zip through the trees and even walk among the treetop canopy at Anakeesta, a new family destination in downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Read more

Country Roads

Our on-the-road contributing editor is back with a bounty of experience-filled excursions. Read more

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