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    Things to Do This Fall in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee

    By Kathleen Brown | September 23, 2022

    Fall in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee creates a beautiful backdrop as the mountainsides change into magnificent oranges, reds, and yellows. Along with the stunning fall foliage, fall in the region offers numerous festivals and events for the entire family to enjoy. Abingdon, VA, Marion, VA, and Bristol, TN/VA are central locations for taking part... Read More

    All About Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion in Downtown Bristol TN/VA

    By Kathleen Brown | September 9, 2022

    It’s that time of year again when Downtown Bristol turns into a music destination with multiple outdoor and indoor stages and over 100 bands! Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion music festival is an unforgettable music experience that folks from near and far return to year after year when September rolls around.  When is Bristol Rhythm... Read More

    A Day on the River in Abingdon, VA

    By Kathleen Brown | August 24, 2022

    Abingdon, Virginia is a must-visit destination for outdoor adventurers, from biking the Virginia Creeper Trail to hiking the numerous trails in the region to spending time floating on South Holston Lake or one of the area’s peaceful rivers. There is definitely not a lack of things to do when visiting or living in Abingdon and... Read More

    Weekend Music Events in Southwest Virginia

    By Kathleen Brown | June 17, 2022

    Summer in Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennesse is filled with music, festivals, and good times. With events happening in Abingdon, Bristol, Marion, and surrounding areas all summer long, you never have to search too hard to find something to do whether you call the region home or are only visiting the beautiful area. Abingdon Music... Read More

    Must-Visit Corn Mazes Around Southwest VA & Northeast TN

    By Kathleen Brown | October 8, 2019

    If visiting a corn maze is on your fall bucket list, make plans to head to one (or all!) these corn mazes around Southwest VA and Northeast TN. Whether you enjoy the scare of a haunted maze or just the challenge to find your way out of a corn maze, this is a list of... Read More

    Top 5 Things To Do in Bristol TN/VA this Fall

    By Kathleen Brown | August 27, 2019

    Paddle or Float South Holston Lake: A day at the lake may usually be associated with summertime, but time out on SOHO Lake can be just as enjoyable in the fall! Whether you’re kayaking or motor boating, the peaceful feeling of being out on the water, refreshing cool breeze, and the lovely mountain views is... Read More

    Things to Do this Spring in Southwest Virginia & Northeast Tennessee

    By Kathleen Brown | March 25, 2019

    Spring Events in Southwest Virginia & Northeast Tennessee Mt. Rogers Maple Syrup Festival: Saturday & Sunday, March 30th & 31st, 2019 Annual event beings at 8AM complete with a pancake breakfast topped with genuine, freshly tapped maple syrup. This is a family fun event that includes music, demonstrations for making maple syrup, storytelling and arts... Read More

    Video: Top Reasons to Visit Steele Creek Park in Bristol, TN

    By Kathleen Brown | August 3, 2018

    Why You Will Want to Visit Steele Creek Park in Bristol, TN Good morning. I’m Steve Willinger REALTOR with Highlands Realty. Today I’m in Bristol, Tennessee at Steele Creek Park. It is the third largest city park in the state of Tennessee with ~2,500 acres and ~25 miles of biking and hiking trails. There are... Read More

    Video: Why Southwest VA is a Good Place to Be

    By Kathleen Brown | August 1, 2018

    Southwest VA is a Good Place to Be In the Virginia Highlands, we enjoy beautiful mountain views. But these mountains not only provide beauty to the local area, but also helps provide healthy air since the average elevation is over 2,000 ft. The local area also has an abundance of clean spring water, which boils... Read More

    Video: Outdoor Activities in the Virginia Highlands

    By Kathleen Brown | July 31, 2018

    Outdoor Activities in Southwest Virginia and the Highlands Region Hi, I’m Tim Sproles with Highlands Realty, I wanted to tell you a little bit about some of the outdoor activities we have in the Highlands Region. I’m currently sitting here at the very beginning of the Virginia Creeper Trail, which is 35 miles of biking,... Read More