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Crossville a crossroads of outdoor entertainment
Nature trails, museums and theaters all are great Crossville, Tenn., attractions, but in this town, one pastime dominates all others -- golf.
Smokies national park is a world of its own
Historic log cabins nestle under towering 5,000-foot mountains.
Oak Ridge: America's best-kept secret
Oak Ridge was Tennessee's fifth-largest city during World War II, but it was also America's biggest secret.
Leaf peeping: A regional specialty
This region's long rivers and mountain backdrops can't be outdone when it comes to showcasing autumn's big flash.
Sweetwater sure to offer relaxing vacation option
Those looking to lie by lakes, shop several stores, hear about history or sail the sea will all find something to love about Sweetwater.
German, English roots mesh at Wartburg
Residents trace the small town's roots to German settlers who established colonies along the Cumberland Plateau after Native Americans ceded land to the U.S. government.
Small-town Dayton packed with history
A little more than a half-hour north of Chattanooga, Dayton, Tenn., has all the trappings of a small town but with lots of history.
Athens is home to history, fun spots
Rolling hills and farmland surround the McMinn County seat of Athens, Tenn., about halfway between Chattanooga and Knoxville off Interstate 75.
Cleveland boasts cars, crafts, history
The Cleveland/Bradley County Chamber of Commerce tells tourists the city is "in the middle of it all."
Old Dunlap road a link in Trail of Tears
A mill road Cherokee Indians took through the Sequatchie Valley on the Trail of Tears still exists today and now is open to the public.
Cornbread, football in 'Pittsburgh of the South'
Faced with a failing downtown area 15 years ago, civic leaders in South Pittsburg, Tenn., decided on a recipe for revival.
Sequatchie Valley called a 'magnet' for visitors
Sequatchie County and its county seat of Dunlap lie in the center of the Sequatchie Valley at the edge of the Cumberland Plateau, an area that has become a destination for retirees and nature lovers.
McMinnville charms with natural assets
This part of the world is prized for its natural assets: lush forests, pristine lakes and streams and picturesque waterfall vistas.
Monteagle a quiet, mountain getaway
Monteagle, Tenn., is so famous for its grueling portion of Interstate 24 that the incline, which ascends 900 feet in just a few miles, has been featured in songs and movies.
Lynchburg: The home of Old No. 7 whiskey
The town of Lynchburg is synonymous with a name, a taste and a number.
Shelbyville shares walking horse, pencil history
Every August, the population in Shelbyville, Tenn., multiplies by 10 as about 200,000 people from across the nation and around the globe trot in to watch the world-famous Tennessee Walking Horse Celebration.
Coffee County: Music, whiskey, charm
In the last decade, Coffee County and Manchester, Tenn., have become household names, thanks to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival that attracts thousands every June.