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Elizabethton/Carter County Tourism

North East Street

Elizabethton, TN 37643

(423) 547-3850

"Birthplace of American Democracy," two state parks, largest rhododendron gardens in U.S., oldest frame house in TN, 134' covered bridge. Enjoy the outdoors, camping, water sports & hiking. www.tourcartercounty.com. (423) 547-3850.

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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Thursday, September 3, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Thursday, September 3, 2015, 12:00 pm

Marion Mountain Music

Thursday, September 3, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Friday, September 4, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Friday, September 4, 2015, 12:00 pm

Woody's Original Mountain Music

Friday, September 4, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Saturday, September 5, 2015, 6:00 pm

Labor Day Weekend Family Discovery Programs

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Music in the Mountains Concert Series

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 6:30 pm

RockFest at Emerald Village

Saturday, September 5, 2015, 9:00 am

Upstairs Tour of Cone Manor

Saturday, September 5, 2015, 10:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Saturday, September 5, 2015, 12:00 pm

The Blue Ridge Music Center Presents Wayne Henderson, Helen White & Herb Key with Stevie Barr & The Mastertones

Saturday, September 5, 2015, 7:00 pm

Tracks Music & Dance

Saturday, September 5, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Sunday, September 6, 2015, 6:00 pm

Labor Day Weekend Family Discovery Programs

Sunday, September 6, 2015

Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Sunday, September 6, 2015, 10:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Sunday, September 6, 2015, 12:00 pm

First Sunday Jazz Series

Sunday, September 6, 2015, 1:00 pm

First Sunday Jazz Series

Sunday, September 6, 2015, 1:00 pm

Informal Jam on the Porch

Sunday, September 6, 2015, 2:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Monday, September 7, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Monday, September 7, 2015, 12:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 12:00 pm

Monthly Old Time Music Jam

Tuesday, September 8, 2015, 6:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 6:00 pm

Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 10:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 12:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Thursday, September 10, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Thursday, September 10, 2015, 12:00 pm

Marion Mountain Music

Thursday, September 10, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Friday, September 11, 2015, 6:00 pm

Wild Mushroom Walks

Friday, September 11, 2015, 11:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Friday, September 11, 2015, 12:00 pm

Woody's Original Mountain Music

Friday, September 11, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 6:00 pm

Music in the Mountains Concert Series

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 6:30 pm

Grandfather Mountain Kidfest

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 9:00 am

Upstairs Tour of Cone Manor

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 10:00 am

Afternoon Tea with Llamas

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 11:00 am

Plein Air Art Weekend

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 11:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 12:00 pm

111th Annual Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 12:00 pm

Midday Mountain Music Showcase

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 7:00 pm

Tracks Music & Dance

Saturday, September 12, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 6:00 pm

Grandparents Day Weekend Special Admission

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 10:00 am

Plein Air Art Weekend

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 11:00 am

111th Annual Gettysburg Wine & Music Festival

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 12:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 12:00 pm

Group Painting

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 2:00 pm

Informal Jam on the Porch

Sunday, September 13, 2015, 2:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Monday, September 14, 2015, 6:00 pm

Grandparents Day Weekend Special Admission

Monday, September 14, 2015

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Monday, September 14, 2015, 12:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Tuesday, September 15, 2015, 12:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 12:00 pm
17

Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 6:00 pm

24th Annual Overmountain Victory Celebration

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 12:00 pm

Marion Mountain Music

Thursday, September 17, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Friday, September 18, 2015, 6:00 pm

24th Annual Overmountain Victory Celebration

Friday, September 18, 2015

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Friday, September 18, 2015, 12:00 pm

Woody's Original Mountain Music

Friday, September 18, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 6:00 pm

24th Annual Overmountain Victory Celebration

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Music in the Mountains Concert Series

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 6:30 pm

Early Bird Walk

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 7:30 am

Grandfather Mountain Girl Scout Day

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 9:00 am

Eisenhower World War II Weekend

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 9:00 am

Youth Arts Festival

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 9:00 am

Arts & Craft Market

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10:00 am

Upstairs Tour of Cone Manor

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10:00 am

7th Annual Flock to the Rock

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 11:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 12:00 pm

Classic Car Cruise-In

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 3:00 pm

Blue Ridge Music Center Presents Paul Brown, Terri McMurray, Alice Gerrard & Kay Justice with De Temps Antan

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 4:00 pm

Tracks Music & Dance

Saturday, September 19, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 6:00 pm

24th Annual Overmountain Victory Celebration

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Eisenhower World War II Weekend

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 9:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 12:00 pm

Bring Back the Monarchs

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 2:00 pm

Informal Jam on the Porch

Sunday, September 20, 2015, 2:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Monday, September 21, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Monday, September 21, 2015, 12:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Tuesday, September 22, 2015, 12:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 6:00 pm

Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 10:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 12:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 12:00 pm

Peak Perfection Vintner Dinner

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 6:00 pm

Marion Mountain Music

Thursday, September 24, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Friday, September 25, 2015, 6:00 pm

Wild Mushroom Walks

Friday, September 25, 2015, 11:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Friday, September 25, 2015, 12:00 pm

Woody's Original Mountain Music

Friday, September 25, 2015, 7:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 6:00 pm

Pippinfest

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Music in the Mountains Concert Series

Saturday, June 6, 2015, 6:30 pm

Gettysburg Fall Outdoor Antique Show

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 7:00 am

National Public Lands Day

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 9:00 am

The Emma Rankin Story - 150th Anniversary of Stoneman's Raid on Historic Carson House

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 9:00 am

Upstairs Tour of Cone Manor

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 10:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 12:00 pm

Writers on the Rock for Kids

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 1:00 pm

Blue Ridge Music Center Presents Rebecca Frazier & Hit and Run with The Buckstankle Boys

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 4:00 pm

Tracks Music & Dance

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 7:00 pm

Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 10:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 6:00 pm

Pippinfest

Sunday, September 27, 2015

The Emma Rankin Story - 150th Anniversary of Stoneman's Raid on Historic Carson House

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 12:30 am

Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 10:00 am

Pet Adoption Day at Chateau Morrisette

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 11:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 12:00 pm

Informal Jam on the Porch

Sunday, September 27, 2015, 2:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Monday, September 28, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Monday, September 28, 2015, 12:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 6:00 pm

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Tuesday, September 29, 2015, 12:00 pm
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Take A Child Outside Week (TaCO)/Family Campout

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 6:00 pm

Upstairs Tours at Cone Manor

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 10:00 am

Mid-Day Mountain Music

Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 12:00 pm
     

Highlights & Happenings

  • Rocky Knob & Mabry Mill, MP 169, 176.2
  • These Parkway treasures offer many opportunities for visitors including hiking, camping, picnicking, and one of the most-photographed structures along the Blue Ridge Parkway.
  • Waterrock Knob, MP 451.2
  • An ideal spot for watching sunrise and sunsets across the rugged mountains, Waterrock Knob Visitor Center sits at almost 6,000 feet elevation. Exhibits, book sales, and a trail leading to the summit of Waterrock Knob await visitors. The last hik
  • Blue Ridge Music Center
  • The Blue Ridge Music Center is a state-of-the-art performing arts facility built to preserve and promote the historic music of Virginia and the Blue Ridge. The Blue Ridge region has produced more old-time and bluegrass musicians per capita than any o
  • Mount Pisgah, MP 408
  • Mount Pisgah’s spectacular views, hiking trails, camping and the Mount Pisgah Inn make this area a popular destination for visitors along the Blue Ridge Parkway. The mountain and thousands of surrounding acres was originally purchased by indust
  • Folk Art Center, Milepost 382
  • Open year round, the Folk Art Center on the Blue Ridge Parkway showcases the finest in traditional and contemporary craft of the Southern Appalachians.
  • Peaks of Otter, MP 86
  • With stunning views, natural beauty, and the surrounding Jefferson National Forest, it’s no wonder the Peaks of Otter area has attracted people to the region for more than 8,000 years.
  • James River & Otter Creek, MP 60-63.8
  • At the lowest elevation along the Parkway, visitors can hike, camp, fish, have a picnic, and see restored Battery Creek Lock from the Kanawha Canal.
  • Camping
  • Camping is one way visitors traveling through the Blue Ridge Parkway can spend the night under the stars in one of America’s most beautiful natural settings.
  • Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner
  • The 66th edition of the Blue Ridge Parkway Directory & Travel Planner is your ultimate source for planning a trip to the Blue Ridge Mountains.
  • Hiking Trails
  • A journey on the Blue Ridge Parkway offers motorists spectacular views of Southern Appalachia’s diverse beauty for 469.1 uninterrupted miles.
  • Parkway Road Conditions
  • An open Parkway is a safe Parkway. Be sure to check road conditions online or by phone before you travel and during your visit.
  • Attractions, Dining, Shopping & More
  • From fine arts to fun, experience the best places and activities to enhance your visit to the Blue Ridge Parkway region.
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