It always amazes visitors how much there is to do here in the Appalachian mountains of Northeastern Tennessee during the summer and fall.
Every day there is hiking, swimming, boating, fishing and relaxing. But there are also a great many activities which are fun for the entire family.
Just in June alone are the following events:
- Blue Plum Festival – June 6-8 – Old Downtown – Johnson City – Blue Plum.org
- Heritage Hall Performance Center – Blithe Spirit – June 20,21,22
June 27, 28 – Mountain City – heritagehalltheatre.org
- Watauga Lake Winery – Wine Dinner – June 21 – wataugalakewinery.com
- Roan Mountain – Roan Mountain Rhododendron Festival –
June 21,22 – roanmountain.com
- An 18th Century Independence Celebration and Muster – Sycamore ShoalsState Historic Area-June 28 and 29 sycamoreshoalstn.org
- Old Mill Days – Trade Gristmill – Trade
- Gray Fossil Museum with permanent exhibits and traveling exhibits – Alligators, red pandas, camels, and beavers are among the finds recently discovered while digging at the Gray site – grayfossilmuseum.org
- Doe Mountain – an 8600 acre recreational area for hiking, biking and ATV trails
- Watauga Lake – swimming, fishing, boating, kayaking, stand up paddle boarding
- Butler Museum – telling the story of “the town that wouldn’t drown” – Open weekends – http://www.thebutlermuseum.com
And remember, the Iron Mountain Inn B&B and Creekside Chalet in Butler, TN are the perfect headquarters for exploring all that Butler, and Northeastern Tennessee has to offer.
Looking forward to sharing the magic of the mountains with you and your friends or family this summer.