9980 Airport Parkway
Kingsport, TN 37663
Phone: (423) 279-7111
Fax: (423) 323-9822
The Warriors' Path State Park is named so after this park area was used by the Cherokee tribe. Opened in 1952, the park has numerous well marked trails for the walking enthusiasts, a golf course, camping grounds and picnic spaces and boating facilities as well.
Exchange Place: Gaines-Preston Farm will take you back to the 1850s with its restored structures from the 19th Century. This living history farm will give a glimpse of how farm life was through demonstrations such as how things were bought through exchanging items. Check out the basketry, spinning, candle dipping and quilting work stations. They also have period livestock in the farm. Every necessity was either grown or made during that era. This place shows how in this fast paced life where everything is available in a jiffy, it was not so in that time. Only salt was bought. It is a great place to visit during festivals like Spring Garden Fair, Fall Folk Arts Festival, Witches Wynd and Christmas in the Country.
Kingsport Speedway is a popular NASCAR racing track located on North John B Dennis Highway. The track is laid out in concrete and features an oval, semi-banked layout. It was constructed in the year 1965.
Reedy Creek Vineyards & Cellars is a locally-run wine cellar on Meadowview Parkway. The staff at the vineyard is extremely co-operative and well-informed about the homegrown offerings. La Diabla is a popular variety here. The tasting room offers a wonderful selection of fine wines.
Domtar Park is a scenic attraction located on Riverport Road. The park is home to well-maintained softball and baseball facilities. A racing trail has also been built inside the park.
Winged Deer Park is a great recreational park, stretching over 150 acres (60 hectares). It features several meeting venues, picnic spots and a lake-side area. It also has several facilities for sports like the Batter's Up batting cage, a golf course as well as a volleyball net, set up on the banks of the lake.
Bays Mountain Park is a lovely natural park featuring a raptor center, a farmstead museum, nature center, picturesque nature trails and a variety of flora and fauna. The park is a good place to visit for those who want to escape the noisy city life into a blissful natural space.
Metro-Kiwanis Park is a large spacious park, located on Guaranda Drive, which hosts several community softball games. It features several softball fields, tennis courts and picnic spots. On site are also the monumental sculptures called the 'Junaluska', crafted in honor of the Native Americans of the land.
Johnson City Public Library is a well-stocked reading room situated on West Millard Street. The staff is extremely efficient and friendly at all times. It also provides hassle-free book rentals.
Established in 1903, Mountain Home National Cemetery is spread over 99.7 acres (40.3 hectares). Home to over more than 10,000 veteran soldiers. Many war heroes such as Junior James Spurrier and Thomas Smith are interred here.
Powell Square Park is the oldest project of the Department of Parks and Recreation of the region. It features a playground and restroom facilities.
A good place for the young and old alike, the Bristol Public Library boasts of a huge collection of books and good facilities for the visitors. It also conducts events, workshops and educational programs.