East Tennessee is a home like no other. A place where the people are as enjoyable as the mountain views, where the honey is as sweet as the cost of living, and the winters are as mild as the taxes.
East Tennessee is sure to inspire both you and your family to lace up your walking shoes and get outside! With art, adventure, culture, cuisine and a welcoming community; East Tennessee is sure to find a special place in your heart.
Located only a short drive from the Village is Knoxville, TN. Knoxville provides those located in a quieter rural area with an option for city life. Travel and Leisure readers voted Knoxville as one of America’s favorite cities. Known as a big city with a small-town heart, Knoxville is home of the International Biscuit Festival, the University of Tennessee, and the Tennessee Theatre.
The Great Smoky Mountains works as the counter-balance for having a city venue only a short drive away. The Smokies provide access to a large number of outdoor luxuries such as biking Cades Cove eleven-mile Loop, hiking pieces of the Appalachian Trail, staying the night in Mt. LeConte Lodge, great fly fishing spots, blooming mountain laurel and a never-ending list of urban wilderness adventures.