Discover Kingsport: Outdoor Activities and Small-Town Living


Visit Kingsport—Outdoor Adventure and Economic Growth is the seventh episode in our series promoting Northeast Tennessee as a tourism destination. It is produced in collaboration with Visit Johnson City and regional partners hosting the OWAA's inaugural Field Fest event.

Our guests are Lara Potter and Chelsea Ketron. Lara is the vice president of Visit Kingsport, and Chelsea is the Director of Marketing.

In today's episode, you'll hear all about the unique attractions that make Kingsport a must-visit destination, from the mesmerizing wolf howling experiences at Bays Mountain Park to the diverse activities at Warriors Path State Park. Lara and Chelsea will also guide us through Kingsport's fascinating history, including the intriguing origin of the Long Island iced tea and the popular Long Island Tea Trail.


🎧 Episode Spotlight: Lara Potter and Chelsea Ketron. Visit Kingsport.

🏑 Kingsport, TN! is a small-town paradise that offers safety, great schools, a walkable downtown, & tons of outdoor activities!

 Kingsport is home to Bays Mountain Park, where you can experience the thrill of hearing gray wolves howl! 🐺 Plus, enjoy hiking, biking, & educational programs! 🌲🏞

The original #LongIslandIcedTea was created right here in Kingsport back in the early 1900s! 🍹Join the Long Island Tea Trail and taste different versions at local spots.
The Kingsport Carousel is a must-visit, featuring hand-carved animals and an inclusive setup for all abilities. And don’t forget the Miracle League field and Darrell’s Dream Boundless Playground! πŸ¦„πŸŽ 

Kingsport's downtown is brimming with cozy coffee shops, offering excellent brews, pastries, & great lunch options. β˜•οΈπŸ₯

With so much going on, Kingsport is perfect for all ages. Whether you’re visiting for sports tournaments, conventions, or leisure travel, you’ll feel right at home. πŸ€πŸž


Click here to learn more about Visit Kingsport on their website. Be sure to visit their social sites, including:



Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium
Kingsport Carousel
Long Island Tea Trail


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 Lara Potter, Chelsea Ketron, Visit Kingsport, Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium
Kingsport Carousel, Long Island Tea Trail,  Field Fest, OWAA, PodcastInterview, Howard Fox, Outdoor Adventure Series

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