One of my favorite things about summer is finding a patio, a cold drink and good food. If there’s live music, even better! Lucky for me, Roane County has a handful of great options for waterfront dining. Whether you’re traveling by boat or by car, you don’t want to miss out on these local gems!Read More Where to Eat on Watts Bar Lake
National Tourism Week Recap
For those of you who don’t know me, the voice behind the blog, I’m Sam. I’m the Communications & Marketing Manager for the Roane Alliance, and it’s my job to tell the world about all of the great things Roane County has to offer. When Lake Season begins, we hit the ground running, typically launchingRead More National Tourism Week Recap
Spend a Saturday Evening in Kingston
Tomorrow, there are 2 very different events taking place in and around Kingston. Whether you’re more into fear or farms, we’ve got you covered! For those that like to be scared, don’t miss your chance to experience The Meg on the Water at Kingston City Park (333 W Race St, Kingston) on Saturday, June 22.Read More Spend a Saturday Evening in Kingston
Friday Nights on Roane
If you’ve been to Harriman recently, I’m sure you’ve noticed that downtown seems a little more lively these days. This is thanks, in part, to an influx of wonderful entrepreneurs who see the potential in this town and want to be in on the ground floor of making it great. You’ll find boutiques, antiques, anRead More Friday Nights on Roane
Summer is the Perfect Time to Soak in Roane!
Summer is here, and there’s no better time to “Soak in Roane!” All season long, you’ll find plenty of opportunities for festivals, food, fishing and fun! Looking to escape into another world for a few hours? Two weekends remain for Harriman’s Tennessee Medieval Faire. On June 8-9, you and your entire family can be transportedRead More Summer is the Perfect Time to Soak in Roane!
Roane Chosen as Tennessee RiverLine Pilot Community
It’s no secret that Roane County has incredible waterways for recreation and tourism. Because of this, Roane was just announced as one of five communities in the region (only 2 in Tennessee) chosen for the Tennessee RiverLine Pilot Program! What is the Tennessee RiverLine? The Tennessee RiverLine is a vision for a continuous, multimodal systemRead More Roane Chosen as Tennessee RiverLine Pilot Community
Bike Rides & Bike Races – Both Are Found in Roane!
Did you know that there are miles and miles of trails designed for walking, hiking and biking here in Roane Sweet Roane? In fact, Roane County is becoming a destination for bikers looking to improve their times while enjoying scenic vistas and rolling hills. That’s why registration for the Oak Ridge Velo Classic and ThreeRead More Bike Rides & Bike Races – Both Are Found in Roane!
Fun Day on WBL With K-Dub
In the middle of May, our friends from Knoxville Weekend (affectionately known as K-Dub) came to Roane County to see what’s so great about Watts Bar Lake. Our friend and host, Jac B., was up for any adventure we threw her way, and little did she know just all we had planned for her! WeRead More Fun Day on WBL With K-Dub
More Visitors Are Soaking in Roane
Four years ago Roane Tourism amped up our marketing program by first creating a more visual website – after all, people do come here because of the beauty. So this required photo and video shoots to capture life in Roane. Then we went to work marketing all over about how you could Soak in RoaneRead More More Visitors Are Soaking in Roane
Dive Into Summer Scavenger Hunt
What’s more fun than a friendly competition? To celebrate Summer being in full-swing, we’ve created a signature scavenger hunt designed to get locals and visitors out to all 5 of our cities in Roane County! We’ve randomly selected 10 must-sees in Roane County that we’d love for you to visit. All you have to doRead More Dive Into Summer Scavenger Hunt