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City Guide: Kingsport

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Kingsport was developed after the Revolutionary War, at the confluence of the North and South Forks of the Holston River. In 1700’s it was known as “Salt Lick” for an ancient mineral lick.

Introduction to Kingsport

Seated along the Holston River, Kingsport is a city full of originals. Pal’s Sudden Service was born here, as was the recipe for the Original Long Island Iced Tea. Spend the day exploring Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium with over 3500 acres you will be able to unwind and not only explore the beautiful scenery of Kingpsort but also be able to explore the stars…

Morbi vitae purus dictum, ultrices tellus in, gravida lectus.
History of Kingsport

In the mid-18th century, Daniel Boone and his axe men left an area known as the Boatyard District and Long Island on the Holston River to mark a trail through the unexplored Cumberland Gap. This was America’s frontier, a bustling center of activity and a source of relaxation for three American presidents, Daniel Boone, David Crockett and other frontiersmen.

Weather & Best Time to Visit

Due to its overall mild climate in summer and winter, There really is never a bad time to visit Rogersville; However, many people enjoy the beautiful spring burst of color across it’s landscape in April. Also, throughout the summer months from May – October, Rogersville hosts a number of events and festivals. These include Cruise-In’s on the Square and in October their biggest festival – Heritage Days.

Weather Forecast Every Month

Month High / Low(°F)Rain
January 46° / 26° 8 days
February 51° / 29° 7 days
March 61° / 36° 8 days
April 70° / 44° 8 days
May 77° / 53° 8 days
June 84° / 60° 8 days
July 87° / 64° 8 days
August 86° / 63° 6 days
September 81° / 57° 5 days
October 70° / 45° 5 days
November 59° / 36° 6 days
December 49° / 29° 7 days

Top Attractions of Kingsport, Tennessee and Surrounding Area

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