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Outdoors in East Tennessee

Exploring Cades Cove in the Smoky Mountains

People from all over the world travel to East Tennessee  to visit the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most popular national park in America. One of the Park’s main attractions is Cades Cove, a beautiful quiet valley surrounded by the stately Smokies. Even at

Day Trip to the Great Smoky Mountains

People come to East Tennessee for a large variety of reasons, including adventure, stunning natural beauty, and exceptional hospitality.  There is no shortage of these when you stay at Whitestone Country Inn, which is nestled on 360 beautiful acres along the shores of Watts Bar

Photos of Ice Storm and Bald Eagle at Whitestone

In February an ice storm came through East Tennessee and coated everything here at the Whitestone Inn in ice. Tonya Damron Photography captured some amazing shots of what the storm left behind this morning. Check it out and we’ll update as we get more photos. Bald

Spring Hiking in East Tennessee

Whether you’re looking to get a little exercise in, reduce your stress levels, or simply clear your head and enjoy nature, hiking delivers almost immediate rewards.  Hiking provides us all with a chance to escape our often over-scheduled daily lives, and to experience the world directly and without

An East Tennessee Getaway Will Rejuvenate Your Soul

Winter is knocking on our door, beckoning us to slow down the frenzied pace of modern living, and to enjoy the simple beauty that surrounds us. As a getaway destination, the State of Tennessee has its obvious charms and hidden virtue, and is a convenient

Whitestone Inn – Easter Bunny

    Whitestone Country Inn – bed and breakfast in Tennessee – Whitestone is the home to a variety of wildlife such as deer, numerous species of birds, and… Rabbits. The young puppy of our innkeeper’s son discovered the baby bunny in the wooded area

The osprey are back at Whitestone Country Inn

Having a country inn on a dead end road surrounded by a wildlife waterfowl refuge violates the conventional wisdom of location, location, location. However the advantages far outweigh any disadvantages. I was reminded today of the value of our location as a sat on the