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Thoughts – Whitestone

11 Ways to Arrive to the Whitestone Inn

When you think of a relaxing getaway, you probably think of arriving in the traditional way – by car or maybe airplane. In all of the years since the Whitestone Country Inn has been open in beautiful East Tennessee, some of our guests have arrived

Thin Places

On a Sunday afternoon twenty years ago, I walked through the door of the Farmhouse at Whitestone Country Inn. My life was in pieces, and I wasn’t sure why I was there. I had heard someone describe Whitestone at church that morning, and felt an

Whitestone Cookbook

Whitestone Inn Cookbook Now Available

  For more than 20 years we’ve given travelers an unmatched culinary experience that brings classic Southern dining with influences from Northern Italy. In this cookbook you’ll find our Chef’s most popular recipes over the years that keep guests coming back again and again. Recipe sections

Why We Want to Come to Whitestone – 21 Stories

24 hours ago we opened up our November giveaway with one simple question. What’s the #1 reason you would like to come to Whitestone? Almost immediately we were surprised by the response and touched by the stories people were sharing. Here are just 21 of

Give the Gift of East Tennessee

The holiday season is firmly upon us in East Tennessee, and many shoppers are hurriedly searching for deals and crossing items of their extensive Christmas lists. The holiday season can be a wonderful time of year; it’s a season of magic, a time of joy,

The Influence of Rivendell on Whitestone

We are fortunate to have guests from around the world visit us at Whitestone. A recent guest had just returned from Afghanistan where she had served an international aid organization for two years. She is twenty-six years old, very attractive and left the US yesterday