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Why Whitestone is the Perfect Small Wedding Destination

The COVID-19 pandemic hit our country at the peak of wedding season. This has forced so many couples to change their venue, narrow down their guest list, cancel the caterers, cancel honeymoons, the list goes on. It is a devastating time for soon-to-be newlyweds, but we are writing today with

It’s Wedding Season at Whitestone

Whether you are planning an extravagant wedding, you plan to elope, or you are going for the classic courthouse wedding, it is the season to get married! Spring wedding season across the nation typically lasts from March until the middle of June. The weather is warming up, and the sun

Tips for Planning a Stunning Winter Wedding

There is nothing more elegant than wedding photos in the snow – you get a mix of winter berries and pine tree branches incorporated into the bride’s bouquet, and all of the winter accents in the reception decor. There are a few extra factors to consider when planning a winter

Vow renewal surrounded by flowers at Whitestone Inn

Vow Renewals In East Tennessee – Whitestone Inn

At Whitestone I do dozens of vow renewals every year. Some are planned months ahead of time and some are spontaneous. On occasion guests have come to Whitestone and when discovering that I am an ordained minister, they ask if I would renew their wedding vows. For most couples, saying

Little Orphan Annie Meets the Cleavers

Many of us remember the classic movie "Annie." We've recently introduced our kids to this classic musical, and they loved it! It's one of those movies that as adopted children, they can relate to, which just like children's books, are hard to find. You know the newer classic books like,

I Love being an Innkeeper

    At Whitestone Country Inn I (Paul) get to meet and interact with the entire spectrum of demographic profiles. I often get asked, "What kind of people come to vacation and getaway at Whitestone?" Let me illustrate the diversity in just one week. Six couples were here for a

Making Orange Crowns with Chef Wells – Whitestone Country Inn

[DISPLAY_ACURAX_ICONS] Tennessee Resort - Bed and Breakfast Tennessee- near Knoxville Guests at Whitestone Country Inn enjoy their dining experience on the property for various reasons. Obviously the chefs are able to offer our guests a fantastic palatable situation. However, the appearance of the dish is another important factor of a guest's

Whitestone Inn – A Young Boy’s Perspective

    Tennessee resorts - bed and breakfast A young guest said, "Mr. Paul, Whitestone is a 2nd class place!" His parents immediately turned to their eight year old son with embarrassment. "Logan! Why would you say that?!" Logan reaffirmed his assessment with enthusiasm, "This is really second class!" Several

Whitestone Country Inn – Dice & Julienne with Chef Wells

Many inn guests are curious about how our chefs prepare food or what utensils they use in our kitchens. We caught Chef Wells on his leisure time by the kitchen in our main building, the Farmhouse, and he happily gave a few tips for the budding home-chef. About the Tennessee Chef