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How Whitestone Will Help You Unwind

Life can get extremely stressful, and sometimes you need to devote a day or two to treat yourself to self-care. At Whitestone, we are the perfect getaway to unwind and relax after a crazy week. Whether you want to get away from work or kids’ craziness, we can help you

The Perfect Summer Day Without Leaving the Inn

Are you bored in the house this summer and looking for the perfect vacation? At Whitestone, we offer tons of amenities and services that can give you a perfect summer day without even leaving our grounds. We call ourselves the “sanctuary for the soul”, and with just one stay at

Showing Pastor Appreciation All Year Long

  The month of October saw a great wave of appreciation flow out to Pastor’s worldwide and for good reason. The job of a pastor is tough stuff and it’s incredibly important. In fact, the job of a Pastor is consistently identified as one of the most difficult occupations in

Give A Word Of Thanks

Whitestone Country Inn - East Tennessee Bed and Breakfast - Knoxville Tennessee A Traditional Thanksgiving The holidays are approaching and it's will soon be time for traditions to begin. Some family friends have a great tradition that they put into practice at Thanksgiving dinner. They have the usual foods like

Make Mouth Watering Sun Dried Tomato and Bacon Scones

    One aspect of cuisine that many Americans enjoy are breads. Our Tennessee resort chef, Chris Nance, loves to create with bread and pasta recipes. One of his favorite recipes is for a Sun Dried Tomato and Bacon Scone, which Chef Nance will be demonstrating for our Christmas in

Who Will Remember We Were Ever Here?

  Who is going to remember ...   that we were ever on earth in 30—50--70 years? I recently visited my son’s grave. I know he’s not there, but stopping cemetery and seeing “BRIAN PAUL COWELL” on a  grave marker always helps me balance what is important and what is not important

The Reason for the Drive-Thru Barn at Whitestone

I (Paul) was intrigued with the image of the cities of refuge in ancient Hebrew society. Six cities were designated as a place of refuge. Once you got inside the gates you were safe from the problems and potential attackers on the outside. So in the master planning for Whitestone,

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