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Churches

Fordtown Church
Arcadia Church
Arnold Chapel
Bancroft Chapel
Bancroft Tabernacle
Beason Well Church
Beech Grove Church (historical)
Belvue Christian Church
Bethany Church
Bethany Church
Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church
Bethel Church
Beulah Baptist Church
Bloomingdale Baptist Church
Bloomingdale Church
Calvary Baptist Church
Cassidy Church
Cedar Grove Baptist Church
Centenary Church
Central Baptist Church
Church Circle
Clouds Bend Church
Cold Springs Church
Colonial Heights Baptist Church
Colonial Heights Church
Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church
Concordia Lutheran Church
Deerlick Church
Depew Chapel
Ebenezer Baptist Church
Emory Church
Fairfield Church (historical)
Fairview Church
Faith Bible Church
Fall Creek Church
First Baptist Church
First Broad Street United Methodist Church
First Christian Church
First Church of the Nazarene
First Methodist Church (historical)
First Presbyterian Church
Fordtown Baptist Church
Fordtown Church
Forest View Church
Fort Robinson Baptist Church
Glen Alpine Church
Glenwood Baptist Church
Gospel Tabernacle
Grace Church
Greenvale Church
Gunnings Baptist Church
Hall Ridge Church
Harmony Church
Hill Top Mission
Holly Springs Church
Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
Horse Creek Church
Indian Springs Baptist Church
Kendrick Creek Church
Kingsley Church (historical)
Kingsley United Methodist Church
Liberty Church
Liberty Hill Church (historical)
Litz Manor Baptist Church
Lynn Garden Baptist Church
Mill Creek Church
Morrison Chapel United Methodist Church
Morrison Temple
Mount Carmel Church (historical)
Mountain View Church
New Haven Church (historical)
Northeast Church of Christ
Oak Grove Baptist Church
Old Kingsport Presbyterian Church
Open Door Baptist Church
Pactolus Church
Parker Chapel
Parson Church
Reedy Creek Church
Reservoir Road Church
Riverside Avenue Baptist Church
Rock Springs United Methodist Church
Roller Memorial Chapel
Ross Camp Ground United Methodist Church
Russell Chapel (historical)
Saint Dominics Catholic Church
Saint Matthew United Methodist Church
Saint Pauls Episcopal Church
Salem Church
Shadyview Mission
Silver Chapel

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Kingsport (pop. 48,205) is a city in Eastern Tennessee.

Get in

By plane

Tri-Cities Regional Airport (TRI IATA)

By car

Interstates I-81 and I-26. (I-26 may be shown as I-181 on older maps or GPS navigators.) U.S. Highways 11-W and 23

By bus

Greyhound has a bus stop located downtown with daily service.

Get around

By car

The principal way to get around town is by automobile. Traffic is often light and driving is thus typically not a challenge.

Parking is plentiful in downtown areas and usually free of charge.

By bus

Kingsport has a public transit system (Kingsport Area Transit System or "KATS") with buses that run six hourly routes that cover downtown, major employers and major shopping areas.[1]

By taxi

Kingsport has several taxi companies available for hire:

  • Courtesy Cab - +1 423 230-0285
  • Tri City Cab Company - +1 423 246-9037
  • C & S Taxi - +1 423 765-2376

By bicycle

Kingsport has a few signed bike routes available for use.[2] Moreover, the Greenbelt is a multi-use path that connects many main parts of the city. Bike riders should use extreme caution when riding on roads, as many local drivers are not accustomed to bicycles.

On foot

Most of the downtown area is easily accessible on foot, and sidewalks are provided in many parts of the city.

See

  • Up Against the Wall Gallery, 316 East Market St, ☏ +1 423 246-7210. One of the largest galleries in the Southeast features lamps, jewelry, pottery, and unique custom framing.
  • Meadowview Regional Art Collection, 1901 Meadowview Pkwy, ☏ +1 423 578-6600. A collection of original art by regional artists.
  • Exchange Place, 4812 Orebank Rd. A living history farm.
  • The Netherland Inn, The Nation's only registered historical site which was both a stage stop and a boatyard. The restored Netherland Inn and section of the Old Historic Boatyard depict an intimate study of a way of life that is intriguing part of America's heritage.
  • Hammond House, Visit this fully restored late-Victorian house on the National Register of Historic Places for a glimpse of the architecture and life-style of this era. See antique furnishings including a fainting couch, working foot-pump organ, working Edison phonograph, wood-burning heat stove and (electrified) wood-burning cook stove and others.
  • Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail, 2144 Netherland Inn Rd. One of the nation's most historic routes, the Wilderness Trail was blazed by Daniel Boone in 1775.
  • The DKA Gallery, 140 West Main St, ☏ +1 423 246-6550. The DKA Gallery is a non-profit contemporary fine art gallery created in partnership with the Madison Art Center in Nashville.
  • Kingsport Mets Local Minor League Baseball Team.

Do

  • Bays Mountain Park
  • Listen to free bluegrass concerts on Broad Street on summer Friday evenings.
  • Listen to free blues/rock/gospel concerts on Broad Street on summer Thursday evenings.
  • There is a playhouse in nearby Bristol, which also has the famous racetrack hosting major NASCAR and NHRA events.
  • The Kingsport Renaissance Center has periodic plays.
  • Visit Boat Yard/Riverfront Park, Netherland Inn Rd, Kingsport, TN 37660, 423-229-9457,

This section of the Greenbelt Linear Park includes a swinging bridge, picnic area, playground, jogging/bicycle path, fishing and historical markers.

  • Ride horses at Warriors' Path Riding Stables, 490 Hemlock Park, Kingsport, TN 37663-2073, 423-323-8543,

Enjoy guided trail rides with beautiful woodland scenery.

  • Many events, shows, festivals of various types throughout the year. See the "GoTriCities" section of the Kingsport Times News on Thursdays for listings.

Buy

Most of the major retailers have outlets here, primarily along Stone Drive (US Route 11W) or at the Fort Henry Mall.

Eat

Kingsport has a variety of locally and regionally operated eating establishments to suit the needs of any palate.

  • The Chop House, 1704 N. Eastman Road, ☏ +1 423 247-1704. Kingsport's #1 restaurant for great steaks and chops in a warm, friendly environment.
  • Chef's Pizzeria, 254 W. New Street, ☏ +1 423 245-2433. A popular pizzeria located downtown serving pizzas, calzones, salads, and more. Proclaimed home of Tennessee's largest pizza--the 28" (71cm) Big Chef
  • Edo Sushi Bar & Grill, 818 Johnathan Way, ☏ +1 423 239-0355. One of the few places to get fresh sushi in town, but also has numerous other Japanese-inspired dishes.
  • Giuseppe's, 2539 East Stone Drive, ☏ +1 423 288-5265. A pricier Italian restaurant but with a plethora of top-quality dishes available.
  • Pal's. A very popular local fast-food chain serving hotdogs, hamburgers, french-fries, and more. While there tend to be long lines during lunchtime, service is nevertheless usually very quick.
  • Pratt's BBQ, 1225 E. Stone Drive, ☏ +1 423 723-1030. Serves typical cuisine from the southern United States, particularly barbecue.
  • La Carreta, 1336 South John B. Dennis Highway. A quick and inexpensive local Mexican restaurant serving all types of the typical Mexican-American cuisine.
  • Riverfront Seafood Company, 1777 Netherland Inn Road, ☏ +1 423 245-3474. A seafood restaurant serving everything from salmon to lobster. Also has a fresh onsite seafood market with a variety of fresh fish available for purchase.

In addition, fast food chains such as McDonald's or Subway are available in numerous locations throughout the city. Additionally, many chain restaurants including Olive Garden and Chili's are located around the intersection of Stone Drive and Eastman Road.

Drink

Clubs and bars with live entertainment in and around Kingsport include Acoustic Coffeehouse, Pickin' Porch, Bistro 105, River's Edge Restaurant, Bridges Cafe, Cahootenanny's, Gatsby's, Stir Fry Cafe, Nashville Sound, Country's Stateline Tavern, Picasso's.

Sleep

  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1217 Stewball Cr, ☏ +1 423 723-2300.
  • MeadowView Conference Resort & Convention Center, 1901 Meadowview Pkwy, ☏ +1 423 578-6600, fax: +1 423 578-6630.
  • Fox Manor Bed & Breakfast, 1612 Watauga St.

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