You know that shopping, history, recreation and culture abound here.
Did you realize how many ways we can put you in the heart of the fun?
Here in Johnson City, TN, you can stay close to home or venture to nearby Kingsport or Bristol, to experience new adventures or continue with some of your favorite pastimes. There’s no end to the myriad activities and trips waiting for you or your loved one – even if you’ve lived in the area all your life. We’re always taking our residents on excursions to their favorite destinations, and they’re always discovering new ones!
The Tennessee Preserve, Bays Mountain Park and, of course, the Appalachian Trail are only a few of the outdoor venues known for excellent hiking, fishing, swimming and spectacular scenery. Golf enthusiasts have many choices; shoppers have even more with the selection of unusual boutiques, neighborhood stores and fabulous restaurants with tasty cuisine. The Bristol Motor Speedway is the home of the world’s fastest half mile and a great way to spend a thrilling afternoon.
History buffs can step into the past at The Birthplace of Country Music Museum, the Netherland Inn and the Allendale Mansion. The National Storytelling Center is a must-see and the famous Barter Theater is known for launching the careers of Gregory Peck, Patricia Neal and Ernest Borgnine. At The Village, we schedule regular outings keep you engaged and fascinated. We realize the importance of new friends and new experiences, at any age.