Kingsport, Tenn.

Bellafina Chocloates

Photo courtesy of Bellafina Chocolates

From Mad Priest Coffee in Chattanooga to Aurora Studio & Gallery in Asheville and many places in between, the mountains are full of labors of love - business that put people ahead of profits. Read more

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12 Days of Christmas

Donated photo

Partridges and pear trees need not apply: These 12 holiday destinations around Southern Appalachia offer mountain merry-makers a bit of everything—from homespun traditions to festive glamour and glitz. Read more

Quite a menagerie

Jeffrey Stoner Photography

​Gale Joh’s fascination with carousels began in Binghamton, New York, where he spent his boyhood riding the city’s six merry-go-rounds. Read more