1537 South Shady StreetWe're in the heart of the mountains in the center of the tri-state area of North Carolina, Virginia, and of course Tennessee. We are as far in Northeast Tennessee as you can go...One of the corner stones of Tennessee and the first frontier....A lot of history lies around in these mountains and an abundance of beauty
Mountain City, TN 37683
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Come relax with us and enjoy the beauty of the mountains.
Whether you're here for business or pleasure, let us be your host...
So, Come enjoy the comfort of
Johnson County and stay in
with us at the
Mountain Empire Motel
Each of Mountain Empire's fifty-seven rooms gives you comfort and satisfaction. You will find them "to your liking", with color TV and free HBO. You may adjust the room temperature to your pleasure and arrange a wake up call or be notified of a message. In season you can also enjoy our pool.(*Note: Swimming pool closed for the season)
In our area enjoy Roan Valley Golf Course, one of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses around - just ask the pros!
Be just an hour from the Bristol International Speedway,
forty minutes from the ski slopes, or thirty minutes from the Historic Barter Theater, or Tweetsie Rail Road
Or the scenic drive on the Blue Ridge Parkway..
You will be staying right by the Daniel Boone Trail,surrounded by the Cherokee National Forest and close to one of the most beautiful lakes in Tennessee - Watauga Lake - whose name means "Land of beautiful mountains and streams." So come and see for yourself....you don't want miss all this do you?...
Come Visit During One Of Our Festivals
Trade Days........In June
Old Butler Days ......In August
Mountain Heritage Days
and Rodeo ....In August
Old Time Fiddlers Convention.......In August
Cranberry Festival ....In October
Christmas Parade and Street Party ..... In December
|RATES: All rooms $48 per night|
($6.00 per additional person) + tax
Bristol Race Weekend $80.00 per night + tax per room.
We Accept All Major Credit Cards
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Take 421 North to Mountain City we are located on 421 approx. ½ mile on the right after the first red-light.(Driving time Approx. 25 minutes)
Abingdon VA take Hwy 58 east to Damascus then take hwy 91 south to Mountain City
Turn left on hwy 421 south travel approx 1 mile we are located on the left.(Driving time Approx. 35 minutes)
Bristol TN/VA Take Interstate 81 north to exit 19 turn right at the end of exit ramp then take Hwy 58 east to Damascus then take hwy 91 south to Mountain City
Turn left on hwy 421 south travel approx 1 mile we are located on the left.(driving Time Approx. 45 minutes)
Elizabethton / Johnson City
Take hwy 321/67 south to Hampton TN. Turn Left onto hwy 67 east follow hwy 67 for approx 30 miles to Mountain City Turn right a first red-light onto 421 in Mountain City go approx 1 Mile we are located on the Left (Driving time Approx. 40 minutes)
Special Group Rates are Available
So if you're thinking about a golf or bus tour, just call us for arrangements.
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