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The Big Love Bus rolls into Knoxville

Updated: 10/07/2014 - It's East Tennessee's newest form of travel, full of love and peace. Tennessee Traveler Alan Williams takes us on a magical mystery tour of transportation.

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Tennessee Traveler: Kay's Ice Cream

Updated: 08/29/2014 - For decades it was a familiar name for ice cream and fast food all over the southeast. The name Kay's was the place to go for many growing up. But time has all but eliminated the big red sign and giant ice cream cone. Alan Williams has more in this week's Tennessee Traveler.

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Davy Crockett birthplace and campground

Posted: 08/25/2014 - East Tennessee is a great place to camp and there's one place that has a great history for young and old. Just don't forget your coonskin cap. Our Tennessee Traveler, Alan Williams has more from Greene County.

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What's the story behind your neighborhood?

Updated: 08/04/2014 - If you live in the Knoxville area ever wonder where the name of your neighborhood came from? Our Tennessee Traveler, Alan Williams did some digging and has the answers. - OUR TENNESSEE TRAVELER, ALAN WILLIAMS DID SOME DIGGING AND HAS THE ANSWERS, ALAN?

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Gam's barber shop

Updated: 07/28/2014 - If you want to hear the latest news, gossip or meet your friends the perfect place is usually the local diner, salon or barber shop. Tennessee Traveler Alan Williams made a stop at what's becoming an institution called Gam's Barber Shop.

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Mountain View Furniture

Posted: 07/15/2014 - If you ever know about the Amish way of life it's simple and utilizes alot of hand crafted methods. One of those methods is making quality furniture. Our Tennessee Traveler Alan Williams went to Greeneville Tennessee and met one family that knows about it first hand.

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Oakhaven Resort and Spa

Posted: 07/09/2014 - We all love to getaway from the hustle and bustle of life anytime of the year. Our Tennessee Traveler, Alan Williams found just the place. It's in Sevier County away from all the noise and traffic.

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Connie's Kitchen

Posted: 07/03/2014 - East Tennessee is known for it's many places to eat but it's those locally owned mom and pop restaurants we truly search for. Do you love biscuits and gravy, hash browns and huge pancakes? Then you'll love Connie's Kitchen. THEN YOU'LL LOVE WHAT OUR TENNESSEE TRAVELER, ALAN WILLIAMS FOUND.

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Tennessee Traveler: Biplane Trip

Posted: 06/26/2014 - It's the time of year where the leaves start changing. And while it's one thing to see them in the middle of the Smokies -- how about a few thousand feet up? In this week's Tennessee Traveler, Alan Williams shows us a completely different aerial adventure in a 1920's style biplane.

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Downtown Rickshaw

Updated: 06/09/2014 - Getting around downtown Knoxville is getting a little easier thanks to a new mode of transportation. Tennessee Traveler Alan Williams fills us in on what it's all about.

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Amy's gentle giants

Posted: 05/20/2014 - Did you ever have pony rides at a birthday party? Well, one East Tennessee lady has stepped it up a notch to what she calls her "gentle giants". Alan Williams has more in this week's Tennessee Traveler.

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John Wayne cowboy hats

Updated: 04/22/2014 - If you're a fan of John Wayne a store in Pigeon Forge has something just for you. Our Tennessee Traveler Alan Williams has a treat for all you sod busters

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Tennessee Traveler: Biblical Times Theater

Posted: 04/15/2014 - There's a getaway in Pigeon Forge that keeps the stories of the Bible alive. Alan Williams has more in this week's Tennessee Traveler.

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Knoxville Roller Skating Coffee Club

Updated: 03/11/2014 - We all loved sock hops, drive in's and roller skating rinks. But there aren't many of those anymore except in Knoxville where one group is keeping the good ole days alive. Alan Williams has more in this week's Tennessee Traveler.

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Tennessee Traveler: Knoxville caricature artist

Updated: 02/25/2014 - We've seen them set up with their easel's and brushes, trying to capture the real you. Ever had a caricature done of yourself? Alan Williams was on the other end of the ink in this week's Tennessee Traveler.

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Tennessee Traveler: Visiting Wilderness at the Smokies waterpark

Updated: 02/21/2014 - With all this snow and ice and the warm up this week, I'm going to guess probably got many of you screaming for something to do with the family. There's one place in Sevier County that feels like Summer all the time in this week's Tennessee Traveler.

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Parton family wedding chapel and antiques

Updated: 02/21/2014 - How'd you like to get hitched in a chapel with a Parton family member by your side? Or maybe find a Parton keepsake to take home? You can do one – or both – at the Parton Family Wedding Chapel and Antiques. Alan Williams has more in this week's Tennessee Traveler.

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Tennessee Traveler: Hot Rods Restaurant

Updated: 02/04/2014 - Who doesn't love a restaurant that brings back fond memories - and helps families build new ones? Alan Williams found a restaurant that does just that in this week's Tennessee Traveler. Ladies - don't forget the poodle skirt ...

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Tennessee Traveler: Gypsy Wagon

Updated: 01/27/2014 - Gypsy wagons may be all over are all over Eastern Europe, but they're rare in this area. That's why the one Alan Williams found in the backyard of a man's home in this week's Tennessee Traveler is so special.

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Crossville Model Train Club

Updated: 02/11/2014 - We all have our hobbies, but in this week's Tennessee Traveler, some folks in Crossville say nothing equals the sounds of the choo-choo.

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Everly Brothers remembered

Updated: 01/13/2014 - When it comes to great singing duos, there's Simon and Garfunkel, the Righteous Brothers and Sonny and Cher. Arguably, the best one of all has close Knoxville ties. Alan Williams takes us back in time when the Everly Brothers began their career in this week's Tennessee Traveler. ARGUABLY, THE BEST ONE OF ALL HAS CLOSE KNOXVILLE TIES. ALAN WILLIAMS HAS MORE ON THIS WEEK'S TENNESSEE TRAVELER.

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Exhibit on Knoxville's early TV days

Updated: 01/10/2014 - From Cas Walker to Bonnie Lou and Buster, viewers were glued to their TV sets decades ago. Those glory days of early television are relived in an exhibit at the East Tennessee Historical Society. Alan Williams takes a look in this week's Tennessee Traveler.

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First Lady gives tour of Tennessee Governor's mansion

Updated: 12/16/2013 - This time of year many of us open our homes to friends and family to socialize and enjoy the holiday season. The same goes for the Tennessee Governor's mansion courtesy of First Lady Crissy Haslam.Tennessee Traveler, Alan Williams takes us there.

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