Travel & Lodging

The International Storytelling Center is located in downtown Jonesborough, at 100 W. Main Street (across the street from the Courthouse). The Festival grounds are spread throughout the town square, but are within easy walking distance from the Center. 

Travel

From Interstate 81, Jonesborough is located along U.S. Highway 11 E.  It is 15 minutes southwest of Johnson City, 25 miles northeast of Greeneville, and 90 minutes northeast of Knoxville, Tennessee.

For airline reservations, call Baker Travel, our official travel agency, at 800-392-1055 and ask for Brenda Lawson.  Reservation hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Budget Rent-A-Car is offering special rates with unlimited free mileage.  Call 800-842-5628; ask for Discount #U076743.

For information regarding transportation from the Tri-Cities Regional Airport to your Johnson City hotel or Jonesborough lodging, call FL Limo & Livery, 423-245-0856 or 423-325-6554 (reservations@fandltransportation.com).

Lodging

The following list of accommodations in the region is provided for your convenience. Make room reservations as early as possible because the closest accommodations fill very quickly. Be sure to mention you’re attending the National Storytelling Festival as many hotels have rooms blocked just for our attendees.

Click here for dining information.

Bristol, TN

The Bristol, TN area is approximately 30 miles away from Jonesborough.

Travel Lodge Bristol
Website
423-968-1101

Days Inn Parkway
Website
423-968-2171

Hampton Inn
Website
423-764-3600

Speedway Inn
Website
423-764-4145

Fairfield Inn & Suites
Website
423-574-4500

Bristol, VA

The Bristol, VA area is approximately 35 miles away from Jonesborough.

Budget Host Inn
Website
276-669-5187

Budget Inn
Website
276-669-2178

Comfort Inn
Website
276-466-3881

Courtyard by Marriott
Website
276-591-4400

Days Inn
Website
276-669-9353

Econo Lodge
Website
276-466-2112

Hilton Garden Inn Bristol
Website
276-644-4000

Holiday Inn
Website
276-466-4100

Knights Inn
Website
276-591-5090

Motel 6 Bristol
Website
276-466-6060

Quality Inn & Suites
Website
276-669-8164

Super 8 Motel
Website
276-676-3329

Campgrounds

Places to camp in and around the Jonesborough area.

Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park (Jonesborough)
Website
423-257-4500

River View Campground (Jonesborough)
Website
423-753-2577

Riverpark Campground (Jonesborough)
Website
423-753-5359

Bristol/Kingsport KOA (Kingsport)
Website
423-323-7790

Rocky Top (Kingsport)
Website
423-323-2535

Lazy Llama Campground (Chuckey)
Website
423-823-2100

Baileyton RV Park (Greeneville)
Website
423-234-4992

Kinser Park (Greeneville)
Website
423-639-5912

Pebble Mountain (Greeneville)
Website
423-257-2120

Cherokee Lake (Rogersville)
Website
423-272-3333

North Indian Creek (Unicoi)
Website
423-743-4502

Rock Creek Recreation Site (Unicoi)
Website
423-735-1500

Woodsmoke Campground (Unicoi)
Website
423-743-2116

Cochran’s Lakeview (Bristol)
Website
423-878-8045

Lake View RV Park (Bristol)
Website
423-538-5600

Black Bear Resort (Elizabethton)
Website
423-725-5988

Double D Roost (Erwin)
Website
423-735-7275

Nolichuckey Gorge (Erwin)
Website
423-743-8876

Elizabethton

The Elizabethton area is approximately 20 miles away from Jonesborough.

Americourt Hotel
Website
423-542-4466

Doe River Inn B & B
Website
423-543-1444

Iron Mountain Inn
Website
423-768-2446

LakeCabin4rent.com
Website
803-524-5185

Lakeshore Resort & Marina
Website
423-725-2201

Black Bear Resort
423-725-5988

Roan Mtn. State Park
Website
423-772-3303

Sugar Hollow Retreat
Website
423-768-3105

Travelers Inn
Website
423-543-3344

Erwin

The Erwin area is approximately 15 miles away from Jonesborough.

Mountain Inn & Suites
Website
423-743-4100

Spivey Falls Cabins
Website
423-743-6798

Super 8 Motel
Website
423-743-0200

Greeneville

The Greeneville area is approximately 25 miles away from Jonesborough.

36 Motel
423-234-4422

Andrew Johnson Inn
Website
423-638-8124

Days Inn
Website
423-639-2156

Econo Lodge
Website
423-639-4185

General Morgan Inn
Website
423-787-1000

Hampton Inn
Website
423-638-3735

Quality Inn
Website
423-638-7511

Serenity Cove B&B and Cabins
Website
423-798-0537

Super 8 Motel
Website
423-235-4112

Johnson City

The Johnson City area is approximately 10 miles away from Jonesborough.

Best Western
Website
423-282-2161

Carnegie Hotel
Website
423-979-6400

Quality Inn
Website
423-928-9600

Comfort Suites
Website
423-610-0010

Courtyard by Marriott – Johnson City
Website
423-262-0275

Doubletree “Doubletree Hotel”
Website
423-929-2000

Fairfield Inn & Suites
Website
423-900-8640

Hampton Inn
Website
423-929-8000

Holiday Inn
Website
423-282-4611

Holiday Inn Express
Website
423-328-0500

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites
Website
423-282-3335

Quality Inn (Formerly Jameson Inn)
Website
423-282-0488

Baymont Inn & Suites
Website
423-282-4011

Red Roof Inn
Website
423-282-3040

Sleep Inn
Website
423-915-0081

WoodSpring Suites Johnson City
Website
423-283-0365

Jonesborough

Home of the International Storytelling Center and the National Storytelling Festival

Country Inn & Suites by Carlson
Website
423-753-3100

Eureka Hotel
Website
423-913-6100

Franklin House B & B
Website
423-913-6100

Hawley House B & B
Website
423-753-8869

Jonesborough Bed & Breakfast
Website
305-519-1117

Linnaea Gardens Guest House
Website
423-753-3286

Storybrook Farm B & B
Website
423-262-7995

Kingsport

The Kingsport area is approximately 25 miles away from Jonesborough.

Aunt Sallie’s B & B
Website
423-349-7742

Comfort Inn South
Website
423-239-7447

Red Roof Inn
Website
423-378-4418

Econo Lodge
Website
423-279-7111

Fox Manor B & B
Website
423-378-3844

Hampton Inn
Website
423-247-3888

Holiday Inn Express
Website
423-723-2300

Quality Inn
Website
423-230-0534

LaQuinta Inn
Website
423-323-0500

Meadowview Marriott
Website
423-578-6600

Americourt
Website
423-245-0271

Sleep Inn
Website
423-279-1811

Super 8
Website
423-246-5515

Morristown

The Morristown area is approximately 55 miles away from Jonesborough.

Best Western Morristown Conference Center
Website
423-587-2400

Comfort Suites
Website
423-585-4000

Days Inn
Website
423-587-2200

Hampton Inn
Website
423-587-0952

Holiday Inn
Website
423-307-1111

Scottish Inn
Website
423-586-8121

Super 8 Motel
Website
423-318-8888

Mountain City

The Mountain City area is approximately 55 miles away from Jonesborough.

Americourt
Website
423-727-7311

Mountain Empire Motel
Website
423-727-7777

Prospect Hill B & B
Website
423-727-0139

Residential Rentals

For information about residential listings for rent in the Jonesborough/Johnson City area during the National Storytelling Festival, contact us by phone at 800-952-8392, ext. 221, or by email at Custserv@storytellingcenter.net.

Roan Mountain

The Roan Mountain area is approximately 32 miles away from Jonesborough.

Mountain Harbour Bed & Breakfast
Website
866-772-9494

Roan Mountain Bed & Breakfast
Website
423-772-3207

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