Where to stay

Blocks of hotel rooms have been reserved at the Meadowview Mariott Resort ($79/night).* Be sure to book your reservations under the Howerton-Ragon wedding to receive the discount. Rooms must be booked by September 10 to receive the discount.

Meadowview Mariott Resort
1901 Meadowview Parkway
Kingsport, TN 37660


Marriott Meadowview Conference Cetner and Hotel

 *If you are coming as an individual and are interested in crashing on a couch or floor, email Brittany at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Make a weekend of it

Be sure to make a stop at the local iconic Pal's Fast Food in a Flash in Church Hill (, head Bays Mountain Park and Planetarium for some fun with wildlife or to Warrior's Path State Park for some disc golf and boating.

For great grills, head to Cheddars, Fatz Cafe, O'Charleys or The Chop House. For Italian eateries, try Olive Garden, Italian Village or Giuseppes. Other basics include Panera, Starbucks, Zaxbys, Johnny Bruscos, Chick-fil-A and McCalisters Deli.

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