Jonesborough is situated about 85 miles (137 kilometers) from Knoxville and about 120 miles (193 kilometers) from Charlotte.
Eastern Tennessee is a well-established travel destination, which means getting from A to B is a breeze. Be sure schedule in some time to explore the incredible range of attractions the region has to offer. If you have a vehicle, drop in on Johnson City, 7 miles (11 kilometers) from Jonesborough. In Johnson City, you can visit the East Tennessee State University and Johnson City Mall. A side-trip to Kingsport is another great option. It's 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Jonesborough and is home to the Kingsport Town Center Mall and Warriors' Path State Park.
Bristol, is another interesting place to explore. It is around 25 miles (40 kilometers) from Jonesborough and offers a diverse range of visitor attractions, for example Bristol Dragway, Whitetop Creek Park and Bristol Caverns. Bristol Motor Speedway and Paramount Center for the Arts are also good places to spend some time.
History buffs will enjoy the region's fine old historic mansions.
This area also offers some once in a lifetime experiences such as paragliding.
Even the best vacation can't last forever, so when it's time go home, head to the nearest major airport in Tri-Cities, 13 miles (21 kilometers) away.