Knoxville, TN – If you thought the Presidential race was heating up you haven’t seen anything yet. Knoxville and Chattanooga are pitted against each other in a Top Towns Contest for Blue Ridge Magazine. The third round of voting starts today!

Knoxville already beat out Durham and Atlanta. Chattanooga is our next competitor. “Knoxville has received some great accolades in recent weeks. I would like to encourage everyone to take a minute to vote for Knoxville in this exciting competition against Chattanooga”, says Visit Knoxville President Kim Bumpas. “Our city is an amazing destination with something for everyone. Grab your phone, tablet or computer and please go to daily.”

Visit Knoxville will also be promoting this contest through all of our social media channels throughout the next week. So follow and share when you can.VOTE DAILY!

Voting began at noon Monday Aug 24th and will run until 9:00 am on Monday the 31st. The final championship round will run for TWO weeks from noon on Monday the 31st until 9:00 am on Monday September,14th.  Blue Ridge Outdoors will conceal the percentage results in the final championship rounds and publicly reveal and announce the winners in our November issue!  Everyone who is in the game is a winner in the sense that the Blue Ridge Outdoors editorial staff chose and considers these destinations to be the best outdoor towns/cities in our footprint. The magazine will include all cities in the November issue and showcase and shine the light on the winners in the Small, Medium, and Large categories of Top Towns 2015. 

Visit Knoxville (Knoxville Convention and Visitors Bureau) is the official CVB for the City of Knoxville and Knox County. Visit Knoxville is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, private company that works together with the community, business leaders and local and state government to further develop Knoxville as a premier leisure, meetings and travel destination.