Most People Have No Idea There’s An Underwater Ghost Town Hiding In The American South

Have you ever been to Butler, Tennessee? If you visited now, you’d know it’s a small town on the banks of Watauga Lake, just a stones throw from Boone in neighboring North Carolina. It’s built on the backs of strong, hard working Tennessean folk who have a deep love of their land and the wits about them to fight those intense winter months that rage at the end of the year. The real question is: do you know the secret of Butler? It’s not quite what it seems, and here’s why…

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

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