HUNTSVILLE — With the state’s blessing, Scott County and the Town of Huntsville have officially entered the adventure tourism foray.
With Scott County having already branded itself the “Adventure Tourism Capital of Tennessee,” the promotion of adventure tourism — which includes everything from whitewater rafting and hiking to zip-lining and fishing — was bound to happen anyway. But with the Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development’s stamp of approval on proposed adventure tourism “zones” developed by the town and the county, tax breaks and the relaxation of certain rules can now be used to assist that promotion.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the name and address to which your newspaper is mailed to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email email@example.com or call 423-569-6343.