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Tennessee – Things to do

Tennessee Attractions

From the renowned live entertainment districts in Nashville and Memphis to the untamed wilderness of the Great Smoky Mountains, Tennessee is brimming with attractions to suit every mood. Whether you choose to get your country on in Nashville where you can dance the night away in the lively Honky-tonks along Broadway, enjoy the live radio show at the Grand Ole Opry and explore the fantastic downtown museums such as the Country Music Hall of Fame and RCA Studio B or want to explore the delicious southern flavours from delicious pit barbequed ribs to the fresh produce at Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant in Franklin, there is lots to uncover in Tennessee. Head to Memphis to discover the rich musical heritage of this vibrant city. Stop by Stax Museum of American Soul Music housed on the sight of the legendary studio and discover the history and legacy of soul music or make your way to Sun Studios where Elvis recorded and make a record of your own.

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Tennessee Music Pathway

Connecting over 1,200 miles of Tennessee’s music sites and events; from iconic attractions such as Graceland and the Grand Old Opry to some of the state’s hidden gems like Songbird’s Guitar Museum in Chattanooga, the Tennessee Music Pathway tells the story of Tennessee’s musical heritage and worldwide influence. Whether you choose to tour the whole trail of combine a couple of Tennessee’s musical cities such as Memphis, Nashville and Knoxville you’ll be sure to find a legacy of live music and lifelong memories.

Great Smoky Mountains

Great Smoky Mountains

A mystical blue haze enshrouds the peaks of Great Smoky Mountains. Beneath this mist the national park straddles the ridgeline of the mountains. This is the most visited national park in the USA. Whether you want to hike 800 miles of scenic trails, horseback ride the equestrian trails to see rushing mountain streams and waterfalls, or view as much of the 240 species of birds, black bears, elk, and deer as possible, your holiday in Tennessee should include a trip to these magnificent mountains.

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Knoxville

The beautiful city of Knoxville is nestled between the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains and the banks of the Tennessee River. This charming city has a perfect blend of southern hospitality and modern development

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Ruby Falls

Chattanooga

Surrounded by spectacular natural attractions such as Ruby Falls, Lookout Mountain and Rocky City this city has received national recognition for the renaissance of its scenic downtown and expansion of its riverfront. Famous for its namesake song by Glen Miller the Chattanooga Choo Choo hotel is housed on the site of the historic train station and is a definite Chattanooga must-visit.

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Grand Ole Opry

This is the birthplace and the spiritual home of country music. Self-proclaimed as the ‘show that made country music famous’ the Grand Ole Opry is a weekly concert and radio broadcast. It has made numerous artists into start, including Dolly Parton, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Carrie Underwood, and Keith Urban. The show has presented country music’s biggest stars since 1925, making it the oldest continuous radio programme in the USA.

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Graceland

Graceland

One of Memphis' most famous attractions, Graceland is the home of Elvis Presley, taking you from his humble beginning to his rise to fame. Walk in the footsteps of The King and visit his grave, see his epic record collection and the many gifts that fans sent him. You'll even get to see his beloved collection of cars and airplanes, bringing you closer to Elvis than ever before. Be in awe of the Trophy Building, home to an amazing collection of gold and platinum records, before venturing to the Jungle Room with its green shaggy carpets and Polynesian decor. The Racquetball Building displays some of Elvis' most iconic jumpsuits and his posthumous awards, while the Meditation Garden is the final resting place for Elvis himself as well as members of his family.

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