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Where to Go and What to Do in Tennessee

Jean Barnes

Tennessee is a state that offers countless activities of all tastes. You can either visit museums or historical sites, see different attractions or attend events. The state has quite the number of cities that welcome everyone, as they say, it there, “Tennessee, America at its best!”

Looking for more reasons on why you should fly to Tennessee already? Here are the three top cities from Tennessee and activities you can do there.

Nashville

Nashville Tennessee travel guide

It is not only the capital of the state, but it is also known as the famous birthplace of the country music we enjoy today. Together in this city are different musical and artsy cultural attractions. Also, people have said that it’s a city filled with fun and soul.

  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

If you’re a fan of country music or you simply just want to learn its history and famous artists, a visit to this museum is a must-do. This is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Tennessee.

  • Broadway

If you like walking on the streets, enjoying the lights with cool music blasting around, Broadway is perfect for you. You can chill in a bar, drink some bourbon and just enjoy people-watching. You can also choose to take a horse or cart ride or maybe go shopping for a pair of boots!

  • Grand Ole Opry Show

If you want to discover new musicians and artists, Grand Ole Opry is the place where you must be. A night out to see one of their shows means to fully experience Nashville and feel the pure soul of the city.

Knoxville

guide to Knoxville Tennessee

If you like going outdoors more, experiencing new food and drinks, and having some vibe with the locals, this city should be on your list, too. It is more than just a “college football” town, but the streets are packed with a youthful feel to it.

  • Knoxville Farmers Market

Who doesn’t love a local market with fresh produce of the vegetables and fruits they want? This farmers market only offers products locally grown by Eastern Tennessee people.

  • BrewFest

If you’re an enthusiast when it comes to beer and brewery, you should not miss this annual festival. Those who love beer gather all over for a summer of sampling fresh beers of all colors, tastes, and styles.

  • Iljams Nature Center

If you want to go out of downtown and enjoy some nature, Iljams Nature Center is the place for you. There are trails, different rock formations, lakes and stunning outlooks that will surely give you peace of mind.

  • Hunt for the Best Coffee

If you’re one of the many people who love to have a good cup of coffee, Knoxville won’t let you down with its variety of local coffee shops. You can chase Brynn Coffee Co., a food truck and also, they roast their own beans. But if you don’t want to go hunting, one of the best is also Pearl on Union just downtown.

Memphis

Graceland Memphis TN

Last but most certainly not the least, the city of Memphis – where you can chase more of music and blues.

  • Graceland

You simply can’t be in Memphis and not tour around Graceland. The most famous house of history in rock n’ roll, which is Elvis Presley’s home is located here. If you would love a journey through his life, come and visit Graceland!

  • Memphis BBQ

One thing you must not miss is to eat and enjoy Memphis’ BBQ. One of the most famous is the Marlowes Ribs & Restaurant wherein entering feels like a museum of Memphis and rock n’ roll.

  • Beale Street

Want to go for live music in the most fun place in Tennessee? If yes, you must not fail to visit Beale Street. It is a three-block area full of restaurants and bars with nothing but tunes of delta blues, jazz, rock n’ roll, and R&B.

So what are you waiting for? Pack those bags, book those tickets and fly yourself to Tennessee where there’s so much to see.