Tennessee is best known for its bourbon whiskey and its rich country music scene. From Memphis to Johnson City, from Clarksville to Chattanooga, whether you are into country or classical, bluegrass or the blues, holidays to Tennessee enjoy a rich variety of character, wherever you go.
Whether Elvis or Justin Timberlake or BB King or Taylor Swift, Tennessee’s musical heritage is embedded in US culture. It is also the only State designated a Civil War National Heritage Area and is characterised by its heritage, style and live music events at its heritage towns.
Tennessee is a state with scenic beauty, outdoor activities and authentic Southern hospitality and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Eastern Knoxville is known for its family attractions and diverse urban areas. Central Nashville is a prime location for music buffs. The west of the State around Jackson and Memphis and of course, Graceland for the Elvis fans.
When to go to Tennessee
Memphis has a mild climate ranging from 4°C in January and 28°C in July. Nashville ranges from 2°C in January to 26°C in July. Knoxville averages 5°C in January and 26°C in July.
With around 11,500 events happening at any given time in Texas, there is always something to do. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a great place to get to grips with just how important Country music is the people of Tennessee. American Sky’s eight-night Tastes and Sounds of the South tour includes; Nashville, Memphis and Graceland before heading south to continue on toward New Orleans.
Touring in Tennessee
American Sky’s Romantic Trails of the South begins in New Orleans in Louisiana and stops in Memphis and Nashville before heading on to Atlanta.
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Nashville’s The District
Memphis’ Peabody Place
Knoxville’s Market Square or Old City
Chattanooga’s riverfront district
Grand Ole Opry
The Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies
Dollywood, the Smoky Mountain Family Adventure