Tennessee Tourism Information
Tennessee's tourism industry thrives from season to season because the state represents the best of the South. The Volunteer State is filled with popular parks, amusement centers and attractions for tourists worldwide.
The Knoxville Zoo offers distinctive animal habitats like the Stokely African Elephant Preserve, Chimp Ridge and Black Bear Falls to visitors passing through eastern Tennessee.
Crockett Spring Park
Crockett Spring Park in Rogersville is a beautiful park and picnic area built around a memorial to pioneer Davy Crockett's first homestead in the Volunteer State.
Memphis Rock'n Soul Museum
The Rock'n Soul Museum on famed Beale Street in Memphis commemorates the origins of rock and country with seven interactive exhibits containing instruments, posters and music samples.
Jack Daniel Distillery
The Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg offers tours to visitors interested in learning about the nation's longest-lived whiskey distillery. Each 90-minute tour is free and open to guests over 21.
The NFL's Tennessee Titans play in the 68,798-seat LP Field in the heart of Nashville. The team plays eight home games per year from September through December.
Nicholas Katers has been a freelance writer since 2006. He teaches American history at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis. His past works include articles for "CCN Magazine," "The History Teacher" and "The Internationalist" magazine. Katers holds a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in American history from University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, respectively.
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