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Tennessee Tourism

Tennessee is the “Soundtrack of America”. No matter the reason for your visit; whether searching for some relaxation, outdoor adventure, great music or a history lesson - we have it all right here.

Music is synonymous with Tennessee. Whether it’s the rock ‘n’ roll infused sounds from Memphis or the country twang of Nashville, Tennessee is a melting pot of sound and culture. From Graceland, to the Grand OIe Opry via the Country Music Hall of Fame, there is plenty to salivate musical palates.

For the explorer, East Tennessee is home to the Great Smoky Mountains, where adventurers can trek over gorgeous mountain cliffs, wonder at dazzling waterfalls, and bask in glorious colours of the scenery around them.

Don’t forget to experience a tour of Tennessee’s greatest export – Jack Daniel’s whiskey. The distillery is located in Lynchburg, and a short hop from Gatlinburg; the gateway to the Smoky Mountains. Nearby is scenic Pigeon Forge, home of Dolly Parton’s theme park, Dollywood.

Not forgetting the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Motel, the nations tallest and deepest underground waterfall – Ruby Falls, the Tennessee Aquarium and Beale Street. There is so much on offer in Tennessee, you may need to come back more than once to experience it all.

Fly direct to Nashville, Tennessee with British Airways and experience the excitement and sounds of Tennessee sooner than you think!

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Boo… it’s Trick-or-Tennessee!

Ghosts have a way of sticking around in Tennessee. Check out some of the best spooky places to visit in Tennessee this Halloween.

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Country Music; a film by Ken Burns airs on BBC 4 this November

Discover the roots of 'Country Music' as documentarian Ken Burns shares his thoughts on Bristol, the Birthplace of Country, the legendary Sun Studio in Memphis, Nashville and more.

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Tennessee’s Must-see Music Festivals of 2019

The summer is coming, and what better way to enjoy those warm summer days (and nights) than experiencing one of Tennessee’s rockin' music festivals in 2019!

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The Soundtrack of America - Made in Tennessee

Blues, Country Music and Rock and Roll all began in Tennessee.

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Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways

Natural beauty will surround you as you travel across Tennessee taking in one of the 16 Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways.

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Tennessee Music Pathways

Tennessee Music Pathways is here to connect you to the people, places and musical genres that make Tennessee the Soundtrack of America.

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Tennessee Viewfinders for the Colorblind

The Tennessee landscape is a kaleidoscope of truly breathtaking colors. Bright greens and yellows in the spring and vivid reds and oranges in the fall, but we realized not everyone can fully experience its beauty - until now!

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Tennessee Travel Guide

Discover all the diverse regions Tennessee has to offer as you make this musical journey, and experience the ultimate American Road Trip.

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