Attractions
Become a Tennessee adventurer. A wanderer of sorts, putting together your own top experiences list. Tennessee’s iconic destinations will follow you home. And, they’ll remind you to come back again.
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Take in wild rides, splendid scenery, legendary music and whiskey, larger-than-life heroes and even marching ducks. After all, its Tennessee.

Browse Tennessee’s incredible museums. Whether you’re a history buff, an art lover or a science enthusiast, you’ll see things you wont forget in museums that spotlight everything from natural history to cutting-edge technology.

Don’t leave without seeing the Smoky Mountains from the peak of a 21-story roller coaster. Try indoor skydiving, hit the slopes at a four-season ski resort or play hard on Tennessee’s golf courses and racetracks. If you prefer your fun on the water, we’ve got world-class water parks—oh, and the mighty Mississippi River. 

Tennessee’s best-known attraction is the wealth of natural wonders that await down every river road or mountain trail. You probably know we have bears, deer, elk and eagles, but did you know you can walk through a tunnel of sharks, reach into a stingray pool or watch pandas play? Once you’ve explored waterfalls, caverns and wildlife refuges, make new friends at our aquariums and zoos.

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East Tennessee

Dollywood

SkyZip Dollywood for a bird’s-eye view of the whole park, along with stunning views of the Smokies. Experience new festivals each season, spectacular shows and heritage crafts. Bring the entire family to make new memories at Dollywoods Smoky Mountain Christmas.

Start the Rush
Middle Tennessee

Ryman Auditorium

Hank Williams, Kitty Wells, Bill Monroe, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash and Elvis Presley appeared on the Ryman stage when it was home to the Grand Ole Opry. Now, Ryman Auditorium is one of the country’s leading concert halls.

Get Toe-Tappin’
West Tennessee

Graceland

Second in popularity only to the White House, Graceland, Elvis stately home, gives guests a glimpse of how The King lived. Its the most famous rock n roll residence in the world!

Visit the King

Experience Attractions

Tennessee’s attractions will put you in the middle of the action, whether you’re digging for fossils, soaring above the Smokies on America’s first wing coaster, or floating the nation’s largest underground lake.


Attractions Sep 18 - 20 True Blue Truck Show Townsend, TN This will be the fourth year of True Blue Trucks Magazine's Fall Ford Truck Fest. The weekend's festivities are open to all generations and years of Ford Trucks! (Broncos welcome too - they are Ford trucks!) learn more Attractions Sep 18 Marc Broussard Knoxville, TN Broussard has matured into a songwriter of uncommon eloquence, fashioning the indigenous idioms of his native region into compelling personal testimony. Make sure to catch his performance at the Bijou Theatre on 9/18/2014 learn more Attractions Sep 18 - 20 Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival Kodak, TN Dumplin Valley Bluegrass Festival learn more Attractions Sep 18 Doc Collier Moonshine Distillery - Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting! Gatlinburg, TN Come celebrate the official Grand Opening of Doc Collier's Moonshine Distillery! After our soft opening on April 1st, 2014 we now have flavors including Blackberry, Peach, Apple Pie, 100% Corn Whiskey, and our Original Recipe. Currently, the plan is to release a special limited edition Blueberry Brandy at our grand opening, so don't miss out on the opportunity to try some! Located at Traffic Light #3 on the Parkway in Gatlinburg, TN. Live Music from Kate Phillips and Steve Laciak!!! learn more Attractions Sep 19 3rd Friday Night Concert Series Murfreesboro, TN 3rd Friday Night Concert Series free admission September 19, 2014 learn more