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More and more travelers are looking for ways to see new places while still respecting the land and traditions of places they travel. We've made it easier for you by compiling this directory of places to stay, eat and have fun while still helping us preserve the best of Tennessee.

The businesses, events and attractions listed here all are working to take better care of the natural resources, the history, and the culture that make Tennessee such a great place to live or to visit.

History & Heritage Vendor

Collierville Train Museum and Tennessean Restaurant
Take a romantic journey into the golden era of railroads aboard The Tennessean while enjoying Southern contemporary cuisine. ...more

Region:  Memphis & Surrounding Areas
City:  Collierville, TN
Phone:  901-853-9447

History & Heritage Vendor

Cookeville Boat Dock & Lighthouse Restaurant
Cookeville Boat Dock is a marina with a family atmosphere located about seventy miles east of Nashville, fifteen miles south of Cookeville. We offer yearly dockage, boat rentals, a floating restaurant, a fully stocked store and a service department. ...more

Region:  Upper Cumberland
City:  Baxter, TN
Phone:  931-858-4008

Green Travel Vendor

Cooper-Young Historic District
The "historically hip," Cooper Young Historic District combines an energetic vibe with traditional southern hospitality to create a diverse, popular, and trendy entertainment district with more than 55 antique shops, coffeehouses, galleries, specialty shops, vintage stores and an array of restaurants and bars. It's an early 1920s neighborhood with some of the city's most architecturally unique homes and an array of Memphis' Best of the Best restaurants, some with internationally known chefs. ...more

Region:  Memphis & Surrounding Areas
City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-276-7222

History & Heritage Vendor

Country Life Vegetarian Restaurant and Bakery
Entrees, soups, salads, freshly baked desserts, breads and soft-serve non-dairy ice cream. Chattanooga's "First and Only 100% Vegan Restaurant," located in the heart of downtown in the historic Hardie & Caudle building. ...more

Region:  Chattanooga & Southeast
City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  423-634-9925

Green Travel Vendor

Crema
CREMA is an apt name for a coffee shop with high standards. "Crema" is the thick, golden-brown foam that develops in the filter and encrusts the top of an espresso serving. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-255-8311

History & Heritage Vendor

Crockett Creek Beef Jerky
Crockett Creek delivers the best possible beef jerky, marinade and seasonings. Delicious homemade white muscadine juice is homemade as well. ...more

Region:  Knoxville & Middle East
City:  Maryville, TN
Phone:  865-984-1414

History & Heritage Vendor

Dandridge Historic District
The state’s second-oldest town is charming and well preserved, with a downtown National Historic District that has b o u t i q u e s, antique shops and restaurants. Stop by the 1820 coach house--the Visitor Center--for your go-to first Dandridge stop. ...more

Region:  Knoxville & Middle East
City:  Dandridge, TN
Phone:  865-397-7420

Green Travel Vendor

David Crockett State Park
David Crockett State Park was the first state park funded entirely by the citizens of the State of Tennessee. It’s thought that Hernando De Soto also spent time here on the ridgeline between the “two creeks” (Crowson and Shoal). ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Lawrenceburg, TN
Phone:  931-762-9408

History & Heritage Vendor

Dayton Tennessee Strawberry Festival
Annual Strawberry Festival. Craft and food vendors. ...more

Region:  Chattanooga & Southeast
City:  Dayton, TN
Phone:  423-775-0361

Green Travel Vendor

DelMonaco Winery & Vineyard
The winery sits on a 52 acre parcel centrally located between Nashville, Knoxville and Chattanooga. Within the winery, you can enjoy our vinted products, shop for unique gifts, relax on the patio overlooking the vineyards. ...more

Region:  Upper Cumberland
City:  Baxter, TN
Phone:  931-858-1177

History & Heritage Vendor

Dogwood Arts Festival
This festival is held every April in Knoxville. The "dogwood trails" are driving tours through the beautiful spring countryside. ...more

Region:  Knoxville & Middle East
City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-637-4561

History & Heritage Vendor

Doubletree Hotel Chattanooga
The Doubletree Hotel, Chattanooga, has been certified green by the Chattanooga Green Lodging Program. After a dramatic transformation, the Doubletree opened to feature 157 first-class rooms, more than 7,000 square feet of meeting space, an American bistro-style restaurant and lounge, a newly transfigured entrance efficiently accessible to the downtown attractions and restaurants, and an outside landscaped terrace with a fire pit that is the perfect venue for corporate and social gatherings. ...more

Region:  Chattanooga & Southeast
City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  423-756-5150

History & Heritage Vendor

Doubletree Hotel Nashville
The Doubletree Hotel in Nashville, where traditional southern charm and contemporary luxury harmonize perfectly, has found $9 million ways to say "Sweet Dreams. " Visit the newly renovated facility and enjoy "Nashville's most enjoyable night's sleep. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-244-8200

History & Heritage Vendor

Earth Fare, The Shops at Turkey Creek
Earth Fare Knoxville offers gourmet and healthy food options as well as free cooking classes that allow customers to create new recipes and enjoy sampling before trying it at home. Earth Fare works with local farmers throughout the region to forecast our needs so we can bring you the freshest local produce in season. ...more

Region:  Knoxville & Middle East
City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-777-3837

History & Heritage Vendor

Eastland Cafe
A comfortable, vibrant, casual neighborhood eatery with good food at a good price. A straightforward menu with seasonal and daily specials, a strong wine list and well-stocked bar. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-627-1088

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Date: Aug 27, 2014 - Sep 6, 2014
76th Annual TN Walking Horse Nat'l Celebration
Location: Shelbyville, TN

Date: Sep 6, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014
23rd Annual
Location: Vonore, TN

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