Check out famous historic night spots like Beale Street in Memphis, Nashville’s District, or Knoxville’s Market Square or Old City. Try the mix of old and new in downtown Chattanooga’s bustling riverfront district surrounding the Tennessee Aquarium. The Peabody Hotel and Orpheum Theater are historic icons that rub elbows with newcomers FedExForum and AutoZone Park in Memphis.
Other stops to make include Memphis hot spots Overton Square and the Pinch Historic District. Try the restaurants and breweries in Historic Downtown Clarksville. The Factory at Franklin, a former stove works, has become a dining and entertainment complex with great shopping to boot. In the foothills of the Smokies, family entertainment is the rule in the theaters and performance venues on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge.