Finally, it's summer and time to escape to Tennessee. Come, get away from it all and create family vacation memories of a lifetime.

Family Fun

Fun ways to beat the heat in Tennessee!

A Splashin' Good Time

Outdoor Adventure

Summer is the perfect time to explore Tennessee's beautiful outdoors. Taking a dip in the pools under one of our stunning waterfalls, rushing down the Ocoee rapids or tubing down one of our lazy rivers - what will you plan for your visit?

Summer Festivals

Summer festivals abound in Tennessee, celebrating our music, food, artisans and people. Here are some of our festivals to visit over the next few weeks -Kingsport Fun Fest - July 10-18, Uncle Dave Macon Days Old-Time Music Festival in Mufreesboro - July 10-12, Anderson County Fair in Clinton - July 13-18, 161st Irish Picnic & Homecoming in McEwen - July 24-25 and 56th Annual Moutain Market for Arts & Crafts in Monteagle - July 25-26

Summer Trip Tales

Summer is the perfect time to hit Tennessee's backroads. Pick one of our 16 Discover Tennessee: Trails & Byways, pack the car, turn up the radio and hit the road. It's time for a road trip that can only be Made in Tennessee.

Road Trip Revival
Jul 8 Wine Down Wednesday with Sips N Strokes Nashville, TN What better place to paint then in a winery. learn more Jul 9 Chattanooga Lookouts vs Mississippi Braves Chattanooga, TN The Chattanooga Lookouts are a Double-A Affiliate team for the Minnesota Twins (2014). learn more Jul 9 Jackson Generals Baseball Jackson, TN Catch the Jackson Generals, Seattle Mariner's AA Affiliate in their 6,000 seat Minor League Baseball stadium located in Jackson, Tennessee. Opened in 1998, it has been the friendly confines of the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx and now the Jackson Generals. Be sure to visit the Ballpark on Saturday Home Games for Fireworks! The stadium is located east of downtown Jackson and is visible from Interstate 40. In addition to hosting Southern League baseball games, The Ballpark at Jackson was awarded the 2010-2014 Ohio Valley Conference Baseball Championship as well as the 1999 and 2011 Southern League All-Star Games. High school and college baseball games are also played there in the spring before the Jackson Generals season begins. For more information visit www.jacksongeralsbaseball.com or call 731.988.5299 - learn more Jul 9 THE WIZARD OF OZ Sing-Along Memphis, TN Lions and tigers and bears, oh my! The popular classic The Wizard of Oz returns to the Orpheum big screen. Sing along to iconic songs like "Somewhere Over The Rainbow" as Dorothy is whisked off to the land of Oz in a tornado. Dorothy encounters a group of unlikely friends and iconic foes in Oz, and she’ll need plenty of brains, heart and courage to make it back home. Doors open at 6pm. Arrive early for drink specials and pre-movie activities in the Orpheum lobby. Rated G learn more Jul 9 - 13 Jackson Theatre Guild PRESENTS South Pacific Jackson, TN Jackson Theatre Guild presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical "South Pacific", a crowd favorite!! The plot centers on an American nurse stationed on a South Pacific Island during World War II, who falls in love with a middle aged expatriate French plantation owner but struggles to accept his mixed race children. A secondary romance, between a U.S. lieutenant and a young Tonkinese woman, explores his fears of the social consequences should he marry his Asian sweetheart **Ticket and Showtime Information** ***Thurs/Fri/Sat -- 7:30pm ***Sat/Sun Matinee -- 2:30pm **Tickets** Thurs/Fri/Sat/Sun matinee * General $18 *Senior/Students $14 Sat Matinee *General $10 *Senior/Students $10 learn more