West Tennessee
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West Tennessee

Rich delta terrain covers the western third of Tennessees low, rolling landscape, extending from the Tennessee River to the Mississippi River. Memphis is the regions largest city. Northwest Tennessees Kentucky Lake is the largest man-made lake in the eastern U.S.

Southern and soulful, West Tennessee blends a raw, urban can-do spirit with rural charm, delivering its own rhythm of extraordinary experiences, iconic artists and diverse culture.

Friendly small towns plus a few larger ones along the Mississippi River punctuate the stories of West Tennessees legendary music, dramatic history and natural wonders.

Absorb the Memphis Sound as you explore Beale Street nightlife and the unrivaled music history landmarks: Elvis Graceland, Sun Studio, Stax Museum and Museum of Rock ‘n’ Soul. After sightseeing, your taste buds will thank you over a generous plate of West Tennessees barbecue or a crispy catfish platter.

Tread historic land on Civil War battlefields and at the National Civil Rights Museum. Enter a unique ecosystem at surreal earthquake-created Reelfoot Lake, a natural habitat for waterfowl and bald eagles. Indulge all your senses in West Tennessee.


Spotlight Cities in West Tennessee

Gear up for major merrymaking in the city. Or, savor small-town charm. West Tennessee shines in its music mojo, legendary landmarks, tasteworthy traditions and an awesome array of recreation in our great outdoors.

West Tennessee Oct 3 - 5 Reelfoot Arts & Craft Festival Tiptonville, TN 43nd Annual Arts & Craft Festival on beautiful Reelfoot Lake. learn more West Tennessee Oct 3 Old Time "Toby Tent Show" Parsons, TN Oct. 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25 - 2014 Tent opens at 6:30pm, Show at 7:30pm http://www.rivertimeplayers.org/images/shows/2014tentshow/frankentoby-sm.jpg learn more West Tennessee Oct 3 - 5 RAMS Riders Association of the Mid-South Parker's Crossroads, TN 2014 RAMS Rally, our 40th Anniversary learn more West Tennessee Oct 3 - Nov 1 Spooky Nights Memphis, TN Are you up for a scare? Experience Memphis' only haunted trail at 2014 Spooky Nights in Shelby Farms Park! Every Friday-Saturday from October 3-November 1, Spooky Nights also includes nocturnal nature hikes for families, Zombie Paintball Hayrides, Pumpkin Painting, Zombie Laser Tag + Headless Horseman Hayrides. For more information + to purchase advance tickets, visit www.shelbyfarmspark.org learn more West Tennessee Oct 4 - 6 Reelfoot Arts & Crafts Festival Tiptonville, TN Click here for more information about Reelfoot Arts & Crafts Festival. learn more
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