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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.

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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 Sep 1 - Oct 31 Levitt Shell Fall Concert Series Memphis, TN Dust off your lawn chair and get out your picnic baskets. It's time for Levitt Shell's Fall Concert Series. The Shell is nestled in the beautiful and expansive Overton Park – a green oasis where art and culture come together. Get comfortable and settled in for the Dynamites and Charles Walker. learn more West Tennessee Sep 1 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 West Tennessee Sep 3 - 6 On Location: Memphis International Film Fest Memphis, TN Four day film festival featuring short and feature films, animated and documentary films from around the country and around the world. Past guests include Morgan Freeman, Holly Hunter and Cybill Shepherd. learn more West Tennessee Sep 4 Zoo Brew Memphis, TN Get ready beer connoisseurs! Taste beers from around the world and enjoy live entertainment at one of the Memphis Zoo's most popular fundraisers. learn more West Tennessee Sep 4 - 13 Delta Fair & Music Fest Memphis, TN Taking place within the friendly and familiar confides of the Agricenter International & grounds, the Delta Fair & Music Festival features a 50+ ride Midway with rides for all ages. learn more
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