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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.


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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 Dec 26 - 27 Cirque Dreams Holidaze Memphis, TN CIRQUE DREAMS HOLIDAZE lights up the 2014 holiday season with its newest holiday stage spectacular. Broadway director Neil Goldberg re-imagines the holiday season with over 300 costumes, 20 acts and 30 performers from 12 countries showcasing an endless variety of imaginative, heart-pounding and gravity- defying feats you have to see to believe. Experience gingerbread men flipping mid air, toy soldiers marching on thin wires, and snowmen, icemen and penguins, balancing, jumping and spinning in disbelief. Performers twirl, bounce and soar thru the air to original music and seasonal favorites brought to life within a stage setting of gigantic gifts, colossal candy canes and 30-foot towering trees and soldiers, creating a wonderland of amazement. learn more West Tennessee Dec 29 56th AutoZone Liberty Bowl Memphis, TN Make your way to Memphis New Year's Eve weekend and follow the 60,000+ die hard football fans to Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium for the 2014 AutoZone Liberty Bowl game. learn more West Tennessee Dec 31 New Year's Eve on Historic Beale Street Memphis, TN The biggest New Year's Eve party is on Beale Street in Memphis. Say goodbye 2014 and hello 2015 with thousands of your closest friends on Beale Street this New Year's Eve. learn more West Tennessee Dec 31 New Year's Eve Party at The Peabody Memphis Memphis, TN The "South's Grand Hotel" is always the place to see and be seen in Memphis, and this New Year's Eve will be no exception. Come ring in 2015 at The Peabody Memphis with the ! Live entertainment and a balloon drop at midnight. learn more West Tennessee Jan 7, 2015 - Jan 10, 2015 Elvis Birthday Celebration 2015 Memphis, TN Get ready for the 2015 Birthday Celebration here at Graceland as we celebrate the king's 80th birthday! Stay tuned to Graceland.com for more information on special guests, schedule of events, and more. learn more
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