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Tennessee Trip Guide – Winter Travel Inspiration

Hikes, music sites and road trips lead to cozy spots around the state.

Tennessee adventures don't hibernate in the winter. There are plenty of ways to fill your days with exciting things to do in Tennessee. Holiday magic, outdoor adventures, indoor fun for everyone and cozy places to curl up can be found across the state. We've gathered winter inspiration across the state so you can start planning your vacation.

Holiday Celebrations in Tennessee

'Tis the season to be jolly and create new traditions this holiday season in Tennessee. Ooh and ahh at millions of Christmas lights, explore charming small towns decked out for the season and see shows and more at top attractions around the state. Explore more below:

Experience 12 Days of a Tennessee Christmas
Experience Small Town Tennessee Charm This Holiday Season
Three Days at Smoky Mountain Winterfest
An Upper Cumberland Tennessee Christmas
Spend A Day of Shopping in Lewisburg
Spend Christmas in Memphis

Explore Winter Fun in Tennessee

Endless outdoor fun is in the forecast this winter. Grab your hiking boots, a kayak or snowboard to see wintery waterfalls, untouched, beautiful landscapes and challenging slaloms. Check out these articles for your ultimate winter adventure:

Family-Friendly Winter Activities
Winter Hiking & Camping in Tennessee's State Parks
8 Wintery Hikes You Should Take in Tennessee
A Weekend in Bristol, Tennessee
Explore the History and Cuisine in Greeneville

Cozy Up in Tennessee

Travel to Tennessee for warm restaurants, cozy coffee shops and fun indoor activities. When you're ready to curl up in your own space, book a stay at a cabin or beautiful bed & breakfast. Here are some ideas on how you can stay cozy in Tennessee:

Indoor Tennessee Attractions to Explore this Winter
Pillows & Pancakes: Where to Sleep and Eat in the Smokies
Cozy Places To Eat in Tennessee
Cozy Up In Tennessee Coffee Shops
Have a Winter Romance in Knoxville