Tennessee’s charming historic districts reflect time and place preserved in the present tense. Many dating back to the 19th century, these vibrant areas illuminate Tennessee’s architectural heritage and classic urban fabric in a modern light. Take a day to enjoy any one of the historic districts spread across the state.
Explore Nashville’s Printer’s Alley, Second Avenue and Broadway—known collectively as the District—where the best of music, art and history await. Beale Street in Memphis is a great place to see venues and landmarks that shaped rock ’n’ roll. Grab great barbecue in between. Head for beautiful Franklin to enjoy true Southern hospitality in the 15-block historic downtown. Drop in on Clarksville to admire one of Tennesee’s best collections of 1870s period architecture.