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Although Tennessee is most famous for music, it’s also home to its fair share of breathtaking natural sights. If you’re keen to get out and about amongst nature, check out the Smoky Mountains National Park, the majestic Mississippi and Rock Island State Park, to name just a few.

If you’re planning on boot scootin’, you’d better pack a pair of boots, cowboy or otherwise. If you’re visiting in summer, aim for lightweight and breathable clothing and in winter, swap the sundress for sweaters, jeans and thick socks. Be prepared for Tennessee’s unpredictable weather with a rain jacket and you’ll be ready to rock and or roll with the best of them.

Memphis and Nashville are popular holiday destinations for music lovers, particularly those fond of blues and country. Elvis fans flock from all around the world to visit Graceland in Memphis. While you’re in town, be sure to take a stroll through Beale Street, which is not only a mecca for live music but it’s where legends such as B.B. King performed regularly. Knoxville is also becoming increasingly popular thanks to its trendy speakeasies.

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Nashville is Tennessee’s ‘Music City’ but its primo spot upon the Cumberland River also makes it a hot contender for Tennessee’s prettiest city. Other horses in the race include Franklin, Townsend, Chattanooga, Tellico Plains and Knoxville, to name a few.

For country music fans, June is the only time to visit Tennessee as that’s when the CMA Music Festival rolls into town. For the uninitiated, The CMA Music Festival is the largest county music concert in the world. In terms of weather, March through to May and September to November deliver balmy days and cool nights.

Take a hike, go rafting, participate in a cattle drive, visit a ranch, learn about history, pay respects to Martin Luther King Jr. at the National Civil Rights Museum, catch some live music, check out the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, feast on fried chicken and mouth-watering barbecue, spot some wildlife in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, learn to line dance, check out the full-scale replica on the Parthenon, go chasing waterfalls, don your blue-suede shoes and visit Graceland, get a glimpse of the abandoned Tennessee State Penitentiary, visit Lynchburg, the home of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey, the list goes on!


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