One of the states found in the south is Tennessee, considered one of the loveliest regions in America. Tennessee takes pride of its plethora attractions evenly spread in all its districts, towns and cities. Called “The Volunteer State,” the region plays host to some of United States’ most important destinations and attractions including the Great Smoky Mountains. With so much to see and do, what Tennessee guarantees is a fun-filled escapade.
There is a multitude of attractions in Tennessee, but to make the most out of the trip, the most important and top destinations must be in the priority list. The Great Smoky Mountains is arguably the jewel of Tennessee, catering to all nature-lovers and adventure enthusiasts. Within its premises, most especially in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, tourist attractions are aplenty, allowing a network of outdoor activities to take place. The homesteads in Cades Cove area is one of the most popular spots in the Great Smoky Mountains, as well as its wildlife and its lush forests. Having the highest peak of the state within its bounds, this is the best venue to see the breath-taking sight of the state’s landscape.
Chattanooga is another spot that exudes interesting natural aura. It is where the Lookout Mountain is found, as well as underground cavern that leads to the mystical Ruby Falls. The wonders of the falls is beyond compare, as its distinct feature is its red tint, probably the reason why it is named Ruby Falls. This is also where the stunning rock formation of the Rock City is found, as well as the Fairyland Cavern which is an indoor glow-in-the-dark attraction of Chattanooga. In the Downtown, The Tennessee Aquarium is not to be missed.
Tennessee is world-famous because of its rich cultural and traditional influences, one of which is its love for music. Nashville, the state’s capital and one of its dynamic cities, is tagged as the World’s Country Music Capital. The city knows how to provide entertainment, enjoyment and fun most especially after sunset. The shows held in Grand Ole Opry House are worthy of the time and a must when in Nashville. Relaxing in the city is definitely possible, as there is Gaylord Opryland Resort in Nashville, an atrium with 2-acre size filled with over ten thousand plants of mixed varieties. Other attractions to see include the Nashville Zoo, Tennessee State Museum, Belle Meade Plantation, Nashville Coliseum and Parthenon.
Memphis, a bustling town on the Mississippi River is where one of the most famous Tennessee attractions is found—Elvis’s Graceland. The prominent museum highlights the King of Rock and Roll’s memorabilia and personal collections. The Beale Street Historic District is known for its lively music and upbeat nightlife, as well as its-up of restaurant and eateries that are too hard to pass up. The Overton Park situated in the Midtown of Memphis is another jewel of the city, and it is where Memphis Zoo is found. The zoo is one of the highly-recognized zoos in America, a seventy acres park that gives home to almost 3,500 animals that belong to varied families.