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Tennessee boasts some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. From the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains to the heart of country music, Tennessee has many different activities for all ages. Here are some of the top places to visit in Tennessee.

 

1. Nashville

Nashville is considered the home of country music. Many visitors enjoy the Country Music Hall of Fame and going to the Grand Ole Opry. Nashville is also well-known for its food.

 

2. Memphis

Memphis is also very well-known for its music, although it has a stronger history of rock ‘n’ roll and the blues. The city is rich in history, including its own Rock ‘n’ soul Museum and Graceland.

 

3. Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg is located in the heart of the Smokey Mountains. Known for its ski slopes and hiking trails, many outdoor enthusiasts flock to Gatlinburg during the summer to enjoy the mountains.

 

4. Great Smokey Mountains National Park

The Great Smokey Mountains National Park is located just to the south of Gatlinburg and boasts over 800 miles of hiking trails. The park also features several waterfalls, such as Grotto and Laurel falls.

 

5. Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge is located very close to Gatlinburg and The Great Smokey Mountains. Some of the top attractions include Goats on the Roof, Dollywood, and the Hollywood Wax Museum.

 

6. Clarksville

Clarksville is rich in history as it is one of Tennessee’s oldest cities. Well-known for its role in the Civil war, visitors can enjoy time at the Civil War Trail or the Fort Defiance Civil War Park.

 

7. Lynchburg

Lynchburg is most known for its whiskey, including Jack Daniel’s Distillery. Visitors can enjoy learning about how to make whiskey and tastings.

 

8. Chattanooga

Chattanooga is very well-known for its multiple outdoor activities, including Ruby Falls, the Rock City Gardens, and the Chattanooga Zoo.

 

9. Johnson City

Johnson City is located in the northeastern corner of Tennessee. Visitors can enjoy fishing on Boone Lake or golfing at one of several of the city’s courses.

 

10. Bristol

Bristol is also well-known for its role in country music, celebrating its history with its Birthplace of Country Music Museum.