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TENNESSEE HOLIDAYS   >   USA 


Vacation in Tennesseee

A Southern state of the United States.

Regions Tennessee : East Tennessee, Middle Tennessee, West Tennessee, Blue Ridge Mountains, Ridge-and-valley Appalachians, Cumberland Plateau, Highland Rim, Nashville Basin
 
Cities in Tennessee : Chattanooga, Clarksville, Johnson City, Knoxville, Memphis, Murfreesboro, Nashville, and more...

State Capital Tennessee : Nashville.


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Camping / Campgrounds / RV Parks

  Go Camping America   -   National Association of RV Parks & Campgrounds (ARVC)
  Koa   -   Campgrounds of America
  National Park Service Campground and Tour Reservation Site
They hope you find this an easy and convenient way to make reservations for one of their country's diverse National Parks or Recreational Areas.
  Funroads   -   Get Outta Town!

Car Hire Tennessee

Car rental

Car Rental USA  Sixt   -    

Holiday Homes Tennessee / Apartments

  VRconnection
Holiday homes, condos, cabins and villas, offered directly by owner. Simply browse and search the properties for that perfect vacation spot.
  VRBO vacation rentals
  GreatRentals.com    -   USA Vacation Rentals


Hotels in Tennessee

  Booking.com   -   Hotel Guide Tennessee
Most popular destinations Tennessee :  Nashville, Gatlinburg, Memphis, Knoxville, Hurricane Mills, Murfreesboro, Brentwood, Antioch, Donelson, Goodlettsville, Franklin, Collierville.

 
Centrally located hotels ranging from small family run budget accommodation to world-class five star hotels.

   -   Motel 6 and Red Roof

  Hotels.com   -    

National Parks / State Parks

  National Park Service
The NPS works with communities to preserve and care for neighborhood treasures. They also work with teachers to create unique opportunities for students to learn about history at the real places where events unfolded.

Travel Agents / Tour Operators

  Kuoni    -   Memphis
Memphis, Home of the Blues and the Birthplace of Rock'n'Roll, which really comes into its own in the evening with numerous live musical performances - don't miss the world-famous blues bars of Beale Street.
 
 Kuoni    -   Nashville
Nashville is the home of country music. Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Nashville's famous entertainment district.

   -   Create your perfect trip to Tennessee
Flight, Hotel and Car.

Thomas Cook



Local Travel Organizations / Tour Operators :

  Tennessee Travel & Recreation
  Tap into Southern Treasures   -   Group Travel

Travel Guides Tennessee / Travel Related Books

Travel Guides USA Travel Guides USA  [ amazon.co.uk ]

Transportation / How do I travel to Tennessee

 
Memphis Airport   -   Memphis International Airport
  Nashville Airport   -   Nashville International Airport  [ BNA ]
  Mc Ghee Tyson (TYS)

   

 
Book cheap flights to Tennessee at ebookers and benefit from discounted airfares.

KLM UK 
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines take you to hundreds of destinations everywhere in the world.

  Airline Tickets Tennessee / Bargain Flights

  Greyhound Lines

 
Tennessee Dpartment of Transportation
  Nashville MTA
  Regional Transportation Authority

  Maps of Tennessee [ Uni Texas   -   Perry-Castaņeda Library   -   Map Collection ]


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  Tennessee   -   Travel & Recreation

  State of Tennessee [ government ]

  Nashville   -   State Capital Tennessee   -   Nashville and Davidson County

  East Tennessee
Counties : North East area, Middle East area, East Tennessee, Anderson, Bradley, Carter, Claiborne, Cocke, Hancock, Hawkins, Jefferson, Johnson, Loudon, McMinn, Monroe, Polk, Roane, Scott and Unicoi
  Middle Tennessee
Counties : DeKalb, Dickson, Fentress, Giles, Humphreys, Lewis, Lincoln, Macon, Maury, Pickett, Sumner, Warren, White and Williamson
  West Tennessee
Counties : Dyer, Fayette, Hardin, Henderson and Henry
  Blue Ridge Mountains   -   Blue Ridge Mountains and The Blue Ridge Parkway Travel Guide
Blue Ridge Online is the premier online welcome center for the Blue Ridge and Appalachian mountains of the eastern United States. Here you will find information about attractions, accommodations, outdoor activities, shopping and everything you need to make your mountain vacation the getaway of a lifetime.
From BlueRidgeOnline.com you can browse and discover unique places to stay and things to do throughout the mountains of Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, West Virginia and more.
Destinations : Cowen, Bristol,
  Ridge-and-valley Appalachians
The Ridge-and-valley Appalachians are a belt within the Appalachian Mountains extending from northern New Jersey westward into Pennsylvania and southward into Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia, and Tennessee. They form a broad arc between the Piedmont and the Allegheny and Cumberland Plateaus.
Cumberland Plateau - technically an extension of the Allegheny Plateau
  Highland Rim
The Highland Rim is a geographic term for the area in Tennessee surrounding the Nashville Basin. Nashville is largely surrounded by higher terrain in all directions.
  Nashville Basin
The Nashville Basin is a geographic term used to describe the area surrounding Nashville.

  Chattanooga   -   Chattanooga -
From the world's largest freshwater aquarium to the colossal boulders atop Lookout Mountain, Chattanooga's attractions are numerous and diverse, drawing visitors since the turn of the century. So give yourself plenty of time to explore. See also Chattanoogafun.com
  Clarksville   -   City of Clarksville
Panoramic views of the mighty Cumberland River and its tree covered bluffs. The nostalgic aroma of smoking tobacco barns along winding country roads. A re-emerging historic architectural district scattered with shops , restaurants, and entertainment. All in Clarksville...Tennessee's fastest growing city.
Whether you're visiting for a day or a week, planning an event or group outing, or just looking for a quick weekend getaway, you'll find plenty of options to fill your time in Clarksville.
  Crossville   -   Crossville - Cumberland County Chamber of Commerce
With a dozen golf courses, Crossville is 'The Golf Capital of Tennessee'. The area is home to Tennessee's famous vacation and retirement resort, Fairfield Glade, which boasts 90 holes of golf in just their area alone; home to the first site of Jack Nicklaus' Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain State Park; home to Tennessee's highest elevation golf course at Renegade Mountain; and home to a total of eleven championship golf courses. In all, there are over 200 holes atop the Cumberland Plateau.
Many designers have incorporated the rolling hills, mountain streams and rock formations into their course layouts. Designers, such as Jack Nicklaus, Ron Garl, Joe Lee, and area favorite, Robert Renaud, have seen the natural terrain and scenic beauty in the Crossville area as an asset of which to take advantage.
  Germantown   -   Germantown   -   Tourism   -   Germantown Area CoC 
  Jackson   -   City of Jackson   -   Tourism   -   Jackson Convention & Visitor's Bureau
  Johnson City   -   Johnson City
  Knoxville    -    City of Knoxville    -    Tourism    -    Knoxville Tourism & Sports Corporation
Knoxville offers fun and recreation for everyone including spectacular scenery, diverse museums, historical attractions, outdoor activities, shopping and much more.
  Memphis   -   City of Memphis   -   Memphis Travel   -   Home of the Blues / Birthplace of Rock 'n Roll
  Murfreesboro   -   City of Murfreesboro
Named the Most Livable Town in Tennessee, Murfreesboro is the fastest growing city in the state - and it's not hard to see why. Murfreesboro provides the quality of life that attracts growth-plentiful housing, excellent schools, employment opportunities, outstanding services, recreational programs and regional medical facilities.
  Nashville   -   Nashville and Davidson County   -   Nashville CVB 
Nashville boasts over 40 different attractions – some of which are free. Covering the spectrum from the Civil War to Faith Hill's dress to a priceless Picasso and Warhol, there's something for everyone in Music City.
Take a tour of an Antebellum home rich in history, climb a tower built for a child but strong enough to accommodate an adult, browse the musical archives of a genre that will never be out of style or take in a comedy while enjoying dinner with your date.
  Rugby   -   Historic Rugby   -   The Rugby Colony - An Aspiring Utopia
Nestled among tall pines and oaks just south of the Big South Fork National Park, lies Historic Rugby Tennessee, a British-founded village whose Utopian dream of a better life in America has never quite died.
  Shelbyville
Come explore the area and see the rolling hills, farmland, horses, and wonderful sights that await you. If you're planning a visit to the area don't forget to schedule a tour of our many Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration. For shoppers we have downtown Shelbyville's Historic Court House Square and Antique Shops. Visit nearby Historic Bell Buckle and Wartrace for arts, crafts and a variety of antiques. In addition, Shelbyville is a stone's throw away from both Jack Daniel's Distillery and Tennessee Walking Horse Museum on Lynchburg's town square.

  News   -    KnoxNews   -   East Tennessee
  News   -   The Tennessean   -   Middle Tennessee's #1 Online News Source
  News   -   Tri-Cities Tennessee
  Radio   -   Public Broadcasting East Tennessee
  TV   -   Nashville Public Television
  University   -   Middle Tennessee State University

Cuisine   -   Tennessee Recipes

  Fishing Tennessee   -   see fish recipes [ bottom left ]
Pen fried fish, Fries fish fingers with tartar sauce, Blackened catfish, Pan fries rainbow trout and more
  Jack Daniel's Tennessee Table
Pull up a chair and make yourself at home. That's what Tennessee hospitality is all about. Good friends, good conversation, good food and good drink.
And boy, is there a lot of good food and drink in Tennessee. Where do you want to start?
Rural Tennessee is heaven for outdoor activities like hunting and fishing and outdoor cooking, whether it's frying up catfish or pan cooking store bought steaks. Even fancy James Beard Foundation chefs from across the country get a kick out of cooking with America's favorite spirit. And for indoor or outdoor parties, call on legendary host Mr. Jack for great cocktails and party food.
  Pick Tennessee Recipes   -   Pick Tennessee Products!
This Web site will help you find information for agriculture-related tourism activities and facilities, farms activity and events, animals and livestock, fresh and manufactured foods, flowers, trees, plants, tobacco, and so much more.

History Tennessee

  History of Tennessee
Prehistory Tennessee, Protohistory,  3 European exploration and settlement 3.1 Discovery and interaction with native peoples [ Government under North Carolina, State of Franklin, Southwest Territory ], Admission to the Union, Antebellum years, Civil War [ Secession, Battles ], Reconstruction and Jim Crow, Centennial, Alvin C. York, Women's rights, Scopes Trial, Country music birthplace, The Great Depression and TVA, World War II and progress [ Industrial expansion, Changes to poll tax disfranchisement ], Civil Rights Movement and King assassination and Bicentennial.

  Tennessee State Museum [ Nashville ]
Museum depicting the history of the U.S. state of Tennessee. There is a military part describing the country's military conflicts. This exhibition goes from the early battles of the Spanish-American War all the way to World War II.

  National Park Service  -  Links to the past
Explore America's cultural resources - buildings, landscapes, archeological sites, ethnographic resources, objects and documents, structures and districts.

Music, Art & Culture, Entertainment

  Grand Ole Opry   -   the world's longest running live radio show
Weekly country music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee, that has presented the biggest stars of that genre since 1925.

  Culture in Nashville

  Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
  Nashville Ballet
Since its founding in 1986, Nashville Ballet has grown to become the largest professional ballet company in Tennessee, presenting a varied repertoire of classical ballet and contemporary works by noted choreographers.
  Nashville Opera
  Tennessee Performing Arts Center
  Tennessee Repertory Theatre

  Tennessee Authors and Books
Tennessee literature comes from some of the greatest early southern literary figures and is home to Vanderbilt University--perhaps the most influential university for southern literature's development.
Home also to Pulitzer Prize winning author, Peter Taylor, who won the Pulitzer for Summons to Memphis. Professor John Crowe Ransom who taught young writes like Robert Penn Warren and Peter Taylor was born and raised in the great state of Tennessee, and Shelby Foote has called Memphis home for many years.


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