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Visiting Tennessee

As one of only two states in the country to border eight others, Tennessee is a linchpin of travel within the US. And, since it’s also home to two of the greatest music destinations in the world—Elvis Presley’s Graceland and Dolly Parton’s Dollywood—the Volunteer State claims to be the birthplace of both rock ‘n’ roll and country music. Don’t miss a visit to “Music City” Nashville, home to the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame, before venturing to Memphis for a stop at Graceland and Sun Studio.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and ... Read More
As one of only two states in the country to border eight others, Tennessee is a linchpin of travel within the US. And, since it’s also home to two of the greatest music destinations in the world—Elvis Presley’s Graceland and Dolly Parton’s Dollywood—the Volunteer State claims to be the birthplace of both rock ‘n’ roll and country music. Don’t miss a visit to “Music City” Nashville, home to the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame, before venturing to Memphis for a stop at Graceland and Sun Studio.

So whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent visitor, a business traveler or a budget explorer, IgoUgo has all the travel-planning tools and resources you need to create a memorable vacation. Read traveler reviews of the top hotels, restaurants, and things to do, browse amazing photos; ask for advice in our friendly travel forums; and find cheap flights and hotels. Then, after your trip is over, share your travel reviews, tips, and photos with friends and fellow travelers right here on IgoUgo.    Close

Stories and Tips Tennessee

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Andrew Johnson Historic Site

Written by zabelle on 08 Jan, 2009

Andrew Johnson Historic Site121 Monument AveGreenville TNAndrew Johnson has a long history in Greenville. He was born in Raleigh North Carolina in 1808 and was apprenticed there as a child to a tailor. He and his brother ran away from their apprentice ship and ended…Read More


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Andrew Johnson Museum and Library

Written by zabelle on 08 Jan, 2009

Andrew Jackson Museum and Library at Tusculum UniversityRev. Samuel Doak began a school in the area and when his school needed to grow he looked for patrons to help him fulfill his dream, Andrew Johnson made a donation of $20 toward the University which was…Read More


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Davy, Davy Crockett, King of the Wild Frontier

Written by zabelle on 08 Jan, 2009

Davy Crockett Birthplace"Born on a Mountain top in Tennessee" not. This is just one of the things that we all think is true about David Crockett that isn’t true. He was actually born in Limestone Tennessee in on the banks of the Nolichucky River…Read More


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No Early Quitting Time for the Peabody Ducks

Written by Vanilla Sugar on 13 Dec, 2008

If you have ever tried to leave work early, I hope you fared better than the Peabody ducks. One these famous ducks waddled away from the hotel lobby’s Italian travertine marble fountain. Then, the other four ducks must have thought it was quitting time and…Read More


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Relocating and Eating Turkey

Written by bledpub on 09 Dec, 2008

We have returned once again from Thanksgiving in Nashville, although this trip was a little different. On this trip, we weren’t just vacationing, we were looking at the city with new eyes-the eyes of relocating. When I lived in the city at the age of…Read More


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Short Order Eats

Written by zabelle on 21 Apr, 2007

Monell's1235 6th Ave NorthMonell's is as close to a Nashville institution as you will ever find. They are home to meat and three on a daily basis for lunch and dinner. (that is your meat choice with three sides) On the weekend, they open up…Read More


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Destination Opryland

Written by zabelle on 28 Mar, 2007

Opryland HotelIf you have the opportunity to stay here, I would recommend it. Not just for the accommodation but because it is just such an amazing place.Since we had opted for the more economical Millennium Maxwell Hotel, we decided to head to Opryland to have…Read More


Top 10 Reasons Why... Memphis

Written by Tim Thornton on 25 Jan, 2007

The Mighty Mississippi. The first thing that you must know about Memphis is that the Mississippi is king. The Mississippi River was the foundation of commerce upon which Memphis got its start—when "cotton was king." From the gulf coast to New Orleans, this majestic torrent…Read More


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The Hermitage Revisited

Written by zabelle on 06 Dec, 2006

I visited the Hermitage last year for the first time. It was my favorite historic site in Nashville. I wanted to share this very special place with Cindy. That in itself is not of particular note but what happen to me on my revisit is.…Read More


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Pigeon Forge..a place for couples or for the family.

Written by vampirefan on 24 Oct, 2006

When John got down on one knee more than 11 years ago and proposed….of course I said yes. Followed by "now can we please get to the car it is cold." He had asked me to marry him at the beautiful duck pond near our…Read More


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