Tennessee Must-See Places and Famous Faces
The must-see things to do in the Volunteer State
From the LifeMinute.TV Team
October 26, 2021
National Tennessee Day is October 26th so to celebrate here’s a look at the must-see things to do in the Volunteer State. Plus, the stars who were born or grew up there.
Tennessee may be landlocked, but there are tons to do there. Centrally located, it's tied with Missouri for having the most states bordering it. If you are a nature enthusiast, check out the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Old Stone Fort State Archaeological Park, Tuckaleechee Caverns, Lookout Mountain, and Craighead Caverns, a huge cave system with America's largest underground lake, The Lost Sea. If you are a history buff, there's the Titanic Museum Attraction in Pigeon Forge. Plus, there are several Civil War sites and battlefields. Lastly, if you love music, Tennessee is your place: There’s Graceland, the home of Elvis Presley; Dolly Parton's theme park Dollywood; Beale Street, renowned as the Home of the Blues and the true birthplace of Rock n Roll; and Music City in Nashville, where you can find Music Row, the historic Grand Ole Opry, the Johnny Cash Museum, and the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Famous Tennesseans include Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Tina Turner, Morgan Freeman, Dolly Parton, Justin Timberlake, Miley Cyrus, Reese Witherspoon, Megan Fox, Kane Brown, Quentin Tarantino, Lucy Hale, Johnny Knoxville, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Kelsea Ballerini.