Tennessee is a kaleidoscope of natural wonders, from underground seas to high mountain peaks, and a haven for wildlife, from the familiar to the exotic. Explore the Great State of Tennessee. The state is divided geographically as well as legally into three regions, the state's Grand Divisions, East, Middle and West. Each region of the state furnishes a unique variety of geography. From historic downtown hotels to tranquil mountain chalets, our accommodation styles are as diverse as the state itself. Become a Tennessee adventurer. A wanderer of sorts, putting together your own top experiences list. Tennessee’s iconic destinations will follow you home. And, they’ll remind you to come back again. Take in wild rides, splendid scenery, legendary music and whiskey, larger-than-life heroes and even marching ducks. After all, it’s Tennessee. Browse Tennessee’s incredible museums. Whether you’re a history buff, an art lover or a science enthusiast, you’ll see things you won’t forget in museums that spotlight everything from natural history to cutting-edge technology.
Don’t leave without seeing the Smoky Mountains from the peak of a 21-story roller coaster. Try indoor skydiving, hit the slopes at a four-season ski resort or play hard on Tennessee’s golf courses and racetracks. If you prefer your fun on the water, we’ve got world-class water parks—oh, and the mighty Mississippi River. Tennessee’s best-known attraction is the wealth of natural wonders that await down every river road or mountain trail. You probably know we have bears, deer, elk and eagles, but did you know you can walk through a tunnel of sharks, reach into a stingray pool or watch pandas play. Once you’ve explored waterfalls, caverns and wildlife refuges, make new friends at our aquariums and zoos.