At a glance
Tennessee has a little bit of everything, and you can capture Americana in its most-distilled form in “The Volunteer State.” Head to Nashville for country music honkey tonks and hot wings, as well as a slew of sleek new hotels. A trip to Memphis isn’t complete without a trip to gaudy
Graceland, Elvis Presley’s home and compound, or a walk through the party scene on famous Beale Street. Dolly Parton fans make the trek to Pigeon Forge for the theme park Dollywood. That’s also a great place to begin a trip to the famous Great Smoky Mountains National Park.