Known as the Volunteer State, Tennessee offers about 440 miles from end to end of exciting adventures, cultural landmarks, and unique surprises. Full of southern charm, Tennessee sits only a short drive and an easy flight from much of Louisiana. From the music attractions of Memphis and Nashville to the Smoky Mountains and beyond, Tennessee offers everything from big-city fun to rural escapes. Plan your visit to Tennessee and explore all varieties of fun—from Memphis-born barbecue and blues to Nashville hot chicken and country music or the home-style eats and bluegrass of the Blue Ridge Mountains, you’ll find delicious eats and unforgettable sights and sounds all along I-40.
Experience Memphis like never before with a stay at Big Cypress Lodge, located inside the Bass Pro Shops Pyramid. This overnight destination features rustic accommodations and unparalleled amenities, including a full-service spa, an underwater-themed bowling alley, and the nation’s tallest freestanding elevator. Dine with a view at The Lookout, located at the peak of the pyramid, or have a cocktail at the new, outdoor Mississippi Terrace. Visit big-cypress.com to plan your Memphis getaway.
There’s always something happening at Graceland—from tours of Elvis’ beloved home, Graceland Mansion, to exhibits exploring his passions and career at Elvis Presley’s Memphis, fully immerse yourself into the life of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. Enjoy live concerts by music’s hottest acts at Graceland’s Soundstage, take in world-class touring exhibits at the Graceland Exhibition Center, or relax with a refreshing drink at The Jungle Room Bar.