Hello and welcome to my Travel Destination Guide sharing Amazing Travel Adventures – Tennessee. Here we explore Smoky Mountains, Rock and Soul Music Museum and Cumberland Caverns. Let’s travel Tennessee style.
Lookouts and Look Ups and Locomotives – Tennessee
1. Want to get away from it all? How about near the center of it all? The Newfound Gap Mountain Pass is near the center of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Gap borders the states of Tennessee and North Carolina. Newfound Gap road is the only paved passage through the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. It is over 30 miles of breathtaking beauty that should not be missed. For maps, elevations and history visit www.smokymountains.com or click here.
2. Rudy Falls are underground waterfalls discovered near Chattanooga, Tennessee. The falls, over 140 feet of them, are located on Lookout Mountain. Discovered in 1928, the Falls have been an amazing travel adventure that is a must see on any travelers list. At the time of this posting Ruby Falls is open for visitors. Advanced reservations are required. To get updates and schedules go to www.rubyfalls.com or click here.
3. Lookout Mountain Incline Railway is the steepest railway with over 70% grade. The railway has been in operation since 1895. At the time of this post the railway is operating daily with limited seating. I love when history and beauty come together for amazing travel adventures. Updated schedules and advanced ticket purchases can be made at www.ridetheincline.com or click here.
Museums and Music and Museums – Tennessee
1. Rock and Soul Music Museum is located in Memphis,Tennessee. The website states the museum offers a comprehensive music experience. Experience music from the rural field hollers and sharecroppers of the 1930’s. Memphis’ music heyday in the 70’s and its global influence. If you love music and you love history plan your visit at www.memphisrocknsoul.org or click here.
2. Graceland, also know as the Home of Elvis Presley, is located on Elvis Presley Blvd in Memphis, Tennessee. The tour showcases his living room, bedrooms, kitchen, TV room the infamous Jungle room as so much more! To learn more about Graceland’s history, purchase tickets and COVID updates visit www.graceland.com or click here.
3. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is located in Nashville, Tennessee. Their website states the museum collects, preserves, and interprets country music. Learn about the history of country music and its global influence. To start planning your visit, buy tickets or go shopping in their gift shop go to www.countrymusichalloffame.org or click here.
Below Ground Campgrounds and Beale Street and Bridges – Tennessee
1. Cumberland Caverns are located in McMinnville, Tennessee. The Caverns have over 30 miles of caves, trails and underground caverns. Visit www.cumberlandcaverns.com or click here to learn about daytime walking tours and overnight camping.
2. Beale Street is almost 2 miles full of history, food, music and so much more. This famous Street is located in Downtown Memphis. It’s an amazing travel adventure and must see when visiting Tennessee.
3. Walnut Street Bridge is located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The bridge was built in 1890 to connect downtown Chattanooga to the North Shore. The bridge spans over 2,000 feet. It is the longest pedestrian and bicycle bridge in Tennessee. I love bridges!
A Stands for Amazing Travel Adventures – Tennessee
Thanks for joining me as we discovered Amazing Travel Adventures – Tennessee. This week we discovered Lookout Mountain Incline Railway, a mile of breathtaking views. The Country Music Hall of Fame Museum where history goes global. And the Walnut Street Bridge. Its a bridge, of course it’s on my list! Tennessee has so many amazing travel adventures to explore and discover. Did your favorite Tennessee must see and must do make my list? If not, please add in the comments. I love discovering new treasures.
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Until Next Time,