Did you know that over 600,000 people call Nashville, Tennessee home? This Middle-Tennessee city is currently the 25th-largest city in the nation and continues to grow every year. Music City USA is probably best known for country music, which has branded Nashville as a tourist destination for music lovers.
Like any American city, Memphis, Tennessee is home to many off the beaten path culinary, historical and cultural attractions. These Memphis gems are hidden among the shadows of places like Beale Street and Graceland, and are local go-toâ€™s for food, fun and even learning. Want to discover the city like youâ€™re a Memphian? Letâ€™s take a look at some of the local favorites in Memphis.
If youâ€™ve ever heard the name Elvis Presley (and you know you have), youâ€™ve most likely also heard the name Graceland. Graceland was the Memphis, Tennessee home of The King for over 20 years and now serves as a museum and memorial. This 17,000+ square foot home contains some of Elvisâ€™s most prized possessions and also has a few secrets and little known facts. Here are 10 things that you probably didnâ€™t know about Elvisâ€™s Graceland.
Nashville, TN has long been the Promised Land for aspiring songwriters and would-be country singers, but this beautiful city has so much more to offer than meets the eye. Beyond the neon lights and honky tonk clubs lies a land rich with culture and history, yet infused with the vibrancy of youth. If youâ€™re thinking about visiting Nashville, here are 5 best tours in Nashville youâ€™ll want to have on your must-see list.
If youâ€™re planning a visit to beautiful Nashville, there is sure to be no shortage of activities, events and happenings around town. Here are just a few things to plan your visit around.
When you turn on the radio or open your favorite music app on your smartphone, you’re listening to artists whose music was inspired by blues, country, rock â€˜n roll, soul and jazz – all genres of music which have deep roots in the South. Music has always played an important role in Southern history, and many of the greatest musicians in the U.S. have started their careers in the South, including Elvis Presley, Robert Johnson and Louis Armstrong.