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Tennessee Tourism and Sightseeing
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James K. Polk Ancestral Home
James K. Polk Ancestral Home Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Columbia, TN
Recreation in Columbia, TN USA

The James K. Polk Ancestral Home is the only remaining home ? other than the White House ? where our 11th President lived. The James K. Polk Ancestral Home is the only remaining home ? other than the White House ? where our 11th President lived.


Rippavilla Plantation
Rippavilla Plantation Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Columbia, TN
Recreation in Spring Hill, TN USA

Built in the 1840?s, this beautiful plantation home stands as a reminder of the grandeur of the time when life was much different than today.

Customs House Museum
Customs House Museum Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Clarksville, TN
Museum in Clarksville, TN USA

Dating back to 1898 this museum is the second largest general history museum in TN. Rotating exhibits and permanent collections line the walls of the museum. A large model train exhibit is loved by young and old alike. The Explorer's Floor gives children a hands on experience.

Fort Defiance
Fort Defiance Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Clarksville, TN
Recreation in Clarksville, TN USA

This Civil War site now boasts a state-of-the-art interpretive center Originally an Earthenworks fort, this site is a Civil War landmark. In 2011 a state-of-the-art Interpretive Center was created, providing a look into Clarksville's Civil War history.

Roxy Regional Theatre
Roxy Regional Theatre Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Clarksville, TN
Theatre in Clarksville, TN USA

Clarksville's oldest and only professional live theatre


Beachaven Winery
Beachaven Winery Top Attraction! things to do on a rainy day in Clarksville, TN
Tour in Clarksville, TN USA

Family Owned Winery, Free Tours and Tastings, Jazz on the Lawn Beachaven is a family owned winery that has produced internationally award winning wines and champagnes for over 20 years. They have free tours and tastings of the vineyard every day (hours may vary).

Historic Collinsville
Historic Collinsville Top Attraction!
Tour in Southside, TN USA

40 Rolling Acres of Preserved Historic Homes Homes dating back to the 1830s have been preserved on this pioneer settlement. Guests may tour the grounds and visit the wildlife center. All of the artifacts are period pieces, nothing is reproduced.

Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Appalachian National Scenic Trail Top Attraction!
National Park in State of Tennessee, TN USA

National Scenic Trail The Appalachian National Scenic Trail is a 2,174-mile footpath along the ridgecrests and across the major valleys of the Appalachian Mountains from Katahdin in Maine to Springer Mountain in northern Georgia.

5 Rivers Adventures at Cripple Creek.
5 Rivers Adventures at Cripple Creek.
Rafting in Hartford, TN USA

Outdoor adventures by the best! 5 Rivers Adventures is guide owned and operated. We have 54+ years of river time between us. We have seen how rafting has evolved, what has worked and not worked at many companies on many rivers.


Ace High Ballooning
Ace High Ballooning
Balloon Ride in Franklin, TN USA
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Chartered Hot Air Balloon Flights Classic hot air balloon rides in the middle Tennessee area. Enjoy an hour long flight over the countryside, watch wildlife, see country music stars homes, feel the freedom of being one with nature.

Adventure Science Center
Adventure Science Center things to do on a rainy day in Nashville, TN
Science Museum in Nashville, TN USA

Adventure Science Center in Nashville, TN Adventure Science Center has been bringing science to life for visitors of all ages for more than 65 years. With the Sudekum Planetarium and Space Chase exhibit wing, families can travel to the outer reaches of the galaxy and learn about the wonders of the universe.

American Museum of Science & Energy
American Museum of Science & Energy things to do on a rainy day in Knoxville, TN
Science Museum in Oak Ridge, TN USA

This popular museum offers self-directed activities which explore light and color, sound, problem-solving, static electricity, robotics, vision and more.

Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
National Park in Greeneville, TN USA

National Park Andrew Johnson National Historic Site honors the life and work of the nation's 17th President and preserves his two homes, tailor shop, and grave site. Andrew Johnson's life exemplifies many struggles faced by Americans today. He worked his way from tailor to President.

Artisan Depot Gallery & Gift Shop
Artisan Depot Gallery & Gift Shop things to do on a rainy day in Tennessee
Art Gallery in Cowan, TN USA

Cooperative gallery showcasing the art of local artists The Artisan Depot Gallery & Gift Shop is located in Cowan, TN and features the art & craft of artists residing in Franklin County & Surrounding Region.

Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area
Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area
National Park in Oneida, TN USA

National River & Recreation Area The free-flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and its tributaries pass through 90 miles of scenic gorges and valleys containing a wide range of natural and historic features.

Chickamauga Field Guide
Chickamauga Field Guide
Tour in Chattanooga, TN USA

The Ultimate Guide to the Battle of Chickamauga! Included in Chickamauga Field Guide: a full-color Guidebook and an Audio CD driving tour. Your Driving Tour and Field Guide bring the battle to life as you drive through historic Chickamauga National Military Park.

Children's Museum of Memphis
Children's Museum of Memphis things to do on a rainy day in Memphis, TN
Childrens Museum in Memphis, TN USA

The Children's Museum of Memphis creates memorable learning experiences through the joy of play in hands-on exhibits and programs. Open 7 days a week, the museum offers memorable learning experiences for children of all ages.

Cowan Railroad Museum
Cowan Railroad Museum things to do on a rainy day in Tennessee
Museum in Cowan, TN USA
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Railroad photos and relics in a century- old depot. Relive the days of steam and steel when you visit the lovingly restored Cowan Railroad Museum in Cowan, Tennessee. We have preserved more than 160 years of railroading and industrial history with an enormous collection of photos, relics, stories and exhibits.

CTI IMAX
CTI IMAX things to do on a rainy day in Memphis, TN
Imax Theatre in Memphis, TN USA


Dragon Dreams Museum and Gift Shop
Dragon Dreams Museum and Gift Shop things to do on a rainy day in Chattanooga, TN
Museum in Chattanooga, TN USA

Dragon Art and Collectibles Museum Dragon Dreams houses a unique collection of dragons that have been accumulated since 1975. Thousands of dragons of all types are on display in eight rooms. See unusual one-of-a-kind antiques, delicate porcelains, hand-crafted figurines and furniture.

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Tennessee

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Best Places to Stay in Tennessee


Comfort Inn Powell
Guest Score:
From $68 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.
Country Inn And Suites - Clinton
Guest Score:
From $63 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Hampton Inn Knoxville-West At Cedar Bluff
Guest Score:
From $84 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Homewood Suites By Hilton Nashville Vanderbilt
Guest Score:
From $140 / night.


Swimming Pool, Free Internet, Non Smoking Rooms.
Staybridge Suites Memphis-Poplar Ave East
Guest Score:
From $90 / night.


Non Smoking Rooms.

Best Time to Visit Tennessee


The best time to visit Tennessee is in the summer and fall. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the mid 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Fall nights are cold with lows in the low 40's.

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Monthly Temperatures in Tennessee


Month Low Avg High
January 25.9 36.0 46.0
February 28.7 40.0 51.3
March 36.5 48.6 60.7
April 44.1 57.0 69.9
May 53.7 65.6 77.5
June 62.3 73.6 84.9
July 66.7 77.5 88.4
August 64.8 76.2 87.4
September 57.9 69.8 81.6
October 44.9 58.2 71.4
November 36.5 48.2 59.9
December 29.1 39.6 49.9

Destinations in and around Tennessee to Visit



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