On a Private Tour of Tennessee, There's Lots to Explore and More to See
There are lots of excellent places to explore with even more to see on a private tour of Tennessee. A State in the south of the United States of America that is entirely surrounded by land. Although it does have the most spectacular and largest underwater lake.
The three stars that are on the Tennessee flag represent the three land forms found here; highlands in the middle, lowlands in the west and mountains in the east.
So Tennessee is famous for country music, Elvis's Graceland, the blues clubs and Sun Studio’s but did you know that The Great Smoky Mountains National Park was more popular a tourist attraction than the Grand Canyon, Yosemite or Yellowstone.
Admittedly it is possible that its popularity is because of Tennessee’s location, sandwiched between eight other states but it is also due to the incredible natural beauty, first rate attractions and rich history.
When people say that Tennessee is a diverse state, no truer words are said. It is a mountain state, agricultural flat land and home of the country music and Dollywood!
Top 10 Things to Do in Tennessee
A Sightseeing Tour of the Smokie Mountains National Park for Fun and Adventure
If sightseeing tours of The Smokie Mountains are not for you and music is more your thing, you cannot be disappointed in Tennessee.
Nashville is legendary with Country Music with famous places such as The Grand Ole Opry and The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
While Memphis has Beale Street which is synonymous with The Blues and Sun Studio’s opened up by the pioneer of rock and roll Sam Philips. Then there is also Graceland the home of Elvis Presley.
There are great adventure parks and amusement parks for all ages to enjoy all over the State.
Enjoy the excellent restaurants and bars for fantastic nights of entertainment.
Travel Tips for Tennessee
The best time to visit Tennessee will depend on where you go in the State. It is recommended that you do research on what festivals are on in the different locations. Weatherwise the best time to visit is during the autumn and Spring months when it is not as hot and humid as the summer months. Winters are cold and the lack of foliage in the Smokie Moutains make it a great time to go on sightseeing tours here.
Tennessee is, generally, not a very expensive state to visit. Mid day lunch or snack will cost around $12 while a three-course evening meal with wine for two people will be approx. $65. Accommodation prices vary depending on the standard you want. A double room in a mid range 3 star hotel will cost on average $100. There are cheaper places to stay such as hostels. Public transport is cheap and very good. Taxis start from $4 for short trips.
It is advisable to do a certain amount of research on the destination you wish to travel to. Check the weather and festivals that will be on during the time you wish to visit. If you can, pre book any private tours or sightseeing tours before traveling. Be careful when walking around in crowds. Never walk alone at night time in dark streets.
Generally the climate found in Tennessee is temperate. There are warm summers and mild winters. July is the hottest month of the year with temperatures averaging 32 degrees Celsius. January is usually the coldest month and temperatures are around minus 3 degrees Celsius. There is plenty of rainy days but they are sporadic. Snow will be plentiful especially on high ground. You can still enjoy over two hundred sunny days no matter what the temperature.