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  • Your Next Vacation Is Now Playing in Tennessee

    Monday, January 10, 2022 | 10:00am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Jan. 11, 2021 – The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development unveiled its official 2022 Tennessee Vacation Guide today with three covers showcasing the sights, sounds and experiences that created the Soundtrack of America. Tennessee’s music scene, culinary experiences, unmatched scenic beauty, family fun and hidden gems make the state a world-class destination.

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  • From Reindeer to Millions of Lights, Tennessee Is Filled With Holiday Cheer

    Wednesday, December 01, 2021 | 10:21am

    NASHVILLE, TENN. (Dec. 1, 2021) – From reindeer to millions of lights and beautifully decorated small towns, Tennessee is beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Dollywood transformed into a winter wonderland; Graceland is blasting some of Elvis’ greatest holiday hits and Gaylord Opryland has over 17 hours of holiday fun waiting to be had.

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  • Unwrap the Gift of Tennessee This Holiday Season

    Tuesday, November 23, 2021 | 09:06am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 22, 2021) - From the crafters of East, famous businesses in Middle, and the musical roots that flow all the way West, Tennessee offers an abundance of glad tidings and merry gifts to exceed all your friends and loved ones’ gift expectations.

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  • Gather Around the Table this Thanksgiving in Tennessee

    Thursday, November 04, 2021 | 01:22pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 1 2021,): Gather around the table in Tennessee this Thanksgiving with these restaurants, themed menus, outdoor adventures, family-fun activities and so much more. The Volunteer State provides a place for family and friends to come together to eat, drink and be thankful.

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  • Carve Out a Good Time in Tennessee This Fall

    Thursday, October 14, 2021 | 12:35pm

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2021) - As the leaves begin to change and the air grows crisp, that can only mean one thing; fall is upon us in Tennessee. So carve out a good time and add these Autumn fun-filled farms, festivals, events and pumpkin-spiced treats to check off your Fall bucket list.

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  • What’s New and Happening This Fall in Tennessee

    Thursday, September 23, 2021 | 08:06am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Sept. 22, 2021) – Red, orange, and vibrant yellows burst through the trees, the aroma of pumpkin and apple treats fill the crisp, cool air, laughter fills corn mazes and pumpkin patches and stories of haunted destinations inspire curiosity.

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  • Celebrate the Most Colorful Days of Autumn in Tennessee

    Wednesday, September 15, 2021 | 02:34pm

    Sept. 14, 2021 – NASHVILLE, Tenn. - With autumn days quickly approaching, fall is the idyllic time to celebrate the most brilliant hues and outdoor beauty Tennessee has to offer. Pile on the fall fun and experience the Volunteer State’s sprawling rainbow of autumn colors with these Instagram-worthy leaf-peeping spots, relaxing hikes, scenic drives and hidden outdoor treasures Tennessee’s stunning fall foliage is credited to its diverse tree species.

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  • Tennessee Tourism Outperformed the Nation in 2020 with $16.8 Billion in Visitor Spending Despite COVID-19

    Friday, August 06, 2021 | 07:26am

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Aug. 6, 2021 - Tennessee tourism generated $16.8 billion in domestic and international travel spending in 2020, a 31.6 percent decline from the previous year according to newly-released economic impact data from U.S. Travel Association and Tourism Economics. Travel in Tennessee generated nearly 150,000 jobs and $1.4 billion in state and local tax revenue. Despite the impact of COVID-19, efforts to promote outdoor travel opportunities helped Tennessee outperform the national average decline of 42 percent.

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  • Tennessee Department of Tourist Development Wins Prestigious Cannes Gold Lion Award for “Kid Reviewed” Campaign

    Monday, August 02, 2021 | 08:29am

    NASHVILLE – July 30, 2021 – In the Spring of 2019, the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development conducted a scientific experiment to prove just how much fun children have on a Tennessee vacation. Using an innovative wearable device called a Laugh Tracker, which used voice-recognition and location-based tracking technology, Tennessee Tourism created a special vacation planning website as part of its “Kid Reviewed” campaign showing locations that generated the greatest joy for the state’s youngest visitors.

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  • Make a Splash on Your Next Tennessee Adventure

    Thursday, July 15, 2021 | 10:00am

    July 15, 2021 - NASHVILLE, Tenn. - As summertime heats up, make a splash on your next Tennessee adventure, and dive into the state’s abundant waterways with endless water-filled activities. With over a half-million acres of lakes and 50,000 miles of rivers, come be a part of the thrilling adventures, relaxing vibes and unlimited possibilities Tennessee has to offer.

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