Experience Tennessee Your Way: 2023 Guide Encourages Visitors To “Choose Your Own Vacation”

Tennessee Tourism Offers Free Guide with Everything Travelers Need to Plan Their Adventures, Now Available at TNvacation.com
Wednesday, January 18, 2023 | 10:20am
TN Dept. of Tourist Development 2023 Vacation Guide

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 18, 2023) – Tennessee offers endless adventures to check off everyone’s travel bucket list. Beginning today, visitors can request the official 2023 Tennessee Vacation Guide—an interactive guide to help visitors choose their own Tennessee vacation, from the great outdoors to world-famous cuisine, or legendary live music to thrilling theme parks. Available as a free printed guide or e-guide at TNvacation.com or at any of the state’s 16 Welcome Centers, it’s an essential insider’s guide to the best of Tennessee.

Inspiration flows through 150-plus pages, including detailed information on:

  • Outdoor adventures including America’s most-visited national park, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in East Tennessee; ziplining in one of the country’s largest urban parks at Shelby Farms Park in Memphis; or, traveling the historic Natchez Trace in Middle Tennessee
  • The state’s unique celebrations and festivals, featuring music, food and fun
  • The famed Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways — the ultimate road trip
  • Family friendly and “kid-reviewed” attractions, including theme parks, water parks, zoos, science museums and safaris
  • Made-in-Tennessee spirits — everything from whiskey to wine to craft beer
  • Tennessee’s rich history, including 14 statewide stops on the U.S. Civil Rights Trail
  • The state’s lasting impact on music history and all genres of music, including blues, folk, country, hip-hop and more

Franklin, Tenn.-based Journal Communications, Inc. produces the guide, which is distributed to nearly 500,000 visitors annually. The cover was hand-illustrated by VMLY&R Associate Design Director Mars Denton.

Sample Social Copy: Experience Tennessee your way. Get your free interactive vacation guide and start planning today at tnvacation.com/guide.



Tennessee is the home of the blues, bluegrass, country, gospel, soul, rockabilly, and rock ‘n’ roll— delivering an unparalleled experience of beauty, history, and family adventure, infused with music that creates a vacation that is the “Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee.” Explore more at TNvacation.com and join other Tennessee travelers by following “TNVacation” on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and YouTube, and “Tennessee” on Snapchat.

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