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Downtown Nashville Segway Tour
"Begin your tour experience with an indoor Segway orientation session that lasts approximately 30 minutes. During your training you will watch a brief video that will introduce you to how the Segway operates. Each guest will be given one-on all guests are required to wear helmets which will be provided. Of course you are welcome to bring your own bike or skate helmet if you prefer. After training you will be asked to sign waivers. We ask that all guests wear flat comfortable shoes (open- or close-toed is acceptable).After your training session you will venture outside where staff members will assign you to your very own Segway. Each group member will receive your own radio and ear piece so that you can clearly hear your guide's safety instructions and narration of the tour. While outside history sports
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Nashville Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
"Known as ""Music City"" Nashville is filled with exciting attractions famous live entertainment venues renowned restaurants and interesting specialty shops. From its days as a frontier fort to being christened the ""Country Music Capital of the World"" Nashville celebrates its culture throughout the city. Take in a show at Opryland the renowned Ryman Auditorium the Bluebird Café or at one of the legendary honky-tonks along Broadway like Tootsie's Orchid Lounge. Experience the city's heritage at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Bicentennial Mall State Park and pay homage to the ""Man in Black"" at the Johnny C
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Nashville Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour
"Known as ""Music City"" Nashville is filled with exciting attractions famous live entertainment venues renowned restaurants and interesting specialty shops. From its days as a frontier fort to being christened the ""Country Music Capital of the World"" Nashville celebrates its culture throughout the city. Take in a show at Opryland the renowned Ryman Auditorium the Bluebird Café or at one of the legendary honky-tonks along Broadway like Tootsie's Orchid Lounge. Experience the city's heritage at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Bicentennial Mall State Park and pay homage to the ""Man in Black"" at the Johnny C
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Most Viewed Local Customs in Tennessee

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Music

Thanks to my dear friend Steve, (NC_Ziggy here on Virtual Tourist) for sending me some wonderful photographs of Elvis in concert. These photographs were taken approximately 6 months prior to the...
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Elvis

The actual garden is rather small, and I can only imagine it filled with a busload of tourists. I went one December morning, and was the only one there besides the gardeners. It was quite peaceful in...
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Southern food and its consequences

I cannot call Southern cuisine healthy. Gravy, breads, deep fried chicken and fish made me gain a few pounds in a couple of weeks. The slow style of life of people from South make them accumulated...
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OlenaKyiv
Jun 26, 2007

state symbols

Tennessee is nicknamed "The Volunteer State".the state motto is: agriculture and commercestate flower is the Iris.state tree is the tulip poplar.state animal is the racoon.the state flag: three stars...
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davecallahan
Apr 05, 2007

Music, Music, Music!

Note: the photo is really an old poster I had of Elvis as a teenager; yes, I kept it all these years!Music plays a huge role in the lives of people in Tennessee. The state is rich in musical heritage....
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deecat
May 29, 2005

Three "Black Marks" on the History of Tennessee

Sadly, 3 situations during Tennessee's history make it less than perfect.1. Even though President Andrew Jackson, the "people's president, was for the "common man", it only applied to white men!...
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deecat
May 29, 2005
 
 
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Hill People of Tennessee

The people of Tennessee are diverse, but they all seem to have one common denominator--they are "down-to-earth" and quite friendly.The hill people of eastern Tennessee are no exception to these...
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May 29, 2005

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

In 1933, the United States Government created the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). It's mainly in Tennessee; although it did include parts of Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Mississippi,...
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May 29, 2005

A "Laidback Way of Life

Allan and I have played golf and vacationed all over Tennessee, but a place that we've gone back to three times is in the middle section of the state in Crossville at Fairfield Glade Resort. This...
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deecat
May 29, 2005

Tennessee's Very Own Horse

"Walkers" originated in central Tennessee and are called Tennessee Walking Horses. They perform an unusual running walk where the horse places its back foot in front of the front hoof print when...
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deecat
May 29, 2005

Mawing...

Weekend... it is noisy... Tell me this and I will answer that people maw backyards! Tennessee climate makes grass grow very fast, so if an owner wants to keep his backyard looking nice, he has to cut...
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OlenaKyiv
May 11, 2004

People in Tennessee are great lovers of flowers

The favorable climate of Tennessee with hot days, many rains gives so many opportunaities for flower lovers to spend spare time on flower beds, with pots and soil, or on mawing maching cutting grass...
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May 11, 2004

People in Tennessee are great lovers of wild birds

You can see the feeding boxes hanging on the trees, houses, special sticks. My neighbour, nice old lady, put seeds to bird's boxes almost every day a week. I see that it is not only hobby or...
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OlenaKyiv
May 11, 2004

The dungeon of Tennessee houses

Once I came to one of the houses, and when owners showed me it, I noticed in the room downstairs PEPSI, peanut butter, creckers. My first thought was that owner forgot about it, so being polite I just...
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OlenaKyiv
May 11, 2004

Popular Cities in Tennessee

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Top Hotels in Tennessee

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2100 West End Ave, Nashville, Tennessee, 37203, United States
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149 Union Ave, Memphis, Tennessee, 38103, United States
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1201 South Broad Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37402, United States
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961 Campbell Lead Road, PO Box 410, Gatlinburg, Tennessee, 37738, United States
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407 Union Ave., Knoxville, Tennessee, 37902, United States
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2492 Parkway, Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, 37863, United States
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Top Things to Do in Tennessee

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Parthenon

On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014...Went to the Parthenon with Tony, Matt, Janie, Lora, Ethan and Dakota. The guys and Janie stayed in the van, but Lora and I walked around with Ethan and Dakota. We had...
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Graceland

Going to Memphis and not going to Graceland is a bit like going to Paris and avoiding the Eiffel Tower. With over 600,000 visitors every year, it is one of the most visited private homes in the US. Of...
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Cades Cove

We went because we heard it was a pretty scenic drive and chance of spotting a bear. I really wanted some pics of black bears but didn't get any .. I did get that pic but I did see a small bear .. it...
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Ruby Falls

Ruby Falls is a 145-foot underground waterfall located inside of Lookout Mountain. The cave and waterfall were discovered in the 1920s by Leo Lambert. He was trying to access Lookout Mountain Cave by...
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Forbidden Caverns

When visiting The Smokey Mountains, this would make for a good rainy day activity. It opens at 10 am and the first tour starts about 20 minutes later. The tour lasts about an hour, and is very...
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Beach Island Resort and Marina

we rented a pontoon boat for 2 days from Beach Island Resort and Marina. this was 2-3 miles from our rental home on Jessee rd and loved how convenient it was. Theres also a casual restaurant there...
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Top 5 Tennessee Writers

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"The Mountains, The Valley, The Plateau: Tennessee"
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traveldave

"Tennessee"
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tompt

"Tennessee, from the mountains to the river"
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OlenaKyiv

"Tennessee"
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"Tennessee......the place to be"
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