Tennessee in the News

Tennessee in the News

Tennessee's restaurants, attractions and DMO's are receiving constant national and international attention for their world-class thrills, award-winning dishes and famous hospitality. See what other travel publications are saying about the Volunteer State.

Incline Railway

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice winner

TripAdvisor

September 2020

 

Bass Pro Shops

America’s Best-In-State Customer Service 2020

Newsweek

August 2020 

 

Tennessee Aquarium

Best Aquariums in the U.S.

USA Today 10Best

July 2020

 

Songbirds Guitar Museum

Best Music Museums (#10)

10Best USA Today

February 2020

 

Where the Jobs Will Be in 2020

Forbes

December 2019 

 

Here are five adrenaline-pumping wheelchair-friendly adventures

National Geographic

November 2019

 

Top 10 Small Cities in the United States - #8

Conde Nast Traveler's 2019 Readers' Choice Award

October 2019

 

2019 America's Best Cities (Small) - #22

Resonance Magazine

October 2019

The Caverns

The Coolest & Most Unique Concert Venues In The World

Boss Hunting (Australia)

September 2020

Cherohala Skyway

The Best Road Trips in Every State

Saturday Evening Post

August 2020

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

10 Secret Spots in Top US National Parks

Lonely Planet

August 2020

 

Cades Cove, Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Nature: Great Smoky Mountains National Park

CBS Sunday Morning

August 2020

 

Norton Creek Resort's Treehouse Grove

This Dreamy Tennessee Treehouse Grove is the Perfect Socially-Distant Vacation Spot

Country Living

August 2020 

 

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Best Aquariums in the U.S.

USA Today 10Best

July 2020

 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

First-timer’s guide to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Lonely Planet

May 2020

 

The South's Best Mountain Towns

Southern Living

March 2020

 

Doc Collier Moonshine

Best Distilleries to Sip Tennessee Moonshine

Lonely Planet

January 2020

 

Ole Smoky Moonshine

Best Distilleries to Sip Tennessee Moonshine

Lonely Planet

January 2020

 

10 Best Places for a Fall 2019 Weekend Getaway, According to Experts

Elite Daily

August 2019

 

A Top Southern Destination for Active Travel

StyleBluePrint

August 2019

Bootleggers Moonshine

Best Distilleries to Sip Tennessee Moonshine

Lonely Planet

January 2020

Where Everyone Wants to Go in 2020, According to the Internet

Conde Nast

January 2020

 

Pete's Restaurant

Best Diners in the Country

Food Network

November 2019

 

2019 America's Best Cities (Small) - #20

Resonance Magazine

October 2019

Bass Pro Shops

America’s Best-In-State Customer Service 2020

Newsweek

August 2020 


 

Dollywood

Move Over, Disneyland — Dollywood Wins Popularity Contest for Better Amusement Park

The Boot

August 2020

 

Old Mill Restaurant

America's Best Classic Restaurants

Food & Wine

January 2020

 

Doc Collier Moonshine

Best Distilleries to Sip Tennessee Moonshine

Lonely Planet

January 2020

 

Crave Golf Club

The 10 Best Mini Putt Courses In America

The Travel

September 2019

Blackberry Mountain

5 Rural Retreats Worthy of a Detour

NY Times

November 2019

Bass Pro Shops

America’s Best-In-State Customer Service 2020

Newsweek

August 2020 

 

Bristol Motor Speedway

Best NASCAR Track - #2

USA Today 10Best

July 2020

Cherokee National Forest

10 Places for Epic Adventures in Cherokee National Forest in East Tennessee

Road Trips & Coffee Travel Blog

August 2020

5 Socially Distant Adventures to Get Your Thrills in the Southeast

Men’s Journal

July 2020

2019 Top Ten Destination

The Hotel Guide

December 2019

 

This is the Best Place to Live in America Right Now

Money

September 2019

TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice - Best Destinations in the U.S.

TripAdvisor

September 2020

 

Bass Pro Shops

America’s Best-In-State Customer Service 2020

Newsweek

August 2020 

 

The Dive Inn Motel

America's Coolest Motels

Lonely Planet

August 2020

 

Hermitage Hotel

South's Best Historic Hotels (#7)

Southern Living

March 2020

 

Union Station Hotel

South's Best Historic Hotels (#12)

Southern Living

March 2020

 

Johnny Cash Museum 

Best Music Museums (#3)

10Best USA Today

February 2020

 

Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum

Best Music Museums (#4)

10Best USA Today

February 2020

 

Patsy Cline Museum

Best Music Museums (#1)

10Best USA Today

February 2020

 

2020’s 10 Hottest Destinations

The Sun

January 2020

 

CMA Music Festival 

14 Summer Music Festival That You Wont Want to Miss in 2020

O, The Oprah Magazine

January 2020

 

Woolworth on 5th

The most historic spots around the US to visit for Black History Month

MSN.com

January 2020

 

20 Best Places to Go in 2020

Conde Nast

December 2019

 

2019 America's Best Cities (Large) - # 25

Resonance Magazine

October 2019

 

10 Best Places for a Fall 2019 Weekend Getaway, According to Experts

Elite Daily

August 2019

 

Rich Froning

How Rich Froning Became The Greatest CrossFit Games Athlete In History

Men's Health

January 2020

 

Cookeville, TN: CrossFit's Global Mecca

CNN

November 2019

 

Rich Froning

Rich Froning is the fittest man in HISTORY!

The Today Show Australia

November 2019

 

Ralph's Donuts

Where to Find the Best Donut in Every State

Travel + Leisure

October 2019 

Fall Creek Falls

20 Stunning State Parks Across the USA  

USA Today

January 2019

Bonnaroo 

14 Summer Music Festival That You Wont Want to Miss in 2020

O, The Oprah Magazine

January 2020

The South’s Top 50 BBQ Joints 2019
Southern Living
August 2019

 

B.E. Scott's BBQ

The Best BBQ in Every State 2018

Food & Wine

July 2019
 

TripAdvisor Traveler's Choice Awards - Trending Destinations

TripAdvisor

September 2020

 

Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid

America’s Best-In-State Customer Service 2020

Newsweek

August 2020 

 

Beale Street Historic District

The world's most beautiful historic streets

MSN

August 2020

 

Top 10 Major Metropolises for Vacation

CNBC

August 2020

 

Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid

The Wild History of the Memphis Pyramid

Lonely Planet

July 2020

 

Cozy Corner BBQ

The best BBQ joints in the United States

Lonely Planet

July 2020

 

Earnestine & Hazel’s Soul Burger

The Best Burger in Every State

The Daily Meal

July 2020

 

Cozy Corner BBQ

Honoring Desiree Robinson, a Memphis Barbecue Legend

Southern Living

June 2020

 

Peabody Memphis Ducks

These cute animal ambassadors will make you smile

USA Today 10Best

June 2020

 

10 Up-And-Coming Cities to Travel to in the U.S.

World Atlas

March 2020

 

10 Best Romantic Things to Do in Memphis, Tennessee

Trip 101

March 2020

 

Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen

The Best Italian Restaurant in Every State

The Daily Meal

March 2020

 

Big Cypress Lodge

22 Hotels for Spring Break that Your Whole Family Will Actually Enjoy

Buzzfeed

March 2020

 

Otherlands Coffee Bar

The 58 Coolest Coffee Shops in America

MSN

March 2020

 

The Peabody Memphis

The South's Best Historic Hotels (#1)

Southern Living

March 2020

 

Stax Museum of American Soul Music

Best Music Museums in the U.S.(#2)

10Best USA Today

February 2020

 

Beale Street Music Festival

14 Summer Music Festival That You Wont Want to Miss in 2020

O, The Oprah Magazine

January 2020

 

Feathers Spa at The Peabody

Spas of America’s Top 100 Spas for 2019 – Top #10

Spas of America

January 2020

 

National Civil Rights Museum

The most historic spots around the US to visit for Black History Month

MSN.com

January 2020

 

Slave Haven Underground Railroad

The most historic spots around the US to visit for Black History Month

MSN.com

January 2020

 

Stax Museum of American Soul Music

The most historic spots around the US to visit for Black History Month

MSN.com

January 2020

 

25 Best Places to Visit in 2020

Forbes

December 2019

 

2019 America's Best Cities (Large) - #48

Resonance Magazine

October 2019

 

The Most Magical Streets in the World

MSN

August 2019