People are visiting Music City in droves. For 60 consecutive months, Nashville, Tenn., has enjoyed year-over-year growth in tax revenue and in the number of hotel rooms sold, according to the Nashville Business Journal. That is longer than any of the 50 largest hotel markets nationwide, at least according to data culled over the past 28 years,…
John H. Poston and James Huling almost assuredly did not realize the history they would be making in 1808 when they acquired land from James Huling.
More than 11 million people visited the World’s Fair in Knoxville, Tenn., between May 1 and Oct. 31, 1982. And, one of the most enduring symbols of the Fair is the Sunsphere.
The Rhea County Courthouse was built in 1890-1891 and is today most remembered as the setting for the Scopes Monkey Trial.
The Scenic City is Outside Magazine’s Best Town 2015, the magazine announced in its latest issue.
Pardon me, boy. Is that a high-speed train? Apparently, that would be a no. A high-speed rail link between Atlanta and Chattanooga appears to be off the tracks because of a lack of money and political will, Chattanooga’s mayor told a newspaper last week. “Any kind of intercity rail doesn’t…
The recently named co-chair of the Tennessee Tourism Committee says marketing The Volunteer State can be difficult given the state’s “three distinctive regions.”
A nearly two-year-long exhibit focusing on a group of legendary musicians is set to open Friday at the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tenn.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam earlier this month appointed Kevin Triplett as commissioner of the state Department of Tourist Development.
The Blue Ridge Scenic Railway and the Kennesaw Museum Foundation are teaming up to raise money in support of the Southern Museum of Civil War & Locomotive History. Proceeds from the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway excursion on Saturday, March 28, will benefit the Museum’s educational programs.