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More and more travelers are looking for ways to see new places while still respecting the land and traditions of places they travel. We've made it easier for you by compiling this directory of places to stay, eat and have fun while still helping us preserve the best of Tennessee.

The businesses, events and attractions listed here all are working to take better care of the natural resources, the history, and the culture that make Tennessee such a great place to live or to visit.

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A. Schwab Dry Goods Store
Far more than just a place to shop, A. Schwab Dry Goods Store is a true Memphis landmark. ...more

Region:  Memphis & Surrounding Areas
City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-523-9782

History & Heritage Vendor

Abraham Lincoln Library & Museum
Located on the beautiful campus of Lincoln Memorial University, the Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum is one of Harrogate's finest attractions. Home to one of the most diverse Lincoln and Civil War collections in the country, The Abraham Lincoln Library and Museum offers something for every Abraham Lincoln enthusiast. ...more

Region:  Knoxville & Middle East
City:  Harrogate, TN
Phone:  423-869-6235

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Adventure Science Center
Discover the wonders of science at Adventure Science Center – a world of interactive exhibits that inspire imagination and curiosity for visitors of all ages. Train as an astronaut and discover the mysteries of our solar system in the incredible Space Chase exhibit. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  (615) 862-5160

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Agricultural Museum
Originally chartered by the general assembly in 1957, the Tennessee Agricultural Museum now stands as one of Tennessee's best collections of artifacts relating to the pioneering days of Tennessee farm families. Located at Ellington Agricultural Center in south Nashville, the museum is housed in a former horse barn, originally part of the Brentwood Hall estate of financier Rogers Caldwell. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-837-5197

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Alex Haley Museum and Interpretive Center
Originally known as the Palmer House, this ten-room, bungalow style home was constructed in 1918 and 1919 by Will E. Palmer, the maternal grandfather of Alex Haley (1921-1992). ...more

Region:  Memphis & Surrounding Areas
City:  Henning, TN
Phone:  731-738-2240

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American Museum of Science & Energy
American Museum of Science and Energy is a center for exploration dedicated to the WWII Manhattan Project history and the science that emerged from Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Live demonstrations, interactive exhibits and presentations. ...more

Region:  Knoxville & Middle East
City:  Oak Ridge, TN
Phone:  865-576-3200

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Amish Country Mall
Amish Country Mall & Cafe has the best fried bologna sandwich in Middle Tennessee! And, don't miss Mom's best-ever homemade potato salad! Don't miss our great daily meat and veggie plates. Leave only after you have a slice of from-scratch mouthwatering pie. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Ethridge, TN
Phone:  (931) 829-1621

History & Heritage Vendor

Annual Fall Folklore Jamboree
Go back to a simpler time. Every October at the Research and Education Center at Milan, we capture a piece of yesteryear with our Fall Folklore Jamboree. ...more

Region:  Northwest
City:  Milan, TN
Phone:  731-686-7362

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Appalachian Center for Craft
The Gallery at Tennessee Tech University's Appalachian Center for Craft is one of the finest retailers of contemporary American fine craft in the Southeast. We represent the work of 100+ artists whose work ranges from the contemporary to the traditional. ...more

Region:  Upper Cumberland
City:  Smithville, TN
Phone:  615-597-6801

Green Travel Vendor

Arrowcraft, A Shop of the Southern Highland Craft Guild
Arrowcraft Shop helped mountain families in this remote region gain independence by providing them with a source of income from the sale of their handiwork. Today, known simply as Arrowcraft, it is the oldest gift shop in Gatlinburg, TN. ...more

Region:  Smoky Mountains
City:  Gatlinburg, TN
Phone:  (865) 436-4604

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Arrowheads to Aerospace Museum
Museum spans time from before five native American tribes traversed the area through the opening of AEDC. Exibits Include : Military,Lionel Trains, Buttons, Quilts, Teapots, Toys, Nativities, Apothecary, General Store and Gift Shop. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Manchester, TN
Phone:  931-723-1323

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Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium
Bays Mountain Park & Planetarium, located in beautiful Kingsport, Tennessee, is a 3500-acre nature preserve and the largest city-owned park in the state of Tennessee. The park features a picturesque 44-acre lake, a nature center with a state-of-the-art planetarium theater, adventure ropes course including a 300-foot zip line, and animal habitats featuring wolves, bobcats, raptors and reptiles. ...more

Region:  Northeast
City:  Kingsport, TN
Phone:  (423) 229-9447

History & Heritage Vendor

Beech River Cultural Center & Museum
Chronicles the history of Henderson County. Displays pertain to geology, native inhabitants, early settlers and wars. ...more

Region:  Southwest
City:  Lexington, TN
Phone:  731-967-0306

History & Heritage Vendor

Bell Buckle Antique & Craft District
Enjoy our quaint Victorian village with 12 unique shops, two antique malls and our local cafe. Host of many festivals throughout the year including the RC-Moon Pie Festival the 3rd Saturday in June. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Bell Buckle, TN
Phone:  931-389-9663

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Bell Buckle Chamber of Commerce
The delightful small town of Bell Buckle dates back to 1852, established by local merchant A. D. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Bell Buckle, TN
Phone:  931-389-9663

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Upcoming events

Date: Jan 1, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014
AiM Book Club - 3rd Tuesday Jan.-Nov.
Location: Selmer, TN

Date: Dec 6, 2014
Victorian Christmas
Location: Cumberland Gap, TN

Date: Dec 6, 2014
Victorian Christmas
Location: Cumberland Gap, TN

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