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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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War Memorial Building
Constructed between 1923 and 1925, the names of 3,400 Tennesseans who lost their lives in WWI are inscribed on the wall of the courtyard. Open in 1927. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-532-4826

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Waverly Train Explosion Memorial Museum
On-site memorial to 1978 train derailment disaster, footage used for training to prevent future hazardous material disaster. Pictures, video, newspaper articles and comments from those on the scene. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Waverly, TN
Phone:  931-296-2101

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Wells Creek Basin
An eight-mile-wide crater formed by a probable meteor impact is overlaid by hills and the outer rim of the structure can be seen from Old Hwy. 149 in Erin, Tennessee along Hwy 149 - Stewart and Houston Counties. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Erin, TN
Phone:  931-289-5100

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West Tennessee Agricultural Museum
View the hundreds of farm implements that shaped the progression of agriculture from the mid-1800s through the present. Through displays of equipment and materials, photos and paintings, and an array of historical artifacts, the museum offers visitors a journey through time and the rich cultural heritage of agriculture and agrarian life in West Tennessee. ...more

Region:  Northwest
City:  Milan, TN
Phone:  (731) 686-8067

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West Tennessee Regional Art Center
Beautiful and significant Caldwell Collection displayed in upstairs gallery of Humboldt's historic restored former City Hall. Rotating art exhibitions in the downstairs gallery. ...more

Region:  Northwest
City:  Humboldt, TN
Phone:  731-784-1787

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White House Inn Library & Museum
Replica of the original White House Inn, a stopover between Nashville and Louisville in horse and buggy days. Museum has antiques and artifacts of White House. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  White House, TN
Phone:  615-672-0239

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White Lightning Trail
The White Lightning Trail is waiting for you: a picturesque drive through the fertile valleys and rustic charm of the Tennessee hills. After leaving the city limits, you’ll pass through the Great Smoky Mountains into historic country music — Maynardville — home to country music greats like Chet Atkins and Roy Acuff. ...more

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Wilson County Museum
Fite/Fess Enden House, built in the Federal style, now holds artifacts from Wilson County's 200-year history. Free admission. ...more

Region:  Nashville & Surrounding Areas
City:  Lebanon, TN
Phone:  615-444-9127

History & Heritage Vendor

Wolf River
Wolf River's unchannelized headwaters include lush wetlands and its lower stretches contain refuges of undisturbed forest in the heart of Memphis. ...more

Region:  Memphis & Surrounding Areas
City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-452-6500

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Women's Basketball Hall of Fame
The Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame was established in June 1999 and will add six new members to the prestigious Hall in 2014. In addition to preserving the history of basketball, the facility is also used for special events. ...more

Region:  Knoxville & Middle East
City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-633-9000

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World War II Remembrance Museum USS Tennessee (BB43)
The museum features WWII memorabilia, including a large collection of authentic pieces from the USS Tennessee. Jim Barna Log Systems of Oneida donated the log structure. ...more

Region:  Knoxville & Middle East
City:  Huntsville, TN
Phone:  423-663-2805

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World's Fair Park & Festival Center
With all its lovely landscaping, wide, open spaces and wonderful water features, the new World's Fair Park provides endless possibilities for celebrating life in Knoxville, Tennessee. Miles of lawn, acres of flowers, cascading waterfalls, placid streams, and many more gifts of natural beauty create an inviting environment for festivals, performances, meetings, conferences, or a quiet moment for personal reflection. ...more

Region:  Knoxville & Middle East
City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-251-6860

History & Heritage Vendor

Ye Ole Jail Museum
Constructed from local sandstone, this was the county's second jail. The building was used as a jail from 1900-1979. ...more

Region:  Upper Cumberland
City:  Jamestown, TN
Phone:  (931) 879-9948

Upcoming events

Date: Jul 21, 2014 - Jul 26, 2014
DeKalb County Fair
Location: Alexandria, TN

Date: Jul 26, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014
55th Annual Mountain Market for Arts & Crafts
Location: Monteagle, TN

Date: Aug 2, 2014
Classics in the Park
Location: Mount Pleasant, TN

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