Tennessee operates 14 Welcome Centers and maintains brochures in 19 Rest Areas across the state. These facilities are open 24 hours a day 365 days a year except for I-40 Shelby County (Memphis) Welcome Center, which closes every evening.
Surrounded by the Tennessee and Mississippi Rivers, West Tennessee offers you a jaunt into soulful music, historical drama and natural wonders. West Tennessee exposes nightlife experiences on Beale Street and music history highlights in Graceland, Sun Studio and Stax Museum of American Soul. Natural wonders include the Tennessee River, the Mississippi River, Reelfoot Lake, Kentucky Lake and the Tennessee River Freshwater Pearl Farm. Civil War grounds and the National Civil Rights Museum offer a glimpse into Tennessee's history. West Tennessee presents a collection of Tennessee's individuality.