West Tennessee
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West Tennessee

Rich delta terrain covers the western third of Tennessees low, rolling landscape, extending from the Tennessee River to the Mississippi River. Memphis is the regions largest city. Northwest Tennessees Kentucky Lake is the largest man-made lake in the eastern U.S.

Southern and soulful, West Tennessee blends a raw, urban can-do spirit with rural charm, delivering its own rhythm of extraordinary experiences, iconic artists and diverse culture.

Friendly small towns plus a few larger ones along the Mississippi River punctuate the stories of West Tennessees legendary music, dramatic history and natural wonders.

Absorb the Memphis Sound as you explore Beale Street nightlife and the unrivaled music history landmarks: Elvis Graceland, Sun Studio, Stax Museum and Museum of Rock ‘n’ Soul. After sightseeing, your taste buds will thank you over a generous plate of West Tennessees barbecue or a crispy catfish platter.

Tread historic land on Civil War battlefields and at the National Civil Rights Museum. Enter a unique ecosystem at surreal earthquake-created Reelfoot Lake, a natural habitat for waterfowl and bald eagles. Indulge all your senses in West Tennessee.


Spotlight Cities in West Tennessee

Gear up for major merrymaking in the city. Or, savor small-town charm. West Tennessee shines in its music mojo, legendary landmarks, tasteworthy traditions and an awesome array of recreation in our great outdoors.

West Tennessee Jul 25 The Little Princess (1939) Memphis, TN When her father goes off to fight in the Boer War, young Sara Crewe, played by Shirley Temple, is placed into the care of Amanda Minchin, the head of an exclusive private school for girls. When her father is listed as missing in action however, her life goes from one of plenty to that of a poor house maid, but with luck - and Royal intervention – she’ll get the help she needs. Special Event: Prior to the screening of The Little Princess, The Orpheum will host a special Tea Party at noon. This $20 ticketed event is limited to 100 guests and price includes tea, sandwiches, fruit, sweets, beverages, and admission to the movie. learn more West Tennessee Jul 25 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Memphis, TN In this sequel to the smash hit Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Harry ignores warnings not to return to school -- that is, if he values his life -- to investigate with Ron and Hermione a mysterious series of attacks. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is sponsored by Armstrong Relocation. learn more West Tennessee Jul 26 Downtown Ice Cream Social & Antique Car Show Paris, TN Enjoy an all-you-can-eat ice cream extravaganza along the streets of beautiful and historic Downtown Paris. Register your antique car or just come to see the beautiful antique cars. Event takes place from 3:00pm - 6:00pm. $10 for adults and $5 for children 12 years of age and younger. All proceeds go to local non-profit organizations each year. For more information send inquires to Downtown Paris Association c/o Kathy Ray— P.O. Box 95 — Paris, TN. 38242 (731) 653-7274. learn more West Tennessee Jul 26 Sawyer Brown Concert Union City, TN Sawyer Brown, Lee Roy Parnell, and Maggie Rose will be at Discovery Park of America in Union City, TN on June 6, 2014. You can purchase tickets at Discovery Park of America or by calling 877-885-5455. Tickets are all general admission and cost $45 per ticket, which includes tax and parking. learn more West Tennessee Jul 26 Cruise In Camden, TN Antique Car Show Supported by the Legend Cruisers, the Cruise-In is held the 4th Saturday of every month from April - October. learn more
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