The memory of Elvis lives on, as does his music. Graceland, in Memphis
, honours the legendary King of Rock ‘n Roll
, who had his roots in gospel music. For the ultimate country music event, head to Nashville
for the four-day celebration of the CMA Music Festival. Tennessee is world-renown for its music venues: the Grand Ole Opry
and the Country Music Hall of Fame. Enjoy good spirits
– locally brewed Jack Daniel and George Dickel whiskey. Delicious food and good music are yours as you cruise the water of the Cumberland River on the General Jackson Showboat
. The bluegrass sound can be heard at the Edmon’s Farm Bluegrass Festival in Nine Mile
– a week-long event held in May, June, August and September. After an eventful day, head back to your home-away-from-home accommodation; put up your feet and relax. Instead of staying in a hotel, choose a privately-owned condo rental in town. Condo rentals put you into the heart of city entertainment and events. Rural Tennessee is beautiful. Cottage or cabins are often large enough for you and your family, making ideal vacation rentals.
The Tennessee Fall Homecoming
hosts entertainers and crafters. Taste mouth-watering southern food and listen to the creative sound of 400 musicians.
Attend the Knoxville’s Dogwood Arts Festival. See folk art and antiques at the Ramsey House Planation in East Knoxville. Hear a story and take a ride in a carriage. Gatlinburg
Craftsmen’s Fair features over 200 booths. Gatlinburg
is a small town with welcomed surprises and is located close to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park
- ideal for white-water rafting or fishing. Head to Milan for the Annual Fall Folklore Jamboree
, to Jackson for the African American Street Festival, and for good foot-stomping fiddling, attend the Smithville Fiddlers' Jamboree and Crafts Festival
Ski the slopes of the soaring Great Smoky Mountains.
Chalet rentals are set up with all the conveniences of home. Start your day at a leisurely pace in the unexpected winter wonderland of Tennessee. After the snow melts, and you are on a spring, summer or autumn holiday, pick a few trails and have a good time hiking. Experience a bird’s eye view on the aerial tram
. East Tennessee is home to Dollywood
, the Knoxville Zoo, and the American Museum of Science & Energy. For high-energy, adrenaline pumping stock car racing, its NASCAR at the Bristol Motor Speedway
- which has been part of the circuit for over 50 years.
From the window of your vacation rental accommodations, breathtaking views can be yours. A vacation rental accommodation offers all the comforts of home in an exciting locale. Perhaps, you would like your own private pool and, for those who wish to remain connected, Wi-Fi is available in many vacation rentals. Check out the lodging options for your holiday home accommodations at Owner Direct Vacation Rentals