What’s new in Tennessee
Discover new attractions, restaurants, distilleries, hotels, exhibits, milestone anniversaries, renovations and unique experiences across Tennessee.
Here’s a small taste of what’s hot in 2023.
20thanniversary – Stax Museum of American Soul Music
Each month, Stax Museum will host a series of free events, film screenings and a concert series of intimate performances known as “Live in Studio A.” Dozens of other events throughout the year include a Family Day, book signings, lectures, the official 20th Anniversary Birthday Party and musical wine tastings.
Rock Hall at the Ryman – Nashville
This new exhibit pays tribute to the iconic Ryman Auditorium, including stories about Elvis Presley, James Brown, Dolly Parton, the Foo Fighters and today’s hitmakers. It has been designated as an official Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Landmark. The first concert here dates back to May 4, 1892. Headliners even included Harry Houdini, Charlie Chaplin, Theodore Roosevelt and Martin Luther King Jr.
A new vintage trolley hop-on, hop-off tour allows guests to experience and explore Franklin and the village of Leiper’s Fork. Expert guides on Franklin Hop point out and share stories at over 50 points of interest like the historic downtown, the Factory at Franklin, Carnton, Carter and Lotz Houses.
SkyLand Ranch – Sevierville
SkyLand Ranch transports guests via a scenic chairlift to the top of SkyLand Ranch, where hours of fun await, including a mountain coaster, suspended bridge, canopy walks and a variety of rescued animals like cows and donkeys.
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