Moon Publications. 400 pages. Travel writer and Knoxville native Susanna Henighan Potter shares her knowledge and enthusiasm for Tennessee, from the final resting place of Elvis to the beautiful forests and waterfalls of the Cumberland Plateau. Susanna provides several unique trip strategies that help travelers plan according to their interests, such as "Music Lover's Highlights" and "The Great Outdoors." She also guides travelers to less-visited but worthwhile sights, including Mud Island and the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. With details on hiking in the Great Smoky Mountains, checking out the music and nightlife of Nashville, and finding the best BBQ, Moon Tennessee ensures a more personal and memorable trip.
Moon Publications. 225 pages. Journalist and Tennessee native Susanna Henighan covers the best of Nashville and Memphis, from sampling Southern home-style cooking to exploring Graceland. Henighan includes unique trip ideas for a variety of travelers, such as Birthplace of the Blues and a Culinary Crusade. Including expert advice on road-tripping through the Tennessee Delta, getting a taste of plantation life at Belle Meade, and club-hopping on Beale street, Moon Nashville & Memphis gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
Frommer Publications. 288 pages. With Frommer's in hand, you'll discover the highlights of two major capitals of American music: Nashville, country music's mecca, and Memphis, the city that gave birth to the blues. We'll take you to the hottest shows, and to sizzling nightclubs where you can two-step, hear the old masters play, or discover up-and-coming new talent. From the Grand Ol' Opry to the hallowed halls of Graceland, you'll walk in the footsteps of musical giants. We've also got the lowdown on the region's best restaurants, serving everything from elegant New Southern cuisine to down-home barbecue. And you'll have a wide variety of accommodations to choose from: the classic Peabody, with its signature marching ducks; the bustling Opryland Hotel; B&Bs with true Southern hospitality; and reliable, affordable motels. Detailed and accurate, it all comes complete with neighborhood maps; a complete shopping guide; the best trip-planning advice; and side trips to nearby distilleries and Civil War battlefields.
Globe Pequot Press. Discover hidden gems and secret places in Tennessee. Knowledgeably written and extensively researched, this guide takes the focus off mainstream tourist attractions and shines the spotlight squarely on the offbeat and unique. With a lively, user-friendly interior design and "fact blocks" stuffed with at-a-glance practical information, including dining, lodging, Web sites, and insider tips, this is the ultimate guide for those looking to capture the heart and soul of a destination.
Country Roads Press. 304 pages. Size 5?"x8?". Includes black and white illustrations. Highlights more than 50 unspoiled state and national parks, forests, and reserves, and includes all the information needed to enjoy these national treasures.
Harper Collins Publishers. 256 pages. Size 5?"x9?". Organized by neighborhood, the way people really explore, this guide features: detailed color maps and illustrations keyed to the entries; color-coded entries to distinguish restaurants, hotels, shops, parks, and sights; restaurants rated by price and quality; notes on history and architecture; bite-sized bits of information and impeccable design; a "Bests" section with recommendations by locals and well-known frequent visitors; Websites and e-mail addresses; exceptional user-friendliness of format.