Tennessee is a state located in the southeastern region of the United States. Tennessee is only the 36th largest but the 16th most populous of the 50 United States. Tennessee is bordered by eight states, with Kentucky to the north, Virginia to the northeast, North Carolina to the east, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi to the south, Arkansas to the west, and Missouri to the northwest.
Tennessee offers unsurpassed natural beauty, cherished culture and hospitable cities and towns. In order to preserve this way of life, Tennessee makes sustainability a priority. Their website provides a sampling of festivals, attractions and accommodations that are putting the earth first with sustainable practices, ensuring residents and visitors continue to enjoy the state for generations to come.
Seven genres of music call Tennessee home. Those and many more are written, recorded and played live in Tennessee every day. Tennessee Music Pathways connect you to the people, places and genres significant to music history. From the largest cities to the smallest communities, this statewide program identifies, explains and preserves the legacy of music in Tennessee.