Winter in Tennessee

Winter in Tennessee

Tennessee is the perfect place to escape the chill and enjoy a holiday. There are many events and activities to enjoy year-round in Tennessee’s major cities, and wintry months are no exception.


America’s country music capital will make you feel right at home during the winter months. Beat the crowds by visiting the popular city when the weather is cool.

Where to stay: Top O’Woodland bed and breakfast is as cozy as it is splendid.

Where to Eat: Check out Etch for delicious and unique cuisine options at a reasonable price.

What to Do: The Grand Ole Opry is a must do any time of the year, and the Country Hall of Fame and Johnny Cash museum are delights as well.


Whether you visit Memphis while it’s all lit up for the holiday, or wait until the Auto Zone Liberty Bowl in January, there’s always tons to do in this Tennessee town.

Where to Stay: The Peabody is well known for great customer service and its ducks!

Where to Eat: The Rendezvous is a great spot for barbecue and celebrity sightings.

What to Do: Visit Graceland when it’s all decked out in lights, check out the clubs on Beale Street, and bask in music legends at Sun Studio.


Enjoy brisk temperatures around 50 degrees and a four-month long WinterFest in beautiful Knoxville. Music lovers will enjoy the annual Winter Jam, with artists of many genres making a stop in Knoxville on their tour.

Where to Stay: The Maple Grove Inn offers historic grandeur that feels even more elegant in the winter months.

What to Eat: Archer’s Barbecue is a great spot for Southern comfort food.

What to Do: Visit the Tennessee or Bijou Theatre for a show in a beautiful venue, and take a hike through the House Mountain State Park if the weather is nice.