Tennessee is a great state to get a taste of legendary music traditions, beautiful mountain vistas, miles of lakes and rivers, and a rich agricultural heritage. However, the state has moved towards a more industrial economy after building dams to provide cheap electricity. This resulted in more business development, making office, factory, and service industry jobs an important role in Tennessee’s economy.
There are plenty of must-see places in Tennessee. At the top of many tourists’ list you’ll find the “Athens of the South”, or better known as Nashville, where you’ll find a reproduction of the Greek Temple, the Parthenon. Tennessee is also the home to the Elvis Presley’s Graceland in Memphis – the “King of Rock and Roll” himself! Memphis is also where Martin Luther King Jr. won the Nobel Peace Prize for his historical civil rights efforts.
For an area that didn’t begin development until the 20th century, east Tennessee has grown in to a sought-after destination for checking out the Smoky Mountains or part of the Appalachian Trail. There are still outstanding deals if you are looking at this area to invest in Tennessee land for sale.
If you are visiting the larger cities such as Knoxville, Chattanooga, Bristol, Kingsport, and Johnson City, you’ll find some popular attractions including Ruby Falls, the Tennessee Aquarium, Knoxville Zoo, NASCAR’s home, and the birthplace of country music. Lots for sale in Tennessee’s biggest city are surprisingly affordable compared to other cities’ in surrounding states.
If you’re a history buff then mid-Tennessee is where you want to be. Nashville is home to one of the oldest working capitals, antebellum homes, trails and historic battlefields. For sports enthusiasts seeking a thrill, mid-Tennessee offers Nashville Superspeedway races, Tennessee Titans football games and plenty of golf courses.