Military Installations in TN
Nashville, which is the capital of Tennessee, is the home of the famous Grand Ole Opry which is the heart of country music. Of course, when you think of Tennessee you can’t help but think of Memphis which is where singer Elvis Presley’s famous home Grace Land is located or Pigeon Forge which is where Dolly Pardon’s amusement park Dollywood is located.
The current unemployment rate is 7.6 percent while the sales tax rate is 9.75 percent through much of the state and it ranks 21st in education nationally. There are several big automotive factories located in Tennessee but it is best known for it’s music.
Things to Do
No visit to Tennessee would be complete without visiting Gatlinburg which is the gateway to the Great Smoky Mountain National Park. Thrill seekers come from all over the world to hike in The Big South Fork Recreation Area or Smoky Mountains National Park, other activities include white water rafting, horseback riding, rock climbing and rappelling.
The Minister’s Treehouse located in Crossville, TN is a record seven stories high encompasses six trees and is approximately 10,000 square feet. However, who could forget that Jamestown located on highway 127 on the Cumberland Plateau is home to the World’s longest yard sale each year in August.