TN Posted in Tennessee September 01, 2015 by Meghan O'Brien 15 Things Only Those From Tennessee Know To Be True If you’re from Tennessee, then there are a couple of things you keep in your back pocket that you know will ALWAYS be true – and here are fifteen. 15) Unsweetened tea just isn't tea. Pen Waggener / Flicker The sugar makes it real, folks. 14) Best music in the nation? Tennessee has it. Jon Elbaz / Flickr Every kind of music. From Elvis to Dolly, all the way to Timberlake. 13) Plus the fried chicken rivals any in the south. Niall Kennedy / Flickr Mhm. We went there. 12) You'll never get over a view in the Great Smoky Mountains. steviep187 / Flickr East Tennessee is stunning, and so underappreciated. 11) Family is the foundation of a good life, and Tennesseans know it. Hotlanta Voyeaur / Flickr They make you who you are. 10) Plus home cookin' is the best kind of cookin' out there. Jaina / Flickr Nothing is quite the way mama makes it, is it? 9) Everyone is kind, in and out of church. Andre Benedix / Flickr We love to be neighborly - and we've tied with Missouri as the most neighborly state! 8) And Nashville doesn't encompass ALL of Tennessee. Kyle Simourd / Flickr Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga?!?! 7) Even though it is pretty cool. Robert S. Donovan / Flickr (Be ready to be swarmed by college kids, though!) 6) Ol' Rocky Top will forever conjure memories of home. sarath kuchi / Flickr It's the sound of childhood. 5) And newcomers will never regret a move. Alistair Nicol / Flickr We promise. 4) You shouldn't be scared of voicing your opinions as a football supporter. Brent Moore / FLickr This guy and his lawn sure aren't! 3) And spending some time on the front porch to see this? Always worth it. Jeff Cushner / Flickr We have some stunning sunsets, out here. 2) The humidity is unbearable. Jim Denham / Flickr We just wear it well. 1) Tennessee is the most beautiful state - bar none. Tom Bricker / Flickr Kind people, good food and a view like this? Just pass the gold, please. Tell us some things only you natives know, Tennessee. Enlighten world in the comments below!