Tennessee in the winter is nothing to be messed with – especially in the month of December. It’s when we crack out the big lights and great trees and all the sickly sweet Christmas candy you can scarf down. Intrigued? There’s more!
10) Christmas at Graceland - Memphis
You don't want to miss the most wonderful time of the year in Memphis! Especially if you get the chance to see Graceland all decorated for that most wonderful time of year.
9) Pigeon Forge Winterfest
It's year 26 for the Pigeon Forge Winterfest. it runs for FOUR months of awesome, beginning back in November.
8) Rock City's Enchanted Garden of Lights - Chattanooga
This sweet Chattanooga tradition requires a ticket, but the magical lights that cover Rock City are a sight you can't miss out on.
7) Eight Mile Craft Loop - Gatlinburg
Eight miles of crafts only gets a million times better in the winter - why? Because now you have an excuse to BUY everything.
6) Starry Nights - Memphis
Shelby Farms Park is host to Starry Nights, a gorgeous drive-thru Christmas lights display.
5) Pigeon Forge Christmas - Dollywood
Dollywood is exciting in itself, but join the hot cocoa cupping crowds as they take in shows and rides under the lovely glow of Christmas lights.
4) TN Valley Railroad's North Pole Adventures - Chattanooga
Care to relive the movie "The Polar Express?" Because Chattanooga does every year. This is a fun event for the whole family!
3) The Franklin Theatre - Franklin
Christmas classics and fun, wintry, cuddle-up-by-the-fire movies play at the historic Franklin Theatre throughout the winter. Go on a date, why don't ya!
2) Ober Gatlinburg Ski Resort - Gatlinburg
As the only ski resort in the state, this is a must for all you adventurous winter sports fans out there.
1) Opryland Christmas Lights - Nashville
The lights. The grandeur. The capital city! Nashville rocks out with the Opryland Resort and Hotel. Visit early, because the crowds can get crazy!
Have you been to any of the Tennessee must-sees on your own? Let us know your favorites in the comments below!