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05/31/2016 10:58 am ET

10 Reasons Tennessee Should Be Your Next Weekend Getaway

Dollywood. Need we say more?

The editors at Southern Living list 10 reasons why you should skip the beach and head to "The Athens Of The South" for your next weekend getaway.

Bordered on the west by the Mississippi River and the east by Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the harmonica-shaped state is filled with treasures, from the Blues Hall of Fame, to the Grand Ole Opry, Dollywood and of course, Graceland -- not to mention all the barbecue you can handle. 

Check out the video above for ideas. After your trip, Tennessee will be the only 10 you see.

 

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