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Tennessee is an interesting state, with three distinct regions. 

Western Tennessee gradually slopes toward Memphis on the Mississippi River.  Middle Tennessee is home to Nashville and tremendous farmland. East Tennessee is part of the Appalachian Mountains, with rugged landscapes and magnificent views. Several of the wonderful roads in these areas are National Scenic Byways.

The Cherohala Skyway winds through the Cherokee National Forest. The Great River Road follows the Mississippi River. East Tennessee Crossing follows the original Cherokee Warriors Path. Woodlands Trace runs through the Land Between the Lakes, between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley.

The Natchez Trace Parkway, beginning in Nashville, cuts across Tennessee, Alabama, and Mississippi, ending in Natchez. Six more roadways in Tennessee have been designated State Scenic Byways and 16 Discover Tennessee Trails feature unique cultural and natural resources all across the state, touch all 95 counties in the state.