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Moon Tennessee

Nashville resident Margaret Littman gives readers an insider’s look at the Volunteer State, from the civil war battlefields of Middle Tennessee to Knoxville’s World’s Fair Park. To help travelers plan their trip, Littman provides unique trip itinerary suggestions, including Downtown and the Delta, Into the Heartland, and From Bluegrass to the Blues. Complete with tips […]

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Moon Memphis

Travel writer and Tennessee local Margaret Littman reveals the best things Memphis has to offer, from the soul music and blues to the barbecue. Margaret provides travel strategies including the Beale Street Walking Tour and Memphis Juke Joints. Packed with information on dining, transportation and accommodations, Moon Memphis has many options for a range of […]

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The Best Memphis Juke Joints

Memphis is a musical mecca, especially when it comes to the blues. Author Margaret Littman details which juke joints to check out, ranging from the legendary Wild Bill’s to the Big S Bar and Grill.

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A Memorable Road Trip on Interstate 40, Part 1

For as long as Laura Martone can remember, she’s been an ardent fan of road trips, and as Moon’s American Nomad, she’s certainly experienced her fair share of them. While she appreciates the country’s lesser-known highways and byways, perhaps her most inspiring trip took place on Interstate 40. Here are some of her favorite attractions she encountered along the way.

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The Best of Nashville and Memphis in Two Weeks

Spanning two weeks and hundreds of miles, this itinerary includes the highlights of Nashville, Memphis, and the countryside in between. A car is a must, and a comfortable one at that since you’ll be doing a lot of driving. This trip provides a pleasant mix of history, music, culture, and nature.