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Greyhound connections with Nashville and Atlanta arrive on Broad Street, downtown. The visitor centre (daily 8.30am–5.30pm; t 1-800/322-3344, w is next to the aquarium at 2 Broad St. Motels line the interstates; more central is the Bluff View Inn, 412 E 2nd St (t 423/265-5033; 6x), which offers a variety of rooms – some with lovely views – spread across three restored houses in the Bluff View Art District. For creative New Orleans-influenced cuisine try the upmarket Easy Bistro, 203 Broad St (t 423/266-1121; dinner daily, brunch Sat & Sun), whose menu depends on the freshest produce and seafood. The touristy Big River Grille & Brewing Works, 222 Broad St (t 423/267-2739), is a cavernous brewpub and restaurant nearby.

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