Franklin, Tennessee, is a charming hamlet approximately 20 miles south of Nashville. Franklin offers much of the same that draws travelers to Music City, just on a way more intimate level. Franklin boasts an award-winning historic Main Street, layers of Civil War history, and top-notch music venues. More
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When my husband and I decided to take a Tennessee road trip, Nashville, known to millions as “Music City,” was our first stop. Although I grew up 150 miles north of Nashville in Evansville, Indiana, I had never taken in some of its major attractions.
In just two days, we covered five of Nashville’s must-sees. It wasn’t all encompassing — we could have spent a week here and not seen it all — but considering our timeframe, we packed in a lot into our weekend in Music City! (And it wasn’t all music-related!) More
Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Chattanooga is a Tennessee treasure. It’s not too big, not too small—Chattanooga is just right. And this lovely southern city truly offers something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for art, food, family fun, history or adventure—Chattanooga delivers. Here are 7 reasons to add this charming city to your travel plans. More
When you grow up on foods like biscuits and gravy, shrimp and grits, fried green tomatoes, and fried chicken with all the fixins…you grew up Southern. The USA’s Deep South has a culture all its own. And, like many places, a big part of that culture centers on food. I may live in New York City now, but I grew up on Southern food and you can bet I seek it out every time I head back down South. Here are some of my favorite places to put some South in my mouth. More