230 Franklin Road Nashville, TN 36064 +1 615 595 1377
The Row at The Factory in Franklin contains a collection of local artists and their works. Some of the studios include fine art, while others offer artisan crafts. The Row includes galleries of paintings by local artists Deborah Gall, John Cannon, Deann, Emily Martinez, Amber Gould and Christina Long. It also features stained glass creations by Julie Westall, Native American artisan crafts by Connie Shaw and metal work and wind chimes by Eleanor Anne Bailey and Eric Lankford. The atmosphere at the Row is quiet and contemplative and blends nicely with the rustic elements of The Factory. Many of the artists work on site and are available to discuss their work and to negotiate prices. Many of the studios also have their own websites. -Lynn-nore Chittom
The People's Church Franklin is the main campus of a two-site Southern Baptist mega church serving both Franklin and Spring Hill, Tennessee. A wide range of traditional educational ministries for children, youth and adults are available, as well as unique musical opportunities through KidsPraise and ShineOut. The People's Church hosts a variety of support services including recovery groups for divorce and grief, support groups for parents, marriage and family counseling, and prayer ministries. The large facilities available at this church are occasionally used for hosting special events in the Franklin area. Service times are available on the church's website. -Lynn-nore Chittom
1111 Columbia Avenue Franklin, TN 37064 +1 615 790 7190
Carpenter Albert Lotz built this grand home in 1858 on what would become the site of the Battle of Franklin during the Civil War. Lotz turned his home into a makeshift hospital for the injured. Guided tour of the Civil War house showcase fine antiques and stories of the Lotz family during the critical 1864 Battle of Franklin. This collection of antiques is by far the finest private collection of American Victorian furniture in the Southeast according to the Magazine Antiques. Admission: $10 for Adults; $9 for Seniors
640 Old Hickory Boulevard Old Hickory, TN 37138 +1 615 847 5074
The Riverside Golf Course, located in Old Hickory, Tennessee, is the perfect place for those beginning to golf or those who enjoy a leisurely course. Open to the public, the Riverside Center includes a nine-hole executive course which is ideal for new players, but is also useful for experienced golfers wishing to work on their game. In addition to the executive course, Riverside offers the Farm Lakes regulation course which is a par 70 course with nine holes including water challenges. Riverside also offers greens for chipping and putting and a large driving range. Be sure to check the website for special offers such as their Twilight deals. -Lynn-nore Chittom
4580 Rachels Lane Nashville, TN 37076 +1 615 889 2941
The Hermitage is a historic site that was built by Andrew Jackson, the first president. It is a huge antebellum plantation that has now been revived to serve as a museum dedicated to old Hickory. There are guided tours and films showcased at the center that narrate the life of the president. Visitors can explore the old hermitage cabins, where the political leader lived when he was penniless. All in all, this serves as a historic site that is worth exploring.
About 20 miles southeast of Nashville lies Long Hunter State Park, one of the area's most popular parks. If you are a true nature lover or a scientist, you will marvel at the rich bio-diversity and a chance to see rare plants and animals. Enjoy a day hiking one of nineteen trails or try your hand at catching the "big one" on Percy Priest Lake. After the sun goes down, enjoy spending the evening under the stars at one of the wooded campsites. The park also plays host to the Annual Tennessee State PowWow & Fall Festival. This park is open daily from 7 a.m. onwards.
4001 Bell Road Nashville, TN 37076 +1 615 889 7050
Cool down at Nashville's hottest water theme park. Ride the 700-foot Tennessee Twisters water slide. Enjoy three pools, miniature golf, boat and jet ski rentals, picnic areas, and sandy beaches. Season passes and group rates available. Extra fees for some activities like miniature golf, boat rentals and camping.
4580 Rachels Lane Nashville, TN 37076 +1 615 889 2941
Glimpse back to antebellum America and the life of the seventh president, Andrew Jackson, by visiting the home he built in 1835. This classic Greek Revival mansion retains original architecture and furnishings. You will view a biographical film and museum exhibits then tour the mansion and grounds, which include original 1804 slave cabins, Jackson's tomb, Tulip Grove Mansion, Old Hermitage Church, and Tennessee Confederate Soldier Cemetery. Restaurant and gift shop are also on site. Also worth checking is the vast plantation site at The Hermitage. Visit website for further details.
116 North Water Avenue Gallatin, TN 37066 +1 615 206 9777
Govan's Gathering Place Coffee House is more than just a nice coffee shop on the Gallatin Square. It is the culmination of years of the dreams and hopes of the Govan family. This fabulous local coffee shop offers guests a wide variety of fresh, flavorful coffees and treats in an environment inspired by the artwork and passions of former University of Memphis art professor, Frank Govan, a deceased relative of the owners of this shop. In addition to coffee, Govan's serves as a small art gallery for Professor Govan's personal collection as well as a showplace for his glass and pottery collection. The relaxed environment, beautiful art and fantastic coffee brews make Govan's a perfect spot to relax while antiquing in Gallatin. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Prayers are held five times a day at Masjid Qur'aan Wa Sunnah and in Arabic and English. Festivals like Eid, rituals such as marriages and community services take place here. Teachings of the Holy Book Koran takes place very weekend for the children and youth.
Cool down at Nashville's hottest water theme park. Ride the
700 foot Tennessee Twisters water slide. Enjoy three pools, miniature golf, boat and jet ski rentals, picnic areas, and sandy beaches. Season passes and group rates available. Extra fees ...
Besides serving as an auditorium for events and the like,
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Before you tour the Music City, you need a game
plan. That's why this handy information center inside the Nashville Arena should be your first stop. The friendly, knowledgeable staff will help you plan activities in the city and ...