Middle Tennessee
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Middle Tennessee

Rolling hills and fertile valleys dot the land around Nashville, Tennessees capital, and the Upper Cumberland. Middle Tennessee includes the western edge of the Cumberland Plateau, the Nashville Basin and the dramatic Highland Rim landscape.

Rich in heritage, culture and scenic beauty, Middle Tennessee provides genuine Southern hospitality and delivers an unparalleled creative music experience.

Our music heritage is legendary with the Ryman Auditorium, the Grand Ole Opry and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum serving as monuments to musics movers and shakers. Historic RCA Studio B, the Schermerhorn Symphony Center and the Bluebird Cafe deepen the regions musical dimensions.

See antebellum homes, historic battlefields, trails and one of the nations oldest working state capitols. Try some of our great golf courses. Cheer for the Tennessee Titans and Nashville Predators. Take a hike to one of our gorgeous waterfalls.

Toast yourself for discovering the natural beauty of Middle Tennessee from a couple of Americas most famous distilleries, Jack Daniel and George Dickel. Theres a number of new labels on the shelf, too. Learn more about Collier and McKeel, Corsair and Nelsons Green Brier Distillery.


Spotlight Cities in Middle Tennessee

Music aficionados, history buffs and outdoors enthusiasts will discover something unique in the cities of Middle Tennessee.

Middle Tennessee Oct 31 Cooking on the Square Cookeville, TN Come out to the Cookeville Town Square, and enjoy great food for a great cause! 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Fundraiser for Habitat for Humanity Best Cajun Faire Around! Over 50 different dishes in handmade ceramic bowls. Music by Les Kerr & the Bayou Band presented by Premier Diagnostic Imaging. learn more Middle Tennessee Oct 31, 2014 - Jan 25, 2015 Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy Nashville, TN The first exhibition dedicated to Italian Renaissance art in Nashville since 1934, Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy explores the role of the two major new religious orders in the revival of the arts in Italy during the period 1200 to 1550. The exhibition presents drawings, illuminated manuscripts, liturgical objects, paintings, prints, printed books and sculptures drawn from the collections of major American and European libraries and museums, including works of art from the Vatican Library and Vatican Museums that have never before been exhibited in the United States. Image Credit: Italian, probably Bologna. Abbey Bible: Dominican and Franciscan Friars Singing at Lecterns (fol. 224r) (detail), ca. 1250–62. Tempera and gold leaf on parchment, leaf 10 9/16 x 7 3/4 in. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2011.23.224. learn more Middle Tennessee Oct 31 Campfire, Cookout, Songs & Spooks at Commodore Farm Linden, TN Enjoy an adult version of Halloween fun at the Commodore owner's farm, just minutes from the hotel. learn more Middle Tennessee Nov 1 - 2 Fall Festival Weekend at Milky Way Farm Pulaski, TN Milky Way Farm Chocolate Estate Tours learn more Middle Tennessee Nov 1 Lone Mountain Band at Sutton Ole Time Music Hour Granville, TN Sutton Ole Time Music Hour. Tennessee's Best Bluegrass and Ole Time Music Every Saturday Night 6pm warm up show 7pm Syndicated Radio Show learn more
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