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Middle TN, Nashville Writer

Leah Jennings

Hello! I’m Leah Jennings. I’m a lifelong writer, born and raised in Middle Tennessee. I enjoy travel, food, photography, or any combination of the three. As a recent newlywed, I have been reacquainting myself with the state I call home. Some of my favorite Tennessee attractions include Stax Museum in Memphis, the Chattanooga riverfront and the burgeoning food culture of Nashville. I learn something new about the state every day, and encourage readers to update me regarding some of the joys Tennessee brings to their lives. My blog posts will focus on the latest Tennessee travel deals, cool upcoming events and more. Hop on and let’s go! Describe your perfect Tennessee day. A perfect day in Tennessee includes great weather with the wind blowing just so, delicious local food with a great story behind it, and friends to make any Tennessee experience all the more enjoyable. Anything artsy, musical or edible, and I’m there! Tennessee offers so many experiences for any taste, exploring the state could be a full-time job that I’d gladly add to my résumé. Where’s the first place you’d take a friend visiting Tennessee? In Nashville, a walk along the ever-thriving Broadway strip is a definite must. In Chattanooga, the Tennessee Aquarium is a can’t-miss spot for aquatic aficionados. In Memphis, the awesome retelling of an important part of our history, the Civil Rights Movement, is told wonderfully at the National Civil Rights Museum. If you could meet one historical Tennessean, who would it be and why? (This can be someone still living.) Although she wasn’t born here, Oprah Winfrey spent parts of her childhood growing up right here in Nashville. She’s such an inspiring businesswoman and philanthropist that I can’t imagine a person who wouldn’t want to meet her!

Stories By Leah

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Opry Mills entrance

What we’ve all been waiting for: Opry Mills reopens!

Just when we thought we couldn’t wait any longer, Opry Mills, the largest outlet and value retail, shopping, dining and entertainment destination in Tennessee, has...Read on

Clarksville's Rivers and Spires Festival

Rivers and Spires Festival Heads To Clarksville In April!

Grab your calendars and mark them for April 19-21. The 10th Annual Rivers and Spires Festival is back in Clarksville and promising some of the...Read on

Los Pampas perform at Festival of Nations

Dollywood Festival of Nations brings cultural experiences to Pigeon Forge

Various cultures of the world can be seen right here in Tennessee at Dollywood’s Festival of Nations March 24 – April 30. Said to be...Read on

Shiloh-drummers2

Tennessee Commemorates 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Shiloh

Picture this: Thousands of luminaries dotting the grasses of Shiloh National Military Park. The candles twinkle in the wind, telling in unison the story of...Read on

Peabody

Seven Moments in Tennessee

Growing up in Tennessee, I’ve been fortunate to have some of the best times right in my own backyard. Through family vacations, quick trips with...Read on