The Jack Trail - Nashville Sippin' to Saddles

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Saddle up and hit The Jack Trail, where you’ll explore the state of Tennessee’s worldwide reputation for history, music, horses and distilleries, with plenty of occasions for barbecue and country cooking in between stops.

Experience our rich musical heritage, with a visit to the Ryman Auditorium, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and Nashville honky tonks. Outside the city limits, you’ll find small towns that produced music legends and continue to host world-famous festivals.

Along the way, you’ll come face-to-face with Civil War stories, like the intrigue of Confederate and Union spies, the drama of the Battle of Stones River and the many buildings and monuments that still stand in this once crucial territory in the War Between the States.

The Jack Trail is a great place to get a taste of Tennessee spirits when you stop at our legendary distilleries. Get to know Tennessee Whiskey in Lynchburg and Cascade Hollow. Sample one of the world’s best rums in Kelso and pick up a bottle of Tennessee Moonshine in Woodbury.

You’ll pass through the farms and historic sites of Tennessee Walking Horse country and learn how the breed got its name. And you’ll have plenty of chances to get out in the fresh air at five state parks . The Jack Trail offers an excellent sampling of the things that make Tennessee special, and a perfect opportunity to raise your glass to a one-of-a-kind road trip.