Amanda is an 8-year Nashville resident by way of New Jersey. She fell in love with Music City during college and decided to turn her passion for travel and writing into a full-time position with the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development.
When she's not exploring the state from Memphis to Mountain City, you can find her savoring the fried broccoli at Pinewood Social, running off of caffeine from Frothy Monkey, or tweeting/Instagramming/Facebooking over on @tnvacation and @tntravelnews.
Tennessee TripTales takes readers off the beaten path for an authentic Tennessee experience. From East to West and North to South, our TripTales serve as an insiders guide to the sights, sounds and soul of Tennessee.
Whether you're big city, low country or somewhere in between, TripTales will bring you the local lowdown on food, music, shopping, outdoor adventures, family-friendly attractions and more--all in one place, and all from experts who have been there, done that and told the tale. So, grab your boots and saddle up! We've got a lot of terrain to cover.