Local's Guide To Middle Tennessee

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In Middle Tennessee, our pubs offer a delightful blend of fun and flavorful food, creating vibrant social hubs for locals and visitors alike. These establishments often feature live music, trivia nights, and other events, fostering a lively atmosphere where guests can unwind and connect.

The food scene is equally enticing, with many pubs serving up delicious Southern-inspired dishes alongside classic pub fare. From hearty burgers and crispy fried chicken to savory BBQ and comforting mac 'n' cheese, there's something to satisfy every craving. Pair these delectable dishes with a craft beer from a local brewery or a signature cocktail, and you have the perfect recipe for a relaxed lunch or a memorable night out.

The following ten pubs are our picks

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A visit to a well-renowned spa is a rejuvenating experience that significantly enhances both one’s mood and physical wellness. The carefully curated tranquil ambiance, calming music, soothing aromatherapy, and focus on positive sensations result in deep relaxation and the release of endorphins. By the end of your chosen treatments, you will feel lighter within your body because your muscles will be relaxed, your circulation will be improved, and it will be easier to tackle life’s challenges.

In today’s guide to Middle Tennessee, we are introducing you to our favorite spas in the area! Upon reaching the end of our list, you’ll know where to find salt rooms, infrared saunas, twenty types of massages, the best facials, and med spa services that are on

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Nashville boasts a rich tapestry of restaurants, cafes, pubs, and bars, the latter of which has commanded our spotlight today. Specifically, we are pleased to announce the Top Ten Hotel Bars that wowed us consistently throughout 2023. While we recommend taking the time to visit each of these this year if you’re a local, visitors to our beautiful city should feel free to choose whichever location is most convenient. After all, each of these gems is sure to please with stand-out cocktails, delicious bites, and friendly staff that will help you feel welcome while you’re here.

The Pool Club
1 Music Square W | Nashville

The Pool Club’s unique rooftop getaway is focused on providing guests with a restorative, comfortable, delicious atmosphere quietly

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Middle Tennessee offers a rich tapestry of cultural experiences, and our museums are no exception; in fact, they are among the best museums in the nation. Whether you are interested in history, art, sports, music, natural history, classic cars, or even architecture, you will find an outstanding destination to cater to your curiosities!

This guide will introduce you to the Best Museums in Middle TN, especially those that are emblematic of the unique and beautiful culture of which we locals are so immensely proud.

The Parthenon
2500 West End Ave | Nashville

Nashville’s Parthenon is a full-scale replica of the original Greek marvel of architecture. During your visit, be sure to enjoy visiting the full-scale statue of the goddess Athena before

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Indulge your senses while supporting the heart of our region by patronizing the best bakeries in Middle TN. These independent gems not only fill the air with the irresistible aroma of freshly baked treats but also contribute to the uniquely beautiful tapestry of our community. From flaky, buttery pastries to a wide array of artisanal breads, these bakeries offer a delectable parade of delights that are anything but ordinary. 

By choosing local, you're not just savoring exceptional flavors; you're investing in the passion and dedication of your own neighbors. Let your taste buds embark on a journey through the rich, diverse offerings of Middle Tennessee's bakeries, and relish in the knowledge that your choice fosters a flourishing local economy and

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Embrace the enchantment of Middle Tennessee's holiday festivities, where the spirit of giving and togetherness flourishes. From festive light displays that paint the night sky to charming local markets brimming with handmade treasures, there's something for everyone to enjoy. Gather your loved ones and explore the joyous events that adorn our beautiful region, creating cherished memories that will last a lifetime.

Whether you're strolling through dazzling Dickensian downtown displays, attending the year’s most star-studded concert, or savoring the flavors of seasonal treats at community gatherings, you’re sure to find that our region’s holiday magic is alive and well. Join your neighbors in spreading cheer, attending local performances, and

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Step into the enchanting world of Middle Tennessee's Christmas tree farms this holiday season, where the air is filled with the crisp, clean scent of freshly cut fir and pine trees. Get cozy in the warmth of crackling fire pits casting a warm glow on the winter landscape, beckoning you to gather around with loved ones. Take a hayride, purchase snacks to munch, and capture gorgeous photos with the ones you love. 

Amidst the rolling hills and picturesque mountains, discover the perfect Christmas tree to bring the spirit of the season into your home. Wander through rows of evergreens, their branches adorned with glistening dew, until you find the perfect tree to complete the festive beauty of your home. This is more than just selecting a tree; it's a

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With the holidays approaching, you may be in search of ways to give back to the community, especially through organizations that are based right here in Middle Tennessee. With that in mind, today we are shining the spotlight on ten volunteer opportunities and potential donation destinations. While these organizations work year-round to serve those in need, they do arrange concerted efforts to bring food, clothing, and much-needed assistance with the burdens experienced by our own underprivileged friends and neighbors around the holidays.

We are grateful to you for choosing to donate your time, services, goods, or financial assistance this holiday season. It is your warmth, generosity, and compassion for those in need that shows how beautiful the

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Middle Tennessee shopping is booming, with new hyper-local boutiques thriving alongside international chains. Whether you want to experience the classic Americana mall or indulge in high-end luxury shopping, our picks for the best shopping spots in Middle TN have your next retail therapy destination decided. 

Tanger Outlets
4060 Cane Ridge Pkwy | Antioch

Tanger Outlets is Middle Tennessee’s newest outlet center, offering more than 60 shops. The Antioch neighborhood in Nashville finally has a sprawling shopping experience to call their own, and this beautiful open-air spot has generated quite a buzz! 

Come shop Coach, Ralph Lauren, Ariat, Pottery Barn, ZWILLING J.A. Henckels, Banana Republic, Levi’s, Joe’s Jeans, Fossil, Vera Bradley, Nike,

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Pumpkins, apples, warm spices, the changing of the leaves, and sweet, cool air are all just around the corner! Throughout Middle Tennessee, preparations for our famous fall festivals have long been underway, and it’s time to purchase tickets, plan our getaway weekends, and celebrate with our friends, family members, and neighbors! The following eleven festivals are our top destinations this October and November, and we’re positive you’ll enjoy them all.

Please note that many of our selections require advance tickets.

Nashville Pumpkin Festival
When: Th - Sun, September 18 - October 30

Where: Lucky Ladd Farms | Eagleville
Purchase Tickets Here

Lucky Ladd Farms throws a bash voted Middle Tennessee’s Best Fall Festival and the #1 Pumpkin Patch in

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