must see spaces and gotta eat places

Find the Best Things to Do and See in the Local Nashville Area


We know where you live! As experts in the area, we know all of the must see spaces & gotta eat places!! Whether it’s a Saturday afternoon with the kids or a Friday night date night, we’ve compiled and listed some of the best places below!

Area Quick Links: 12 South DistrictArringtonDowntownFranklinGallatinHendersonvilleLebanon, Mount JulietMurfreesboroThompson Station

Wilson County


Premium Outlets

Great outdoor outlet mall!

 Cedars of Lebanon

State park great for hiking, camping, and more!

Stardust Drive In Theatre

Watch great movies from your vehicle!

 Mount Juliet

Charlie Daniels Park

Huge playground area, pavilions, gazebos, splash pad, amphitheater, and skate park!

Williamson County


Lieper’s Fork                   

Beautiful area inhabited by Native Americans.  Today, enjoy eating, entertainment, lodging, shopping, and so much more!

Natchez Trace               

Enjoy a scenic drive, hiking, biking, horseback riding and camping.

Franklin Theatre

This restored movie house includes a full bar, concessions, and hosts a variety of music and drama!

Kimbro’s Pickin’ Parlor

A historic house has been transformed into an amazing place to listen to live music!

Gentry’s Farm                   

You can go pick your own pumpkins.  Offers educationals programs to school groups.


Arrington Vineyards       

Enjoy wine tastings at the vineyard! Don’t forget to bring your picnic and make a day of it!

 Thompson Station

 Homestead Manor

One of the most historic homes in Thompson’s Station, now a restaurant with fresh food! You can also rent the barn for special occasions.

Shining Times Farm

Riding lessons, parties, and horse training.

Davidson County

 Downtown Nashville

Ryman Auditorium


 312 Pizza


Tennessee Central Railway Museum


Gabby’s Burgers & Fries


 12 South District

Burger Up


Rutherford County


Miller’s Grocery

Great Southern Food!

 Marina’s on the Square

An Italian restaurant and pizzeria located on Murfreesboro’s historic square!

Maple Street Grill

Great restaurant with delicious food!

B McNeels

Amazing Southern food!

Peter D’s

Eccletic menu with an upscale and casual atmosphere!

Bar Louie

Great bar food and atmosphere!                            (615-410-4120)

Charlie Daniels Park

Huge playground area, pavilions, gazebos, splash pad, amphitheater, and skate park!

The Avenue at Murfreesboro 

Outdoor shopping with tons of stores!

Main Street Revitalization

Lots of great shops and restaurants helping to keep Murfreesboro’s Main Street alive!

Stone’s River Mall

Amazing shopping!

Go USA Funpark

Driving range, Go Karts, Mini Golf, Batting cages, and arcade games!  Fun for the entire family!

Lanes, Trains, & Automobiles

Bowling,  laser tag, bumper cars, arcade game!  Tons of fun!

Mayday Brewery

Listen to live music in a laid-back and art covered space with great craft beer.


Catch a game, or enjoy a walk around the beautiful campus!

Murfreesboro Little Theatre

Productions for young & old in an intimate space.

Stone’s River Country Club

Family oriented, full service club (golf, tennis, gym)

Indian Hills Golf Course

This 18 hole public golf course is open year round!


Live an active life with this gym! Aerobics area, fitness area, group exercise studio, indoor pool, outdoor pool, sand volleyball, and so much more!

Stone’s River Battlefield

Learn about one of the bloodiest battles in the Civil War.

Discovery Center

Nature center and boardwalk.  Special events are taking place all the time!

Sumner County


Chocolate Covered Strawberry

Amazing restaurant with great food and fantastic atmosphere!


Crescent City Po Boys

Great Cajun and Creole restaurant!

Swaney Swift’s on the Square

Great food on the Gallatin town square!