Discover Middle Tennessee

Middle Tennessee is comprised of Nashville, Franklin, and Cookeville so there’s plenty to see and do during your visit. From exploring the Stones River National Battlefield to catching a football game at Johnny Red Floyd Stadium, get a taste of local traditions and culture by spending the day exploring several sites and attractions across the region.

Nashville, otherwise known as Music City, is home to The Grand Ole Opry and the Loveless Cafe — two exciting destinations to enjoy live music and annual festivals. The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville is the perfect place for New Year’s Eve celebrations and other holiday events.

Learn about local history just south of downtown Nashville in Franklin. This is the place to visit the Carter House or Fort Granger and take a tour of the Lotz House Civil War Museum. Franklin is also a premier destination for golfing, home to the luxurious Forrest Crossing Golf Course.

If you’re a sports fan, be sure to catch the Middle Tennessee State University football team in action at the Johnny Red Floyd Stadium.

Stones River National Battlefield

Stones River National Battlefield

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Middle Tennessee Historic Sites

Explore the wealth of historic sites around Nashville and Franklin during your trip to Tennessee. From learning about the civil war to visiting old forts, you'll find several destinations that tell the story about southern history and culture. Visit the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville or the Lotz House Civil War Museum in Franklin to get your tour started.

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Middle Tennessee Festivals

From Nashville to Franklin, you’ll enjoy a variety of festivals and special events throughout the middle Tennessee region. Enjoy New Year’s festivities at the Roman Auditorium or head to the Grand Ole Opry for music festivals and other special events. The Loveless Cafe in Nashville is another popular destination for annual events and celebrations.

Stones River Battlefield

Middle Tennessee Battlefields

Learn about civil war history and the famous battles that shaped southern history with a trip to the battlefield. The Stones River National Battlefield is a popular destination in Middle Tennessee and ripe for exploring. It’s located about 30 miles south of Nashville and is the site of one of the bloodiest conflicts of the Civil War.

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Middle Tennessee Musical Sounds and Venues

Nashville is your prime destination for music events and performance venues, the destination to see hundreds of talented performers play in historic settings where many music legends once played. Watch performances at the Grand Ole Opry or catch a musical festival at The Loveless Cafe. The Franklin Theatre in Franklin is a must-visit destination for music lovers.

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