My family visited The Parthenon in Nashville mostly because of the movie Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief. Percy Jackson journeys to The Parthenon in search of a certain object needed to complete his quest/mission. Here’s our review of the Nashville Parthenon, including the giant statue of Athena.
If you're a history buff, we've got lots of photos of historic Nashville and historic Franklin you'll want to see! Plus highlights and photos from our favorite historic places to visit in Nashville and Franklin -- including the Fontanel Mansion, Printers Alley, Bicentennial Capitol Mall, Fort Nashborough, Nashville Parthenon, Battle of Franklin tours. Even rumored ghosts and haunted places in historic buildings around here!
Touring the Fontanel mansion is definitely something for your Nashville Bucket List! Here’s how much it costs + my photos showing what the log home is like.
I rode a Segway for the first time thru downtown Nashville and I didn’t crash – or hit anyone! Two-hour Nashville Segway Tours are fun for locals & tourists
The Nashville flood was unprecedented and the first of its kind for this area. The 2 days of constant rain and flooding which took place on May 1-2, 2010 in Nashville Tennessee broke all kinds of records
I’ve always enjoyed bike riding in Nashville, TN. It’s a bike-friendly city. Setting out on a bicycle can open up a whole new perspective on Music City USA.
An RV vacation through Tennessee must include a tour of the Nashville and Franklin area! Here are some tips for planning an exciting Nashville RV adventure in your own RV or in a rental RV.
I highly recommend making your way to Nashville’s Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park as soon as you get a chance. There are so many reasons to visit this beautiful park, but here are my top 5, plus some things that are good to know before you go!
Do you enjoy learning about Nashville history? If so, then a self-guided tour of Fort Nashborough is highly recommended. It’s a great opportunity to learn about Nashville’s early history and tour log cabins which depict what things were like back then.
Jim and I hopped in the motorhome and headed from Nashville toward the Kentucky Bourbon Trail. We had a blast! We made it a 4-day mini vacation — visiting 1 or 2 distilleries each day, then camping someplace in between the distillery locations each night. Here’s what the bourbon tours were like.
Every time you drive down Columbia Avenue in Franklin, Tennessee you are passing a story that played out in 1864. Here are little-known facts and details about the Battle of Franklin, plus photos we took while visiting many of the historic sights associated with the Battle of Franklin.
After 70 years of showing movies in downtown Franklin, the Franklin Cinema closed its doors in January 2007. Since then, efforts have been underway to save the Franklin Theatre. Most residents look forward to Franklin Tennessee’s downtown movie theater re-opening soon.
Franklin is the only town in Tennessee that has been authorized to create its own license plate! The new historic Franklin, TN license plates are on sale now. Check ’em out!…
One of my favorite things to do is to look at very old photos of Nashville and Franklin, Tennessee. Here’s a classic one… it’s the oldest known picture of Nashville. I strongly encourage you to check out the rest of Marty’s collection of historical photographs from Nashville, Tennessee.
If you’re in the Franklin/Nashville area, I’d encourage you to take one of these walking tours. See how scared you get as part of a small group of people walking the streets at night while hearing about dozens of well-documented stories about local ghosts & hauntings! If you’re looking for a LIST of haunted places in Nashville… and other parts of Tennessee, then check this out…
Nashville’s got a Musicians Walk of Fame! Now, who could’ve ever imagined that?!? ME! Here are my thoughts on Nashville’s Walk of Fame honoring notable singers and songwriters…
Here are my $.02 on the closing of Franklin Cinema in downtown Franklin, Tennessee. If you live near Franklin, TN and you haven’t been to Franklin Cinema yet… go now! It’s definitely worth a visit. And you may not be able to later!
Haunted Tennessee walking tours in the Nashville and Franklin areas… plus some interesting haunted places within the state of Tennessee you might not have known about.
Nashville’s famed Printers Alley is so named because of the large number of printing companies that used to be housed in that alley. Today, Printer’s Alley is a Nashville hot spot for tourists and locals alike. Here’s why…
First impressions can be deceiving… here are some of the best things about the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.
Here are my first impressions after touring the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, Tennessee.