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Middle Tennessee residents and visitors, listen up: it’s time to prepare to beat the scorching summer heat in the coolest, most enjoyable way possible – by hitting the best water parks in Tennessee! These aquatic sanctuaries are a great way for the whole family to stay active and have fun during the warmest months of the year.

Dive into adventures large and small on water slides that twist and turn, in peaceful wave pools that bring the beach to you, and down lazy rivers that evoke memories of childhood days spent floating on quiet waterways. Your small children can spend hours bouncing through splash pads and paddling in safe, shallow pools while vigilant lifeguards stand watch.

Gather your swimwear, slather on some high-SPF sunscreen, and

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Twenty years ago, food trucks were a rarity in the U.S. Now, our country is home to nearly 35,000, which collectively pull in $42.7 billion annually. This has been a delectable development here in Middle Tennessee, where our diverse and talented resident chefs have established mobile eateries with a decidedly international flair.

Our staff voted the following selections as the Top Food Trucks in Nashville and throughout the surrounding areas. Whether you’re craving vegan Asian fusion eats, classic Nashville hot chicken, or a sweet serving of freshly rolled ice cream, we have the trucks to follow from early spring to the end of fall.

Hot Chicken

Nashville Chicken and Waffles
Nashville

Spicy, perfectly crunchy hot chicken served over rich,

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In Nashville, our bar culture runs the gamut from world-famous makers of one-off craft cocktails to slingers of PBR. We cherish the wide range of experiences available to us here, and we’re just as likely to drop $15 on a cocktail as we are to spend the evening ordering beer on tap. Because most of us meander from spot to spot throughout the year, we’ve developed a keen eye for the drinks, details, and décor that set a bar apart from the rest.

With that in mind, we’re excited to put forth our list of the Top Eight Unique Bar Experiences in Music City.

Audrey
809 Meridian Street | Nashville

Audrey, Sean Brock’s renowned Appalachian restaurant, is also home to a bar situated on the floor above. When you enter this calming, Zen-inspired

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Do your plans for 2023 include a staycation in or getaway to Middle Tennessee? Then you must read on for our top picks for the Best Boutique Hotels in Nashville and the surrounding area. Whether you’re staying alone, heading out on a romantic stay for two, or bringing a group of ten, we have found the perfect place for you to lay your head. 

While there’s nothing wrong with a stay at a national brand’s property, you have a rich selection of hotels with character to choose from when you stay in Nashville—and we think it would be a shame if you missed out!

The Russell
819 Russell St | Nashville

The Russell is unique among our choices due to its location within a historic church in East Nashville—one originally constructed 115 years ago. Each

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If you’re searching for incomparably delicious offerings in Nashville, but you don’t want to fight the throngs to find the front door and be forced to holler over the neighboring table’s bachelorette party to be heard, today’s list is for you.

Despite their legendary reputation, the experience of dining in the Top Cozy Restaurants in Middle TN won’t feel like more work than your Monday – Friday grind. Make reservations where possible, plan to park earlier than you think you ought to, and you’re going to have a beautiful experience.

Margot Cafe
1017 Woodland St | East Nashville

Margot Cafe is a French and Southern fusion, farm-to-table experience. Their menu changes daily to reflect the produce and proteins that are top-notch early that

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Middle Tennessee is nationally famous as an outstanding southern destination for creative, lively parties. With our region’s rich history in music, cuisine, and culture, it’s a given that tourists will flock here to join local residents to ring in the new year. However, a party is only as epic as the venue and the entertainment, which is why we’re sharing our curated 2022 – 2023 list of the top places to celebrate the New Year in Middle TN!

Jack Daniel’s New Year’s Eve Live: Nashville’s Big Bash
600 James Robertson Pkwy | Nashville

The biggest party in Nashville is the Big Bash. Taking place in Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, this CBS-hosted event will feature hours of live music before the 15-foot Music Note Drop and fireworks at

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Middle Tennessee is famous for our year-round festivals and celebrations, and the holiday season is certainly our crowning achievement in this regard. We have created a list of our top ten activity-packed experiences, including light displays, shows, family-friendly festivals, and concerts. Happy Holidays are here once again!

Christmas at Gaylord Opryland
2800 Opryland Drive | Nashville

Gaylord Opryland creates a fully immersive winter wonderland experience each holiday season, including a massive 3 million light display that is free to the public. The resort’s activities and entertainment could keep your family enthralled for at least a week, and include the following: 

  • ICE carved wonderland, created from two million pounds of vibrantly
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The holidays are around the corner, and we’ve heard from members of our homeowner community who are searching for ways to give back. Today, our recommendations for ten top volunteer opportunities in Middle TN spotlight organizations that serve those in need year-round yet organize special efforts around Thanksgiving and Christmas. 

Whether you plan to donate your time, goods, services, or contribute financially, we appreciate each of you. Your generosity and desire to help are emblematic of the beautiful community spirit here in Middle TN. 

If you’re not a resident but will be visiting this holiday season and wish to incorporate philanthropy into your vacation, contact any of the following organizations ahead of your visit. After you’ve gone

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Autumn is finally here, and that means it’s time to head out into the crisp, cool air and enjoy the many fall activities available to us here in Middle Tennessee! And if you haven’t picked a trick-or-treat destination yet, take a look at our recommendations for the best places to trick-or-treat in your neck of the woods.

Cheekwood Harvest
1200 Forrest Park Drive | Nashville
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Cheekwood Harvest is one of Nashville’s most treasured autumn celebrations. The oaks, maples, dogwoods, and many other species among their thousands of trees have begun to change their colors, and activities for the whole family are being set up alongside the art exhibits, statues, and gardens surrounding Cheekwood Estate.

Families with young

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Nashville and the surrounding area boast an art scene that grows continually. Our artists are diverse, innovative, and committed to creating works for the community to enjoy and interact with. Throughout the year, Middle Tennessee’s art galleries are open, with new works and exhibits shown often.

Additionally, our region hosts various festivals and art crawls, all of which are vibrant celebrations of the talented artists who make their homes here. In fact, with so much art to choose from, you may have trouble deciding which art crawls and exhibits in Middle TN are best! If so, today’s Top Ten list is for you.

100 Taylor Arts Market
100 Taylor St | Nashville

1oo Taylor Arts Market is located in the Germantown neighborhood within a massive

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