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What to see along I-65S from Nashville?

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What to see along I-65S from Nashville?

Hi all,

My husband and I are visiting Tennessee for the first time and will be travelling south from Nashville to Alabama along I-65. I've tried searching to see if there's anything absolutely worth seeing/doing/eating along the way. Any thoughts?

We're happy to take detours and love going off the beaten path. :)

Cheers!

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1. Re: What to see along I-65S from Nashville?

Check out Historic Franklin: shopping, dining, history--

http://www.visitwilliamson.com/

There are some historic house museums in the Columbia area and I can vouch for the Square Market Cafe - and there is a pie bakery on the other side of the square that is amazing:

tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g54967-d65…

tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g54967-Columbia_Tenn…

http://www.rippavilla.org/

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2. Re: What to see along I-65S from Nashville?

Thanks heaps! I never looked at Columbia, but looks like a great place to stop and stretch the legs. Cheers! :)

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3. Re: What to see along I-65S from Nashville?

I second what Koda said. In fact, for a more interesting drive, I'd get off I65 at Harding at get on Franklin Pike. Take that all the way in to Columbia. That will take you right through downtown Franklin into Columbia.

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4. Re: What to see along I-65S from Nashville?

Cheers for that!

In looking at the map, anything in Lewisburg or Pulaski that's noteworthy?

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5. Re: What to see along I-65S from Nashville?

Jack Daniel's Distillery in Lynchburg, the Lynchburg downtown square and Miss Mary Bobo's for lunch (you'll need reservations).

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6. Re: What to see along I-65S from Nashville?

If you're interested in history at all, read "The Widow Of The South" by Robert Hicks before arriving in Franklin. It contains a unique and somewhat compelling story about a local plantation owner's wife who involved herself in the caring for wounded soldiers during and after the terrible Battle Of Franklin. You can visit the scene of her story when you arrive.

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7. Re: What to see along I-65S from Nashville?

Thanks, everybody! These are awesome tips! :)

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8. Re: What to see along I-65S from Nashville?

Franklin and Columbia are worth the time to visit...

Check out: http://www.visitwilliamson.com/

also

http://www.jameskpolk.com/new/polkhome.asp

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