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Experience Tennessee Weekend Itineraries: Distilleries, BBQ, and Tennessee State Parks

Greetings, adventurers and bon viveurs! is excited to bring you three immersive weekend itineraries that highlight the rich tapestry of Tennessee. Join us on a sensory journey that includes the finest distilleries, BBQ eateries and natural parks in the region.

This weekend, we're delving into the realms of our Distilleries Brochure, the Barbeque Trail Brochure, and the State Parks and Natural Areas Brochure.

Itinerary One: A Toast to Tradition in Shelbyville and Chapel Hill

Our first itinerary commences in the historic town of Shelbyville at the revered Nearest Green Distillery. Prepare to be dazzled by the rich traditions of distilling as you explore the premises on a guided tour. Hear tales of Tennessee whiskey and discover the intricate process of producing spirits with time-honored techniques.

After the distillery tour, your culinary journey begins at the adjoining Barrelhouse BBQ #2. A Shelbyville staple, the BBQ joint is famous for its "Grilled Cheese on Crack" – a mouthwatering treat that made its debut at Barrelhouse BBQ in Lynchburg. As you savor every bite, you'll be enveloped by the rustic charm and jovial atmosphere of this local gem.

To end the day on a high note, venture into the serene setting of Henry Horton State Park in Chapel Hill. Explore the verdant trails alongside the Duck River, absorbing the tranquil beauty of this cherished natural reserve. After an invigorating hike, retreat to the comforting embrace of the park lodge where a peaceful night's sleep awaits.

Itinerary Two: Sip and Savor at Lynnville, Ardmore and Lawrenceburg

We kick off our second itinerary in the charming town of Lynnville, home to the Big Machine Distillery. Here, you'll embark on a tour and tasting, discovering the essence of Tennessee's distilling prowess. Be ready for a flavor rollercoaster as you sample some of the finest spirits produced in the region.

Post-tour, we'll journey down to the Tennessee-Alabama border to indulge in a feast at the all-new Corner Pit BBQ in Ardmore. Brought to you by the same family renowned for their culinary masterpieces in Dellrose, this eatery promises a smoky and delectable BBQ experience you won't forget.

Our day concludes with a visit to David Crockett State Park in Lawrenceburg. Named after the legendary folk hero, this park offers an ideal blend of history, nature, and serenity. Settle into your comfortable accommodation and let the sounds of nature lull you into a restful slumber.

Learn more about the area via our Lawrence County archives.

Itinerary Three: Discover Fayetteville and Winchester's Distinct Charm

Our third itinerary option invites you to uncover the secrets of Southern Pride Distillery in Fayetteville. After a captivating tour, you're in for a culinary delight at the nearby Chuck Wagon BBQ. This hometown favorite offers a smorgasbord of delicious BBQ options that will surely make your taste buds dance.

Finally, we will journey to the breathtaking landscape of Tims Ford State Park in Winchester. The park's picturesque views and tranquil atmosphere provide the perfect backdrop to end your day. Enjoy a comfortable stay amid nature, allowing the events of the day to settle and rejuvenate you for the week ahead.

Looking for more outdoor inspiration? Explore our Franklin County travel tips.

Join us on these adventurous Tennessee Weekend Itineraries that offer a taste of authentic Tennessee life and culture. A trip full of local flavors, unique experiences, and nature's bounty awaits you. Book now and start your journey with us at We can't wait to share these unforgettable Tennessee experiences with you!

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