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Horticulture & Agritourism

From the hills of East Tennessee to the Mississippi Delta of West Tennessee, our state has much to offer in agricultural tourism. Visit a farm and participate in a fall festival with corn mazes, pumpkin patches and sorghum making, or take your horse on a trail and hang your spurs up in the bunkhouse. Enjoy a campfire with country music.

Take in the heritage and conservation of a Tennessee Century Farm. Tennessee's viticulture flourishes in the vineyards, with both amateur and commercial grape growers and winemakers devoted to favorite varietals and fruits. Farmers markets are a Tennessee tradition where you can "pick your own" fresh fruits, vegetables, flowers and crafts while supporting the farming community and ensuring the ripest quality at a great price. Wildflower walks, arboreta, greenhouses, nurseries and gardens flower your way across a horticultural green map of Tennessee. Once your agritouristic appetite is thoroughly whetted, sit down at one of the Volunteer State's organic eateries for the finest fare down home has to offer.

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Adams Garden
"Starting their season in May, Adam's Garden is a one of a kind Pick-Your-Own fruit and vegetable stand. Start the season by picking fresh asparagus, followed by sweet cherries later in the season. Upon this small and diversified 10 acre farm, discover unusual fruit varieties including gooseberries, blueberries, blackberries, figs, chestnuts, filberts, spring and summer produce. Often you can even ...more

City:  Cedar Hill, TN
Phone:  615-696-2652

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Agricultural Museum
"Originally chartered by the general assembly in 1957, the Tennessee Agricultural Museum now stands as one of Tennessee's best collections of artifacts relating to the pioneering days of Tennessee farm families. Located at Ellington Agricultural Center in south Nashville, the museum is housed in a former horse barn, originally part of the Brentwood Hall estate of financier Rogers Caldwell. Find ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-837-5197

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Autumn Acres
"Educational and scavenger hunt corn mazes. Also offering hay rides, a petting zoo, pumpkin patch and picnic ...more

City:  Crossville, TN
Phone:  931-210-7655

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Belle Meade Plantation
"Once one of the largest private estates in Nashville encompassing 5,400 acres and home to five generations of the Harding-Jackson family, Belle Meade Plantation today is a 30-acre historic site 6 miles west of Nashville. Before the Civil War, Belle Meade flourished; today bullets from the Battle of Nashville scar the house, used as Confederate Gen. Chalmers' headquarters. Known as "Queen ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-356-0501

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Bradley Farms
"Primarily a "pick-your-own" strawberry farm. Also have vegetables, tomatoes and pumpkins, as well as, greenhouse bedding ...more

City:  Cottontown, TN
Phone:  615-325-2836

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Bussell Berries
"A beautiful "you-pick" strawberry patch. Also offering sweet corn, blackberries and pumpkins and ornamental ...more

City:  Carthage, TN
Phone:  615-735-9193

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Carr's Horse and Burro Center
"Randall & Paula Carr's Wild Horse & Burro Adoption Center is one of Robertson County, Tennessee's oldest and best-known tourist attractions, drawing visitors and potential adopters from almost every state in the union for more than two ...more

City:  Cross Plains, TN
Phone:  615-654-2180

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Clearvale Farm
"Clearvale Farm Pumpkin Patch includes pick-your-own pumpkin, hayrides, petting zoo, straw bale maze, picnic area and dairy ...more

City:  Henry, TN
Phone:  731-644-2277

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Coleman Farms
"This peach orchard offers farm tours Monday - Friday year 'round. School groups by ...more

City:  Savannah, TN
Phone:  731-925-9710

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Country Cove Christmas Tree Farm
"Choose and cut a White Pine from their fields. Choose a pre-cut Fraser fir (kept in water and shade). Inside the Christmas Cabin, enjoy a free cup of hot-spiced cider or hot cocoa. Browse through their selection of stocking stuffers. Fresh wreaths and ...more

City:  Murfreesboro, TN
Phone:  615-895-4755

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Crabtree Farms
"A small working farm located in the city of Chattanooga. The mission of Crabtree Farms is to connect Chattanoogans with our local foodshed. The public is invited to learn and share in various ...more

City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  423-493-9155

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Dixie Lee Farmers Market
"Every Saturday between April 30th and October 29th, the Dixie Lee Farmers Market makes it easy for you to buy fresh, locally grown produce and handmade crafts from local farmers and Tennessee ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN

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Donnell Century Farm
"Escape inside our Corn Maze for a unique Monopoly-style scavenger hunt, complete with a turn at the Moo-lette wheel to become Farmer of the Ear, or hop on our traditional hayride to get a tractor tour of the farm. Pick out a pumpkin walk for a cupcake, and ride the barrel train. Spend the day in Possum Holler with the Big ...more

City:  Jackson, TN
Phone:  731-424-4526

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Dry Fork Farm
""U-pick" " or we-pick" farm attraction with picnic tables. Bring your lunch and spend the day in the country. They have goats and chickens. Flowers in the spring and fresh produce in the summer. Pumpkins and mums are featured in the ...more

City:  Chapmansboro, TN
Phone:  615-307-4902

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Ellington Agricultural Center
"Tennessee was the first state to place its agriculture department on an actual farm, and Ellington Agricultural Center set that historic precedent. Once a private estate, Ellington Agricultural Center is headquarters for the Tennessee Department of Agriculture. A state-owned complex in south Nashville, Ellington is a fine urban birding site easily accessible for travelers. Just two miles east of Radnor ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-837-5103

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212 Market Restaurant
"At 212, we offer you the warmth and comfort of traditional southern hospitality, combined with a world-class culinary experience. Choose from our award-winning wine list and heavenly dessert tray to complete your experience. We also feature a brunch menu Saturdays & Sundays and live music on selected days. In 1989, when sisters Sally and Susan Moses and their mother Maggie decided ...more

City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  (423) 265-1212

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Agricenter International
"Agricenter International in Memphis is a world-class showcase to the agricultural and nonagricultural public. Self-sustaining, not for profit, Agricenter International provides economic development and improved quality of life by facilitating agricultural research, educational programs, environmental conservation, natural area preservation and recreational opportunities. The center offers a mid-continent location where agricultural producers from across the nation and the world can see ...more

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  (901) 757-7777

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Alpine Bagel Cafe
"The Alpine bagel may very well be the best bagel on planet Earth! Chances are, if you want a particular bagel, Alpine will have it, among the basics: Plain, Onion, Blueberry, Spinach Parmesan, Poppy Seed, Sun-Dried Tomato, Onion, Jalapeno, Banana Walnut, Apple Cinnamon Raisin, Sesame, Whole Wheat with a new specialty every day. Bagels are baked fresh daily, and the ...more

City:  Franklin, TN
Phone:  615-771-0341

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Alpine Bagels
"The Alpine bagel may very well be the best bagel on planet Earth! Chances are, if you want a particular bagel, Alpine will have it, among the basics: Plain, Onion, Blueberry, Spinach Parmesan, Poppy Seed, Sun-Dried Tomato, Onion, Jalapeno, Banana Walnut, Apple Cinnamon Raisin, Sesame, Whole Wheat with a new specialty every day. Bagels are baked fresh daily, and the ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-327-0055

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Alpine Bagels, Maryland Farms
"The Alpine bagel may very well be the best bagel on planet Earth! Chances are, if you want a particular bagel, Alpine will have it, among the basics: Plain, Onion, Blueberry, Spinach Parmesan, Poppy Seed, Sun-Dried Tomato, Onion, Jalapeno, Banana Walnut, Apple Cinnamon Raisin, Sesame, Whole Wheat with a new specialty every day. Bagels are baked fresh daily, and the ...more

City:  Brentwood, TN
Phone:  615-221-2212

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Appalachian Fair Association, Inc.
"Annual Community Celebration, last full week in Aug. Featuring motorcycle shows, dog shows, gun shows, country music performances, demolition derby, livestock shows, youth activities, rides, carnival and more. Available off-season for groups and special ...more

City:  Gray, TN
Phone:  423-477-3211

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Apple Valley Farms Country Stores and Cafe
"The taste and touch of real country. Stroll the grounds, sip some cider, enjoy the scenery from a front-porch ...more

City:  Townsend, TN
Phone:  866-448-9878

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Apple Valley Orchard
"This family-owned business that started as a hobby in the early 1960s now occupies over 40 acres and grows 30 varieties of apples. Visitors to the orchard can enjoy a glass of cider, homemade pies, fritters and a variety of foods from the onsite bakery, not to mention delicious, fresh ...more

City:  Cleveland, TN
Phone:  877-472-3044

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August Moon
"Good affordable Chinese take-out, with buffet on Sunday, in the Green Hills area of Nashville. Wide variety of menu selections with familiar favorites in the Szechuan, Hunan and Mandarin styles. Great egg rolls, dumplings, no MSG; vegetarian ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-298-9999

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Avalon Acres Farms

City:  Hohenwald, TN

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Baja Burrito
"Baja Burrito is a locally owned, independent burrito shop in the Berry Hill neighborhood of Nashville. Some vegetarian options. Burritos, tacos and salads are the main fare; burrito add-ons are rice, beans and other items. Salsa bar. Sweet Baja Fruit Tea is ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-383-22

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Beachaven Vineyards & Winery
"Experience daily tours & tastings from one of Tennessee's premier wineries. This family owned vineyard also offers a summer treat - Jazz on the Lawn. Regional jazz ensembles provide FREE outdoor entertainment. Guests are invited to bring lawn chairs, food and family but no pets or outside alcohol. Award-winning Beachaven wine is for sale. Check the vineyards website for showtimes ...more

City:  Clarksville, TN
Phone:  931-645-8867

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Berry Hills Farm

City:  Birchwood, TN
Phone:  (423) 339-2789

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Berry Ridge Farm
"Pick Your Own Blackberries, Blueberries, ...more

City:  Livingston, TN
Phone:  931-823-2829

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Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
"Nashville frequently shows off the view from Bicentennial Mall for the entire nation to enjoy; most televised sporting events broadcast the view from the mall, which was designed to preserve the area’s only unobstructed view of the antebellum state capitol building. Built to honor the state’s 200th anniversary in 1996, the park occupies a piece of land that was part of ...more

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-741-5280

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American Museum of Science & Energy
Certified 2001
The arboretum, located off of South Tulane, consists of 30 different species of trees around the campus of the museum.

City:  Oak Ridge, TN
Phone:  865-516-3200

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The Bonny Oaks Arboretum
Certified 2000
Located on Adamson Circle off Bonny Oaks Dr., this arboretum sits on eight acres and includes over 55 different species of trees, shrubs and ground covers. This site also includes the Dent House (listed on the National Historic Register) and the Chattanooga Church.

City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  423-855-6113

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Burchfiel Grove Memorial Arboretum
Certified 2002
Located off of Hardin Lane, this arboretum is a part of the greenway system that runs along the Little Pigeon River and contains more than 30 species of trees and numerous species of shrubs labeled all along the trail. Sevierville Parks & Recreation Department

City:  Sevierville, TN
Phone:  865-453-5441

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Cherokee Trail Arboretum
Certified 2000
This arboretum is part of the North Chickamauga Greenway on the TVA Chickamauga Reservation and includes a small wild area noted for its scenic, wildlife and recreational values.

City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  423-757-5167

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Cherokee Trail of Audubon Acres
Certified 2003
The arboretum is located on 130 acres in the East Brainerd neighborhood. The trail identifies trees with their common and botanical names as well as their Cherokee Indian names and uses. Open daily to the public; offers a peaceful, quiet place to experience nature in the midst of heavy urbanization.

City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  423-892-1499

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Ivan Racheff House and Gardens
Certified 2003
The arboretum is an example of how a dump and one man's vision can become an oasis for urban dwellers. Ivan Racheff purchased the Knoxville Iron works in the 1940s and dreamed of a garden growing in place of the rubbish on site. In 1970 was given to the Tennessee Federation of Garden Clubs.

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-522-6210

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New Hopewell Elementary School Arboretum
Certified 2003
Located in the wooded area behind the school along a nature trail created and maintained by Science Club students and teachers. Visitors are welcome but are encouraged to sign in prior to viewing the grounds.

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-579-2194

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Ocoee Regional Nature Center
Certified 2001
Once the Bradley County Landfill, this arboretum encompasses eight acres of land and over 30 different species of labeled trees, a project of the Cleveland/Bradley County Keep America Beautiful Office.

City:  Bradley County, TN
Phone:  423-559-3307

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Sevier County High School Nature Trail
Certified 2000
Located on the nature trail within the school campus. The 1.2-mile trail transverses the campus and includes a meadow and a garden. Visitors are welcome but are encouraged to sign in prior to viewing the grounds.

City:  Sevierville, TN
Phone:  865-453-1076

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South-Doyle Middle School Nature Trail
Certified 2003
The nature trail at this Knox County School provides an additional resource for outdoor education. The trail begins at the rear of the school near the Technology Lab and extends through the wooded portion of the campus. Students researched the plants and animals located around the school and created titles for visitors. Visitors are welcome but are encouraged to sign in prior to viewing the grounds.

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-579-2110

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Steele Creek Park Tree Trail
Certified 2003
Visitors of this Tree Trail can expect to see native trees growing along an easy-to-walk trail that extends for one-half mile. The interpretive signs identify each tree and provide a picture of the leaf and information about the tree.

City:  Bristol, TN
Phone:  423-764-4023

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Walters State Community College
Certified 2006
The nature trail was initially developed as a hands-on project for students in botany and landscaping classes. It continues to serve this purpose but is open to the general public as well. Although not required of a Level 1 arboreta, a map if the labeled trees is available.

City:  Morristown, TN
Phone:  423-585-2644

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Cleveland State Community College
Certified 2006
This arboretum includes the grounds of the college and contains the only known Coast Redwood in Tennessee. The objective for this arboretum is to provide an outdoor learning classroom for biology students and a self-learning activity for the greater community served by Cleveland State.

City:  Cleveland, TN
Phone:  423-473-2342

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Belle Meade Plantation
Certified 2000
Located at 5025 Harding Road, this arboretum encompasses 30 acres and sponsors a tree walk for school children and scout troops.

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-356-0501

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Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art
Certified 2001
Once the private estate of the Cheek family, the arboretum is located on 55 acres including a wildflower garden, color garden, boxwood garden, woodland sculpture trail, herb garden, perennial garden, Japanese garden, water garden and more. Over 130 different tree species are present.

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-353-2148

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Clarksville City Arboretum
Certified 2002
Located at Fairgrounds Park, the arboretum runs parallel to the Cumberland River along the city's river walkway. There are over 30 different species of trees planted along the one-half mile walkway, which is paved and easily accessible by wheelchair. Clarksville Parks & Recreation Department.

City:  Clarksville, TN
Phone:  931-645-7476

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The Hermitage Arboretum
Certified 2003
The Hermitage is located on 1,120-acre site which includes the entire antebellum cotton plantation of Andrew Jackson. Identified and labeled trees are along the 1.5-mile trail from the Visitor's Center to the Mansion, the first Hermitage, and the slave field quarters. It is thought that a few of the trees date back to the time of Andrew Jackson.

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-889-2941

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Hillsboro West End Arboretum
Certified 2000
This arboretum is located over the three properties of Fannie Mae Dees Park, Eakin Elementary and Harris Hillman School. Thirty trees are labeled for educational purposes.

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-292-4519

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Gerald D. Coorts Memorial Arboretum
Certified 2000
Situated on the campus of Tennessee Technological University in Cookeville, this arboretum contains 60 different species of trees.

City:  Cookeville, TN
Phone:  931-372-3288

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The Interstate Packaging Arboretum
Certified 2000
Located in White Bluff on the property of the Interstate Packaging Company, this site includes a 25,000 sq. ft. lake and over 60 different species of shrubs and trees.

City:  White Bluff, TN
Phone:  615-797-9000

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Old Hickory Lake Arboretum (Environmental Study Area)
Certified 2001
Adjacent to Old Hickory Lake are 23 acres that make up the Environmental Study Area. Over 60 different species of shrubs and trees have been planted off of Walton Ferry Road to attract diverse wildlife species. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers:

City:  White Bluff, TN
Phone:  615-822-4846

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Stones River Greenway Arboretum
Certified 2003
The arboretum along the scenic Stones River Greenway system is composed of tree species that are native to the area, and many of the examples in the arboretum are original to the site. The greenway and adjoining arboretum are accessible to the public through easily identifiable locations throughout the city.

City:  Murfreesboro, TN
Phone:  615-895-8059

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Pleasant Run Creek Arboretum
Certified 2004
This combination arboretum and memorial tree grove follows Pleasant Run Creek just east of downtown Pulaski. It provides creek bank protection, wildlife enhancement and a tree identification educational opportunity. Forty-four trees are labeled, with plans to label additional specimens.

City:  Pulaski, TN
Phone:  931-363-2249

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Obed River Park
Certified 2004
This trail is a two-mile-long paved walk and follows a portion of the Obed River for over half its length. In addition to viewing the labeled trees, visitors can view the Tennessee Central Railroad trestle and Harrison and Mitchell dam historic sites, as well as rock formations, foot bridges, wild flowers and wildlife.

City:  Crossville, TN
Phone:  931-788-6055

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Dickson Community Nature
Certified 2004
A walk in the woods best describes this nature trail and arboretum. This arboretum exists through the efforts of a local Girl Scout troop that planted and labeled trees, defined the trail, built and installed blue bird boxes, planted wildflowers, and arranged for several small bridges to be built.

City:  Dickson, TN
Phone:  615-446-2226

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Harpeth Hall School
Certified 2005
This arboretum provides green space in the urban environment and provides educational opportunities for horticultural sciences and independent study of tree identification. Visitors are welcome but are encouraged to sign in prior to viewing the grounds.

City:  Nashville, TN
Phone:  615-292-6009

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Chimneyrock Elementary School Arboretum
Certified 2003
Virtually the entire 25-acre campus is covered with an extensive outdoor classroom including gardens and arboretum. Students, teachers, staff and administrators, parents and community members share responsibility for providing a learning environment, which supports the school-wide focus on environmental awareness. Visitors are welcome but are encouraged to sign in prior to viewing the grounds.

City:  Cordova, TN
Phone:  901-765-2316

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Lichterman Nature Center
Certified 2003
On 65 acres in the heart of Memphis, the nature center provides "hands-on" educational opportunities for both adults and children in tree identification and selection, ecological succession, and more. Visitors see trees in their native habitats, including forest, meadow and aquatic habitats. The center is open seven days a week.

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-767-7322

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Old Forest Arboretum of Overton Park
Certified 2002
The 150 acres of the Old Forest Arboretum offers visitors and residents the opportunity to experience the original landscape and habitats of the Memphis area before West Tennessee was settled. Park Friends provide users with a self-guiding trail map and conduct monthly hikes (except July and August). The arboretum is the home of the national champion Shumard Oak.

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-276-1387

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Zadie E. Kuehl Memorial Park
Certified 2004
This park is named in memory of Zadie E. Kuehl, an infant killed by a drunk driver. Through organ donation, Zadie gave the gift of life to four children and one adult. The arboretum sports 40 species of trees that are labeled and contains a mix of recent plantings and more mature trees.

City:  Lakeland, TN
Phone:  901-867-2717

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Sea Isle Park and School
Certified 2004
Thirty-Eight different species are identified in this arboretum. Located next to the school in Sea Isle Park, this site is used extensively by classes from Sea Isle School. Visitors can also experience a variety of open space, recreational facilities and woodland settings.

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-682-9551

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Memphis City Beautiful Victorian Village Arboretum
Certified 2004
This arboretum is a composite of eight different sites in close proximity within the Victorian Village Historic District. In addition to 40 species of trees, visitors can also enjoy historic architecture of the homes in the area.

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-522-1135

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Okeena Park
Certified 2005
A 2004 tornado almost derailed this arboretum when it damaged and destroyed several trees. The hub of recreation activities for the Dyersburg community, this park contains a one-mile walking trail with various trees labeled for easy viewing from the trail.

City:  Dyersburg, TN
Phone:  731-285-6420

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Dyersburg Middle School
Certified 2005
An Eagle Scout project spawned this arboretum. Located Northwest of the school, approximately 40 species were identified to help classes and the public learn their trees. The paved walking trail also includes hundreds of perennials along its path. Visitors are welcome but are encouraged to sign in prior to viewing the grounds.

City:  Dyersburg, TN
Phone:  731-285-4780

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Daniel Boone Arboretum
Certified 2003, Re-certified 2006
The arboretum lies along a portion of the Daniel Boone Greenway, a walking/biking trail. Along the greenway, one can find over 60 different species of native trees labeled and learn about their habitat and uses. The arboretum is a project of the Harrogate Tree Board in cooperation with Lincoln Memorial University, and moved from Level 1 to Level 2 in 2006. Steve Roark:

City:  Harrogate, TN
Phone:  423-526-2992

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Deerwood Arboretum and Natural Area
Certified 2002
Originally used by the city as a wastewater treatment plant, the Deerwood Arboretum is on a 27-acre site bordering the Little Harpeth River. There are over 60 tree species located along paved and unpaved walking trails. A pamphlet is available on site for self-guided tours. Brentwood Parks & Recreation Department:

City:  Brentwood, TN
Phone:  615-371-2208

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McMinnville Civic Center
Certified 2006
In the heart of the Tennessee nursery industry, this arboretum boasts 70 different labeled species of trees and is a valuable asset and extension of nursery trade shows that use the civic center. A walking trail provides exercise while viewing the trees. The map is available at the Civic Center and at various points along the trail. Civic Center:

City:  Brentwood, TN
Phone:  931-473-1212

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Carlisle S. Page Arboretum
Certified 2000
This arboretum is located within Historic Elmwood Cemetery and contains over 60 different species of trees. The arboretum is named after a long-time supporter of the cemetery who personally planted hundreds of trees. Handouts about the trees are available to visitors, and there are opportunities for special programs. Elmwood Cemetery:

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-774-3212

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Trees by Touliatos Arboretum
Certified 2002
The arboretum was created to provide an opportunity for people to see mature specimens when they are making a decision about tree selection and placement. Over 60 species of trees and numerous cultivars grow on the 5-acre site. Arboretum visitors are provided with a map showing the location of each tree. Trees by Touliatos:

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-346-8065

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Louise Pearson Memorial Arboretum, Green Frog Development
Certified 2002, Re-certified 2006
The arboretum, a project of the Bells Garden Club, is on the five-acre Green Frog Development Area in Crockett County. The goal is to reflect the natural informal beauty of the old-time rural South. Currently over 70 different tree species are labeled. This site moved from Level 1 to Level 2 in 2006.

City:  ??????, TN
Phone:  731-663-3319

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West Tennessee Research & Education Center
Certified 2006
Originally started as a shade-tree demonstration project of the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture, the plantings have now become incorporated into the arboretum. The goal is to provide a site for students to collect leaf samples for school projects and for 4-H and FFA contests. Maps for self-guided tours are available from the office. Research Center:

City:  Jackson, TN
Phone:  731-425-4751

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Dixon Gallery and Gardens
Certified 2006
On this 17-acre site visitors can find a mix of forest and landscape garden settings. Sixty species of trees are identified. Maps for self-guided tours are available at the ticket booth. The diversity of trees and companion shrubs creates interest in every season.

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-761-5250

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University of Memphis Arboretum
Certified 2004, Re-certified 2008
Many calls over the years asking "What is this tree?" or "May my children collect leaves for their school project?" prompted the development of the University of Memphis Arboretum. In the middle of Memphis, the campus provides a green oasis in the state's largest city.

City:  Memphis, TN
Phone:  901-678-3511

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University of Tennessee Trial Gardens
Certified 2003
The UT Gardens are located off Neyland Drive on the University of Tennessee Agriculture campus in Knoxville. The gardens, which cover 10 acres, are open and free to the public. The mission of the gardens is to enhance visitors' lives with plants through field research, plant demonstrations and education. Plant Sciences Department:

City:  Knoxville, TN
Phone:  865-974-7324

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East Tennessee State University
Certified 2002
The ETSU arboretum encompasses the entire 366-acre campus of the university in Johnson City. The arboretum contains over 135 species of trees representing six families of conifers and 33 families of angiosperms, and include trees from Asia, Europe, and North America. Pamphlets and audio are available for self-guided tours. ETSU Biology Department:

City:  Johnson City, TN
Phone:  423-439-8635

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Reflection Riding Arboretum & Botanical Garden
Certified 2002
Reflection Riding's 300 acres include a three-mile driving loop and a 12-mile network of hiking trails. Hundreds of labels identify many of the more than one thousand different species of trees, shrubs, wildflowers and grasses. Rustic signs tell of the geology, history and botany of the area.

City:  Chattanooga, TN
Phone:  423-821-9582

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UT Forestry Experiment Station & Arboretum
Certified 2001
The 250-acre research and educational arboretum has over 2,500 native and exotic woody plant specimens that represent over 800 species, varieties and cultivars. The arboretum provides a natural laboratory for studies in plant uses, genetics and adaptability, insect and disease control, and the management of associated natural resources.

City:  Oak Ridge, TN
Phone:  865-483-3571

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Memphis Botanic Garden
Certified 2006
The Memphis Botanic Garden is one of the Mid South's premiere attractions. Situated on 96 acres in the heart of Memphis, the garden attracts over 130,000 visitors annually. Various smaller gardens within feature 85 varieties of magnolia, and a conifer collection that includes a Chinese water pine.

City:  Oak Ridge, TN
Phone:  901-685-1566

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Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate. With nation ...more

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Dogwood Arts Festival
This festival is held every April in Knoxville. The "dogwood trails" are driving tours through the beau ...more

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Edwin Warner Park
Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as “The Warner Parks,” are managed by the Metropolitan B ...more

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Farmhouse Gallery & Gardens
Studio-gallery of wildlife artist Johnny Lynch on 75-acre farm. Year-round meeting and event facilities w ...more

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Fernwood
Greenhouse and tours for agri-tourists. ...more

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Gardens of Sunshine Hollow
Beautiful gardens & forest welcome the visitor. 1750 varieties of Daylilies, Dahlias, Roses, Hosta, I ...more

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Good Daylilies
Good Daylilies is an American Hemerocallis Society (AHS) Display Garden. We grow more than 1700 different ...more

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Hedgewood Gardens
The gardens are easily accessible, offering over 500 species of wild flowers in one place; as many as 180 ...more

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Jewell Farms
View fall decorations and flowers. Purchase fresh vegetables. Hay rides, guided tours. ...more

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Mouse Creek Nursery and Perennial Farm
Over 1,200 varieties of perennials and annuals. Tours of nursery, display gardens and restored 1855 Metho ...more

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Nashville Natives
Spring, summer and fall, native plants are always blooming at Nashville Natives Nursery. Please call ahea ...more

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Percy Warner Park
Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as “The Warner Parks,” are managed by the Metropolitan B ...more

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River Road Farms
River Road Farms, located in Decatur, TN, is the premier nursery to see espaliered trees. A must see for ...more

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The Pineapple Room Restaurant at Cheekwood
Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate. Cheekwood ex ...more

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The University of Tennessee Arboretum
The UT Arboretum provides 250 acres in a natural setting, where trees and shrubs are cultivated for scien ...more

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Wolf River Valley Growers
Wolf River Valley Growers is a family owned and operated greeenhouse in the scenic Wolf River Valley of P ...more

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Wolf River Valley Growers
We are located in the scenic Wolf River Valley of the Cumberland Mountains of Middle Tennessee, where we ...more

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Cloudland Trail, Roan Mountain State Park
The Cloudland Trail is a moderate, 1.2-mile hike from the end of the Cloudland parking area to Roan High Bluff Overlook. The air is pure, the woodlands are perfume-laden with wildflowers. ...more

City:  Roan Mountain, TN

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Highlands, Roan Mountain State Park
The Roan Highlands are mostly open grassy balds abounding with rhododendrons, native azaleas, and wildflowers. The unusual grassy balds of the Roan contain twenty-seven species identified by the Federal government as Proposed, Endangered, Threatened, or Sensitive. ...more

City:  Roan Mountain, TN

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Lake Trail, Standing Stone State Park
The quaint and rustic park is noted for its outstanding scenery, spring wildflowers, fossils and other natural diversity. ...more

City:  Hilham, TN

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Wildflower Walks, Norris Dam State Park
Guided wildflower hikes are available at Norris Dam State Park. This program will acquaint participants with the identification, natural history, and folklore of over 30 different kinds of spring wildflowers. ...more

City:  Lake City, TN

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Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage, Great Smoky Mountains National Park
The Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage is an annual five-day event in Great Smoky Mountains National Park consisting of a variety of wildflower, fauna, and natural history walks, motorcades, photographic tours, art classes, and indoor seminars. Most programs are outdoors in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, while indoor offerings are held in various venues throughout Gatlinburg. ...more

City:  Gatlinburg, TN

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Hematite Lake Trail, Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
Numerous species of wildflowers and ferns are found along this trail including Virginia bluebells, Cardinal Flower, Trout Lily, Spider Lily, Larkspur, trillium, and several species of violets. The trail includes a .25 mile section of boardwalk that allows hikers to enjoy the sights and sounds of a wetland and beaver marsh at the far end of the lake. Restroom and picnic tables are located at the start of the trail. ...more

City:  Golden Pond, TN

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Wildflowers, Edwin Warner Park
The Warner Park Nature Center is a year-round environmental education and recreation facility located at 7311 Highway 100 in Edwin Warner Park. Visitors to the Nature Center may enjoy the museum of local natural history, it's office and library, an organic vegetable and herb garden, beehives, a wildflower garden, and more. Edwin Warner Park. ...more

City:  Nashville, TN

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Adams Garden
Visitors can pick their own fruits and vegetables. 10 acres, tours by appointment. Wide variety of aspara ...more

City:  Cedar Hill, TN

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Agricultural Museum
See 19th-century home and farm artifacts, textiles, folk art, blacksmith and wood working tools exhibited ...more

City:  Nashville, TN

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Armstrong-Lockett House & W.P. Toms Memorial Gardens "Crescent Bend"
Historic 1834 house museum furnished wtih fine antiques and art. Extensive American and English silver co ...more

City:  Knoxville, TN

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Beaman Park and Nature Center
Beaman Park preserves and protects the natural, historical, cultural and recreational features of the are ...more

City:  Ashland City, TN

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Belle Meade Plantation
Once one of the largest private estates in Nashville encompassing 5,400 acres and home to five generation ...more

City:  Nashville, TN

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Bistro 105
Bistro 105 affords a fine local dining experience in Jonesborough, a picturesque place where the storytel ...more

City:  Jonesborough, TN

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Blackberry Farm and Farmhouse Spa
On a 4,200-acre estate in the foothills of Tennessee’s Smoky Mountains, Blackberry is one of the South’s ...more

City:  Walland, TN

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Chattanooga Choo Choo
Made famous by the popular Glenn Miller song of the same name, this historic hotel with its 24-acre vacat ...more

City:  Chattanooga, TN

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Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate. With nation ...more

City:  Nashville, TN

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Gardens of Sunshine Hollow
Beautiful gardens & forest welcome the visitor. 1750 varieties of Daylilies, Dahlias, Roses, Hosta, I ...more

City:  Athens, TN

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Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
Gaylord Opryland is recognized for its extraordinary service, luxurious accommodations and first-class en ...more

City:  Nashville, TN

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Good Daylilies
Good Daylilies is an American Hemerocallis Society (AHS) Display Garden. We grow more than 1700 different ...more

City:  Bluff City, TN

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Hedgewood Gardens
The gardens are easily accessible, offering over 500 species of wild flowers in one place; as many as 180 ...more

City:  Townsend, TN

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Heritage Gardens
Enjoy the beautiful mountain view and display gardens, as well as the 1840's home, at our nursery, locat ...more

City:  Greeneville, TN

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Hermitage Garden
Andrew Jackson hired an English gardener, William Frost, in 1819 at the recommendation of a friend to pla ...more

City:  Nashville, TN

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Historic Lairdland Farm House and Civil War Museum
Visit their Civil War Museum which contains an extensive and comprehensive collection of both Union and C ...more

City:  Cornersville, TN

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Hundred Oaks Castle
1800s historic structure. Former home of Governor Albert Marks. Several gardens, one designed by Rosemary ...more

City:  Winchester, TN

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Lichterman Nature Center
Located in the heart of metropolitan Memphis, the Center features exciting new exhibits, lush gardens fea ...more

City:  Memphis, TN

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Madison Creek Farms

City:  Goodlettsville, TN

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Memphis Botanic Garden
Over 96 acres of beautiful sweeping vistas, lakes, woodland areas, and 23 specialty display gardens. Feat ...more

City:  Memphis, TN

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Nashville Farmers Market
Home to a daily Farmers Market with local farmers and farm-fresh produce and plant sellers; an interior M ...more

City:  Nashville, TN

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Oaklawn Gardens
Beautiful garden, stunning azaleas. Walk through or take a moment to sit and reflect. Passive recreation ...more

City:  Germantown, TN

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Pineapple Room Restaurant
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art was once the private home and 55-acre estate of the Cheek fa ...more

City:  Nashville, TN

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Possum Creek Herb Farm
Enjoy a quiet country experience among the herbs. Possum Creek offers plants, classes and gardens to stro ...more

City:  Soddy Daisy, TN

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Reflection Riding Arboretum & Botanical Garden
This 300-acre arboretum, botanical garden and historic site's unique landscape provides opportunities fo ...more

City:  Chattanooga, TN

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River Gallery Sculpture Garden
Just around the corner from Chattanooga's River Gallery, the River Gallery Sculpture Garden combines art ...more

City:  Chattanooga, TN

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River Ridge Farm
Located on the banks of the Clinch River below Norris Dam, they offer a variety of experiences: Draft hor ...more

City:  Clinton, TN

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Rock City & Rock City Gardens
A marvel of nature featuring massive ancient rock formations, gardens with more than 400 different native ...more

City:  Lookout Mountain, TN

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Rose Mont
The home of Sumner County statesman, Josephus Conn Guild was built between 1836 and 1842. Its unique desi ...more

City:  Gallatin, TN

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Rosewood Gardens
Set in 17 acres of rural countryside, Rosewood Gardens is an English Style botanical garden nestled in th ...more

City:  Sevierville, TN

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Savage Gardens
Savage Gardens is a quiet, natural woods, consisting of 30 acres of rare and sensitive wildflowers such a ...more

City:  Lake City, TN

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Tennessee River Gardens
The Tennessee River Gardens and Nature Preserve is a spectacular gated wildflower garden and wildlife pre ...more

City:  Chattanooga, TN

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The Dixon Gallery & Gardens
Former private estate features Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings, extensive Meissen and Engl ...more

City:  Memphis, TN

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The Dixon Gallery and Gardens

City:  Memphis, TN

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The Lily Barn
Free admission to a 3-acre perennial garden with original 120-year-old cantilever barn. In addition to th ...more

City:  Townsend, TN

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The Pineapple Room Restaurant at Cheekwood
Cheekwood is a 55-acre botanical garden and art museum located on the historic Cheek estate. Cheekwood ex ...more

City:  Nashville, TN

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The University of Tennessee Arboretum
The UT Arboretum provides 250 acres in a natural setting, where trees and shrubs are cultivated for scien ...more

City:  Oak Ridge, TN

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Tipton County Museum, Veterans Memorial & Nature Center
Located in the largest urban park in Tipton County, the museum is a tribute to military history, environm ...more

City:  Covington, TN

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Willow Oaks Flower Farm
Seasonal flower tours March through July, Sept. and Oct. Tours by appointment only. ...more

City:  Brownsville, TN

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