Whites Creek Greenway at Fontanel


This 1.5-mile paved greenway, which has an entrance behind a distillery, follows a creek and connects with 2 miles of woodsy hiking trails that loop around the Fontanel mansion.

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1. Fontanel Mansion

0.11 MILES

Don't be surprised if your tour guide strums an original song on his or her guitar while you explore Fontanel Mansion, the former home of country-music…

2. Beaman Park

3.72 MILES

A creek, a hollow and a thick forest are your scenic distractions on a hike through this pleasantly rugged park 15 miles north of downtown. You won't have…

3. Elephant Gallery

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Walking into this gallery is a bit like walking into a fever dream. Opened in 2016, the space hosts primarily (but not exclusively) local artists, and…

4. Jefferson Street Sound

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Musicians like Muddy Waters, Etta James and Jimi Hendrix all played in clubs on Jefferson St, the heart of the city's Black community during segregation…

5. Tennessee State Museum

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This engaging museum, which moved into spiffy new digs in 2018, offers a worthy, balanced look at the state's past, with Native American handicrafts,…

6. Bicentennial Capitol Mall

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8. Red Arrow Gallery

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Featuring early and mid-career artists, this small gallery has a laser focus on Nashville's developing art scene.