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Romantic Weekends in Humphreys County

Who needs Paris when you have the whole of Humphreys County to explore with your significant other? This gorgeous area of Middle Tennessee offers a wide variety of activities, food, and lodging for every type of couple—from the adventurous to the cuddlebugs. Active Couple Activities Canoeing and kayaking on one of the several bodies of water in Humphreys County is sure to satisfy the adventurer in both of you. If you don’t already have your own canoe, make your way to Bone’s Canoe Rental on the Buffalo River in Hurricane Mills. Be careful, too. They tell you [...]

Romantic Day Trip Getaways in Humphreys County

There’s nothing like a good romantic getaway and taking the time to recharge the batteries with your significant other. Every trip can’t be that amazing week-long vacation, and even weekend jaunts can get expensive quickly. A day trip, however, can provide enough adventure and change of scenery to provide a memorable and romantic day with your favorite person. Everybody’s idea of a romantic day out is different and there’s nothing wrong with that! Luckily, Tennessee is chock full of adventures both big and small. Humphreys County is no different. For the Outdoorsy Couples Getting to Humphreys County [...]

Notable History and Cemetery Spots in Humphreys County

As all good history students know, Tennessee was an instrumental state in the American Civil War. Some of the earliest grand-scale battles of the war were fought in Tennessee, on through 1864, some right within the area of Humphreys County. As a state that would be considered below the Mason Dixon line, had it had been extended west of Pennsylvania, it is interesting to note that Tennessee would have been considered a southern state. However, the whole state wasn’t part of the Confederacy. The eastern half actually fought with the Union to stay united. For those who love to [...]

Nature and Wildlife Spotting

If you are truly a country girl or guy, you love the outdoors. Naturally, when you come to Humphreys County, you probably want to know as much as possible about what wildlife you’ll find here. You may even come across animals and herbage you’ve never seen before. Of course, if you live here, seeing a white-tailed deer walk by is nothing new to you. But what else is lurking in the grass that you never knew was there? Birds There are more than 300 species of birds in the Tennessee area, separated into the categories of waterfowl [...]

Hunting and Fishing Haunts around Humphreys County

Humphreys County is nestled next to the Tennessee River on the border of Middle Tennessee. While there are numerous activities to engage in, like visiting Loretta Lynch’s Ranch or jumping out of a plan with Music City Skydiving, nothing gets you in touch with nature quite like a hunting or fishing expedition. Exploring the Waterways of Humphreys County If you feel most at home balanced in a small boat in the soft quiet of a Tennessee morning, or tucked into a kayak for some faster paced action, the rivers that run through Humphreys County can provide it [...]

Humphreys County Active Day Trips

Humphreys County certainly knows a thing or two about the great outdoors. With such a variety of landscapes and waterscapes to witness all within the borders of this beautiful county, it should come as no surprise that this place is absolutely filled with inspiration for a fun-filled active day. No matter what your physical fitness level may be, no matter how you enjoy passing the time when you’re outdoors, there absolutely will be something to do in Humphreys County for you. Each place we listed here has more than enough to keep your heart pumping with adrenaline all day [...]

Hiking and Biking and Riding in Humphreys County

The natural beauty you’ll find in the green hills and winding rivers in Humphreys County is indisputably stunning. And how better to experience that beauty than by getting out in it? Humphreys County is home to plenty of beautiful spots to get out and put your feet on the ground and take a hike, but also to throw some knee pads and a helmet and take the bikes out (with or without a motor!). There are even a few horseback trails for a more rustic way to enjoy the beauty of untouched Humphreys County. Be sure to gear up, [...]

Fun for Every Season in Humphreys County

An outdoorsy place like Humphreys County might sound like it’s only fun during the summer. Sure, there’s a lot of water around for fishing, canoeing, swimming, and splashing—and we’ll get to all of that. There’s something you should know about every other season here: There’s always fun stuff to do! Whether you’re looking for family activities or something romantic with that special someone, Humphreys County will delight. Winter The wonder of winter brings the magic of Christmas. There is no shortage of holiday fun in Humphreys County, either. When the air turns crisp and the last leaf [...]

Boats, Canoes, Tents, and RVs in Humphreys County

One thing there is absolutely no shortage of in Humphreys County is water. Wherever you turn, whichever road you take, you’ll soon run into a lake, a river, or a creek—and all are perfect for the various water sports you love. The beauty of the outdoors is multiplied during a pandemic such as the one we’re currently experiencing, because the whole family can still gather and enjoy fun activities while remaining socially distant from others no matter what you choose to do or where you choose to go. Boating on the Kentucky Lake and Tennessee River Watercraft [...]

Art and Music

Exploring the art and music of an area doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll be stuck in a stuffy opera house or shushed at a museum full of paintings that don’t make any sense to you. While there’s certainly a time and a place for those, sometimes arts and culture are more interesting with a local bent. Let’s take a look at some of the local culture you’ll find here in Humphreys County. Music If you think of Nashville as the epicenter of country music, then you can imagine the waves reaching out in concentric circles around it. Within [...]

Country Cuisine

There’s nothing quite like mouthwatering, hearty, and filling country cooking. Luckily, you’ll find a wide variety of country cuisine and beyond in Humphreys County. Here are some of the best spots to enjoy for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and all the snacky times in between. Tequila Johns For fresh, delicious Mexican comfort food, head to Tequila Johns Mexican Grill & Cantina in New Johnsonville, not far from Loretta Lynn’s hometown of Hurricane Mills. Originally founded in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, in 1992, Tequila Johns moved to Tennessee in 2008 and has strived to bring only the best Mexican [...]

Loretta Lynn’s Ranch

No visit to Humphreys County, Tennessee, can be considered truly complete without a stop at Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, a 3,000-acre ranch, campground, event venue, and tourist destination in Hurricane Mills. Located just 65 miles west of Nashville, the historic community of Hurricane Mills has been home to Loretta Lynn and her family since the late 1960s. In fact, Loretta owns all of the historic district, with the exception of the public cemetery. Hurricane Mills has long been a popular outdoor recreation site, but Loretta Lynn’s Ranch, officially founded in 1974, has become one of the most popular tourist destinations [...]

Fun for Every Season

An outdoorsy place like Humphreys County might sound like it’s only fun during the summer. Sure, there’s a lot of water around for fishing, canoeing, swimming, and splashing—and we’ll get to all of that. There’s something you should know about every other season here: There’s always fun stuff to do! Whether you’re looking for family activities or something romantic with that special someone, Humphreys County will delight. Winter The wonder of winter brings the magic of Christmas. There is no shortage of holiday fun in Humphreys County, either. When the air turns crisp and the last leaf [...]

A Day of Photography in Humphreys County

With all the rich, natural beauty Humphreys County has to offer, it’s easy to get outside and get moving anytime. If you’re planning an active weekend, whether you live locally or are just visiting for a few days, the options are abundant. So, get your hiking boots on, load up the kayak and camping gear, pack your golf clubs, and get ready to have an amazing active weekend in Humphreys County. Hiking and Biking The phrase “take a hike” is a good thing here in Humphreys County, and there’s no shortage of hiking and biking trails for you [...]

Wedding Venues and Rehearsals

It’s one of the most exciting times of your life—your wedding! You’ll need to start researching early to find the ideal setting for this magical event. If you plan to share your nuptials in Humphreys County, you’ll find plenty of venues to choose from, no matter what style of wedding you’re hoping to have. And if you need to come up with an exciting eatery for those in your wedding party for the rehearsal, you’ll be sure to find the right one not far from the place you need to be, making everyone happy after a long and exciting [...]

Fairs, Farms, and Farmers Markets

One of the best things about coming to the South is all the farm fresh produce you can find. In Humphreys County, we’ve got farmland as far as the eye can see and farmers who really know what they’re doing. (They’d better since their farms have likely been in the family for generations.) So you can bank on that produce being some of the juiciest, tastiest you’ve ever had. If you’d like to visit a farm so you can see right where that delicious food comes from, there are plenty of those, too. You can usually take a look [...]

Family Day Trips to Humphreys County

No matter how much you love your family and enjoy spending time at home with them, we all go stir crazy at some point. And that’s ok. It doesn’t mean we’re tired of being together, rather it just means we might need a change of pace or scenery. Working full time makes it hard to do things together as a family out of the house during the school year, or any time of the year for that matter. Not everyone is lucky enough to be able to take a full week off work to get out of town and [...]

Family Weekend Trips in Humphreys County

Two major travel highways run right through Humphreys County, making it an excellent side stop for any family road trip vacation along the way. This little slice of southern heaven is also only a couple hours’ drive away from either Nashville or Memphis, depending on which direction you’re headed. Whether you’re just wanting to get out of town for the weekend or mapping points of interest along your family’s quest to cross the country, Humphreys County is a pretty ideal spot for a variety of reasons. Unique lodging, delicious food, and Loretta Lynn! Bookmark this page to remember ideas [...]

Driving Tours of Humphreys County

There is one definite truth you’ll discover as you drive through Humphreys County: All of it is beautiful. With rolling hills, green meadows, lush trees, and rivers and creeks spreading throughout the entire county, there is no shortage of scenery to take in.  What do you want to see? Quaint towns filled with unique shops and a special magic that big cities just can’t provide? Expansive farms with gentle, grazing livestock and rustic farmhouses? Meandering rivers lined with lush foliage?  It’s all here. Let’s go for a drive. Rivers of Humphreys County If you enter Humphreys County [...]

Shopping Excursions in Humphreys County

Humphreys County is known for its natural beauty and its rich history. From hiking and kayaking to touring museums and attending festivals, there’s certainly no shortage of entertainment here. But what if shopping is your cup of tea? Humphreys County has that, too! Whether you’re a local on the hunt for the perfect gift or some delicious produce, or you’re just visiting and looking for some souvenirs to take home, we have the perfect shopping experience lined up for you. The Perfect Gift or Souvenir If you’re searching for the perfect gift—or you just want to treat [...]

Active Weekends in Humphreys County

With all the rich, natural beauty Humphreys County has to offer, it’s easy to get outside and get moving anytime. If you’re planning an active weekend, whether you live locally or are just visiting for a few days, the options are abundant. So, get your hiking boots on, load up the kayak and camping gear, pack your golf clubs, and get ready to have an amazing active weekend in Humphreys County. Hiking and Biking The phrase “take a hike” is a good thing here in Humphreys County, and there’s no shortage of hiking and biking trails for [...]

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