Visit These 7 Artsy Towns In Tennessee For A Whimsical Day Trip

Tennessee is most commonly known for its music, not mixed-media art displays or museums. We tend to be a quieter folk, leaving our watercolors on our walls and paintbrushes in the shaky hands of our grandbabies. Though stereotypes and boxes exist for a reason, these seven artsy towns in Tennessee give us the heart and hope for a newfound renaissance of sorts in the future. Each one has their own unique personality and heart, perfect for a day trip or a weekend spent immersed in the arts.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

If you’re looking for a bit more of a natural experience, check out this stunning cave trail through the heart of Tennessee. It’s beautiful, and you’ll want to hike it more than once!