Tennessee January 24, 2017
Shhh… These 10 Hidden Places Are Tennessee’s Best Kept Secrets
There are so many places in America that are lost to the sudden rush of history. Time moves so quickly, it’s hard to remember those strange spots that once built the world we now know so well. We’ve found ten hidden spots throughout the state of Tennessee that truly represent the beauty of where we are, and where we’ve been. Care to explore?
10. Once upon a time, Tennessee hid a
TOWN under a LAKE.
Butler, Tennessee has been completely wiped from its originally state in the mountains. Learn more about why we flooded this cute little town - and where it is now.
9. Take a moment to explore this
classic hidden Tennessee spot.
Ledford Mill may be in the middle of nowhere, but its stunning scenery and astounding southern hospitality take the proverbial take. Lets take a walk through heaven, shall we?
8. We're in awe of this
secret lakeside resort.
If you're looking to take a load off, Buchanan Resort is a sweet, small town spot that will not only fit your budget but give you the vacation time you need (*cough* deserve *cough*).
7. Did you know that
Tennessee has a castle?
Ashlar Hall was built as a mock castle in 1898 and has since fallen into complete and utter disrepair. Learn the story of its wild history and maybe drive by if you're in Memphis - the place is absolutely fascinating.
6. A visit to
the Lost Sea is never a bad decision.
Did you know that Tennessee hides one of the largest underground lakes in the WORLD? And that you can take a glass-bottomed boat tour? It's a real thing.
5. Bet you didn't know
we had a beach, did you?
Our landlocked state is full of mysteries, and this sandy beach at Percy Priest is a family favorite. If you want your littles to enjoy a bit of sun and sand this summer, we found the place for it.
4. Don't miss
our hidden ghost towns, tucked up in the hills.
Elkmont may be the most well-known ghost town in Tennessee, but there are quite a few scattered across these hills that will curl your toes.
eerie abandoned slaughterhouse may keep you up at night...
There's an eerie history behind this Nashville-based slaughter house. Terrifying, falling apart and chock full of ghost stories, you may just want to visit with a friend.
2. Watauga Lake is the
hidden lake you've been dreaming of.
Watauga Lake is protected by the state government, so this gorgeous gem tucked high in the mountains will forever stay just that - a gorgeous gem.
1. We hid the
best bbq in the state. Just sayin'.
Family BBQ in Dickson, Tennessee is PROBABLY our favorite place to grab a plate of pulled pork. This family-owned spot is frequented by locals and tourists alike for their fabulous menu options and kind service.
You may be hungry after all that adventuring – check out these
12 killer Tennessee sandwiches!