You probably thought we were going to talk about East Tennessee, didn’t you? Nah, we’re headed out to Memphis to experience the incredible, historical heft of Old Forest State Natural Area. Located in the ever-popular Overton Park, this chunk of ancient forest is tucked away in the heart of the Memphis metropolitan sprawl. The hiking trails are quick and to the point, delivering a hefty serving of natural beauty and history every time you visit.

If you’re looking for a bit more of state history, then you may want to check out this incredible country store. It’s a fun step back in time!

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