A meadow of wildflowers tends to conjure up some of the most magical memories of childhood, thoughts of fairy tales and heartrending tales of bravery regale the sweet nostalgia of a flower-infused landscape. Most folks head to the rhododendron encrusted fields of Roan Mountain to the east, but we’re in love with the beautiful and low-key beauty you’ll find in Nashville’s Shelby Bottoms. If you haven’t been in the late summertime, then you truly haven’t experienced all the beauty Tennessee has to offer.

If you’re curious about the Tennessee rhododendron fields to the east, make sure to check them out right here! They bloom in the early summer and are well worth a trip to the outer edges of the state.

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