Sunday, August 18

2014 Best of Tennessee – Runners Up

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We are pleased to present the 2014 Best of Tennessee runners-up. You can view the winners here.

 

Food

Bakery

West
HaliHannigan’s Cupcakery
1032 M Vann Drive, Jackson. 731-736-2525, www.facebook.com/HaliHannigansCupcakery

Middle
Meridee’s Breadbasket
110 Fourth Ave. S., Franklin. 615-790-3755, www.merridees.com

East
Miss Bea’s Perks and Pies
109 S. Church St., Rogersville. 423-272-6555, missbeaspies.com

Barbecue

West
Helen’s Bar B Q
1016 N. Washington Ave., Brownsville. 731-779-3255

Middle
Martin’s Bar-B-Que
7238 Nolensville Road, Nolensville. 615-776-1856, martinsbbqjoint.com

East
Heavy’s BBQ
233 Benfield Lane, Harrogate. 423-801-0602, www.heavysbbq.com

Catfish

West
Hagy’s Catfish Hotel
1140 Hagy Lane, 
Shiloh. 731-689-3327, www.catfishhotel.com

Middle
Granny Fishes’ House
340 Shippmans Creek Road, Wartrace. 931-857-4025, www.grannyfisheshouse.com

East
Allison Catfish Farm and Restaurant
403 S. Union Grove Road, Friendsville. 865-995-9245

Hamburger

West
Burger Basket
1003 S. Washington Ave., Brownsville. 731-772-0455

Middle
Buster’s Place
1615 NW Broad St., Murfreesboro. 615-895-5464, bustersplace.net

East
Litton’s Market and Restaurant
2803 Essary Road, Knoxville. 865-688-0429, littonsburgers.com

Country Cooking

West
Wells Kitchen
136 N. Main St., Brighton. 901-476-5750

Middle
Loveless Cafe
8400 Highway 100
Nashville, 615-646-9700, www.lovelesscafe.com

East
Shirley’s
3266 Highway 321, Hampton. 423-768-2092, www.shirleyshomecooking.com

Milkshake

West
Kokomo’s 50s Diner
740 Highway 64 East, Adamsville. 731-632-1958, www.facebook.com/pages/Kokomos-50s-Diner/274996218393

Middle
Snow White Drive In
1714 W. Main St., Lebanon. 615-443-4299, www.facebook.com/pages/Snow-White-Drive-In/114850595217562

East
Golden Dairy
4002 Highway 66 S., Rogersville. 423-272-2000, www.facebook.com/pages/Golden-Dairy/112929775415666

Place for Dessert

West
HaliHannigan’s Cupcakery
1032 M Vann Drive, Jackson. 731-736-2525, www.facebook.com/HaliHannigansCupcakery

Middle
Gondolier
219 NW Broad St., Murfreesboro. 615-396-8484, www.murfreesborogondolier.com

East (tie)
Cootie Brown’s
2715 N. Roan St., Johnson City. 423-283-4723, www.cootiebrowns.com

Golden Dairy
4002 Highway 66 S., Rogersville. 423-272-2000, www.facebook.com/pages/Golden-Dairy/112929775415666

River Place on the Clinch
2788 Highway 70, Kyles Ford. 423-733-4400, www.clinchriverecotourism.com

The Patio
107 College St. S., Madisonville. 423-442-4994


 

TRAVEL & FUN

Agritourism/Pick-Your-Own Farm

West
Jones Orchard
6824 Big Creek Church Road, Millington. 901-873-3150, www.jonesorchard.com

Middle
Honeysuckle Hill Farm
1765 Martins Chapel Church Road, Springfield. 615-382-7593, www.honeysucklehillfarm.com

East (tie)
Beck Mountain Corn Maze
110 Corn Maze Lane, Elizabethton. 423-543-2676, www.beckmountaincornmaze.com

Oakes Farm
8240 Corryton Road, Corryton. 865-688-6200, oakesfarm.com

Campground

West
Pickwick Landing State Park
116 State Park Road, Pickwick Dam. 731-689-3129, tnstateparks.com/parks/contact/pickwick-landing

Middle
Cedars of Lebanon State Park
328 Cedar Forest Road, Lebanon. 615-443-2769, tnstateparks.com/parks/contact/cedars-of-lebanon

East
Roan Mountain State Park
1015 Highway 143, Roan Mountain. 423-772-0190, www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/RoanMtn/

Golf Course

West
Pickwick Landing State Park Golf Course
P.O. Box 15, Pickwick Dam. 731-689-3149, www.tngolftrail.net/traditionals/pickwicklanding

Middle
Fall Creek Falls State Park Golf Course
2009 Village Camp Road, Pikeville. 423-881-5706 or www.tngolftrail.net/traditionals/fallcreekfalls

East
McDonald Hills Golf Club
352 Guntown Road, Rogersville. 423-272-1477

Hiking Trail

West
Natchez Trace State Park
24845 Natchez Trace Road, Wildersville. 731-968-3742, www.tennessee.gov/environment/parks/NatchezTrace/

Middle
Radnor Lake State Natural Area
1160 Otter Creek Road, Nashville. 615-373-3467, www.tennessee.gov/environment/parks/RadnorLake/

East
Abram’s Falls
Great Smoky Mountains National Park. 865-436-1200, www.nps.gov/grsm

Outdoor Adventure

West
Chickasaw State Park
20 Cabin Lane, Henderson. 800-458-1752, tnstateparks.com/parks/about/chickasaw

Middle
Nashville Shores
4001 Bell Road, Hermitage. 615-889-7050, nashvilleshores.com

East
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Gatlinburg. 865-436-1200, www.nps.gov/grsm

Sporting Event

West
Memphis Grizzlies basketball
191 Beale St., Memphis. 901-888-4667, www.nba.com/grizzlies

Middle
Nashville Predators hockey
501 Broadway, Nashville. 615-770-2355, predators.nhl.com/index.html

East
Bristol Motor Speedway
151 Speedway Blvd., Bristol. 423.989.6900, www.bristolmotorspeedway.com

State Park

West
Pickwick Landing State Park
116 State Park Road, Pickwick Dam. 731-689-3129, tnstateparks.com/parks/contact/pickwick-landing

Middle
Montgomery Bell State Park
020 Jackson Hill Road, Burns. 615-797-9052, www.tennessee.gov/environment/parks/MontgomeryBell/

East
Panther Creek State Park
2010 Panther Creek Park Road, Morristown. 423-587-7046, tnstateparks.com/parks/about/panther-creek


 

THE ARTS

Art Gallery

West
Dixon Gallery and Gardens
4339 Park Ave., Memphis. 901-761-5250, www.dixon.org

Middle
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
1200 Forrest Park Drive, 
Nashville. 615-356-8000, www.cheekwood.org

East
Hunter Museum of American Art
10 Bluff View, Chattanooga. 423-267-0968, www.huntermuseum.org

Museum

West
Discovery Park of America
830 Everett Blvd., Union City. 731-885-5455, www.discoveryparkofamerica.com

Middle
Tennessee State Museum
505 Deaderick St., Nashville. 615-741-2692, www.tnmuseum.org

East
Museum of Appalachia
2819 Andersonville Highway, Clinton. 865-494-7680, museumofappalachia.org

Performing Arts

West
Ned R. McWherter West Tennessee Cultural Arts Center
314 E. Main St., Jackson. 731-425-8397, www.cityofjackson.net/venues/NedMain.htm

Middle (Tie)
Cumberland County Playhouse
221 Tennessee Ave., Crossville. 931-484-5000, www.ccplayhouse.com

Ryman Auditorium
116 Fifth Ave. N., Nashville. 615-889-3060, ryman.com

East (Tie)
Clayton Center for the Arts
502 E. Lamar Alexander Parkway, Maryville. 865.981.8590, www.claytonartscenter.com

Paramount Center for the Arts
518 State St., Bristol. 423-274-8920, www.theparamountcenter.com


GETAWAYS

Place to Take the Kids

West
Discovery Park of America
830 Everett Blvd., Union City. 731-885-5455, www.discoveryparkofamerica.com

Middle
Adventure Science Center
800 Fort Negley Blvd., Nashville. 615-862-5160, www.adventuresci.com

East
Tennessee Aquarium
1 Broad St., Chattanooga. 800-262-0695, www.tnaqua.org

Weekend Getaway

West
Pickwick Landing State Park
116 State Park Road, Pickwick Dam. 731-689-3129, tnstateparks.com/parks/contact/pickwick-landing

Middle
Gaylord Opryland
2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville. 866-972-6779, gaylordopryland.com

East
Chattanooga, Chattanooga Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
736 Market St., Chattanooga. 423-756-8687, www.chattanoogafun.com

Town to Visit

West
Jackson, Jackson Chamber
197 Auditorium St., Jackson. 731-423-2200, www.jacksontn.com

Middle
Franklin, Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau
400 Main St., Suite 200, Franklin. 615-791-7554

East
Chattanooga, Chattanooga Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
736 Market St., Chattanooga. 423-756-8687, www.chattanoogafun.com


 

SHOPPING

Antiques Store

West
Carriage House Antique Market and Cafe
195 Carriage House Drive, Jackson. 731-664-6678 , carriagehouseantiquemarket.com

Middle
Old Feed Store
310 W. Water St., Woodbury. 615-563-2108, oldfeedstore.com

East (Tie)
Memory Lane Antique Mall
1838 Winfield Dunn Parkway, Sevierville. 865-428-0536

Whistle Stop Antiques
405 Colwyn Ave. Harrogate. 423-869-7311, www.facebook.com/whistelstopantiquescumberlandgaptnkyva?rf=291140990897349

Farmers Market

West
Downtown Memphis Farmers Market
South Front Street, Memphis. memfarmersmkt.wpengine.com

Middle
Franklin Farmers Market
230 Franklin Road, Franklin. 615-916.1274, www.franklinfarmersmarket.com

East
Market Square Farmers Market
downtown Knoxville. 865-405-3135, marketsquarefarmersmarket.org

Flea Market

West
Hilltop Flea Market
3465 U.S. Highway 64, Crump. 731-632-0626

Middle (Tie)
Crossville Flea Market
2954 Highway 70 North, Crossville. 931-456-9674, www.crossvillefleamarket.com

Triune Flea Market
7960 Nolensville Road, Arrington. 615-395-7140

East
Great Smokies Flea Market
220 W Dumplin Valley Road, Kodak. 865-932-3532, greatsmokiesfleamarket.com


EVENTS

Arts and Crafts Show

West
Arts in the Alley
downtown Henderson. www.facebook.com/HendersonArtsCommission/info

Middle
Tennessee Association of Craft Artists Craft Fair
Centennial Park, Nashville. 615-736-7600, tennesseecrafts.org

East
Heritage Days
downtown Rogersville. 423-272-1961, www.rogersvilleheritage.org

County/Regional Fair

West
Gibson County Fair
P.O. Box 348, Trenton. gibsoncountyfair.org

Middle
Williamson County Fair
P.O. Box 329, Franklin. 615-794-4386, www.williamsoncountyfair.org

East
Tennessee Valley Fair
3301 E. Magnolia Ave., Knoxville. 865-637-5840, www.tnvalleyfair.org

Festival

West
Chester County Barbecue Festival
Henderson Chester County Chamber of Commerce, 130 E. Main St. Henderson. 731-989-5222, www.chestercountychamber.com

Middle
Uncle Dave Macon Days
Cannonsburgh Village, Murfreesboro. 800-716-7560, uncledavemacondays.com

East (Tie)
Mountain Makins Festival
442 W. Second N. St., Morristown. 423-581-4330, www.facebook.com/MountainMakinsFestival

White Lightning Trail Festival
downtown Cumberland Gap. 865-585-7386, www.facebook.com/WhiteLightningFestival

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About Author

Robin Conover

Robin Conover has spent the last 23 years documenting the people and places of Tennessee with The Tennessee Magazine. After graduating from Murray State University, Robin began working for magazine in October 1988 as a communications specialist and photojournalist. She now serves as TECA vice president of communications and editor of The Tennessee Magazine. Her interest in preserving the environment and Tennessee’s beautiful natural areas has led her down many miles of trails to capture thousands of images. Robin is currently a board member of the Friends of Radnor Lake, a nonprofit in Nashville. Robin’s images can be seen in greeting cards, calendars, books and at a few fine-art shows she participates in each year.

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