Tennessee's Backroads
A Southern Middle Tennessee Journey

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Cowan Commercial Club
P O Box 585
Cowan, 37318

Cowan Commercial Club, founded in 1922, is one of the area’s oldest civic organizations. The residents and businesses who partner through this organization invite you to visit Cowan, Tennessee - a town built by the steam and steel of the early industrial revolution. Cowan stands today as a busy little town in the foothills of the majestic Cumberland’s. Cowan’s historic downtown depot district features restaurants, specialty shops, a boutique hotel, a restored old-time gas station, events center, railroad park, and railroad museum. Cowan is also a gateway to Sewanee and the world-renowned University of the South as well as the attractions of the South Cumberland’s to the east and Tims Ford Lake to the west. For more information, log on to www.visitcowan.com.

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Fun Things to See and Do...

Montana Drive In
10251 Tullahoma Hwy
Estill Springs, 37330
The Montana Drive In opened in 2004 with the purpose of offering a new kind of nostalgic entertainment for the family - outdoor movies with expanded concessions. Recent renovations include an outside seasonal ice cream shop and outside restrooms. You will enjoy watching a movie under the stars at the three-screen drive in in Estill Springs. Check out Montana Drive In on Facebook for hours and movie showtimes.


Fun Things to See and Do...

Kiwanis Club of Franklin County
P O Box 461
Winchester, 37398

This organization serves as the host to the “High on the Hog” BBQ Festival which is a KCBS and the Steak Cookoff (SCA) sanctioned competition held the 2nd and 3rd full weekends in May. These are activities in the area that you will not want to miss! A fun time at every event.
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Old Jail Museum
400 Dinah Shore Blvd
Winchester, 37398

Located approximately 2 blocks from the Winchester Town Square. One of Winchester’s oldest buildings that dates back to 1897. This facility functioned as a working jail for 75 years housing prisoners as well as serving as the home of elected sheriffs and their families. The museum is open mid-May to mid-October; Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call for group tours.

Oldham Theatre
115 1st Ave NE
Winchester, 37398

The smell of fresh popcorn will draw you into this historic theatre with two screens. Renovations have preserved the venue’s vintage look. See a first run movie in the grandeur of the 1950s.

Tims Ford State Park
570 Tims Ford Dr
Winchester, 37398

An outstanding recreational and fishing paradise, the 3,546-acre Tims Ford State Park is one of the most picturesque in Tennessee and is regarded as one of the top bass fishing destinations in the Southeast. The park includes paved hiking and biking trails and a marina with pontoon boat rentals, a boat launch, and courtesy dock. There are two campgrounds and 20 beautiful cabins on the wooded slopes of Tims Ford Lake. The park features a challenging 18-hole Jack Nicholas designed Bear Trace signature golf course.
Overnight Accommodations

Tims Ford State Park
570 Tims Ford Dr.
Winchester, 37398

Overlooking Tims Ford Lake, 20 cabins are available for overnight lodging. Two campgrounds are located at the park. A beautiful setting for relaxing and having a scenic view.

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