Tennessee's Backroads
A Southern Middle Tennessee Journey

Fun Things To Do...
candles Beaucoup Gifts
(Located Inside Memories Antiques)
117 West Lincoln St
Tullahoma, 37388

Unique gift shop located inside of Memories Antiques in downtown Tullahoma. Home décor, glassware, greeting cards, candles, gifts of all kinds. Get your Tullahoma t-shirts here!

aircraft Beechcraft Heritage Museum
570 Old Shelbyville Hwy
Tullahoma, 37388

A world class aviation museum with over 78,000 square feet of 37 vintage aircraft ranging from 1924 to 1994, along with distinguished artifacts of the Beechcraft lineage. Hours of operation, Tuesday - Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (CST). Special appointment inquiries please email info@beechcrafthm.org.

quilting BluBearz ‘N Friendz Arts & Crafts Center
112 South Collins St
Tullahoma, 37388

At BluBearz ‘N Friendz we make and teach a variety of art and craft skills, along with cooking classes to people ages 6 to 106. Come join us to experience a fun time while you create something new.

george dickle front of building George Dickel Distillery
1950 Cascade Hollow Rd
Tullahoma, 37388

Tour the distillery and discover George Dickel’s award-winning whisky and its time honored traditions. The Visitors Center is filled with antiques and special memories. Visit the general store located in picturesque Cascade Hollow. Tours available Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Sunday, 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Closed Tuesdays in January and February and on major holidays. Last tour starts at 3:30 p.m., Monday-Saturday and 4 p.m. on Sunday: Please call ahead for groups larger than 10 people.

shooting rockets Hands-On Science Center
101 Mitchell Blvd
Tullahoma, 37388

This attraction serves as a hybrid of three things – a museum, a visitor attraction and an education-based center. The support of children, teachers, and science curriculum teaching and learning science centers is very important. Hands-on exhibits are our specialty. Various demonstrations and workshops are offered. The center caters to children, teachers and people of all ages. Come visit the science center, ask questions, discuss and explore. Facility available for special parties and events with advanced reservations. Open Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Holiday hours: closed December 24-25 and 31 and January 1-2.

cemetery Historic Preservation Society of Tullahoma
P O Box 21
Tullahoma, 37388

The Historic Preservation Society of Tullahoma fosters and encourages appreciation and preservation of the history and culture of the Tullahoma area. The Society meets the fourth Tuesday of every other month beginning in February with the exception of December when it co-sponsors the Old Towne Christmas Stroll in Tullahoma.

flowers Short Springs State Natural Area
Off Hwy 55
Tullahoma, 37388
931-455-2648, 931-455-5497, 931-455-4186, 615-532-0431

Located three miles west on Country Club Dr off Hwy 55. A 420-acre preserve that features waterfalls and walking trails. Short Springs is one of the very best Spring wildflower locations in the state showcasing Virginia bluebells, jack-in-the-pulpit, larkspur, and Dutchman’s breeches. Call for information on the annual Wildflower Walk.

front of building South Jackson Civic Center & Mitchell Museum
404 S Jackson St
Tullahoma, 37388

South Jackson and the Museum facility showcase the local history of Tullahoma and its heritage and military correlation. This facility operates as a performing arts venue for local theatre and regional concert attractions. The facility is housed in the 1886 original first public school building in Tullahoma. The Civic Center contains rehearsal facilities, conference and meeting rooms, a 400-seat auditorium and a full stage. Facility is available for rental for special events.

example of shoppe The Shoppes of Coker’s
401 Wilson Ave
Tullahoma, 37388
FB – The Shoppes of Coker’s

The Shoppes of Coker’s are housed in the historic Coca-Cola Bottling Works building and serves as a leading boutique shopping location in the Southern Middle Tennessee area. Coker’s features home décor items, clothing, jewelry, gifts, handcrafted products, candles and Tennessee made products. Special shopping for special and unusual items! The Shoppes of Coker’s – Historically Unique!

painting pumpkins Tullahoma Art Center
401 S Jackson St
Tullahoma, 37388

This art center promotes the art in the region. Craft shop and gallery with educational classes are offered.

candles Tullahoma Campaign
P O Box 52
Tullahoma, 37388

Come drive the Civil War self-driving tour that weaves you through the Southern Middle Tennessee area showcasing important events that happened in 1863. Kiosks display detailed information and are located throughout the area. Please call to receive a guide for the Tullahoma Campaign. For more information about the Tullahoma Campaign book please email tnbackroads@bellsouth.net

cemetery Tullahoma Confederate Cemetery and Maplewood Cemetery
920 Maplewood Ave (off Hwy 41-A)
Tullahoma, 37388

This cemetery was once the home to over 400 unknown Confederate soldiers in unmarked graves. Now there is a marker listing the names of many of these once-forgotten soldiers.

pizza Gondola Pizza & Steak House Restaurant
412 E Carroll St
Tullahoma, 37388

Since 1973, this down home restaurant has been serving salads, steaks, pizza and various meats and vegetables and appetizers. Pizzas are hand tossed and hand rolled. A party room that will seat about 50 people is available for birthdays, special occasions, events and meeting presentations – advanced reservations required. Open Tuesday-Sunday at 11 a.m. Closed on Monday.

front counter Piggy’s Place Bar-B-Que
112 N Anderson St
Tullahoma, 37388

Mouthwatering, Mississippi wet pork BBQ, St. Louis style ribs and beef brisket, all slow smoked over sweet hickory wood, are just a few of the menu items that await you at Piggy’s Place. Add smoked chicken, hand pulled ham with white sauce and a variety of side choices and homemade cakes and pies to the list of treats. At Piggy’s Place great pride is taken in serving the customers, whether dining inside or carrying it home. Catering options are available for any size party or event. Now, y’all start this way and we’ll set the sweet tea to brewing. Serving the best BBQ since 1980. Hope to see you soon!

sign The Celtic Cup Coffee House
106 N Anderson St
Tullahoma, 37388

Tullahoma’s only coffee house is located in historic “old town” and offers full barista service with an exceptional dining experience. Located in a completely renovated and tastefully decorated 1928 Craftsman home, specialty coffees, teas and cuisine are served in an old world atmosphere. Menu includes sweet and savory scones, hearty soups, salads, and signature sandwiches. An array of decadent desserts, including Gelato and Sorbetto is offered to top off a perfect meal or accompany a perfect Cappucino. The upstairs “Gathering Room” seats 26 – an ideal setting for luncheons, business meetings or private parties. Complimentary Wi-Fi available. Live music is offered each Friday and Saturday night. The Celtic Cup is the site for the special event “Piping on the Green” – Celtic music and crafts festival each April. The Celtic Cup is also available for special events with advanced reservations. Open Monday through Saturday; closed on Sunday.

ascend logo Ascend Federal Credit Union
520 Airpark Dr
Tullahoma, 37388

Ascend Federal Credit Union is your best choice for a financial partner. Ascend is a full service financial institution offering mortgage and consumer loans, retirement and investment services, youth accounts, mobile account access and more. Federally insured by the NCUA.

computer Computer Café
P O Box 2017
Tullahoma, 37388

Offering website hosting and internet services to Southern Middle Tennessee.

logo Southern Community Bank
1400 N Jackson St
Tullahoma, 37388

Our banking philosophy is simple - keep banking hassle-free for people who just want to be treated well. Our true business is being a solid, stable, well-capitalized bank that has the strength, professionalism and track record to be your bank for years to come. Other locations include Murfreesboro, Chattanooga and Huntsville, AL. Bank where the customer is number one – unlike all the rest!

building Tullahoma Chamber of Commerce
135 W Lincoln
P O Box 1205 (mailing address)
Tullahoma, TN 37388

logo welcome sign Tullahoma City Government
P O Box 807
Tullahoma, 37388

building University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI)
411 B. H. Goethert Pkwy
Tullahoma, 37388

The University of Tennessee Space Institute (UTSI), located adjacent to Arnold Air Force Base in Tullahoma, is a branch of UTK serving the unique research and education needs of the Air Force and Middle Tennessee. UTSI has been internationally recognized for graduate study and research and currently offers programs in mechanical, aerospace, and biomedical engineering (MABE), physics, and distance education-based engineering management. UTSI offers graduate students the opportunity for hands-on research with world-class researchers and instrumentation. Students earning graduate degrees and certificates in disciplines offered by the University of Tennessee Space Institute are graduates of the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The dining facility at UTSI is open to the public with an exceptional view of beautiful Woods Reservoir. Breakfast and lunch is served Monday-Friday. Several major events are held at the Institute during the year.