Nashville “Music City”
From its very beginnings, Nashville grew from a foundation built on music. Music has been the common thread connecting the life and soul of the city and its people. And visitors have ventured here to experience the music that weaves such a fundamental pattern in its cultural, business and social fabric.
Kentucky Lake is a magnet for vacationers and fishermen from a wide area of mid- America, with recreation use amounting to some 17 million visits each year. Along its nearly 2400 miles of cove-studded shoreline are many boat docks and resorts, 4 state parks, the Tennessee National Wildlife refuge, 48 public access areas, 2 county parks, 5 municipal parks, 2 state wildlife management areas, 10 group camps and clubs, 92 commercial recreation areas, and 3 small wildlife areas.
Tennessee River – Big Sandy River
The Big Sandy River is a 60-mile-long tributary of the Tennessee River in the U.S. state of Tennessee. Via the Tennessee and Ohio rivers, it is part of the Mississippi River watershed. The lower Big Sandy is impounded by the Kentucky Dam project of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA); it forms the biggest single embankment on Kentucky Lake. Big Sandy offers boat ramp, parking, power boats allowed, shore fishing access, fly fishing, wading, floating, and a bait shop on site.
If you are contemplating a canoe trip or you just want to camp along the Buffalo River. The picturesque Buffalo River in Tennessee with its peaceful natural beauty is a magnificent and easy to get to place for the young and young at heart. There are many beaches accessible for swimming, resting and picnicking. Your journey ends where you parked.
The Duck River is the longest river located entirely within the US state of Tennessee. Free flowing for most of its length, the Duck River is home to over 50 species of freshwater mussels and 151 species of fish, making it one of the most biologically diverse rivers in North America. The mouth of the Duck River empties into the Tennessee River in southern Humphreys County. The area of the mouth of the Duck is part of the Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge.
Bucksnort Trout Ranch
Bucksnort Trout Ranch, established in 1966 is the premier trout production facility in Tennessee. Located about an hour due west of downtown Nashville, the ranch is conveniently located right off I-40 at the mile 152 exit. The 62 acre property boasts beautiful views of crystal clear Sugar Creek, stunning rock formations along the rustic mile long gravel access to the facility, and one of the most enjoyable and affordable family fishing experiences you will find anywhere.
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3 Rivers Quilt Trail
The 3 RIVERS QUILT TRAIL is a driving trail that showcases all of the beautiful quilt blocks that have been mounted on barns and outbuildings across Humphreys County. Quilt blocks have been erected and displayed throughout Humphreys County. Surrounding counties have quilt trails as well and they bring tourists in from all over the country. We welcome people to drive our roads and enjoy the sights and stay a while. We hope you will tell others and they will come and visit.
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Loretta’s Legacy and the Land of Three Rivers
Loretta Lynn has long been one of Tennessee’s most treasured icons. But she’s also a driving force behind tourism in Humphreys County, a breathtaking pastoral region tucked away just an hour west of Nashville, flanked by the banks of the Duck, Buffalo, and Tennessee rivers. The Kentucky-born country artist purchased her sprawling ranch in Hurricane Mills in the 1970s; once her six children had moved out of the house, her hospitality concept took flight.
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Loretta’s Haunted Plantation
After moving to Hurricane Mills in 1966, the Lynn Family heard stories of the Plantation Home being haunted. The Lynns, visitors and employees have experienced strange occurrences throughout the years. A woman dressed in white and two Civil War Soldiers have been seen on many occasions. Strange sounds and happenings are commonplace in the home.
Grist Mill Museum
Loretta’s Grist Mill Museum hosts a variety of equipment used during the production of corn meal in the late 1800’s. Early pictures of the Plantation Home, the original Post Office, re-created General Store and Moonshine Still are also highlighted in the Mill. Uncle Rufus (animated character) welcomes everyone to the Grist Mill Museum!
Coal Miner’s Daughter Museum
Experience the Legend of Loretta Lynn in her new 18,000 square foot Museum located on her Ranch & Home in Hurricane Mills, TN. Loretta has amassed a huge collection of memorabilia and awards from her career as well as mementos from her many beloved friends in the World of Entertainment.