Local’s Guide to Lebanon


Lebanon, Tennessee is located about 38 minutes east of Nashville in Wilson County. Known largely for being home to Cumberland University, Cedars of Lebanon State Park, and the host of the Wilson County Fair, Lebanon offers the small town feel, but conveniences of a bigger city. Watch our Local’s Guide to Lebanon video to take a look at this wonderful city!

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Local’s Guide to Germantown


Founded in the 1850’s by European immigrants, Germantown is Nashville’s first official suburb. At just 18 square blocks, the small neighborhood packs a lot into the small space, including gorgeous homes, unique restaurants, and locally owned stores and businesses. Watch our Local’s Guide to Germantown video to take a look at this wonderful neighborhood! Continue reading

Local’s Guide to Sylvan Park, Sylvan Heights, & Charlotte Park


The area to the west of Nashville is made up of several growing neighborhoods that are gaining a lot of deserved praise. Sylvan Park, Sylvan Heights, and Charlotte Park are two such neighborhoods, and the distinct but bordering communities have secured a unique, entrepreneurial, and giving identity. Watch our Local’s Guide to Sylvan Park, Sylvan Heights, & Charlotte Park video hereContinue reading

Local’s Guide to The Gulch

The Gulch, the small but mighty community just south of downtown, is one of Nashville’s most popular urban neighborhoods. A Cinderella Story of sorts, this once industrial area housing a railroad terminal now features towering condominiums, some of the city’s best restaurants, and unique shops and music venues, making it the perfect place for urbanites to live, work, and play. Read more below, or watch our Local’s Guide video for a quick review of the area!

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Local’s Guide to Nolensville


Nolensville, Tennessee has attracted families for generations, not just for its beautiful landscape, but also for its convenient location, inclusion in Williamson County, and its low property tax rates. The storybook town makes you feel far from it all, but is just a few miles from Nashville, Franklin, and Smyrna, making it an easy commute in nearly any direction.

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Local’s Guide to 12 South, Belmont, and Edgehill


Nashville is a network of unique neighborhoods, with some spread to the edges of the county and some nearly overlapping. One of the most popular areas of town includes three such communities – 12 South, Belmont, and Edgehill.
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12 South is a bustling community known for its walkability. Murals dress up the walls of local businesses like Draper James. Some of the restaurants that helped set the Nashville foodie scene on the map started here, including the original Edley’s Barbecue and Five Daughters Bakery, the home of the 100 layer doughnut. The neighborhood is also home to Sevier Park which hosts a weekly farmers market, music festivals, and other family-friendly events each year.

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The Local’s Guide to Berry Hill


Though it is less than one square mile in area, Berry Hill has a big personality. Here you’ll find tree-lined streets dotted with quaint cottages, small parks with playgrounds, and one of a kind shops and restaurants. Murals cover the fences and brick walls of some of the businesses, giving the neighborhood a unique creative atmosphere.

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The Local’s Guide to Franklin

Local's Guide to Franklin


Franklin, Tennessee, a town rooted in Americana, is located about 20 minutes south of Nashville in Williamson County. Known for its picturesque main street, historical attractions, antique shops, and lively music scene, Franklin is fondly known as “Small Town, USA” and was voted the number one small town in Tennessee.

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Get to Know: Brentwood


The area between Davidson and Williamson counties is home to some of the prettiest communities in Middle Tennessee. Brentwood, Tennessee sits just minutes from downtown Nashville and features pristine parks, some of the best schools in the state, and homes that look like they’ve come out of a Southern Living magazine.

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Get to Know: Smyrna


Smyrna, Tennessee is located about 30 minutes southeast of Nashville in Rutherford County. Named by US News and World Report as one of the best places to retire, Smyrna is one of the most family-friendly places to reside in Middle Tennessee.

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