Some of our favorites around Leiper's Fork, Franklin & Nashville:
High Brow Brew : Enjoy craft coffee and ice cream located in Westhaven about 7 miles from Brigadoon. We insist you visit this wonderful shop.
Red Dog Wine & Spirits: My favorite liquor store. If you are seeking anything whiskey then this is by far the best choice. Great people too!
Puckett's Grocery: The hub of the village where everything is heard. Great music almost every night. Good barbecue and wings.
Joe Naturals: Locally grown and prepared food served in the heart of the village.
Country Boy Restaurant: A local family restaurant in The Fork for the past 42 years. Enjoy breakfast all day.
The Bunganut Pig: A rustic atmosphere with live nightly music, delicious English-style fare, and fellowship beyond compare!
Ching Asian Bistro: Seven miles from The "Doon" is this tasty Chinese restaurant. General Tso or Sesame Chicken are my choices.
Papa Boudreaux's: Take a drive to Santa Fe for a cajun experience unlike any other. The food is awesome.
55 South: Comfort food from Memphis to New Orleans.
Zolo's: Franklin's only boutique Italian restaurant, at least to our knowledge.
Pueblo Real: Among numerous Mexican choices in Franklin this one is still my favorite.
Cork & Cow: Arguably the best steak in Franklin.
Red Pony Restaurant: One of the most popular restaurants among locals. The menu changes regularly and the cocktails won't disappoint.
Saffire Restaurant: A neighborhood restaurant with a warehouse feel offering modern updates to classical southern cuisine.
Sweet Cece's: Frozen yogurt and treats at 5 Points in Franklin.
Bria Bistro: Our favorite Italian restaurant in a rather unassuming location. We have never been disappointed.
Puckett's Boat House: Seafood by the river in Franklin.
Yeoman's in the Fork: A world class book seller within a minute stroll. The Fork's hidden jewel in our opinion.
Serenite Maison: Ethereal. Go inside and you will see what we mean.
Antique Archaeology: If tripping to Nashville peruse some of Mr. Wolfe's diverse collections from his travels.
David Arms: With a world wide following this amazing artist has taken up residence in a barn as you enter the village.
The Copper Fox: Celebrate the art of the american hand.
Leiper's Creek Gallery: An eclectic mix of artistic expression from around the world awaits.
West & Company: A distinct shopping experience of vintage and western.
Imogene & Willie: One of the most amazing clothing experiences on the planet.
Animalia: The most amazing veterinary clinic you will ever experience. My trio of Scotties love this place, particularly its toy store.
The Factory: A great mix of restaurants and shops, including a wonderful antique destination. The Viking kitchen store is here too.
William Powell Home & Garden: Wow! This boutique in Franklin represents an amazing collection of authentic vintage decor.
Rare Prints Gallery: Specializing in rare maps, botanicals and hard-to-find prints.
City Farmhouse: Furniture and art reflecting a progression of styles that parallel with urban and country life.
Wonders on Woodland: An eclectic antique shop in East Nashville. Trip here and grab a bite to eat at Marche.
Gas Lamp Antiques: I have bought more antiques from this establishment than any other. Perhaps the largest in the Nashville area. Visit both locations.
Downtown Antique Mall: A more visceral antique experience in my opinion. If I had only one antique stop in Nashville this might be it.
Winchester: There isn't any junk here - only a wonderful cohabitation of items from both sides of the pond.
Scarlett Scales: A beautiful shop representing unique decor and antiques in downtown Franklin.
Arbor Antiques: I have succumbed to many items from this establishment. Worth perusing for sure, with other shops nearby.
Landmark Booksellers: A rare book store in downtown Franklin.
Franklin Canoe & Kayak Company: Explore the Harpeth River that defines much of Williamson County.
Boiler Room Theatre: Located in The Factory this 120-seat venue is the epitome of the intimate stage experience.
Viking Store & Cooking School: A high end experience in the kitchen class room and the showroom.
Warner Parks: The "Percy" experience is easily my favorite running experience in the area - will challenge you on every level.
Battle of Franklin Trust: Visit The Carter House and Carnton Plantation.
Belle Meade Plantation: This locale represents the debut of the most posh community in Nashville.
Middle Tennessee Hot Air Adventures: See Leiper's Fork from above. Henry and Logan are local experts whom you can trust!
Lotz House: American victorian furniture and collections coincide with the story of the Battle of Franklin.
The Franklin Theatre: A world class venue in the heart of the best main street in the South.
The Frist: Center for the visual arts.
Radnor Lake: The Walden Pond of middle Tennessee.
Arrington Vineyards: Williamson County's only winery, at least by reputation.
Iris City Gardens: Imagine thousands of iris, daylillies and peonies in full bloom.
The Parthenon & Centennial Park: Ancient Greece & Athena come to Nashville.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church: The door is never locked to this quaint, quiet space, open to anglicans and all.
Cheekwood: Nashville's country place era escape offering art, garden and festival experiences throughout the year.
The Hermitage: Home of President Andrew Jackson.
Natchez Trace Riding Stables: I am not an equine connoisseur; however, this link will put you in touch with an area riding guide.
Adventure Science Center: Exhibits and escapes all science in nature with appeal to all ages.