Out of Nashville, Over to Simple Lake Life
Vacation to the Dolly House on the Water’s Edge in Tracy City, TN
Nashville, TN is the capital of the state of Tennessee and is in Davidson County. Also located on the Cumberland River and is one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation. Nashville was named after a general of the Continental Army, Francis Nash, during the American Revolutionary War. Nashville was founded in 1779 and it grew because of its location on the Cumberland River.
Nashville has been commonly known as “Music City” and is a lively city filled with Art, History, Food, and Music. Home of the Grand Ole Opry, Tennessee Titans, Tennessee Bourbon, Country Music Hall of Fame, and the Nashville Zoo. It is also home to a few universities such as Tennessee State University, Vanderbilt University, and Belmont University just to name a few.
So, when all of this excitement and fun gets to be too much and when you are tired of city life and need to get back to nature and hear the crickets sing, there is no better place than The Dolly House on the Water’s Edge. Lake life at its finest with the beauty of Dolly Parton all over the place. You cannot get much better than that!
The Dolly House is located in Tracy City, Tennessee at The Retreat at Water’s Edge. It is located right on the lake and has plenty of outdoor nature activities such as hiking, canoeing, and kayaking. For a truly relaxing retreat, there are chairs for sunning and an evening fire pit for roasting marshmallows and engaging conversations. If you want to venture out, you will find the South Cumberland State Park which has twelve trailheads with the closest one being at 131 Fiery Gizzard Road, Tracy City, TN 37387. The Fiery Gizzard Trail runs from Tracy City, Tennessee to Foster Falls. This trail was rated in the top 25 United States hiking trails by Backpacker magazine.
The Dolly House may be considered a tiny house, but it has a big personality and plenty of room for all the girls if you are having your bachelorette party. You may even be able to grab a party bus from Nashville to Tracy City which would be such a good time and way to arrive at your beautiful lakefront destination.
If you are traveling by car, there are several adorable towns to stop in and browse around on your way to or from Tracy City. If you are leaving Nashville, you could stop at the quant city of Smyrna, Tennessee. The next town to visit would be Murfreesboro, TN, and about two-thirds of the way you will find Manchester, TN. All are great opportunities to see more of our beautiful state of Tennessee.
No matter how you get to Tracy City and the Dolly House, you will find that it will be one vacation that you and your family or friends will always remember. The Dolly House is more than just a cabin on the lake, it is an honor to our beautiful and bold Dolly Parton. With Love for Dolly always. Xoxo