Winchester (Tennessee)

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Winchester is a city in Franklin County, Tennessee.

Get in[edit]

Nashville is the cheapest way, it is a 2 hour drive and has many flights all around the country. Chattanooga is another alternative and is about 1 hour away. It is a small airport with small planes flying to about 7 hubs, but that is it. Huntsville Regional is a 45 minute drive South down a few country roads.

Get around[edit]

Your best bet is to rent a car at the airport, but it is possible to walk a couple of areas.

See[edit]

  • Franklin County Old jailhouse - A museum of the first jail in the county.
  • Tims Ford lake - Huge lake known throughout Tennessee. It is big and has watersports.

Do[edit]

Tims Ford Lake! Rent a boat or jet skies or go swimming at a beach.

Buy[edit]

Many Dollar Generals and a Wal Mart!

  • Hammer's102 1st Ave SE +1 931-967-2886. Historic general store located on the town square.

Eat[edit]

Pretty much every restaurant is a chain (especially along Dinah Shore Blvd. and College St.), but drive 10 minutes to Cowan and go to Sernicolas for some good Italian.

San Miguel Coffee Co., A gorgeous ambiance an wonderful food. Offers soups, salads and grilled Italian paninis

Skips Grill on David Crockett Highway offers short order variety and non-chain taste.

Try Arezzo's on the Square for upscale dining and decent Italian food.

Sleep[edit]

Best Western, 1601 Dinah Shore Boulevard.

Go next[edit]

Winchester occupies a central position in Tennessee, and is therefore within driving distance of several large cities and attractions.

  • Chattanooga - a mid-sized city with lots to do, about one hour to the southeast
  • Nashville - larger city, known for its music and nightlife, about 90 minutes to the north
  • Huntsville - smaller city with lots of shopping, 90 minutes south
  • Atlanta - the largest city in the area, with an abundance of attractions, 3 hours to the east
Routes through Winchester
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MemphisFayetteville  W US 64.svg E  DecherdChattanooga


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