La Quinta Inn & Suites Nashville Franklin
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... is buried with Confederate or Union soldiers. What courage and determination shown by the McGavocks, who were actually Unionists.....
Also interesting is the name of the plantation, Carnton. It comes for the Gaelic 'cairn' which means a pile of stones remarking a place of importance or grave!!!! The Americans really love this stuff and hint that the original McGavock knew about the battle before it happened. Nice coincidence though.
On to the hotel......
... fried egg and maple mustard. The burger was seasoned and cooked perfectly, the ham was tender and chewy and the maple mustard added a pungent sweetness that paired nicely with the saltiness of the bacon. The hand-cut sweet potato fries were on point as well. Kaitlyn raved about the Strawberry Ginger Ale and the beer list included an eclectic selection of craft drafts and expansive list of quality bottles.
After lunch we headed to Radnor Lake for ...
... we got but from the moment the lights went down and the first chord was struck you could feel the static in the air and every nerve stood to attention. As the first silky smooth vocal from Ben Reel rose through the air the hairs on the back of my neck stood on end...and stood to attention for the next 2 hours of absolutely beautiful, funny and intimate story telling. These are the artists writing the hits day in, day out that make other people famous and the stories behind ...
From Texarkana through Little Rock, we drove all the way across Arkansas today and part of the way across Tennessee. Tennessee is one long state! Wow!
We were delighted to get into Nashville early enough to have time to go into the part of town which is where the live music is going on and also (I learned today) very touristy! We went to the Wildhorse Saloon, where they give ...
... did not disappoint. The pancakes were seriously the best pancakes I have ever had! The place was full of Bonnaroovians and apparently we got lucky because we only had to stand in line for 30 minutes. I highly recommend stoping if you're ever in Nashville.
That's it for The Music City. Wish we had more time in each state to explore some more, but it's on tithe next ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
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