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Kellie Walton

Kellie Walton is a freelance food and travel writer with deep roots in Williamson County. When she's not embarking on a new adventure or writing about her favorite places, you can find her binging 90s sitcoms or bouncing between cocktail bars and coffee shops.

5 Cozy Coffee Drinks That Will Make Your Fall Even More Delicious

October 10, 2023

The greatest time of year is finally here! As a cool breeze whisks the summer heat and humidity away for a few months, it’s time to swap your cold brew…

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7 Franklin Strip Mall Restaurant Finds That Will Surprise & Delight You

September 8, 2023

Williamson County is riddled with hidden gems, from stunning, tucked-away farms to historical landmarks, seemingly on every street corner. There’s much to discover county-wide, and we’re here to share a…

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Don’t Leave Franklin Without Trying These 5 Amazing Dishes

August 7, 2023

If you’re visiting Williamson County, you’d better come hungry! From tiny locally-owned cafés tucked in historic buildings to exceptional globally-influenced fare, there are plenty of dining options for breakfast, lunch,…

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Beat the Heat with These 6 Hot New Finds in Franklin

July 21, 2023

Summertime in Tennessee carries with it a special kind of nostalgia—spend nights catching lightning bugs with neighborhood friends, Saturdays strolling the farmers market in search of the perfect tomato, afternoons…

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The 6 Best Ways to Soak Up Summer at Southall

June 26, 2023

Southall Farm & Inn has drawn visitors in droves since doors opened in late 2022 thanks to its breathtaking scenery of rolling hills and lush gardens, luxury accommodations, and noteworthy amenities—among…

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Your Ultimate Sneak Peek of What’s New at The Factory at Franklin

June 20, 2023

One of Williamson County’s most beloved attractions is The Factory at Franklin, the former home of Dortch Stove Works (and subsequently Magic Chef and the Jamison Bedding Company). Built in 1929,…

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This Spring, Experience the Best of Spring Hill, Tennessee

May 15, 2023

A scenic drive down Highway 31 will lead you right to Williamson County’s southernmost city, a scenic spot that has rapidly become a destination for food, history, and family-friendly fun.…

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Your Complete Guide to Franklin’s 2023 Main Street Festival

April 10, 2023

Franklin’s annual Main Street Festival is one of my favorite childhood memories—walking the street lined with eclectic vendors, snacking on funnel cakes, playing carnival games for hours, and the nostalgic list goes…

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Beyond Going Green: Why Franklin Is a Sustainability-Focused Destination

March 29, 2023

We can all do our part to ensure future generations are set up for success when it comes to preserving natural resources and taking care of the environment. I’ve lived…

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10 Meals in Franklin Sure to Knock Your Socks Off

March 24, 2023

Tradition may tell us that you have to be in a major metropolitan area to find excellent dining, but I can confirm the best meals are found from small-town chefs…

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