Points Of Interest

Meriwether Lewis Grave & Nat. Monument – Gravesite and National Monument of famous explorer, Meriwether Lewis, of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Natchez Trace Parkway – The Natchez Trace Parkway is a 444-mile drive through exceptional scenery and 10,000 years of North American history.  Used by American Indians, “Kaintucks”, settlers, and future presidents, the Old Trace played an important role in American history. Today, visitors can enjoy not only a scenic drive but also hiking, biking, horseback riding, and camping.

The Elephant Sanctuary – The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee, founded in 1995, is the nation’s largest natural habitat refuge developed specifically for endangered African and Asian elephants.  Not open to the public.  Visit the downtown Education Gallery on Main Street in Hohenwald.

Lewis County Museum & Discovery Center – A great place to begin a tour of Hohenwald is the Lewis County Museum and Discovery Center.  Located on Main Street, the Museum presents the story of Lewis County, beginning with the prehistoric people who built hunting camps here.  You will see some of the oldest pottery shards uncovered in the southeastern U.S.  An exhibit on Meriwether Lewis includes the key to the cabin where Lewis died.  Exhibits on early American Settlement, the Civil War, Gordonsburg Mining and Swiss settlement will give a better understanding of what you will see in Lewis County. The Museum also contains one of the largest collections of wild game trophies in the western hemisphere.  Dan Maddox built Nashville’s famed RCA Studio B and owned a farm in Lewis County.  Video presentations show the African animals in their natural habitats.

The Discovery Center, which is under construction on the Museum campus, will allow visitors to explore the relationship between humans and nature and then see how humans have adapted to the  environment.

Amber Falls Winery & Cellars
794 Ridgetop Rd.
Amber Falls produces fine wines of superior quality ranging from bold dry reds to novelty fruit wines with a peaceful and tranquil setting in which to enjoy.

Keg Springs Winery
361 Keg Springs Rd.
Keg Springs produces a full range of superior quality, award winning wines from very dry to sweet. Free tastings and gift shop with packaged cheese, meats, crackers and more. Relax on the patio deep in the hills of Lewis County, Tennessee.

Natchez Hills Vineyard 
109 Overhead Bridge Road
It’s a perfect location for the soulfully organic atmosphere of Natchez Hills Vineyard which also includes an Indoor Event Center where top name performers regularly entertain grateful audiences and many private events take place, a full-size pro Recording Studio, and a vineyard stage for Outdoor Festivals and Special Events.

Buffalo River Canoeing – Buffalo Canoeing is located between Hohenwald and Waynesboro in Tennessee on TN-99.  The campground is at the end of a hidden valley, bordered on one side by the beautiful Buffalo River and on the other, by a quietly flowing stream.  Campsites are shaded, along the river, with table, grills and firepits.  Contact us to learn about accommodations for up to 200 people.

Hohenwald Municipal Golf Course– Located just off Highway 412 East from Hohenwald, this nine-hole course is owned and operated by the City of Hohenwald and offers fun at an affordable price.  To book a tee time, call us today at (931) 796-5421.

The Strand Theatre – Hohenwald’s 1939 Strand Theatre has returned to life and once again brings entertainment to Main Street.  Entertainers such as the Grand Ole Opry singer Roy Acuff and comedian Rod Brasfield performed here back in the day, along with movie actors such as Bob Steele, “It’s A Wonderful Life” actor.  John Wayne’s sidekick, Ward Bond, even made a Strand appearance.  The theatre now presents a variety of musical concerts, movies and live comedic and dramatic performances.  The current calendar ranges from Big Band Swing in November to Country, Opera, Classical and a live radio show. A summer theatre camp offers youth their time to shine while having fun.  Art in the Park is becoming an annual outdoor event at the Wilhelm Tel Platz Bandstand, next door.

The Strand Art Gallery – The Strand Art Gallery at the corner of Main Street and South Maple showcases the works of the Meriwether Lewis Artist Group and those of interest to the community.  At night, the work on display in Gallery is visible from almost anywhere on Main Street.