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Belle Meade Plantation

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7 expert recommendations

55

Afar Magazine

The mansion also has a winery on site and hosts tastings daily. Full review →

14

Concierge

Horses were the name of the game at this former thoroughbred nursery... today, even though there are no horses to be found, the plantation is a popular draw for history buffs.

The 45-minute tour of the main house, led by guides in 19th-century garb, is a must
6

Fodor's

Known as the "queen of the Tennessee plantations," this stunning Greek Revival house is marked by the Civil War bullet holes that riddle its columns. Full review →

1

Frommer's 33

The Greek Revival mansion is the centerpiece of the affluent Belle Meade region of Nashville and is surrounded by 30 acres of manicured lawns and shade trees. Full review →

2

Lonely Planet

The 1853 mansion is open to visitors, as are various interesting outbuildings, including a model slave cabin, and wine tasting. Full review →

11

Michelin Guide 53

Most antebellum plantation homes display portraits of family members in gilded frames, but at Belle Meade... the portraits are of Thoroughbred racehorses. Full review →

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Where

Built in 1807, this plantation provides a unique perspective on Southern history. Many modern thoroughbred champions can trace their bloodlines back to this former world-famous breeding... Full review →

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