The Best of Small-Town America

Lincoln County and Fayetteville offer an unparalleled quality of life that brings residents the true benefits of the small-town and rural lifestyle with the added bonus of big-city convenience within a short drive.

The picturesque town square in Fayetteville thrives as the hub of activity in the town, with boutiques and stores offering a wide range of products, as well as restaurants, a historic movie theatre and professional services.

The area is rich in history, and the Lincoln County Museum contains a large variety of items and artifacts from days gone by including an enormous arrowhead collection, military artifacts, and medical and agriculture exhibits. The Chamber of Commerce also sponsors a walking tour of Fayetteville's lovely historic homes.
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The Jack Daniel Distillery was officially established in 1866, making it the very first registered distillery within the US, with Jack as the Master Distiller. The opening of his now-famous distillery would follow shortly thereafter, right next to Jack Daniel’s prime resource: the mineral-rich Cave Spring Hollow.

"We love entertaining our guests just about as much as we love making Tennessee Whiskey here at the Jack Daniel Distillery. And like any good host, we’re always more than happy to show you around the place. We offer a variety of distillery tours to fit your visit and help you get better acquainted with the home of Jack Daniel’s."
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Located in the rolling hills of Tennessee, Southern Pride Distillery offers premium craft spirits. Distilled in a copper pot still, their products are created much like those of their ancestors. Southern Pride uses locally grown corn milled at the distillery and their water comes from a natural spring located beside the distillery. Stop by for a visit and take a tour of the distillery, and natural spring.
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ELK RIVER CANOE RENTAL, LLC offers canoes and kayaks for those who desire to get away from it all! Come join us and float on the Beautiful and Scenic Elk River in South Central Tennessee. Enjoy a day with nature that will long be remembered.

Prichard’s Distillery incorporated in 1997 with their award-winning aged American rum in hand. They opened their first distillery in 1999 in the historic Kelso, Tennessee schoolhouse. Five generations ago in 1825, Granddaddy Benjamin Prichard of Davidson County, TN left his still, tubs, utensils and techniques of the craft to his son Enoch. Suffice it to say that long before they became “legal” distillers, the Prichard family was known to make the best whiskey in the area. When descendant Phil Prichard opened Prichard’s Distillery in Kelso, TN, he restored a lost art form. The Prichard family continues to produce some of the finest tasting rums and Tennessee whiskey in America. 

The Fabulous Fifties Show is an annual entertainment extravaganza initiated in 1986 that is made up of singers, dancers, actors, and a 15-piece band showcasing songs from the 1950s, '60s, and '70s with 8 performances over 2 weekends in March. It benefits the Multi-County Cancer Support Network, which serves local cancer patients in 8 adjoining counties.
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Fayetteville, Tennessee is the home of the Famous Slawburger. We have such a rich history with the unique "slawburger" and the festival serves as a way to share those stories. Create new memories or revisit old ones from the past. Come visit us in April at the Historic Fayetteville Downtown Square for the Annual Slawburger Festival.
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The annual kids fishing rodeo will be June 6th, 2020 at stone bridge park. This event is put on by the City of Fayetteville Parks and Rec., Fire Department, Walmart, and TWRA along with other local businesses. Admission is free. Drinks, hot dogs, and snacks are provided free of charge thanks to our sponsors. Prizes are awarded throughout the event. We encourage everyone to come and enjoy!
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Local family-owned farm, with hay rides to pick your own pumpkin, concessions, a baby animal petting zoo, barn, playground, corn maze and more. Farm atmosphere in which families can relax together and enjoy the great outdoors. Open September 20th - November 2nd.
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On the second weekend in November, downtown Fayetteville becomes the setting for a magical holiday experience. With an array of music, food, exhibits, shops, candlelight and Christmas spirit the entire community joins together to promote qualities of our town. Advance tickets are available for many events.