Spring Hill, Tennessee is located in both Maury and Williamson counties between historic Franklin and Columbia, approximately 30 miles south of Nashville. Its location makes it a perfect stop when traveling in Middle Tennessee. If you find yourself visiting the area or have a chance to spend a day in Spring Hill for business, here are 6 stops you must make. Feel free to stop by the Spring Hill Welcome Center at 5326 Main Street if you want to learn more about the area.
Stop 1: Make history
Learn some Spring Hill history at Rippa Villa, a home built in 1855 that offers tours related to the home and the Civil War. You can include a tour of nearby Spring Hill Battlefield and/or the extended tour on slavery as an institution and the specific people who were enslaved at the home.
Stop 2: Honey-Do
Sample the local honey at Early’s Honey Stand, This quaint general store offers country ham, bacon, sausage, and grits too. By the way, Early's has been in Spring Hill since 1925.
Stop 3: A local's lunch
If you have the time, stop in next door at Vintage 615, a charming, locally-owned boutique offering women's clothing, accessories, art, and home decor. You can pick up some Spring Hill memorabilia before you head over to Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint for some of the best smoked locally-sourced meat around.
Stop 4: Innovation lives here
Visit the modern retail space of the Groove Life manufacturing site. Headquartered in Spring Hill, Groove Life's patented and popular breathable silicone rings, belts, and wallets have put them on the fastest-growing companies in the United States list.
Stop 5: All the (old) things
Stop in for a rare find at Spring Hill Antique Mall. Located just off Main Street on School Street, the antique mall includes booths full of vintage goods. It is also one of the stops on the Maury County's Antiques Trail if you are interested in antiquing in the area.
Stop 6: Expresso yourself
Grab an afternoon cup of coffee at The Fainting Goat Coffee Co. You can also take a selfie or family photo at the quirky goat mural. Be sure to check out the goat merch created by a local artist too. If you have a few more minutes to spare, head next door to Ghostlight Books, a nonprofit bookstore that raises funds for the arts in Spring Hill.