Historic Watertown, Tennessee


About 40 miles east of Nashville sits Historic Watertown; the quintessential picture of small town USA.

The Mayberry like town, with a population that teeters around 1500, thrives on maintaining its rich history while being the relic that reminds us how to slow down life to enjoy the simple things that matter most.

Spend an afternoon together with you family walking through their square exploring any number of their antique shops.

If you get hungry; then stop off to grab a burger, chicken sandwich, or patty melt at The Depot Junction Café.

In the mood for something more ethic? Watertown’s got you covered with Mi Ranchito Mexican Restaurant or Nona Lisa Pizzeria.

Or if you are just in the mood for a quick jolt, then jump on in to Lulu’s Coffee House.

When the sun starts to go down, your day in Watertown isn’t coming to a close, but rather it’s just about to begin as you get nostalgic with a double feature at the Stardust Drive-In Movie Theatre.

Watertown hosts several events throughout the year that are worth adding to your calendars.

In the spring and in the fall they host the Mile-Long Yard Sale.

They honor America on the 4th of July with an Independence Day parade and fireworks.

The business owners get a chance to see all the kids in their costumes on Halloween when they open their doors for Trick or Treating On The Square.

And they celebrate the magic of the holiday’s with their annual Christmas Parade.

They are also a frequent destination of excursion trains run by the Tennessee Central Railway Museum; themes throughout the year include a Valentine’s Day Murder Mystery, an 1800’s styled train robbery, and the North Pole Express.

Fun Fact – Music videos filmed in Watertown include:
Little Big Town – “Boondocks”
Little Big Town – “Tornado”
Darius Rucker – “Wagon Wheel”
Chris Young – “You”
Kellie Pickler – “Red High Heels”
Josh Turner – “Would You Go With Me”
Garth Brooks – “Wrapped Up In You”
Aaron Lewis – “Granddaddy’s Gun”
Miranda Lambert – “Automatic”
Steven Tyler – “Love is Your Name”
Taylor Swift – “Safe & Sound”
Tim McGraw – “Southern Voice”
Martina McBride – “Reckless”

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