Discover Thompson Station
Welcome to a wholesome slice of rural America in Williamson County, with the industry, education, culture and conveniences of Nashville right up the road. The small town has a population close to 2000, with a dedication to preservation and sustainability. An unparalleled high quality of life is paired with easy access to many nationally headquartered companies and breathtaking countryside views. Folks move here to live the good life without sacrificing the shopping, food and job market of a large city.
Eat & Drink
Referencing interstate 55 south from Memphis to New Orleans, this rustic eatery in historic downtown Franklin offers a unique twist to the southern fare you’d fine along the route. Southern comfort food like hot wings, gumbo, oysters, po’boys, jambalaya and tater tots top the menu.
Voted Best Steak in Williamson County, Circa offers a tasty southern menu in historic downtown Thompson Station. The eatery is located inside of an old general store and fronts a 100+ acre land preservation. Expect delicious steaks and seafood along with fresh veggies from Chef Sam Buchanan’s garden.
Located on popular Main Street of nearby Franklin, this famed steak house was named “Best Steakhouse in Nashville” by Open Table. The hot spot offers delicious classics in a fine dining setting.
Located within the Homestead Manor, the bar offers premium craft cocktails in a cozy, rustic space. The signature cocktails infuse elements from the organic garden for a fresh, local twist on classic recipes.
Tucked into the famous pharmacy on Franklin’s Main St, Gray’s brings 3 restored stories of tasty eats, spirits and live music.
Located on the 50 acre plantation-style farm and event venue Homestead Manor, Harvest brings the fresh flavors of Williamson County with their “farm to fork” cuisine and organic garden. Bold flavors and fine dining meld into the scenic surroundings within the unique space for a truly remarkable experience. Try the Chef’s Table and get to know the chef and menu intimately during a seven-course meal with wine pairings.
This award-winning food truck now has a permanent home just up the road in Spring Hill. Deep south eats with a funky twist, the menu changes seasonally. Look for a Tennessee twist on the classics, like deviled eggs with bourbon-smoked paprika, a BLT salad with pork belly, fried catfish tacos and a hot chicken poboy.
Things To Do
Take a drive over to Arrington Vineyards for a wine tasting or picnic lunch on the hillside property. There are several tasting packages to choose from to tailor the experience to your needs. From April through October, stop by on the weekend for Music In The Vines, when you can sip wine while listening to live jazz and blue grass music every Saturday and Sunday.
The self-proclaimed “farmer’s market for those who grow it, raise it, make it & bake it,” the event runs all summer long every Wednesday at the Homestead Manor Barn. The event draws locals looking to stock the fridge or simply connect with the community.
Built in partnership with Mars Petcare and Outdoor Encounte, Nutro Dog Park is magnet for dog-lovers and nature-enthusiasts alike. The massive park covers 4 acres and can be access by the walking trail.
The Thompson Station Dog and Pony Show is an annual festival every Fall to benefit the town parks. There’s live music, local craft vendors, activities for kids and, of course, dog and horse demonstrations.
Each spring, downtown Franklin is completely taken over by this two day, free festival. One of the biggest in the southeast, there is music, food, crafts and tons of fun for the whole family.
Head over to Franklin’s local gallery, Ansbach Artisans, on the last Saturday of the month for this free live demonstration from the artists. There’s a live jazz band playing while artists paint, sketch and sculpt.
Try the local eats and sip spirits in historic downtown Thompson Station. The summer event draws locals and visitors to explore the heart of the small town with delicious food and drinks.
Where To Live
Charming Tollgate Village is a picturesque neighborhood with classic homes starting in the $300’s and exceptional amenities, including a residents clubhouse with pool table, flat screens TVs and catering kitchen, fitness center with TVs, outdoor fireplace, community pool and kiddie pool, dog park, tennis, bocce ball, volleyball and basketball courts, walking trails and an outdoor amphitheater. Live within the nationally recognized, award winning Williamson County Schools district!
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Beautiful Bridgemore Village offers oversized homesites and traditional, southern homes from the mid $400’s. The premium community features a pool for exercise, fun and community gathering. With the opening of brand new Williamson County elementary and middle school in 2017, now is the perfect time for young families looking for an improved quality of life to build in Bridgemore Village.
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