Columbia, Tennessee 2009 Fall Foliage Travel and Tourism Info

Thanks to Corinne Wells of the Maury County Convention & Visitors Bureau for providing this most helpful information.

Foliage.org: What are the projected dates for Columbia, Tennessee peak foliage season?

Mid to Late October – hard to predict

Foliage.org: Are there areas, vistas, scenic lookouts or other
destinations within Columbia that are known for their uniquely beautiful autumn foliage displays?

Outlying areas of county – Culleoka, Spring Hill, Santa Fe, Water Valley, Mt. Pleasant

Foliage.org: What are the local and regional roads or highways that are favorite scenic routes for Fall tourists?

Route 7, Hwy 50, Hwy 43, Hwy 31, Natchez Trace

Foliage.org: What festivals or other public events are taking place
during the 2009 Fall foliage season?

Corn Maze at Rippavilla Plantation,Antique Tractor Show at Museum of Early Tennessee Farm Life, Meriwether Lewis Arts and Crafts Show on Natchez Trace, Chili Cook-Off at historic Elm Springs

Foliage.org: Are there historic or cultural sites that are popular
destinations for Fall foliage travelers? What are they?

Rippavilla Plantation and Farm Life Museum

Foliage.org: What are some other popular tourist attractions for autumn travelers to Columbia. What are some of the less well known, but much loved local attractions?

James K. Polk Ancestral Home (11th president);Elm Springs, The Athenaeum

Foliage.org: Are there favorite destinations for history, literature,
architecture buffs, or antique collectors? What are they?

For Architecture and Antiques – downtown Columbia

Foliage.org: What are some favorite destinations or activities of
families traveling during the Fall travel season?

Corn Maze at Rippavilla Plantation; unique restaurants

Foliage.org: What are some helpful resources for discovering local inns, bed and breakfasts, lodges, boutique hotels, and other local lodging and dining?

www.antebellum.com

Foliage.org: Is there anything else you would like to tell visitors
thinking about traveling Columbia for the fall foliage season?

Area is known for history, beautiful homes and strong mules.  It’s a great place to visit any time during the year but especially beautiful in the fall.

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