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After a stay at Blackberry Farm we're heading to Bowling Green KY. Any suggestions on where to stop along the way. We have a day to spend. Is the Jack Daniels distillery and Miss Mary Bobo's worth the detour? Anything wonderful in Bowling Green? Not expecting BB Farm type food, just something local and interesting. Not at all familiar with the area- all suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

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  1. Get off I 40 at Exit 287 in Cookeville, TN and go N on S Jefferson to Maddux Station at E Spring Street for good road food. Go to Brass Lantern in Crossville for good road food. Dickey's has good BBQ and Halcyon is a fun dining choice.
    Maddux Station Restaurant & Wine Bar @ 319 East Spring St., Cookeville, TN 931 - 854 - 0883.
    http://www.madduxstation.com/#
    Brass Lantern Restaurant and Lounge @ 79 Chestnut Hill Rd., Crossville, TN 931 - 484 - 7657.
    …officelive.com/default.aspx
    Dickey's BBQ Pit @ 965 Northside Dr., Crossville, TN 931 - 484 - 4900.
    Halcyon Days Restaurant @ 2444 Genesis Rd., Crossville, TN 931 - 456 - 3663.
    Get off I 40 at Exit 258 at Gordonsville, TN and go N on Gordonsville Highway to Timberloft for good BBQ and road food for lunch or dinner.
    Timberloft Restaurant @ 470 Gordonsville Highway, Gordonsville, TN 615 - 683 - 5070.
    http://www.timberloftrestaurant.com/
    Get off I 40 at Exit 238 in Lebanon, TN and go N on S Cumberland to Sunset Restaurant for good country food.
    Sunset Restaurant @ 640 South Cumberland St., Lebanon, TN 615 - 444 - 9530.
    Get off I 40 at Exit 210 and go to Arnold's for good country food.
    Arnold's Country Kitchen @ 605 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 615 - 256 - 4455.
    http://www.hollyeats.com/ArnoldsCount...
    Get off I 65 at Exit 2 in Franklin, KY and go to Nashville Road in Franklin, KY to Jim's BBQ for outstanding KY country food. Get off I 65 at Exit 26 in Bowling Gren, KY and go W on Cemetery Road or Fairview Avenue to Chestnut. Take a left and go to Brickyard Cafe for fine Italian for lunch and dinner. Get off I 65 at Exit 65 in Munfordville, KY and go S on Main Street to Big Bubba Buck 's BBQ for good Kentucky BBQ. Get off I 65 at Exit 86 at Glendale, KY and go to The Whistle Stop or Tony York's for outstanding southern country food for lunch or dinner. Get off I 65 at Exit 94 in Elizabetown, KY and go W on Mulberry to Commerce Drive. Take a left and go to Texas Outlaw BBQ for good road food.

    Jim's BBQ @ 6111 Nashville Rd., Franklin, KY. 270 - 586 - 9851.
    Brickyard Cafe @ 1026 Chestnut St., Bowling Green, KY 270 - 843 - 6431.
    http://www.brickyardcafe.net/
    Big Bubba Bucks BBQ @ 1802 Main St., Munfordville, KY 270 - 524 - 3333.
    The Whistle Stop Restaurant @ 216 East Main St., Glendale, KY 270 - 369 - 7969.
    http://www.whistlestoprestaurant.net/
    Tony York's @ 201 East Main Street, Glendale, KY 270 - 369 - 6000. I65/EXIT86.
    Texas Outlaw BBQ @ 220 Commerce Dr., Elizabethtown, KY 270 - 234 - 8586.

    1. My family and I (husband, mother - in - law, 12 yr old son) enjoyed our tour of the distillery and our day in Lynchburg. Also the lunch at Miss Mary Bobo's was enjoyed by all; however in the spirit of full disclosure - it was 22 years ago and though I would not like them to - some things change.