Spring is in the air and the flowers are in bloom. In short – now is the time to visit the majestic and breathtaking grounds at Cheekwood. The former estate of the Cheek family perches on a hill surrounded by splendorous Warner Parks and all their glory. The vast botanical grounds include a Japanese garden, herb garden, two perennial gardens, a color garden, water garden, seasons garden, and wildflower garden. The Georgian mansion is home to Nashville's premier art, with their collections of paintings, silver, and porcelain. Outside of the mansion is the reflection pool, a tranquil spot perfect for taking pictures, dreaming up stories, or sitting for a spell.
Cheekwood Botanical Gardens — Photo courtesy of FlickrA world of its own, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens offers visitors a chance to escape, discover, and be amazed. This 55-acre botanical garden and art museum exists to celebrate and preserve its landscape. If the awe-inspiring scenery has your appetite working overtime, Cheekwood is also known for their fine-dining and mouth-watering fares. After filling your belly, visit the Georgian-style museum which features national traveling exhibitions, ranging from Early American to European decorative art awaits you. Cheekwood provides hours of pleasure set in a breathtaking backdrop. Just be sure to load the camera, charge its battery, and stop to smell the roses.