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In Middle Tennessee, there’s no shortage of fall fun to be had. Soon, the foliage will transform into its glorious autumn colors, and cool breezes have begun to sweep away the lingering summer heat. For most of us, this is the perfect time of year to enjoy natural splendor, community events, and seasonal spooks and scares.

Do you feel it? It’s time to celebrate autumn! When you’re ready to get out and join in the fun, we recommend the following 11 top fall activities.

1.) Visit Farmers’ Markets

Middle Tennesse’s farmers’ markets are an excellent resource for obtaining your pie-making produce, pumpkins for carving, gourds and colorful corn stalks for your porch, and delicious fruits and veggies for your meals from now through Thanksgiving

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Autumn has returned to Middle Tennessee, and the Parks at Home team is counting down the days until the trees burst into fiery hues of red, orange, and yellow. Local farms are stocked with apples, carrots, corn, squash, and pumpkin, and our many fall festivals are just around the corner. 

If you’ve completed your fall home checklist, you’re ready to choose your favorites from our recommended fall home must-haves. Happy autumn, and happy decorating! 

1.) Set the Seasonal Tone with Colorful Throw Pillows

One of the simplest ways to embrace a shift in the seasons is by changing up your throw pillows. Whether you decide to go with adorable scarecrows and pumpkins or a subtler take—say, autumnal tones in rich textures—you'll get hooked on how

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Autumn’s cool air and crisp scents are just around the corner, and we at Parks Realty are more than ready to enjoy the fun fall activities throughout Middle Tennessee. Do you have your festival destinations lined up? If not, we’re here to help you get started with 10 of our top fall festivals. From Pumpkinfest to the Pooch Parade, you just can’t beat autumn in our neck of the woods—or the delicious seasonal foods our community serves up! 

A NOTE ON COVID-19

We do everything possible to bring you accurate, up-to-date information in each of our blog posts. However, due to continuous changes venues and event coordinators may make in light of the COVID-19 challenges we continue to face, some festivals may make changes or cancellations at any

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Halloween is just around the corner, and—luckily for all of the locals who love the spooky, scary, and macabre—our beautiful region is packed with horror-filled haunted houses. Today, we’re sharing the Top Ten Best Haunted Houses in Middle Tennessee! We’ve got everything from family-friendly spooktaculars to “sign a waiver first” extreme horror houses, and even one destination that is said to be truly haunted.

Are you ready to sign up for some heart-pounding, spine-tingling fun? Let’s dive right in. 

Beast House
Nashville, TN

The Beast House is the only haunted house on our list that’s said to be actually haunted. It is set in the Isaac Kechem Mansion, where the massive Victorian mansion’s original owner brutally murdered his entire extended

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In Middle Tennessee, fall is a breathtakingly beautiful place. Understandably, then, most of us want to spend fall out and about, enjoying the festivals, sights, and smells of our state. For homeowners, though, we have fall chores to complete before winter arrives. Our fall home checklist below will help you weatherproof your home, improve its energy efficiency, and help you tackle your tasks one step at a time.

1.) Clean Out or Replace Gutters

It’s easy to take your gutters for granted; when they’re working, you hardly notice them. However, even one season with clogged gutters will increase the risk of foundation damage and dry rot within your home.

This fall, either climb up and clean out your gutters, or hire a service to handle it for

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Fall has swept in once again, and soon homeowners will be faced with the challenge of managing the piles of leaves Middle Tennessee’s beautiful trees are dropping into their yards and across rooftops. Today, we’ve got our top tips for leaf removal primed and ready to share with our dedicated readers. We’ll also discuss the ongoing gardener’s debate over whether we should be removing leaves at all.

In the United States, over 25% of household refuse consists of yard waste, so clearly gathering up leaves and discarding them is the tactic preferred by most Americans. However, many master gardeners encourage homeowners to consider what else they can do with the bounty that descends on their yards every year. If you’re interested in finding an earth-friendly

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If you’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting Tennessee in the fall, we know you’ll agree that our gorgeous state reaches the pinnacle of its seasonal beauty from mid-October through late November. 

With the arrival of autumn in late September, the show starts in the dense forests that crown the Great Smoky Mountains. As they begin their transformation, their leaves drape the mountains in vivid hues of crimson, orange, and gold. By the last two weeks of October, the colors have traversed to the foot of the mountains and spread across the state, making riotous autumn hues visible from nearly anywhere! However, for those of you who want to experience the ultimate fall vistas, we’ve curated a list of some of the best places to enjoy fall foliage in

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Autumn has returned to Tennessee, and with it, a cape of riotous crimson and gold hues is rippling down the Great Smokies to the valley floors. Despite the hurdles the pandemic continues to raise, we’re proud to say that our local farmers have nevertheless been hard at work preparing beautiful corn mazes for children and adults alike to conquer.

Today, we’re sharing our picks for the Best Corn Mazes in Tennessee, from petite to mega-massive! If a homegrown challenge is just your speed, then don your pumpkin-patch boots, grab a sweater, and high-tail it over to a maze in your neck of the woods.

Please note: Due to current social distancing requirements, each farm has established new rules to keep each group of guests a safe distance from other patrons.

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As Middle Tennessee welcomes the crisp weather and stunning kaleidoscopic hues of fall, we must also prepare once again for the onslaught of fall allergies that arrive alongside them. 

Although thoughts of allergies may conjure spring bouquets and undulating grasslands as the main culprits, fall can actually be the most challenging time for those suffering from seasonal sneezes. In fact, ragweed, which reigns autumn, is the most common allergy in the country, affecting 23 million people in the United States alone. Mold and dust mites join ragweed to create a perfect storm of allergens that can be almost impossible to avoid.

The good news is, there are ways to protect yourself from allergy attacks before they have a chance to ruin your day(s).

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While some potential homeowners were unable to purchase a property this summer due to fierce competition and a short supply, many experts say autumn is actually the best time to shop. With fewer people in the market to buy a home, and those who listed properties before still anxious to sell, this season creates a greater probability for better deals and price.

The biggest thing that can help facilitate real estate sales at this time of year is that most homes still on the market have been there for some time - usually a few months, according to Trulia. Sellers are more likely to bring down their prices and provide a little more wiggle room than they might have during the summer to get a deal done expediently, especially if they're looking to sell

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