Shelbyville Journals

Shelbyville - The Walking Horse Capital of the Wor

A travel journal to Shelbyville by Tideone

Walking Horse and Eastern Railroad Excursion Train Photo, Shelbyville, Tennessee More Photos
Quote: In late summer, several hundred thousand people come here for the annual Tennesee Walking Horse National Celebration. But don't worry if you can't make it for the horse shows, there is still plenty to see and do in Shelbyville.

Shelbyville - The Walking Horse Capital of the Wor

Overview

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The highlight of any visit to Shelbyville is getting to see a Tennessee Walking Horse with is unique gait.

Quick Tips:

If you are planning a visit to Shlebyville for the Walking Horse Celebration, make your reservations early.

Best Way To Get Around:

The best way to get around is by car.

Best Western Celebration Inn And Suites

Hotel | "Best Western Celebration Inn & Suites"

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A very nice motel that features two-room suites. It also offers a free continental breakfast and an indoor swimming pool. You are within walking distance of the Walking Horse Celebration, but reservations must be made very far in advance.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on October 2, 2000

Best Western Celebration Inn And Suites
724 Madison St
Shelbyville 37160
(931) 684-2378

Cinnamon Ridge Bed & Breakfast Cinnmn rdg Instlltn

Hotel | "Cinnamon Ridge Bed and Breakfast"

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This is another prime accommodation to stay, during the Walking Horse Celebration located just a short walk away. But no matter when you stay, you will find genuine Southern hospitality and a delicious breakfast to send you on your way. Each room has its own private bath and antique furnishings.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on October 2, 2000

Cinnamon Ridge Bed & Breakfast Cinnmn rdg Instlltn
799 Whitthorne Street
Shelbyville 37160
(931) 685-9200

Shelbyville Town Square

Attraction | "Downtown Shelbyville"

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Unlike many other small towns, Shelbyville still retains a thriving downtown section, especially around the square which is located on the National Register of Historic Places. The town square, which was laid out in 1810, was the prototype for town squares throughout the South and the Midwest.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 2, 2000

Shelbyville Town Square

Shelbyville, Tennessee

Walking Horse and Eastern Railroad Excursion Train Photo, Shelbyville, Tennessee
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This is a fun trip for all ages. The Volunteer offers round-trip excursion trips between Shelbyville and Wartrace. The four hour excursion includes a two hour layover in Wartrace to allow passengers a chance to explore this historic town.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 2, 2000

Walking Horse and Eastern Railroad Excursion Train
112 East Side Square
Shelbyville

Tennessee Walking Horse Museum

Attraction | "Tennesee Walking Horse Museum (The Celebration)"

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This is the next best thing to the annual National Walking Horse Celebration. The museum showcases the history of the Tennessee Walking Horse and includes a six-minute video on the world's greatest horse show.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on October 2, 2000

Tennessee Walking Horse Museum
721 Whitthorne Street
Shelbyville