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About Wilson County

Near Nashville Miles From Ordinary Visit Wilco CampaignLocated just east of Nashville, WilCo is home to the cities of Mount Juliet, Lebanon and Watertown. Here you will find friendly faces, historic places, and authentic southern hospitality. With boutique shopping, diverse dining experiences, lakes, caves, horse-back riding, drive-in movies, a state-of-the art expo center, and so much more -  you are sure to discover what makes WilCo near Nashville, but far from ordinary!

Experience Wilson County

  • Discover Watertown

    Just 10 miles southeast of Lebanon on Highway 70, you will find the charming city of Watertown. With a quaint town square, antique shopping, mom and pop restaurants, local artisans and even a drive-in movie theatre – Watertown is full of nostalgia and classic Americana! To get here, drive down the scenic Sparta Pike, stroll through the classic main streets, or arrive via train from downtown Nashville! So come on by and stay a spell!

  • Discover Lebanon

    Lebanon (pronounced Leb’nun) was incorporated on November 23rd, 1819 and has been a city full of culture and southern charm ever since! With historic landmarks, beautiful parks and outdoor recreation, a historic village, bustling town square, a modern Expo Center, the famous Wilson County Fair, the Dancing Lights of Christmas, and world-class entertainment at the Capitol Theatre -  Lebanon has something for everyone! Start planning your group’s trip today!

    • Excursion Train In Lebanon Tn

      Catch The Excursion Train 

    • Jammin With The General in Lebanon, TN

      Jammin with the General

    • Wilson County Fair in Lebanon, TN

      Wilson County Fair

    • Lebanon Public Square

      Lebanon Public Square

    • Fiddlers Grove In Lebanon, TN

      Fiddlers Grove Historic Village

  • Discover Mt. Juliet

    Just 15 miles East of Nashville is the shopping mecca of Mount Juliet! Known as the “City Between the Lakes,” Mount Juliet has an endless supply of shopping, dining and entertainment! Mount Juliet offers modern hotels and the largest shopping complex between Nashville and Knoxville. Enjoy our award-winning cuisine sure to please any palate to top off your shopping excursion! After a day on the lakes at Long Hunter State Park or Percy Priest Lake, make sure to catch the Music City Star Train Ride from Mount Juliet to downtown Nashville to enjoy a Titans football game, Predators Hockey, Sounds Baseball or to discover the Nashville Honkey Tonk scene! Just minutes from the city, Mount Juliet offers the proximity to Nashville at a fraction of the cost. So book your stay in Mount Juliet today – we’ve been expecting you! 

    • Holiday Inn Express In Mt Juliet

      Holiday Inn Express In Mt Juliet

    • Shopping at Providence Marketplace

      Shopping at Providence Marketplace

    • Living Between The Lakes In Mt. Juliet

      Living Between The Lakes

    • Mt Juliet Train Station In Mt Juliet

      Mt. Juliet Train Station

    • Providence Cinemas in Mt. Juliet

      Providence Cinemas

Experience Wilson County

Signature Events

  • Native American Pow Wows

    Native American Pow Wows

    Long Hunter State Park
  • Gladefest


  • Mt. Juliet Annual Pow Wow

    Mt. Juliet Annual Pow Wow

    Mundy Memorial Park
  • Dancing Lights of Christmas

    Dancing Lights of Christmas

    Wilson County Fairgrounds
Come see us at the Home Town Stage at the Wilson County Fair, inside the Expo Center!
The #12th burger in the nation ranked by the James Beard Foundation - right here in WilCo Tennessee!
“Drive”-in to Tennessee’s best kept secret! #wilcotn
Starting our day the Billy Goat way! #wilcotn #billygoatcoffeecafe #mtjuliettn
Today, we got to spend the day with the 76th battalion. We went to the Capitol & the Veterans Museum in Nashville, and it was a great experience (only 15 mins away from WilCo). Thank you to all veterans for your service 🇺🇸
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Who loves a good farmers market? WilCo sure does! Come to the Expo center next week for Batch & Bushel's farmers market.
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Don't miss The Country Living Fair y'all! It's only here for today and tomorrow.
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The Country Living Fair takes place this Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Only at the Wilson County Expo center can you & your family experience something so unique and fun. We hope to see you there!
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When the sun goes down, shoppers come out. Come to the town square in Lebanon to support our local businesses. Only in WilCo!
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Travel quote of the week: “I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” ~Susan Sontag. WilCo should be on everyone's list!
#travel #wilco #travelquote
We have some great things going on this weekend in WilCo! The Little Women Musical at the Capitol Theatre & The Spring Mile Long Yard Sale in Watertown are two events you're not going to want to miss. We hope to see you there!
#wilco #events #seeyathere
Here's an easy Where in WilCo!
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Travel Fact of the Week: Benefits of travel are almost immediate. After only a day or two, 89% of people experience significant drops in stress. WilCo will alleviate your stress!
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Are you riding the Music City Star to the Rock N' Roll Marathon or the Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival Saturday April 28th? When you attend, you'll be having fun and helping St. Jude Children's Hospital. We hope to see you there, and for more information please click the link below.
It's Monday, so y'all know what that means!
Travel quote of the week: "If we were meant to stay in one place, we would have roots instead of feet" ~Rachel Wolchin
#travelquote #wilco #wilco
For all you shoppers out there, Springtime at the Mill in Lebanon is this Friday & Saturday, so if you're looking for interesting and fun items unique to #wilco you should stop by!
#wilco #shoptillyoudrop #springtime
Today, WilCo celebrated Fiddlers Grove's 27th seasonal opening! Thank you to the mayor, the veterans and the volunteers for making this happen. Fiddlers Grove is such an important part of WilCo.
#fiddlersgrove #happybirthday
Can anyone tell me where in WilCo this pic was taken?
The Wilson County Convetion & Visitor's Bureau wishes y'all a Happy Easter! 🐣

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Wilson County TN
Convention & Visitors Bureau

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Lebanon, TN 37087
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