“Cheekwood Is Calling”
Depart at 8:30am – (approx. 100 mi – round trip)
MEETING LOCATION – “Legendary Collector Cars Museum” – 4520 Sharpsville Rd,Murfreesboro, TN 37130
There will be a pot of coffee and donuts, plus there is a clean rest room at the meeting location. The next restroom is approximately a 60 minute drive. For those who haven’t been to this collection, come about 7:30 to see their collection and the Mini-Donkeys. And for those that want a chance to have their Classic/Collectible or Modern Iron photo on the webpage for FOUR months, be there by 8:00 for a photo drawing and a chance to be featured on the site. For those needing directions; from Tom’s warehouse, head S. on 231 for, .3 mi., turn LEFT at TL*onto Compton road. Stay straight for 5.8mi., the collection is on the right.
MOST OF THIS TOUR IS 45mph or less, there is a short section on Franklin Rd that is posted at 55, but we will try to hold to a max of 50.
|Dist (mi)||Directions||Total Mileage|
|Turn LEFT out of Fleener’s onto Sharpsville; turn RIGHT onto Leanna||7.4|
|2.1||follow Leanna; turn LEFT at SS* onto Leanna (Sulpher Sprs)||9.5|
|3.2||follow Sulphur Sprs; turn LEFT at SS* onto Florence Rd||12.7|
|2.0||follow Florence Rd; turn RIGHT at TL* onto Old Nashville Hwy||14.7|
|2.3||follow Old Nashville Hwy; turn LEFT onto Baker Rd||17.0|
|2.4||follow Baker Rd; turn RIGHT onto One Mile Rd||19.4|
|1.0||follow One Mile Rd; turn RIGHT at SS* onto One Mile Ln||20.4|
|.25||follow One Mile Ln; turn LEFT at SS* onto Almaville Rd||20.2|
|.7||follow Almaville Rd; turn RIGHT at TL* onto Poplar Wood Rd
There are two intersections, turn RIGHT at the second one.
|1.2||follow Popular Wood Rd; turn LEFT at SS* onto Rocky Fork Rd||22.1|
|1.5||follow Rocky Fork Rd; turn RIGHT at SS* onto Rocky Fork Rd||23.6|
|5.2||follow Rocky Fork Rd; turn RIGHT at TL* onto Nolensville Rd||28.8|
|.9||follow Nolensville Rd; turn RIGHT onto 910 Oldham Rd, turn RIGHT INTO TWICE DAILY SHELL
RESTROOM STOP (ETA 9:30-45) 30 minute stop 10:00-12:15
|1.0||TURN LEFT out of station onto Oldham Rd; turn RIGHT at SS* onto Nolensville Rd.
Turn LEFT from the back side of the Shell station and onto Oldham Rd. There will be traffic, but we have time to regroup.
|1.3||follow Brittain Rd; turn RIGHT at SS* onto Waller Rd||32.0|
|.5||follow Waller Rd; turn LEFT onto Concord Pass||32.5|
|1.3||follow Concord Pass; turn LEFT at SS* onto Concord Rd||33.8|
|5.4||follow Concord Rd; turn RIGHT at TL* onto Franklin Rd||39.2|
|6.0||follow Franklin Rd; turn LEFT at TL* onto Tyne Blvd
Crossing in the Old Hickory Blvd area at TL’s may hold us up, but we will stay right and drive slower for you to catch up.
|6.1||follow Tyne Blvd; turn LEFT at SS* onto Belle Mead Blvd||51.3|
|.6||follow Belle Mead Blvd; turn RIGHT at SS* onto Page Rd||51.9|
|.1||follow Page Rd; turn LEFT onto Forest Park Dr||52|
|.3||follow Forest Park Dr; turn RIGHT into Cheekwood Botanical Gardens located at 1200 Forrest Park Dr., Nashville, TN||52.3|
- Admission is free for those that have signed up for this tour.
- Each is on their own for the return route.
- THEY ARE EXPECTING US AT 11:00, we need to leave the meeting location ON TIME and the restroom stop ON TIME!
- Miles and times may vary from your findings. This listing is for guidance only. We obey all speed limits and traffic controls.