"Hometown of Superman" Metropolis by TravellerMel
Metropolis Travel Guide: 17 reviews and 30 photos
Metropolis, IL is about a 2.5-hour drive from Nashville. During my parents visit, we took a road trip to the self-proclaimed Hometown of Superman. It was a fun day, as we took in life in a small town - a town obsessed with Superman...
One of the few non-Superman attractions is Fort Massac State Park. A reconstructed Revolutionary war fort resides at this location - a very interesting look back at history.
In all, it was a fun way to spend the day with the folks and the Man of Steel!
- Pros:Nice day trip, closest casino to Nashville
- Cons:VERY small town
- In a nutshell:Nice to visit, wouldn't want to live there!
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