Summertime means picnic time out here in Tennessee. Whether you pick up deli sandwiches on the way or pack something your mama made, we have the perfect place for you to lay out a blanket and hang out with the family.
12) Arrington Vineyards - Arrington
Located in middle Tennessee, Arrington Vineyards is a stunning spot for you to lay out your blanket and indulge in a deli sandwich. You can even take part in a wine tasting tour!
11) Centennial Park - Nashville
With a replica of the Greek parthenon and a beautiful pond, complete with bridges and a footpath, this is the perfect spot for a picnic in the capital.
10) Clinch River - Kingston
A stunning river that snakes through East Tennessee, Clinch River is precisely the place to take the kids and cool off in the mid-summer heat.
9) Coolidge Park - Chattanooga
The river walk in Chattanooga is lovely for everyone in the family. Grab something good to eat and stretch out that blanket, everyone.
8) Cove Lake State Park - Caryville
Tennessee has some of the prettiest state parks in the country, and Cove Lake is pretty fantastic. Can't you tell why?
7) Dupont Park - Chattanooga
Grab your skates and take a spin, then pull out the potato salad. This spot is KILLER for all summer activities.
6) Downtown Franklin - Franklin
If you're looking for someplace with a sweet, small town vibe then you need to visit this Nashville suburb. Cute and classy, it's perfect for a southern town feel.
5) Bicentennial Park - Nashville
If you want a picnic with a view, this state park is the place you NEED to visit. Check the view of the capitol building! Nice work, Tennessee.
4) Mississippi River Greenbelt Park - Memphis
Memphis sure knows how to picnic, hey folks?
3) Downtown Public Library - Nashville
This little known spot is tucked away in downtown Nashville, quite the spot for businessmen on their lunches and tourists alike.
2) Shelby Farms - Memphis
Take a step outside the city to indulge in a picnic spot unlike anywhere in West Tennessee.
1) Riverside Park - Memphis
Memphis. Whatta winner. We'll let the picture say it all.
We have a feeling you want to dust off that ol’ picnic basket, now. Where do YOU want to have a Tennessee picnic? Let us know in the comments below!