Nashville June 27, 2017
11 Out Of This World Summer Day Trips To Take From Nashville
Taking a day trip in the summertime is just a given – why WOULDN’T you lock yourself in a car for hours, a little pod of air conditioning, and traverse the good ol’ US of A? It’s a classic facet of old school Americana, and we look forward to planning sunny days on the road just as much as the next person. These eleven places are close enough to Nashville that you won’t have to book a hotel, but can still get the rush of the open road. Check ’em out!
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
taco road trip will take your tastebuds on QUITE the wild ride.
Taco joints tend to be the genearational watering hole of millennials, but can you blame them? From the cult following of Mas Tacos to Oscar's and bartaco, we've mapped out the best way to indulge. You can find the link to our map
Adventureworks makes for one of the most exciting days spent in nature.
Located in Kingston Springs, Adventureworks has a canopy course that's great for folks of all ages. There are nine separate ziplines in the park, which means you can zip for over a mile through the beautiful heart of the Tennessee wilderness.
9. We found the best places to
camp around Nashville.
East Tennessee tends to get all the accolades when it comes to camping, but Middle Tennessee ain't no schlump. We've found ten spots that are great if you're looking to pitch a tent, and find the best, most affordable camping near Nashville.
Tennessee waterfalls are hiding in plain sight...
Waterfalls make for a magical experience, don't they? There's a certain aesthetic to it, something that just calms us and makes us feel completely at peace. There are seven waterfalls near Nashville, hiding in plain sight. Which one will you visit first?!
7. We found the best
lazy riverfor tubing!
Foggy Bottom Canoeing is one of the best places to visit if you're looking for a day on the Harpeth, filled with sunshine and sans crowds. Rent one of their canoes and take 'em for a spin - and make sure to bring some friends! The more folks, the more fun.
6. Have you visited
The Lost Sea?
The Lost Sea is actually one of the largest bodies of underground water in the United States, and is actually known across the world for its vast size. Since it's located right here in Sweetwater, Tennessee, you can take a glass bottomed boat tour anytime you want.
Nashville park is an absolute hidden gem.
Bells Bend is one of the least known public parks in Nashville, and we'd argue it's one of the most beautiful. Skip Radnor and head just outside of the city, where no tourists or crowds await. This is pure Tennessee beauty.
4. Looking to
Kayaking is a pretty fun Saturday experience, and we've found seven places where you can indulge all across Music City (Whether you're looking to stay close to home or not!). Grab a friend, make a reservation and get out there! It's almost July, after all.
3. This list of
Nashville tea rooms makes for a fun, classy afternoon.
Have you ever visited a local tea room? We have a whole list of places to enjoy, whether you're stocking up your cabinet or looking for an afternoon full of peace and calm. We may not be in England, but Tennessee is doing fine all by itself.
2. Did you know about
this amazing wine train...?
The Central Tennessee Railway has multiple excursions planned on an annual basis, but their trek out to DelMonaco Winery is one of the most amazing. Take a day trip out into the countryside, no driving required. Just a whole lotta rest and wine upon arrival. Does it get better than that...?
1. Check out this list of of
epic Nashville adventures, each one more necessary than the last.
From the best country restaurant for breakfast to a hike around the waters edge, we've scoured the surrounding areas around Nashville to bring you an epic adventure guide. All you have to do? Is commit.
Fun, hey? If you’d rather stay overnight somewhere, you should check out these
10 Beautiful Farmhouses Around Nashville.