Nashville July 23, 2017
11 Amazing Treetop Adventures You Can Only Have In Nashville
Here’s the thing: there are only so many adventures you can have actually IN the treetops. Really, there’s only a handful! That’s why we decided to create a checklist of things you should do if you’re looking to be one with nature, without exactly climbing a tree itself. Here’s exactly what you should do if you’re searching for the heart of Nashville, the crux of its natural beauty, this summer.
11. Care to go
off the beaten path?
We found a handful of Nashville destinations that take you out in the middle of nowhere - off-the-grid spaces that will let your nature lovin' heart take flight.
10. Get away from the city with a stay at
this hidden resort.
Let us sweep you far from the human infested streets of our dear city, and out to the Hidden Mountain Resort in East Tennessee. It's the closest resort to Nashville, so all you have to do is pack a snack or two and make a reservation.
9. This is truly the
greatest treetop adventure.
Take a trip to the Nashville West Adventureworks Aerial Adventure Park in Kingston Springs, where you'll find ziplines galore. This is TRULY how you explore the treetops of Middle Tennessee, wouldn't you say?
8. Get away from it all with a visit to
this hidden Nashville park.
This gorgeous, hidden park in Nashville will show you our natural city beauty without all the crowds. Can you imagine stumbling upon a view like this...?
7. Have you ever driven the
loneliest road in Nashville?
Meghan O'Brien for OIYS
Neely's Bend is located in Madison, Tennessee and it's a gorgeous drive into the suburban Nashville countryside. Roll the windows down, indulge in a Diet Coke and sing at the top of your lungs.
6. Are you a
fan of the water?
Canoe along the Harpeth River with Foggy Bottom Canoe, where you can enjoy the beauty of Tennessee on your own schedule. Nothing like natural autonomy, you know.
Short hikes count, too!
If you're not the BIGGEST fan of long hikes, we've got quite the recs for you. These hikes are all under three miles, and they're great for little ones and hiking newbies alike.
camping spot in Nashville, ranked.
Looking for a camping spot? Treetops, tree trunks, little animals and fabulous hiking trails await you at each of these lovely campgrounds. Have so much fun!
3. Don't take a hike -
take a drive.
Sometimes walking and hiking seems a bit overrated, especially in the Tennessee summer heat. No worries, adventurers! Here are some fun back roads around the city that will make you feel at one with nature from the comfort of your air conditioning.
2. We have an entire summer planned out for you with these
natural destinations in Nashville.
We have the perfect list for those of you who are looking to surround yourself with Middle Tennessee nature. Really, with this list you may just be busy for the rest of the year...
This tiny town will take you deep into the heart of the south.
Leipers Fork is a gorgeous, tiny town located just outside Franklin, Tennessee. It's tucked back amongst winding roads and farmland, and is the closest you'll get to small town southern life near Music City.
PS: Did you know you can stay in a
FLOATING CABIN?! Yep. Only in Tennessee, folks.