Attractions May 04, 2017
15 Things You Must Do Underneath The Summer Sun In Tennessee
Summer in Tennessee is one of the best times of the year, if you can stay out of the heat! Whether you’re jumping from an air conditioned car to the joyous, watery crush of a waterfall, we’ve found the perfect way to make for a bit of adventure out of the ordinary. Let’s shake the summer of 2017 up! Grab your kids, find your SO, and let’s get out there, friends. We have fifteen ways to start.
During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.
15. Take a trip to an
outdoor discovery park in Union City.
Discovery Park of America is a park, a garden and fun interactive museum for kids and adults of all ages. This isn't that musty smelling museum of your past, no way. You'll learn something new every time you come.
gorgeous lantern festival in Nashville is most definitely worth a visit.
You can visit and enjoy the Chinese Lantern Festival from May 12 to June 11, and it is located on the Nashville Fairgrounds. The spectacle of color is sure to astound, so buy tickets early.
13. You can
go glamping in the Shire...kind of.
Forest Gully Farms in Santa Fe, Tennessee provides a neat glamping experience unlike any other. Click through to learn the FULL extent of this beautiful, quirky fairy tale land.
12. Did you know you can only
reach this cabin by hike?
LeConte Lodge is a study of the past, a beautiful place to visit if you'd like to get in touch with nature and enjoy an evening surrounded by the simple. things. Care to hike to the top?
11. Clear your brain with a stay at this
Middle Tennessee salt cave.
Serenity Salt Cave is located in Nolensville, Tennessee, and it proves to be a fantastic spot for the stressed and overworked. Take a look at how a bit of time in their gorgeous salt cave can help you destress during the months of intense heat and summer sun.
10. Go camping at one of the
most beautiful campgrounds in Tennessee.
Do you know what the most beautiful campground in Tennessee is called? You should check it out by clicking right up there. Then you can plan a camping trip.
9. Care to visit the
largest underwater lake in America?
The Lost Sea is located in Sweetwater, Tennessee and is the largest underwater lake in the United States, also one of the largest in the entire WORLD. This is one tour (that you take by glass bottomed boat!) that you can't miss.
East Tennessee field of flowers is sure to take your breath away.
Roan Mountain is a DREAM in the early summer, so make sure you plan a car ride out to East Tennessee to enjoy the beauty of it.
7. Have a meal at the
most whimsical restaurant in Tennessee.
Eating in a treehouse? Yes. D'you know where it's located? Nashville. Head to music city to eat at The Treehouse Restaurant, an edible way to remember the sweetness of childhood.
6. Try out the
best kind of pizza in the state. We found 'em all!
Wait - did someone say pizza?! Yes, yes we did. And we found some of the best pizza across the entirety of the state. Get ready for some carbo loading, folks! It's a dream.
5. Try out our
statewide bbq trail for the best in Tennessee.
We also went ahead and found some solid places to snag bbq throughout Tennessee, stopping in major cities and small towns alike.
4. Visit one of our many
hidden oases here in Tennessee.
Looking to get away from it all? Then we have just the place.
Tennessee donut bakery is absolutely EVERYTHING.
Five Daughters Bakery is a locally owned family chain in Nashville, creating delicious donuts that have proven to be Music City's answer to New York's cronut. Delicious, and there are even paleo versions available!
2. Take our perfect
weekend waterfall trail.
A weekend waterfall trip is one of the best ways to spend a summer weekend. We found you great places to eat, where to stay, and even the best waterfalls to hike. What're you waiting for?
famous Tennessee restaurants are well worth the hullaballoo.
Ah, yes. Tennessee is home to quite a few stereotypes, some of which are true? Others that most definitely aren't. We visited multiple restaurants in the area just to see who would stand up to the picky palate test.
Continue your exploration of our great state with a
drive down our loneliest road. Do you know which one it is?