Tennessee July 07, 2015
10 MORE Best Places In Tennessee To Go On An Unforgettable Picnic
We bet you can’t even WAIT to get out there in the great outdoors this summer, there are so many opportunities to run outside or make a sandwich and grab some wine for a picnic. Since you have places to go, we decided to help you narrow down the options. We’ve found some stunning spots for your checkered blankets and homemade potato salad, so buckle up and come along for the ride!
10) Stringers Ridge Park - Chattanooga
Chattanooga is a gorgeous spot for any kind of activity, but Stringers Ridge Park offers opportunities for hiking that will befit the entire family.
9) Confederate Park - Memphis
Eating amongst Civil War history and learning about our great nation between bites sounds like a great opportunity to us!
8) Sevier Park - Nashville
Nestled in the heart of Nashville, you can indulge in a picnic then send the kids off to the playground while you enjoy some adult time.
7) Hiwassee State Scenic River - Delano
Water sports and hiking may appear to take precedence here, but seriously - pack a lunch and pop a squat. It'll be fabulous.
6) Parksville Lake - Cherokee National Forest
The entirety of the Cherokee National Forest is gorgeous, but Parksville Lake is the best spot for a picnic - if you ask us.
5) Reelfoot Lake - Tiptonville
A local favorite, this gorgeous lake proffers more than just a picnic spot. Come prepared with sunscreen and hiking boots!
4) Shelby Park - East Nashville
Don't come by at night, but Shelby Park is perfect if you're bringing a bike or want to indulge in something yummy on one of its nature trails.
3) Tellico River - Monroe County
Do we even have to explain this one? Come on now.
2) Watauga Lake - Elizabethton
We've heard from a few born-and-bred Tennesseans that Watauga is the way to go this summer. Why don't you head over and let us know?
1) Cades Cove - Great Smoky Mountains
You simply can't beat the mountains of the east, especially when you're indulging in a fantastic meal. A picnic in Cades Cove should be a priority this summer.
So, weigh in Tennessee – where are YOU going for your next picnic?