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Day Trips from Nashville

Find a New Place to Explore within a Two Hour Drive
Braingineers Lab classes in Mt Juliet, TN
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Braingineers Lab classes in Mt Juliet, TN
itsy bitsy spider
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Braingineers Lab classes in Mt Juliet, TN
Have a Saturday and want to get out of town and explore? Check out our suggestions for day trips – all tested by our families and 7 kids. The Nashville metro area is big, so to give you an idea of distances we have used the Tennessee State Capitol as a central starting point. All of these locations are within a 2 hour drive or less from the Capitol.

If you want to travel further or need an idea for a weekend away check out our road trip suggestions.

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Cummins Falls State Park

Cummins Falls State Park

I've never written anything controversial on this site but this post may change that. Let me make something clear right up front. If you and your family have been visiting Cummins Falls for years and you love it and take all your friends, I think that's great and...

Beech Bend Park and Splash Lagoon

Beech Bend Park and Splash Lagoon

If you go to Beech Bend Park and Splash Lagoon expecting a Disney-like experience, you are going to be disappointed.  Beech Bend is not Disney.  Heck, it's not even Six Flags.  But it is cheaper and closer than all those places and we always have tons...

Kentucky Down Under

Kentucky Down Under

Drive 90 minutes north on I-65 and explore another continent - get a taste of Australia (at least it's wildlife) at Kentucky Down Under. Plan to spend the day here - there is lots to see and do! Take Exit 58 off I-65 and turn at the Love's gas station on the...

The Ultimate Summer Fun List

Still need ideas? Here are more than 160 things to do this summer in Nashville.

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