Day Trips from Nashville

Find a New Place to Explore within a Two Hour Drive
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.






Monte Sano State Park – Huntsville, AL

Monte Sano State Park – Huntsville, AL

Located in Huntsville, Alabama, Monte Sano State Park is a great place for outdoor family fun.  The park has been open since 1938.  Monte Sano means "Mountain of health" in Spanish and  the park was originally a retreat for those suffering from diseases such as...

Tennessee State Aquarium

Tennessee State Aquarium

COVID NOTE: The Aquarium will re-open to the public beginning June 18th. Timed entry tickets must be purchased ahead of your visit on the Tennessee Aquarium's website (find the link below under Family Fun Facts). Some attractions, such as the Butterfly Garden and IMAX...

The Ultimate Spring Fun List

Still need ideas? Here is a huge list of things to do this spring in Nashville.

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