Sugarlands Distillery

Roaring Fork Driving Tour

North Charleston Fire Museum

Discovery Park of America

National Civil Rights Museum

Budweiser Brewery Tour

St. Louis Science Center

Holiday World & Splashin' Safari

Santa Claus Museum

Santa's Candy Castle

Road Trips from Nashville

Nashville is a great starting point for a road trip! Someone once told me that you could reach two-thirds of the population of the U.S. by driving 12 hours or less! Visit the beautiful beaches of the Gulf shore in 6 to 8 hours, see Mickey Mouse and his friends at Disney World in about 12 hours, or explore Washington D.C. in less than 10 hours. Plus, there are LOTS of interesting sites to see that are even closer. Here are some of the places we have explored on road trips with our families. Hopefully, our adventures will inspire you to jump in the car and take a family road trip too!

Looking for fun places that are closer to Nashville? Check out some of the Day Trips we have taken!






Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari

Holiday World and Splashin’ Safari

Did you know the world's first theme park is located less than 3 hours from Nashville? Directly north, in Santa Claus, Indiana, Holiday World and Splashin' Safari is a great place for a weekend away. The theme park first opened its doors on August 3, 1946, 9 years...

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Santa Claus Museum and Village

Santa Claus Museum and Village

Ever wonder where Santa's elves live in the U.S. and answer all those letters with wishes for Christmas? We found the answer - the Santa Claus Museum and Village located less than 3 hours north of Nashville! The small town got its name in 1856 when the U.S. Postal...

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Santa’s Candy Castle

Santa’s Candy Castle

The Candy Castle has a long history. Started by Milton Harris, the Candy Castle was the first building in his dream themed attraction "Santa Claus Town". He began planning in 1932, before any other theme park existed and opened in December of 1935 to great fanfare....

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Upcoming Events

Mon 20

President’s Day Open Skate

February 20, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Mon 20

Unlimited Monday Nights

February 20, 2017 @ 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue 21

Storytime @ Mt Juliet Library

February 21, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Mt Juliet Library
Mount Juliet
Tue 21

Storytime @ Lebanon Library

February 21, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Tue 21

Wiggle, Giggle, & Read @ Smyrna Library

February 21, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

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