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!







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

Sat 29

Savage Gulf Day Hike

April 29, 2017 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wilderness Station
Sat 29

Meet Me At the Zoo : Spider-Man

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Sat 29

Main Street Festival

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Franklin Square
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April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Sat 29

Nashville Exotic Pet Expo

April 29, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM