3200 Dickerson Pike
Nashville, TN 37207
Phone: (615) 227-8686
Fax: (615) 227-8894
"Roughing it" has never been so enjoyable. Nashville KOA Campground takes the camping experience to a new level, with a chapel service on site, a 750-seat theater offering country music shows each weekend and a miniature golf course for the kids. This campground offers space for dozens of tents and also rents cabins and RVs.
Choose from 14 spectacular Music City tours! Country music fans will have a hard time deciding between the Grand Ole Opry Shuffle, Music Valley Live and Home of the Stars. Interested in more than country music? Try the Best of Nashville, Jack Daniels Country or Historical tour by Gray Line Tours. If you're looking for daytime romance, board the General Jackson for a leisurely lunch and sightseeing cruise.
The Historic Edgefield district, known for its Victorian houses and artists' bungalows, is home to one of the city's oldest parks. Sloping terrain, tiny Lake Sevier and old trees provide peaceful seclusion at the Shelby Park and Golf Course. Come in the daytime for a picnic or to feed the ducks. Trails are available for rollerblading and cycling in addition to softball, tennis court and playground facilities to keep you entertained. The adjacent 72-par Bermuda greens golf course is open to public throughout the week.
There are few things more exhilarating than being chased through a dark maze of obstacles. You can experience this thrill at Laser Quest in downtown Nashville. Strap on a laser rifle and chase your friends around the obstacle course. The rifles shoot an invisible, harmless beam of light. If you hit your target, your rifle records the "kill". The laser tag game is perfect for either children's parties or corporate recreation. If you plan on bringing a large group, call ahead to reserve the course.
Along the beautiful Cumberland river is this links-style golf course with 18 holes. Ted Rhodes Park & Golf Course is spread over a vast green expanse with lakes and the river that are home to turtles, fish, muskrats and beavers. A walk around the golf course could well be a trip to the natural wonders of Nashville. The Ted Rhodes Golf Course is home to the Duffers Golf Association that holds the annual tournament to support, Sickle Cell Anemia and MeHarry Hospital'. This place is open from 7a on weekdays and 6.30a on weekends.
When the mercury rises and the temperature makes you sizzle under the collar, head for Wave Country. It features a number of water slides and a wave machine that creates surf up to four-feet high. There is no better way to cool off on a hot day. The park also has picnic areas and additional recreation space for kids to toss a baseball or Frisbee when the water fun is finished. Admission: $8 for 13 and older, $7 for 12 and younger, 4 and under is free. Free parking. Rental Floats $4.
The Riverside Golf Course, located in Old Hickory, Tennessee, is the perfect place for those beginning to golf or those who enjoy a leisurely course. Open to the public, the Riverside Center includes a nine-hole executive course which is ideal for new players, but is also useful for experienced golfers wishing to work on their game. In addition to the executive course, Riverside offers the Farm Lakes regulation course which is a par 70 course with nine holes including water challenges. Riverside also offers greens for chipping and putting and a large driving range. Be sure to check the website for special offers such as their Twilight deals. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Travel back in time in a fully restored 1950's passenger train. The passenger cars feature large picture windows, air conditioning and reclining seats. Themes like train robbery or murder mystery are a surprising part of the excursion. The museum houses a one-of-a-kind library of books on railroads and one of the largest collections of railroad artifacts in the world.
Two Rivers Golf Course is one of Nashville's oldest and features fast greens and open fairways. Popular with novice and experienced golfers, the par 72 course offers a fair amount of challenge. Tee times are available as early as 7am, and while a reservation is not required, it is highly encouraged. Foursomes are also encouraged, and standard course attire of collars, cuffs and soft spikes is requested.
Hale Stadium on Tennessee State University campus is a whale of a stadium with a seating capacity of 10,000, which makes this one of the biggest stadiums. It has a natural turf field and a quarter mile track surrounding the field. The stadium is used for all sorts of events like student pep rallies, band showcases and athletics contests.
Centennial Sportsplex, Nashville's premiere recreation venue might just motivate you to get into a better shape! The Aquatic and Fitness Centers offer an Olympic-size pool, aerobic classes, weight machines, treadmills, Stairmasters, stationary bikes and free weights. Two ice rinks and both indoor and outdoor tennis courts are open year-round. Prices and times vary, so call or visit website for details.
The quiet city of Nashville loves the tranquil aura that radiates from its Centennial Park. A perfect retreat for avid nature lovers, the park offers a wide range of entertainment and relaxation options for one and all. Take a calming walk in the park, attend cultural events and local fairs, picnic with family and friends or simply lounge around the sprawling green land. Admire the beauty of Lake Watauga or simply enjoy the splendor of the rose arbor. The Parthenon replicates the structure of the ancient citadel right in the heart of the park.The park is famous for its TACA Fall Crafts Fair, which is a fantastic outdoor event that showcases and sells the work of American fine craft artists at the park. You can also buy souvenirs for your loved ones at the park as you discover unusual visual treasures.