600 Red Ink Drive
Mt. Juliet, TN 37122
Phone: (615) 206-3310
Fax: (615) 773-1453
When you grow tired of big city stresses, spend an afternoon riding through the hills, creeks and meadows just 30 miles northeast of Nashville. At Juro Stables, novices can take a lesson before beginning their ride, and all tours include an experienced guide. Whether you choose to take the lead or follow a guide, you will lose yourself in nature's tranquil beauty. Adventurous riders can choose to keep their horses overnight and sleep under the stars. Call for hours and tour schedules.
The Cedar Creek Sports Center is open year round and includes both indoor and outdoor recreational activities. For example, visitors can enjoy the indoor arcade games, batting cages, and baseball facilities. Outdoor activities include miniature golf, a driving range, and go-karts. During the summer months, the center also offers visitors a chance to cool off and have fun in a terrific bumper boat pool. Guests may also choose to participate in lessons to help improve their batting, hitting or golf swing. The Putt-Putt Golf, arcade area, go-karts, bumper boats and batting cage can also be rented as part of a party package.
This serene 42 mile long, 14,000 acre lake was created thanks to the J. Percy Priest Dam, completed in 1968. A convenient 15 minute drive from downtown Nashville makes this lake popular among outdoor enthusiasts. The vast array of recreational activities include boating, fishing, swimming, camping, hiking, biking, horse back riding and much, much more. With marinas located around the lake, boaters will find easy access to the water.
Cool down at Nashville's hottest water theme park. Ride the 700-foot Tennessee Twisters water slide. Enjoy three pools, miniature golf, boat and jet ski rentals, picnic areas, and sandy beaches. Season passes and group rates available. Extra fees for some activities like miniature golf, boat rentals and camping.
About 20 miles southeast of Nashville lies Long Hunter State Park, one of the area's most popular parks. If you are a true nature lover or a scientist, you will marvel at the rich bio-diversity and a chance to see rare plants and animals. Enjoy a day hiking one of nineteen trails or try your hand at catching the "big one" on Percy Priest Lake. After the sun goes down, enjoy spending the evening under the stars at one of the wooded campsites. The park also plays host to the Annual Tennessee State PowWow & Fall Festival. This park is open daily from 7 a.m. onwards.
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.
The Nashboro Golf Course is considered by many to be the most classic golf course in the Nashville area. Located amidst the hills and wooded area of southeast Nashville, the tree lined fairways offer beautiful color throughout the spring, summer and fall. The rates at the Nashboro Golf Course are some of the best in Middle Tennessee, with a reasonable nine hole anytime fare and a daytime full course fare at a rate that can't be beat. The course also offers a discounted twilight rate. Be sure to call the club or check the website for new specials and promotions. -Lynn-nore Chittom
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.
Established in the 2001, Nashville Superspeedway is a 1.33-mile, tri-oval concrete speedway. If the venue name doesn't ring a bell then maybe this will—the Indy Racing League, NASCAR Craftsman Trucks and two NASCAR Busch Series are held here annually. With a seating capacity of more than 150,000, there are talks of this place becoming the venue for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Race. So go ahead and book your tickets, either online or by phone.
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 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
nRange offers Hendersonville guests a full indoor firing range with services. Visitors can rent firearms, shooting range lanes, ammunition and practice targets. The range also offers handgun carry permit classes, basic training on firearm safety as well as personal protection equipment, surveillance systems, and safe rooms. Guests may wish to participate in some of the special events offered monthly at nRange including a "Poker Shootout," Club Challenge and Night Shooting. nRange also offers a variety of membership levels and discounts. Check it out for a fun day for novice enthusiasts or a great new location for gun lovers. -Lynn-nore Chittom