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Sumner County

Ideal Vacation Destination

Sumner County is an escape away from city life but is just minutes from Nashville.
We have our own rich musical roots and have long served as a family-friendly destination. Visit remarkable historic treasures, beautiful lakes, and scenic trails. Additionally, charming towns and diverse food options make Sumner County a destination that often surprises but never disappoints. Come see why memories are made in Sumner County.

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Historic Rock Castle
Trace back the origins of Tennessee and take a step into history in Tennessee’s oldest home, Historic Rock Castle. Having survived over 200 years, Historic Rock Castle was home to General Daniel Smith, who is credited with the first official drawing of the state of Tennessee. Taking over a decade to construct, Historic Rock Castle survived wars, Native American attacks, and the earth’s natural elements to continue to stand in its almost original state today.
Streets of Indian Lake
Step into the heartbeat of style and entertainment at The Streets of Indian Lake! Unleash your inner fashionista with unique finds from local boutiques and top-tier brands. Immerse yourself in the live music scene, where local talents and chart-toppers set the vibe. Savor the flavors of our diverse dining options as music fills the air. Cap off your night with crafted cocktails at our exclusive nightlife spots. Embrace the authentic rhythm of life, where every corner reveals a new experience.
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Hilton Garden Inn
Let the stress of travel melt away in your clean and spacious room at the Hilton Garden Inn. Settled five minutes from downtown Gallatin, your choices of restaurants, nightlife, and shopping are endless. Take on everything Sumner County has to offer with family, colleagues, or your furry friends with pet-friendly rooms. With multiple amenities included, you’ll always consider an extended stay.
Nashville SUP and Yoga class
Nashville SUP & Yoga
Ready to take on the waters of Old Hickory Lake? Nashville SUP and Yoga takes you right onto the waters of Old Hickory Lake and guides you to align your mind, body, and spirit through yoga and paddleboarding. Bring your friends or make new ones in the instructor-led group paddleboard yoga classes or take the waters head-on with your own paddleboard or kayak rental. All experience levels are encouraged to take their adventure even further by reserving their spot for the Full Moon Paddle and Meditation class, where you can relax your mind under a Tennessee full moon.
The Chocolate Covered Strawberry
Delight the senses and taste the freshness of your ingredients in every bite at The Chocolate Covered Strawberry. A Sumner County staple since 2006, The Chocolate Covered Strawberry focuses on light bites that capture the taste buds with fresh ingredients that deliver an exceptional taste. Each meal comes with a fresh chocolate-covered strawberry, which is the strawberry on top of a delicious meal.
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Prince Street Pizza & Pub
Take a bite out of the ordinary with a visit to Prince Street Pizza. Prince Street Pizza is known for their creative outlooks on anything but normal pizzas. Their 16 specialty handcrafted pizzas capture the eyes and fill the stomach of all their guests. Take your dining experience to new heights with an order of their famous garlic knots or end the night with a delicious Sweet Carolines dessert.
The Huckabee Show
The national television show, “Huckabee” is taped FREE of charge with a live studio audience in the heart of Hendersonville, TN! Enjoy an evening variety show with newsmakers, celebrity appearances, musical guests, comedians and more, taped weekly with host, former Governor of Arkansas, Mike Huckabee. Go to and click on ‘free tickets’ to register today. You must be 16 years of age to attend.
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Half Batch Brewing
Half Batch Brewing is an award-winning brewery in Hendersonville, Tennessee, with a story that’s as good as its beer. Quenching the thirst of locals and visitors, Half Batch’s notoriety has spanned across the globe with their 2023 World Beer Cup Gold Medal-winning beer ‘The Fulkin’, a Scottish-style ale. Half Batch doesn’t shy away from crafting some of the most unique beers in Tennessee. A pint of their Pepper Sprout Smoked Porter will give you a surprising kick, while the Briarscratch Creekbank will cool you off in the summer sun.
Campiones Gallatin​
You don’t have to visit The Windy City to get a bite of Chicago’s famous food. Campiones brings the Chicago flavors to the heart of the South. Serving the Gallatin community for over 15 years, Campiones has established itself as a local favorite. Chicago-style pizzas, Italian beef sandwiches, and homemade pasta dishes are only a few of their signature dishes. The real gem is their 2023 inducted Vienna Beef Hall of Fame Chicago Style Hotdog.
The Shoppes at Occasions​
Indulge in retail bliss at The Shoppes at Occasions, a hidden gem nestled in the heart of Portland, Tennessee, within the historic Gossett House. Wander through the house's levels to discover exclusive shopping nooks, where great deals await. From trendy fashion to chic home décor and stylish accessories, each corner unveils your next favorite find. After a shopping spree, recharge at 5 Chefs to savor culinary delights before conquering the next floor. Embrace the allure of The Shoppes at Occasions – where every step unfolds a world of fashion, style, and delightful surprises!.
Hampton Inn Gallatin
Relaxation is easy to find when you stay at the Hampton Inn in Gallatin, Tennessee. Surrounded by all that Gallatin has to offer, your itinerary will only grow larger. Located just walking distance to some of Gallatin’s most popular restaurants and only a short drive to Historic Downtown Gallatin, your plans will never be empty. With pet-friendly accommodations, your furry friends can relax and be in comfort on your trip, just like you.
Comfort Inn & Suites Gallatin​
Traveling for business or leisure has never been more comfortable at the Comfort Inn in Gallatin. Located just outside the hustle and bustle of Nashville in Gallatin, Tennessee, this hotel is a top location for any traveler. Stick to your workout routine or catch a few laps in the pool to take full advantage of the many amenities the Comfort Inn offers. Take a short ride to downtown Gallatin or The Streets of Indian Lake and experience the local restaurants, attractions, and nightlife scene that Sumner County has to offer.
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Tipsy Ricki's
Grab your cowgirl boots and your favorite Dolly Parton t-shirt and strut down to Tipsy Ricki’s. A chic southern haven for trendy women’s clothing, Tipsy Ricki’s focuses on the cute, the glamorous, and the sparkly. Opening its doors in 20023, Tipsy Ricki’s has brought Dolly’s eccentric style to Portland, Tennessee and abroad! Stop in and find yourself an outfit even Jolene wouldn’t be able to take her eyes off of.
Historic Stonewall
Historic Stonewall​
Travel back in time and stay in a historic Tennessee home with a booked night at Stonewall. Dating back to the early 1800s, this testament of time stands in its original location in the heart of Gallatin, Tennessee. Staying at the Historic Stonewall grants the guests access to the full historic home including the gorgeous outdoor patio perfect for relaxing and taking in the breathtaking home. Make your own history in the Historic Downtown Gallatin, only a small walk or car ride away from Stonewall.
Bledsoe's Fort Historical Park​
Bledsoe Fort Historical Park is a physical imprint of the initial early settlers of Tennessee. Bledsoe Fort was constructed in 1780 and played a critical role in the development of the western expansion of the United States. Surviving wars, Native American attacks, and natural elements, the fort stood in its original location until it was removed in the early 1800s. Today, the historical park showcases the original buildings of famous Tennessee and Sumner County settlers, one of the earliest pioneer cemeteries in Tennessee, and artifacts that date back to the Archaic period (1000 BC – 5000 BC).
Visit Portland​
The Portland Chamber is directly associated with the fast-growing and thriving city of Portland, Tennessee. Focusing on the businesses and residents of Portland, the Chamber hosts numerous events to grow community relations and foster business growth. A testament to the Portland Chamber’s work is the nationally known Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival held annually in May that draws crowds from all over Tennessee and abroad.
Historic Mansker's Station
Historic Mansker’s Station consists of a reproduction 1779 log station and the Bowen Plantation House, said to be the longest standing brick structure in Middle Tennessee. During your tour, interpreters allow visitors to experience both life on the frontier and life on a plantation. Tours are self paced with an interpreter as the guide and typically last around an hour. We pride ourselves on a hands on educational approach that is applied to visitors of all ages.




A Day Trip to Gallatin

A Day Trip to Gallatin, Tennessee From its scenic nature trails to is bustling city streets, Tennessee provides destinations for all types of adventure seekers.

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