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Sumner County, TN: A Local Affair

Planning a getaway with your significant other, or trip with your friends? Look no further than Sumner County, TN for your weekend away! Located just north of Nashville, Sumner County offers a variety of attractions and activities that everyone will enjoy. Beautiful, historic Sumner County has something to charm everyone!

Where to Stay

Splurge on a romantic, elegant stay at the Historic Stonewall house, now available to rent on Airbnb. This four-bedroom, four-bathroom house was built in 1831 and combines nearly 200 years of historical charm with modern amenities. Historic Stonewall is walking distance to The Square in downtown Gallatin, allowing guests easy access to shops, dining, and beautiful scenery.

The Hampton Inn Gallatin is located 15 minutes from both Triple Creek and Bledsoe Creek State Parks, and 30 minutes from downtown Nashville. This central location allows to you easily plan your perfect day of hiking, shopping, and exploring everything Sumner County has to offer. With free Wi-Fi and a seasonally available outdoor pool, the pet-friendly Hampton Inn Gallatin is a great choice for your weekend away.

Hampton Inn Gallatin

What to Do

 When planning your getaway in Sumner County, be sure to spend a day exploring historic downtown Gallatin, TN. Browse local shops for everything from records and comic books, to fine art and home goods, or explore the history of the area at the Sumner County Museum. You can plan your trip to coordinate with Gallatin’s two annual arts and crafts festivals. Squarefest will take place on April 27, 2024, while Main Street Festival takes place in October each year. These events feature the best of the Sumner County community, attracting over 200 vendors with plenty of food and live entertainment. Rain or shine, admission is free!

Looking for an outdoor adventure? Come take a SUP (Stand-Up Paddleboard) class at Nashville SUP and Yoga, located at the Gallatin Marina! Nashville SUP and Yoga offers Paddleboard and Kayak rentals for experienced paddlers, and classes in SUP Yoga and Introduction to Paddle for those trying something new. For a truly breathtaking experience, try the Full Moon Paddle & Meditation class, intended for all levels of paddlers and yogis. Advance bookings for rentals and classes are strongly suggested.

Located in Hendersonville, TN, Birdie Bros is a 10,000 sq. ft. venue that combines the best of a clubhouse, sports bar, and golfing venue. It features 7 high-tech golf simulators, 17 large TV screens, and full bar and menu options. With the golf simulators, you can play 85 real golf courses, or just play games like long drive, closest to the pin, and capture the flag. You can also practice your putting or play virtual arcade games. Enjoy your game no matter what the weather is outside!

Nashville-based Tailgate Brewery operates six taprooms in the greater Nashville area, including one in Hendersonville, TN overlooking Old Hickory Lake. Come experience one of the premier destinations for Tennessee craft-brewing, while enjoying beautiful views of the water on the expanded patio. Tailgate Brewery in Hendersonville has 30 beers on draft, and a full food menu, including their famous craft pizzas.

What to Eat

If you are looking for great food in a family-friendly environment, check out Demos’ Restaurant in Hendersonville, TN. With daily happy hour and lunch specials, and a menu that ranges from chicken tenders to filet mignon, Demos’ Restaurant is sure to please all members of the family.

Plan a special date night at CATCH Land and Sea, a Hendersonville-based upscale dining experience. Enjoy fresh catch seafood specials, perfectly cooked steaks, and uniquely crafted cocktails to complement your meal. This local favorite is the perfect way to top-off a getaway to Sumner County!

Stop for lunch (and a delectable slice of cake) at 5 Chefs in Portland, TN. Open from 11am-2pm on Monday-Saturday, the menu at 5 Chefs is full of homemade treats that look as good as they taste. After you eat, check out the jewelry, clothing, and home décor for sale at The Shoppes at Occasions, a delightful boutique located inside the restaurant.

Never miss a game again! Double Dogs sports bar in Gallatin, TN offers a full menu of elevated bar food, rotating beers on tap, and numerous TVs showing all sports, all the time. Bring your four-legged friends to hang out on the Pup Patio, and enjoy a laid-back atmosphere with your friends.

Sumner County restaurants and attractions are perfect for that special getaway with that special someone or a group trip away from the hustle and bustle of the city. With activities for everyone, you’ll be planning your getaway back to Sumner County before your trip ends! Looking for more great places to visit in Sumner County? Check out our full list of attractions, restaurants, and places to stay here

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