6 things to do in Nashville this summer

With summer activities in full swing, Nashville is bustling with excitement. Here's a list of things to do in Nashville this summer:

Lifest Christian Music Festival

A popular Christian music festival will hold its first event at Hideaway Farm in former home to Johnny Cash and June Carter in Bon Aqua , Tennessee on July 29-31. Enjoy three days filled with music and ministry with performances from Newsboys, Matthew West, Skillet, Joe Nichols, Michael W. Smith, Lecrae, Danny Gokey, Sidewalk Prophets, Mandisa, Colton Dixon, I Am They, Ledger, and more.

Cheekwood Estate and Botanical Gardens

This extraordinary 1930s estate, with its Georgian mansion and 55 acres of cultivated gardens and expansive vistas, today serves the public as a botanic garden, arboretum and museum. Built by the Maxwell House Coffee fortune, the Botanical Garden is a spectacular showcase of color and horticultural diversity with eleven specialty display gardens and stunning natural landscape. The Museum of Art has collections of Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts. Visitors can enjoy year-round family-friendly activities.

The Adventure Park at Nashville

Just minutes west of downtown Nashville, get back to nature and breathe in the fresh air of The Adventure Park at Nashville. Ditch the usual weekend plans and experience something new by climbing to reach ziplines. This self-guided tree-to-tree climbing adventure provides fun for all the family and is not one to miss! We can’t wait for you to join us here at the very best treetop adventure park in Nashville.

Nashville Shores

Nashville Shores is the premier place in Tennessee to spend a day. Whether you're enjoying their white sandy beaches on Percy Priest Lake, charging down one of their giant waterslides, or just relaxing on one of their Shoreliner Cruises, it's a great place to be!

Adventure Science Center

Adventure Science Center is an independent, not-for-profit science and technology center. They are dedicated to delivering innovative, dynamic learning experiences that open minds to the wonders of science and technology and foster a better understanding of themselves and the world around us. Perched atop a hill with spectacular views of the city, their 44,000 square foot space features more than 175 hands-on exhibits focused on biology, astronomy, physics, earth science, energy, weather, sound, and space and is home to state-of-the-art Sudekum Planetarium.

Glen Campbell Museum

The Glen Campbell Museum will feature more than four thousand square feet of never-before-seen artifacts from Glen’s early years on the farm in Arkansas through his climb to super-stardom, including many of his guitars, instruments, and stage clothes by legendary Western Wear Clothier, Nudie Cohen, as well as his extensive collection of golf paraphernalia and intimate family photos.

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