Cool temperatures, crisp air, pumpkin spice lattes, and golden leaves – fall is right around the corner in Middle Tennessee! Tennessee is magical as the season begins to change and the rolling hills transform into a pallet of beautiful fall colors. It is the season for festivals, fall activities, and beautiful outdoor scenery. We have put together a list of places and events you do not want to miss! Read on for Healing Hands Chiropractics top 20 fall attractions for Middle Tennessee!
20 Must See Fall Attractions in Middle Tennessee
Arrington Vineyards (Arrington, TN)
Grab a blanket, picnic basket, and friends to spend an afternoon at the vineyard with delicious wine and free musical entertainment.
Great Smokey Mountains (Gatlinburg, TN)
From September through November, the autumn colors paint a gorgeous picture throughout the mountain side. The scenery in East Tennessee is always beautiful, but the views of fall foliage is a must see. Whether you relax at a quaint mountain cabin, pitch a tent at a rustic campground, or hike one of the many trails, you are guaranteed beautiful views of the changing fall colors.
Montgomery Bell State Park (Burns, TN)
This state park offers the perfect setting for any outdoor activity. With both camping opportunities and cabins, you can escape to the outdoors for hiking, biking, golf, fishing, or simply enjoying the scenery and fall weather.
Historic Travellers Rest (Nashville, TN)
Appreciate a historic take fall activities. Trallevers Rest presents activities, ghost stories, plays and candlelight tours centered on Tennessee state history.
Fall Fest at the Hermitage (Nashville, TN)
The historic home of Andrew Jackson welcomes visitors for a weekend full of music, art, food, and of course – history.
Super Fall Foliage Trip (Nashville, TN)
Enjoy one of the three round trip excursion train rides on Tennessee Central Railway museums passenger train. A relaxing way to experience the fall scenery and visit different nearby fall festivals.
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art (Nashville, TN)
Go explore the beautiful fall scenery and gardens complete with scarecrows, outdoor model trains, and a Pumpkin House where you can pick out your very own to take home. Known for their colorful chrysanthemum garden featuring thousands of mum in all of fall’s favorite colors, Cheekwood Harvest is sure to impress. Adults can take advantage of the seasonal Beer Garden.
Radnor Lake (Nashville, TN)
Go outside and enjoy the cool, crisp fall air with a nature hike. The natural reserve is a great place to soak in the beautiful views, enjoy the local wildlife, go for a jog or a leisurely stroll around the lake. The fall magnifies the already beautiful scenery.
Fruity Patch Farm (Columbia, TN)
Get in the harvest spirit with a trip to this pick-your-own-fruit farm. Come home with the perfect selection of apples or pecans for your favorite fall treat.
The Glow at Fontanel Mansion (Whites Creek, TN)
Take a walk down Jack’s Lane and enjoy an incredible collection of over 5,000 beautifully carved pumpkins of all shapes, sizes, animals, characters and even celebrities! These intricately carved pumpkins are creative display of art that are sure to amaze.
Autumn Acres Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch (Crossville, TN)
Visit this large farm with every outdoor activity you can imagine – 3 corn mazes, wagon rides, bonfires, slides, animals, and of course – pumpkins! Fall fun for the whole family. The season includes special events such as the Sweet Corn festival and Doggie Maze Day.
Nashville Ghost tour (Nashville, TN)
Up for an adventure? Learn about local history while enjoying some scary fun. Discover the haunted past of downtown during an evening adventure through the streets.
Boo at the Zoo (Nashville, TN)
A fun twist on a fall festival – designed just for kids. Little ones can enjoy the zoo in their favorite costume. Take a hayride through the zoo and experience animal shows, games, bounce houses, corn maze and so much more!
Haunted House – Nashville Zombie Outbreak (Nashville, TN)
The one and only airsoft haunted house. Try your hand at taking on the zombies this fall. A family friendly attraction with a fun twist!
Haunted Canoe the Caney (Silver Point, TN)
Enjoy a spooking tour with ghost stories and cemetery visits on both land and water- all in the dark of night.
Pilgrimage Festival (Franklin, TN)
A diverse mix of genres and music, from Justin Timberlake to the Avett Brothers, draws crowds to an old farm in quaint downtown Franklin.
Oktoberfest (Germantown, TN)
Participate in the annual festival celebrating German tradition. You will see many costumes, music, street food and beer. A fun block party in the Historic Germantown area including a 5k.
Pumpkinfest (Franklin, TN)
The 34th annual pumpkinfest is inviting for the whole family as the streets of historic Downtown Franklin are transformed in true festival fashion. A dedicated kids zone features face painting, pony rides, costume contests, and so much more. The adults can enjoy live entertainment on the square, arts, crafts, and food. After the sun goes down, you can tour the historic cemeteries and hear the “Stories Behind the Stones.”
Beer and Wine Festival (Nashville, TN)
Taste and enjoy samples of your favorite beer and wine from over 30 breweries. Located at the beautiful Two Rivers Mansion, come for an afternoon of beer tasting and help support local non-profits.
Bacon and Beer Classic (Nashville, TN)
Come to the home of the Tennessee Titans and experience a wide variety of original bacon creations and craft beer. Discover bacon in ways you never dreamed, complete with a bacon eating contest, games and giveaways.
Healing Hands Chiropractic
At Healing Hands Chiropractic, we want our patients to be out in the community enjoying all that fall has to offer. Be sure to schedule your adjustments to help keep your immune system strong this fall season! You’ll be glad you did! Call us today at 615.203.3505.