For a very long time Opryland Theme Park was considered to be the best amusement park near Nashville. Since its demise, the people of Nashville have struggled to find another amusement park to take its place. Here are some of the worthwhile amusement parks near Nashville for you to take your family to this year.
Southern Adventures – Huntsville, Alabama
Southern Adventures is just two hours and fifteen minutes away from Nashville. The water park is what draws people to this particular amusement park. The park also features several carnival themed games and rides. This is the perfect amusement park if you live in Nashville and you plan on taking a trip to Huntsville.
Holiday World – Santa Claus, Indiana
Holiday World is a three hour drive from Nashville, Tennessee, but it is a worthwhile trip. Holiday World is an amusement park that draws people in with its promise of free drinks. Scattered all around this amusement park are drink stations as well as sun screen stations. You do not have to worry about being thirsty or bringing enough sun tan lotion when you go to this park. Holiday World also has an incredible water park that is easy to get lost in.
Beech Bend Park & Splash Lagoon – Bowling Green, Kentucky
Beech Bend Park & Splash Lagoon is an hour and fifteen minutes away from Nashville, Tennessee. The park is home to over 40 different rides including a water park, four roller coasters, two race tracks, and a campground that is on-site. This amusement park is perfect if your family wanted to spend more than one day at an amusement park.
Lake Winnepesaukah – Rossville, Georgia
Known locally as "Lake Winnie," the Lake WInnepesaukah amusement park has been family owned since 1925. Families can enjoy more than 30 rides, including three roller coasters. The park also features a carousel that dates back to 1916, paddle boats, water rides, and so much more. Locals love the atmosphere that feels more like an old-time fair than a modern amusement park, and a quick two-hour drive will have you and your family relaxing in this old-school park. Bring a picnic and relax on the Picnic Grounds to make a complete day of your getaway.
If you are willing to go on a road trip, there are tons of amusement parks near Nashville. Just hop in your car, go on a little drive, and stay at a hotel for the night. You could also pick an amusement park that offers an onsite campground such as Beech Bend Park & Splash Lagoon if you do not want to drive home right afterwards.
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