5 Affordable Activities in Robertson County, TN

Have fun without breaking the bank with these free or low-cost outings.

By
Kevin Litwin
On Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 11:34
Robertson County, Tennessee

When it comes to entertainment, residents of Robertson County don’t have to empty their wallets. Check out these 5 fun activities:

1. Peruse the Public Square in Springfield, TN

Constructed in 1879, the historic Robertson County Courthouse is one of the many gems that make up Court House Square in Springfield, TN. Folks can also peruse interesting shops and boutiques, grab a bite at one of the restaurants or walk the spacious Springfield Greenway, which runs through the downtown area.

Robertson County, Tennessee
Experience Robertson

2. Float Down the Red River

Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast or just wanting to have fun on the water, Red River Canoeing is where you want to go. The business provides canoeing and kayaking adventures along the Red River. Folks can rent equipment and take four-hour guided tours. Plus, Red River Canoeing offers overnight paddling and camping trips.

3. Sample Tennessee Wines

Established in 1997 in Portland, TN, Sumner Crest Winery offers a variety of wines to sample, from its Tennessee Blackberry, Portland Strawberry Blush, Orlinda Gold, Robertson King or Sumner Queen. Tours are available during warm-weather months, and locals love the on-site antique gallery and gift shop.

Robertson County, Tennessee
Robertson Chamber

4. Go Deep for Frightening Fun

Residents ready for a spooky story can venture to Adams, TN to tour the historic Bell Witch Cave. Learn about the legendary spirit, Kate, who haunted the Bell family from 1816 to 1828. Daytime tours are available between May and September, while nighttime tours can be taken through October, including around Halloween.

5. Brush Up on Artistic Skills

Serving approximately 14,000 youth and adults each year, Willow Oak Center for Arts & Learning offers classes in the arts and humanities in Springfield. Classes involve the performing, visual, folk and expressive arts. Plus, Willow Oak Chorale has performed twice at Carnegie Hall in New York over the last three years.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Kevin Litwin is the author of Crazy Lucky Dead and a freelance feature writer with a career spanning more than 20 years.