You'll never get bored in this vibrant region in Middle Tennessee.
Residents here do not have to go far when looking for fun things to do in Robertson County. Check out these 11 fun activities that you can have in the 11 communities of this fun-filled region.
1. Explore Ridgetop Station Park
A fun excursion outdoors awaits when you take a trip to Ridgetop Station Park. Less than a mile from Highway 41, the park in Ridgetop spans 26 acres and is open year-round from dawn to dusk. Attractions include playground equipment, volleyball courts, picnic tables and shelters, and a 0.6-mile walking/biking trail loop that winds through large sugar maple, hickory, oak and tulip poplar trees. Also at the park is an arboretum and a museum that details Ridgetop’s history. Give yourself plenty of time – you’ll want to check out everything you see!
2. Visit Bernard Farms Custom Cuts & Market
At this must-stop in Orlinda, you can find delicious bacon, along with jalapeño cherry salsa, biscuit mix, preserves and a great lunch. Here, they raise
hogs and cattle from start to finish on the farm, even grinding their own feed for the animals.
3. Soar at Honeysuckle Hill Farm
Ready to feel the wind in your hair? You can as you are zip lining 40 feet in the air across much of the 12-acre farm in Coopertown. Be sure to try the rock climbing wall, bungee trampoline, carousel, fun house, and pumpkin cannons while you’re here.
4. Volunteer at Redemption Ranch
Get involved in your community and help those in need by volunteering at Redemption Ranch in Cedar Hill. This nonprofit organization helps guide, empower and support people of all ages and walks of life who are going through difficult times. The organization uses equine and agriculture-assisted activities, such as horseback riding and planting and harvesting foods.
5. Stop by Thomas Drugs
Ice cream and other goods await at Thomas Drugs in Cross Plains. Housed in a 1915 building listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Thomas Drugs has served Cross Plains and surrounding communities since the early 1900s. The full-service drug store and soda fountain on Main Street is owned and operated by Dan and Debbie Green, a registered pharmacist who graduated from the University of Tennessee. We suggest you try a sundae!
6. Attend the Bell Witch Fall Festival
There is no better way to learn about Adams’ storied past than to watch live theater. Each September and October, this festival gives actors, along with musicians, the chance to exhibit their talents on the grounds of Bell School. You won’t want to miss these shows!
7. Stay in a Luxury Treehouse
Are you ready for a fun night away? Book a stay at Greenbrier Beechhouse Luxury Treehouse in Greenbrier, a unique Airbnb constructed as a seven-sided treehouse that opened in 2021. It can accommodate families or up to two couples, and amenities include a swing bridge, a large deck, a gas fire pit, a groove pine ceiling, and 49 LED stars on the bedroom ceiling to mimic sleeping outdoors. Appropriately enough, it’s motto is, “A Tennessee getaway to remember.”
8. Check Out The Old Hickory Bat Company
Established in 1999, this company in Millersville is one business you will want to visit – and score some merchandise. The company has 6,500 square feet of manufacturing and showroom space to produce and sell wooden baseball bats made from maple and ash trees grown in the Northeastern U.S. and Canada. Bats are custom made for people of all ages, including current top Major League Baseball players.
9. Have Fun at Municipal Park
Treasured by community residents and their children, the Inclusive Playground at Municipal Park in White House features 15 pieces of equipment, rubber turf for easy mobility and a large shaded area. Everyone is welcome to this playground that accommodates children of all abilities.
10. Sip and Sample at Sumner Crest Winery
Whether you are a sommelier or not, a visit to Sumner Crest Winery in Portland is a must, as this venue stays true to their motto of “Cultivating enjoyment since 1997.” The winery features a 1900s-era tasting room that is open seven days a week. For only $8, guests are welcome to sample any four wines – all of which have their own distinct flavor and character. Also on site is The Grape Vine Café that operates Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
11. Grab a Beer at BS Brew Works
Craft beer is calling your name at BS Brew Works in Springfield. Head over to the first and only craft brewery in Robertson County, grab some pub-style food and choose a drink from their 24 different beers. Popular selections include Barren Plains, Bobcat Blonde, Midsummer’s Night and Shady West Coast. This taproom has become quite the favorite.
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