Top Four Great Beach Vacations in Tennessee

Posted by on Jul 8, 2017 in Travel and Leisure | Comments Off on Top Four Great Beach Vacations in Tennessee

Very few people think of Tennessee whenever they are planning for a beach vacation for their families. Also referred to as the volunteer state, Tennessee is home to a number of state parks with lakes and beautiful sandy beaches where visitors come to have fun and experience other activities like swimming, fishing or laying in the sun while reading their favorite book or novel. Summer is a time when you need a place where you can cool off from the day’s sun. In fact, your day won’t be complete without having a trip to the beach. Here are some of the best beach vacations in Tennessee.

Pensacola Beach

Situated on Santa Rosa Island, Pensacola Beach is one of the longest islands in the globe. It is a natural beach that has local hang-out sites, fishing and historic Fort Pickens that presents the charm of Tennessee. The attractive white sand, summer blue sky, and emerald green waters have made Pensacola Beach be recognized as nation’s top 10 beaches. The beach is a perfect location for biking, snorkeling, kayaking, surfing scuba diving picking seashells and fishing. Also if you feel that you are tired staying at the beach, you can as well indulge yourself with a lavish spa treatment, go to the golf course or just visit different shops and boutiques.   

Long Hunter state park

The J. Percy Priest Lake and the Long Hunter State Park are located near to the Downtown Nashville. J. Percy Priest Lake is divided into four main sections, and the lake offers families and tourist an excellent place to perform enjoyable activities such as boat riding, hiking, fishing, and observing wildlife, swimming, and picnicking. One section of J. Percy Priest Lake is known as Bryant Grove section that has a swim beach, beach volleyball courts, and playfield for kids. You can as well do your camping at Long Hunter State Park upon making a reservation.

Rock Island State Park

Situated in the southeast parts of Nashville and near attractive sites like Cumberland Caverns, Virgin Falls and Burgess Falls lies the scenic Rock Island State Park. Note that the Rock Island State Park has both the cabin rentals and campsites for tourist.  The park also has a natural sand a beach situated on the shores of Center Hill Lake. Other fun activates provided at Rock Island State Park are boat riding, fishing, hiking, horseshoes, and volleyball playing.

Paris Landing State Park

This is an attractive park that is located in the northwest parts of Tennessee along to Kentucky Lake. Paris Landing State Park has many sites that you can settle down and enjoy. Some of the sites here include cabins, group camping, camping as well as a guesthouse with about one hundred and thirty rooms. Also, the beaches located along the shores of Kentucky Lake provides beautiful places to swim and get wet. Other fun events that you can do with your friends here include fishing, boating, and hiking. There are also other sporting grounds and a eighteen-hole golf course. Post help from and