Welcome to Brentwood

Brentwood, TN is a suburb of Nashville. In 2010, the population was just over 37,000. They are known for their extensive series of parks, rich variety of historical attractions and museums, other scenic attractions, and golf courses. In addition to the city's own park system, Brentwood is within 35 miles of eight different state parks. Many of Brentwood's most popular destinations are family friendly.

While any of Tennessee's state parks are well worth the visit, if you'll be in the Brentwood area, you'll most likely want to start with Radnor Lake State Park. It is in Overton Hills, which is in the south end of Nashville, three miles northwest of Brentwood's Deerwood Arboretum & Nature Center (which is also worth the trip). This park is an ideal area for nature observation and provides many opportunities for birdwatching and photography. If you enjoy hiking, take advantage of the park's five and a half miles of trails that wind around the 85-acre lake. During the year, the park offers a number of programs that detail many aspects of the park's ecology.

The must hit historical attractions in the Brentwood area include Travellers' Rest Plantation & Museum, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and the Tennessee State Capitol. Travellers features a restored mansion and grounds with a variety of the residence's antique items and art. Choose from one of the two guided historical tours. For art enthusiasts, Cheekwood is the place to go. The Georgian-style mansion with acres of lush gardens houses an impressive collection of contemporary and antique art. Whether or not you are a country music fan, you will enjoy the Hall of Fame and Museum's collection of mixed media, including films, records, and costumes. They also have a wide variety of exhibits, many of which are interactive. Finally, it's worth the trip to the State Capital. This Greek Revival building still serves as the Tennessee legislature home and the governor's office.

During your time in Brentwood, have some family fun with a game of miniature golf or a round on the go carts at Bellevue Putt Putt Golf & Games, Go USA Fun Park, or Europa Go-Carts & Golf. Go USA also features a driving range, batting cages, and an arcade. Looking for a water park? Consider Wave Country, which has something for everyone.