Heading to the lake for a long weekend? These 7 are SUPER close.

 
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Here’s your Friday getaway:

7 lakes near Nashville, TN


This trip is perfect for travelers:

who are wondering “what lakes are near me?”


Have you ever wondered what lakes are near Nashville? If you’re ready to enjoy a peaceful lake getaway, these are 7 amazing options that we highly recommend.

Keep reading all the way to the end to find the answer to:

What is the cleanest lake in Tennessee?

(answer at the end of article)


1. Percy Priest Lake (20 minutes from Nashville)

Just outside the city, you’ll find Percy Priest Lake. It has many entry points and boat launches from which to choose, but also, there are two restaurants with lake views (in case you love the water, but can’t stay overnight.)

Two restaurants on the lake are Shipwreck Cove and Papa Turney’s BBQ


2. Old Hickory Lake, TN (40 minutes from Nashville)

Another local popular lake close to Nashville, TN, is Old Hickory Lake. You can rent pontoon boats and eat dinner on a floating dock while watching the sun set.

Rent a pontoon boat on Old Hickory Lake at Blue Turtle Bay Marina.

Rent a pontoon boat on Old Hickory Lake at Blue Turtle Bay Marina.


3. Smith Lake, AL (2 hours 30 minutes from Nashville)

Rent a lakeside home and play all weekend here at Smith Lake, one of the best lakes around the Nashville area.

Here’s a great rental option here.



4. Lake Guntersville, AL (2 hours 31 minutes from Nashville)

One of the cool swimming lakes near Nashville, TN, is Lake Guntersville. Gorgeous lakeside rentals are offered here during all seasons with quaint towns to explore nearby.

Nearby lakes to Nashville, TN

Nearby lakes to Nashville, TN


5. Tims Ford Lake, TN (1 hour 35 minutes from Nashville)

Not necessarily the closest lake to Nashville, however, this is an overall, great family spot with boat rentals and a variety of vacation rentals of all sizes.

Want $40 off your first Airbnb stay at Tims Ford? Here ya go.

6. Lake Cumberland, KY (2 hours 27 minutes from Nashville)

One of the great lakes near Nashville is Lake Cumberland. Here, you can take a boat to the cliffs and watch the tiny waterfalls.

Try Lake Cumberland State Resort Park.

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Bonus content:

What is the cleanest lake in Tennessee?

Norris Lake (4 hours 10 minutes)


Know of any other nearby Nashville lakes we should add to the list? Tell us below!

 

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