Unwind and take in the fresh mountain air with a bachelor party in Tennessee. Flex your muscles with outdoor attractions near the Smoky Mountains, or dive into the country music scene in Nashville. As for accommodations, Tennessee vacation rentals range from rustic cabins in Pigeon Forge to luxurious homes and condos in big cities like Memphis and Chattanooga. Celebrate your bachelor party in one of these vibrant Tennessee cities.
Nashville may be known as the “Country Music Capital of the World,” but it is also party central for bachelor party trips. Head to Music Row with your buddies to listen to live music at the Whiskey Saloon, the Frisky Frog, Tin Roof, and Legends. With more than 50 bars, restaurants, and clubs to choose from, you can spend a few hours in Alan Jackson’s “Good Times” bar, and then head over to the Hard Rock Cafe for some entertainment and American cuisine. While in Nashville, take in the sights with the boys when catching a performance of the Grand Ole Opry at the Ryman Auditorium, touring the Country Music Hall of Fame, or fishing off the pier at Centennial Park.
Round up your groomsmen and head to Chattanooga for some outdoor attractions and big city fun near your Tennessee vacation rental. Opt for a morning run or hike to Lookout Mountain before hitting the city’s entertainment district while on board the Chattanooga Hop On/Off Trolley Tour to see historical spots, restaurants, and clubs such as the Flying Squirrel Bar. Sky Zoo is a hotspot for late-night live music and drinks, too. This southeastern Tennessee city sits in the foothill of the Appalachian Mountains, offering great backdrops for a photo with your wedding party. With access to the Tennessee River, you and the boys can also spend your weeklong or weekend retreat fishing or tubing with rentals from Chattanooga Ducks.
Entertain your crew with a bachelor party trip in Memphis, home of Graceland, the home of the legendary king of rock and roll. Tour the grounds of Graceland, and then enhance your rock ‘n roll adventures with a stop in at the Memphis Gibson Guitar Factory and the Memphis Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum. Beale Street is the place to go when you want some evening entertainment at Silky O’Sullivan’s or the Rum Boogie Cafe. Soak up the bright lights in this big city while devouring some Memphis barbecue at B.B. King’s Blues Club. Once you get your fill of the blues, get moving and shaking with the boys at the Club 152 dance club.
Make Gatlinburg your vacation destination for your bachelor party in the summer to take advantage of water attractions, or in the winter to thrill your buddies with snowy adventures. Gatlinburg is home to Uber Gatlinburg, where you and the guys can ski or snowboard on the mountainside. Absorb the sunshine in the warmer months with hikes to the Gatlinburg Scenic Overlook for a group photo. This Tennessee city offers plenty of activities that revolve around brews and cocktails, such as tours of the Sugarlands Distilling Company, Tennessee Homemade Wines, and the Doc Collier Moonshine Distillery. When it’s time to kick back, head to Shamrock for some happy hour bar bites before catching a game on the flat-screened TVs with beers in hand at Pucker’s Sports Grill.
5. Pigeon Forge
Gather your groomsmen in a rustic cabin with views of the Smoky Mountains when reserving a vacation rental in Pigeon Forge. Soak in the views while kicking back with drinks and a poker game in your rental, and then head out to enjoy the nightlife in the downtown area with stops in at the Mellow Mushroom or the Iron Boar Saloon. If you want some entertainment during the day, take a tour of the Titanic Museum, and then zipline to see the mountains from above at Bluff Mountain Adventures. Challenge your buddies to 18 holes at the Gatlinburg Golf Course before heading out on the town for live entertainment at the Smoky Mountain Brewery or Hard Rock Cafe.
Immerse yourselves in the history of Clarksville when booking a vacation rental in this big city with small-town Tennessee charm. Outdoor adventures find you and your groomsmen hiking or biking the trails of Dunbar Cave State Park, or hopping on board a boat cruise or fishing excursion with Blue Heron Cruises. Catch some live drag racing at the Clarksville Speedway and Fairgrounds, after a day of exploring the Clarksville attractions. When the celebration calls for some nightlife, take the boys to Tipper’s Neighborhood Pub for some local brews and American cuisine, and then hop over to King’s Night Club for some live music.
Make Knoxville your vacation destination for your bachelor party and entertain your crew with outdoor activities and nightlife attractions. The Red Piano Lounge is the place to go for a laid-back evening with your buddies, while Sassy Ann’s is the hotspot for dancing and drinks. When the weather is warm, chill on the outdoor patio with some cocktails at Scruffy City Hall. If the crew wants a challenging game of golf, Williams Creek Golf Course is the obvious choice. Continue your adventures with a sight to see when stopping in at the World’s Fair Park to see the landmarks and grab some souvenirs at the specialty shops.
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