Family-Friendly Things to Do in Anderson County

Anderson County welcomes all families

Anderson County TN welcomes all families to the area! Because of the wide variety of exciting adventures, everyone in the family will find something to do that they enjoy. You can experience the great outdoors, explore the rich history of the different cities within Anderson County, or even watch a live show!

For the outdoor lovers, visit Anderson County Park or Adventures Outdoors to have some fun out on a lake, or visit Creekside Stables in Clinton, TN for an afternoon of horseback riding. It’s also always a great day to visit Norris Lake with the family and splash in the water, try thrilling watersports, or relax on a boat! To dig deeper into the history of Anderson County, explore the Museum of Appalachia, which tells the story of our pioneer forebears through their own words and the artifacts they left behind, or visit the David Hall Cabin in Clinton, TN, which was home to an American Revolutionary War Veteran who was one of the men who signed a petition that established Anderson County. If you have children, you don’t want to miss the Children’s Museum of Oak Ridge, which offers a unique, hands-on way of learning about the Appalachian Heritage of East Tennessee.

For a relaxing evening activity with your family, go see a show! While you can go watch the latest blockbuster at Tinseltown Theater in Oak Ridge or the Ritz Theater in Clinton, you can also catch a live show at Big Valley Barn in Clinton! Every Friday evening, the venue has a family-friendly show featuring live country music. You can do it all in Anderson County!

There are so many exciting family-friendly adventures in Anderson County TN. Start planning your family vacation today to explore all the great things the area has to offer!

Family Friendly Things to Do in Anderson County

Adventures Outdoors

Adventures Outdoors offers kayak, stand up paddleboard, paddle boat, canoe and bike rentals. They are located in Oak Ridge on beautiful Melton Hill La...

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American Museum of Science and Energy

Explore the amazing world of science & technology and the unique history of Oak Ridge, the "Secret City" of World War II's Manhattan Project. Expe...

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Anderson County Park

Full RV hookups, open March 1st through November 30th, handicap accessible bath houses, children’s playground, boat launch exclusively for campers, ...

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Appalachia Outdoor Center

The Appalachia Outdoor Center offers bike and kayak rentals, a coffee bar, snacks and cold drinks. Visitors can rent a Mongoose fat tire bike for a sc...

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Big Valley Barn

Big Valley Barn is a family-friendly, music venue featuring live country music every Friday and Saturday evening from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The Barn...

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Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

Whether you’re a child or a child at heart, this museum offers a unique hands-on way of learning about the Appalachian Heritage of East Tennessee. I...

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