15 Best Things To Do In Mt. Juliet, Tennessee

things to do in Mount-Juliet TN
Swadeep Singh
Swadeep Singh 
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Mount Juliet is a small town and a safe place to live within the metropolitan limits of Nashville which is the capital and also the most crowded city in the state of Tennessee. This suburb is only about 20 kilometers (32 miles) westwards of the downtown Nashville, but it’s a shame that most tourists would easily overlook this interesting location when they’re in the Music City. Anyway, Mt. Juliet is a blissful paradise for every outdoor guy, as this little city is positioned between many lakes, creeks, and state parks. Travelers would also find amazing accommodations such as Vrbo and Airbnb vacation rentals in the area. It doesn’t matter if you’re in some neighboring cities, or passing by this route–the scenic beauty of Mt. Juliet has enough to draw a person from any distance. Below this paragraph, we are listing the best things to do in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. So have a read if you’re thinking for a visit someday.

1. Shop till you drop at Providence Marketplace

Providence Marketplace Rainbow
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When you’re searching for any particular brands or stores in this area, look no further. Because Providence Marketplace is just endless, this is the largest open-air shopping center in the whole of the Nashville region. It will be your perfect combination of upscale and affordable shopping in one place. Along with that, there are several restaurants and movie theaters.

Providence Marketplace

Address: 401 S Mt Juliet Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Providence Marketplace

Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 10am - 9pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

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2. Spend a family afternoon in Charlie Daniels Park

Charlie daniels park mount juliet tennessee
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A great community park in the middle of the town, Charlie Daniels Park has something for every age group. There is a splash pad that runs the entire summer, play areas for children, and fitness areas for grownups. Additionally, you will see clean equipment, spotless picnic tables, and sterilized restroom. Overall, it’s a nice place to spend a family afternoon.

Charlie Daniels Park

Address: 1075 Charlie Daniels Pkwy, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Charlie Daniels Park

Opening hours: 5am - 10pm (daily)

Price: 2 - 4 USD

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3. Enjoy an activity-filled day at Shutes Branch Recreation Area

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This naturalistic parkland is situated on the banks of Cumberland River by the cove, and it’s a popular destination of this region. It’s a free admission site, and here you can have picnics, go fishing, kayaking, swimming, hiking, and do more. Speaking of picnics, there are over 10 separate areas with patio and grills. Plenty of catfishes are there in the water so come with the proper bait.

Shutes Branch Recreation Area

Address: 603 Mossy Point, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Shutes Branch Recreation Area

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

Price: Free

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4. Have a picnic in Cedar Creek Recreation Area

Cedar Creek Park
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Although we have covered a couple of picnic places already, you should try this place if you’re seeking a serene site. Cedar Creek Recreation Area receives less traffic and it’s a family-style campground. The parkland is clean and free from rocks and boulders, you would love to have an extended picnic or camping at this location. Set up your tent under the heavy shades of trees and get up in the morning with the birdsong. Fishing is allowed and you will also get a grill area and playground on this campground.

Cedar Creek Recreation Area

Address: 9264 Saundersville Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Cedar Creek Recreation Area

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

Price: 2 USD per walk-in, 5 USD per vehicle

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5. Hike through Sgt. Jerry Mundy Memorial Park

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by City of Mt. Juliet on Sunday, September 21, 2014

This is another garden in Mt. Juliet that is easy to access. However, it’s not too wide but a tour can still be made. Sgt. Jerry Mundy Memorial Park features a nine-hole disc golf course, a playground, some pavilions, and restroom. But its mile-long (1.5 kilometers) track feels like that you’re strolling through the woods. Take off some minutes from your day and take a hike in this wonderful parkland.

Sgt. Jerry Mundy Memorial Park

Address: 300 Mundy Memorial Dr, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Sgt. Jerry Mundy Memorial Park

Opening hours: 7am - 10pm (daily)

Price: Free

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6. Go fishing at Lone Branch Access Area

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Lone Branch Access Area is clean parkland and yet another great place for fishing. It’s situated not very far from the Cedar Creek Campgrounds on the Old Hickory Lake, and you can actually get there if you have a kayak or boat. This park supports a boat ramp, has 14 picnic areas including two sheltered patios, and restrooms. Considering the fact that it’s a free ground, you can try this location as well. Anglers can easily hook some black bass, catfish, and crappies here.

Lone Branch Access Area

Address: 3791 Benders Ferry Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Lone Branch Access Area

Opening hours: 6am - 10pm (daily)

Price: Free

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7. Learn about the country-pop genre at Owen Bradley's Barn

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

The "new" Bradley's Barn, as it appears today. [Alan Cofer Photo]

Posted by Bradley's Barn on Wednesday, August 22, 2012

William Owen Bradley is known as one of the chief architects of the country-pop genre ‘Nashville sound’ during the midst of the 20th century. He was the historic music producer and songwriter of this region, and this barn which he used to call the ‘Quonset Hut’ was his recording studio during the 1960s. He produced many great gems in this studio for at least a decade, and was later sold to Columbia Records. It is still a demo studio but inaccessible for the public.

Owen Bradley’s Barn

Address: 722 Benders Ferry Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Owen Bradley’s Barn

Opening hours: On request

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8. Go horseback riding in Juro Stables

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

We love riding through the creek!

Posted by Juro Stables on Sunday, March 11, 2018

It doesn’t matter how low-key it may seem, horseback riding is a great experience. It is many more times adventurous than your regular drive, because here you will have to manage with a saddle instead of a seat, and whips and rein as opposed to the paddles. If you’re ready for the adventure, then visit Juro Stables. Their guide/instructor will teach you the vital details if you’re new to this activity. Once you grasp the information, you can ride for an hour or two depending on your package.

Juro Stables

Address: 735 Carver Ln, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Juro Stables

Opening hours: 8am - 7pm (daily)

Price: From 35 USD

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9. Walk your dog in Mount Juliet Bark Park

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There aren’t many dog parks out there, in fact, we have also not heard about one in a while. Luckily, Mt. Juliet has one, and it’s the best place in the whole Nashville region where you can play with your beloved canine. On another note, this is also a place to meet people with related interest and develop a friendship. So if you have a pet doggy and you’re also in this city, there is simply no reason to skip this amazing park. However, be advised that there aren’t any restrooms here.

Mount Juliet Bark Park

Address: 143 SE Springdale Dr, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Mount Juliet Bark Park

Opening hours: 6am - 10pm (daily)

Price: Free

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10. Engage in fun outdoor activities at Cedar Creek Sports Center

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Go Karts open only on weekends during fall and winter hours.

Posted by Cedar Creek Sports Center on Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Cedar Creek Sports Center has enough activities to engage you for an entire day, and you’re definitely going to love this proposal if you’re sporty. They boast a mini golf course, a golf range, batting and pitching cage, a go-kart track, bumper-boats pool, a game room, and more. Charges are very affordable and costs separate for per gaming activity, which makes this place a reasonable place to spend a day.

Cedar Creek Sports Center

Address: 10770 Lebanon Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Cedar Creek Sports Center

Opening hours: Mon - Thu: 10am - 9pm; Fri - Sat: 10am - 10pm; Sun: 12pm - 9pm

Price: Vary

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11. Explore the marina at Cedar Creek Yacht Club

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Cedar Creek Yacht Club on Thursday, July 30, 2015

We know one more pleasure destination in Mt. Juliet for enhanced amounts of recreation; however, to have its offered leisure you’re required to join the club. The name of this place is Cedar Creek Yacht Club and it’s situated just around the corner of Lone Branch Access Area. This 61-acre (25 hectares) private marina club features recreational activities like boating, fishing, tubing, tennis, drinking, salt-water pool, etc; they have a church by the creek as well.

Cedar Creek Yacht Club

Address: 3581 Benders Ferry Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Cedar Creek Yacht Club

Opening hours: 24 hours (daily)

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12. Watch live performances by the Encore Theatre Company

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Small town drama clubs serve a very special purpose–that is, to develop the interest of dramatic art in the community, and also educate people about acting in live plays. The Encore Theatre Company in Nashville is one of the prominent performance art studios in the state in this exact reference. It’s a not-for-profit community theater which has been serving the region since the year 2006. If you have a thing for live stage performances, this theater company wouldn’t disappoint you. The tickets are affordable and they play different acts each month.

Encore Theatre Company

Address: 6978 Lebanon Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Encore Theatre Company

Opening hours: Vary

Price: 10 - 20 USD

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13. Get rare cigars from Big Star Cigar Lounge

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Although it’s very unhealthy, still if you have the habit of smoking nicotine, we have a very distinctive place for you. Former country-pop musician Tony Benken owns a cigar boutique in this town, it’s known as Big Star Cigar Lounge. Here in this cigar and pipe lounge, you would find many hard-to-find hand-rolled cigars and upscale smoking accessories. The place has comfortable seating areas as well, which are equipped with large-screen television and complimentary WiFi access. Visit this place, in case you’re interested.

Big Star Cigar Lounge

Address: 3384 N Mt Juliet Rd #1100, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Big Star Cigar Lounge

Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 10am - 8pm; Sat: 10am - 7pm; Sun: 12pm - 6pm

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14. Shop for organics at Breeden’s Orchard

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Just outside of the city limits of Mt. Juliet, you will find this boutique orchard on the right-hand side on Lebanon Road. Here, you can buy locally grown products such as smoothies, jam and jellies, apple cider, condiments, and more. Breeden’s Orchard grows peaches and apples mainly, but since they are a country store, too; you can have fresh vegetables at a reasonable price as well. Their farmer market is freely accessible during the given timing but a full tour of orchard would require a prior appointment.

Breeden’s Orchard

Address: 631 Beckwith Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Breeden’s Orchard

Opening hours: Thu - Sat: 9am - 4pm; Sun: 11am - 4pm (closed from Mon - Wed)

Price: Free admission upon appointment

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15. Tee off at Pine Creek Golf Course

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We have aerated our greens as of March 29th in anticipation for a great summer of golf! Book a tee time at https://www.pinecreekgolf.net or call (615)-449-7272

Posted by Pine Creek Golf Course on Tuesday, March 30, 2021

The final activity on our index is dedicated to golfers; hence if you’re a player, you will like it. Slightly south of Mt. Juliet and a little eastward of downtown Nashville is this beautiful 18-hole golf course, which is indeed challenging but not overly hard to master. Pine Creek Golf Course features well-groomed fairways along with all the elements of the game, support for cart, and very inexpensive play charges. If you’re in Nashville region, then there isn’t any greater golf range than this one.

Pine Creek Golf Course

Address: 1835 Logue Rd, Mt. Juliet, TN 37122, USA

Website: Pine Creek Golf Course

Opening hours: Wed - Mon: 6am - 9pm; Tue: 7am - 9pm

Price: 22 - 55 USD (depending upon the day and use of equipment)

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A city that delivers the best of both worlds

Sign of Mt. Juliet Road (Highway 171) welcoming commuters to Mt. Juliet.
Source: Photo by user MtJulietEditor96 used under CC BY-SA 4.0

Mount Juliet is a modern suburb and it is surrounded by numerous natural spaces. There are several places for water and ground-based recreations. You will definitely feel this place at par with any good vacation paradise. However, if you’re missing the urban fun, the nearest metropolis is only minutes away. Keep this list of things to do handy and enjoy your time in diverse and beautiful Mt. Juliet, Tennessee.

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