Within 30 - 45 minutes of the Phelps Pharm are a ton of local attractions including state parks perfect for picnics or hiking, caverns, and quaint shopping and theatre districts.
Cumberland Caverns is located in nearby McMinnville. With more than 32 miles of caves and underground passageways, incredible underground rock formations, beautiful underground waterfalls, gleaming pools, there is plenty of fun and adventure for everyone!
South Cumberland State Park
South Cumberland State Park is located within four different Tennessee counties: Grundy, Franklin, Marion and Sequatchie. The park is composed of approximately 30,845 acres in nine separate areas and boasts some of the best hiking and backcountry camping in the region.
Burgess Falls State Park
Burgess Falls State Park, located on the Falling Water River, is a day use park, noted for its natural beauty and four waterfalls that cascade down from over 250 feet in elevation. The last of these falls is the most spectacular, plunging more than 130 feet into the gorge.
Greeter Falls Trail
Greeter Falls Loop / Greeter Trail is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Altamont, Tennessee that features a waterfall and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from March until October.
Located in Pelham is The Caverns, featuring Bluegrass Underground - a musical adventure series presented by PBS affiliate WCTE that airs across the US on PBS stations. The series shines a light on purveyors of musical authenticity in a space unlike any other on earth.
Fall Creek Falls State Park
Fall Creek Falls State Park is Tennessee’s largest and most visited state park. The park encompasses more than 26,000 acres across the eastern top of the rugged Cumberland Plateau. Fall Creek Falls, at 256 feet, is one of the highest waterfalls in the eastern United States.
Tims Ford State Park
Located on the Tims Ford Reservoir, the 1,321-acre Tims Ford State park sits in the shadows of the Cumberland Plateau in south-central Tennessee. The Tims Ford Lake is considered one of the most picturesque lakes in Tennessee and is great for bass fishing.
In nearby McMinnville is the Park Theater. Check the current schedule for a variety of concerts and plays available. The Park Theater strives to provide quality entertainment that strengthens, and enhances the way of life for the community of McMinnville, TN.
Rock Island State Park
Rock Island State Park is an 883 acre park located on the headwaters of Center Hill Lake at the confluence of the Caney Fork, Collins and Rocky Rivers. The rugged beauty of the park includes the Caney Fork Gorge below Great Falls Dam.
Center Hill Lake
Water lovers can enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, and skiing on Center Hill Lake. Bring family and friends to Center Hill Lake’s Parks and Recreation Areas for a variety of activities including swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, loading, water skiing, fishing, or walking