Picnic Planner

What's your idea of the perfect picnic? Whether it's foie gras and Chardonnay at a secluded site or just a bucket of fast-food chicken at a neighborhood park, here's where to spread your blanket and fill your basket--plus some backup plans.

Updated: June 18, 2001

Find a Spot


Warner Park Hdqrs

50 Vaughn Rd, Nashville, TN 37221


Fannie Mae Dees Park

2400 Blakemore Ave, Nashville, TN 37212

Enjoy the sunshine and climb the dragon.


Get the Food


Cantrell's Bar-B-Que

829 Lischey Ave, Nashville, TN 37207


Swett's Farmers Market

900 Eigth Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208

Soul food for the family.


If It Rains


Adventure Science Center

800 Fort Negley Blvd, Nashville, TN 37203


Bellevue Center Mall

7620 Hwy 70 S, Nashville, TN 37221

Let your little ones run off that energy in an air-conditioned dream of a playground.


Opry Mills

433 Opry Mills Dr, Nashville, TN 37214

No playground, but lots and lots of room to wander.