Top 3 Waterpark Day Trips


Aspen Heights is ready for summer! We think it is the perfect time to grab your friends, family, co-workers or student organization and head to somewhere to cool down from the Tennessee heat. These are the top 3 Waterparks near Murfreesboro/Nashville for you to beat the summer heat.

3. Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay

Located in Louisville, Kentucky. Kentucky Kingdom and Hurricane Bay is just a quick 3 and ½ hour trip from Murfreesboro. Hurricane Bay offers over 19 water rides for all ages. From the thrill seeking Waver Runner to the lazy river, Hurricane Bay will wet your whistles with summer thrills. Along with Hurricane Bay is Kentucky Kingdom that offers roller-coasters and other rides for those that want to stay dry. Hurricane Bay offers day passes and season passes.

Location: Louisville Kentucky
Phone Number: 502-813-8200


2. Dollywood’s Splash Country

Number 2 on our list is Dollywood’s Splash Country. Dollywood is located in the state of Tennessee’s beautiful Pigeon Forge, only 3 hours from Murfreesboro. Dollywood’s Splash Country offers over 15 slides and other water attractions for you and family or friends to enjoy. The Big Bear Plunge is one of the featured rides where you and your friends can take the “plunge” in an extreme white water rafting adventure ride that takes you through dark caverns with winding bends and steep drops reminiscent of challenging river expeditions.
Location: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Phone Number Contact: (800) 365-5996


1. Nashville Shores

Number 1 on our list is our absolute favorite because of its proximity to Murfreesboro, its affordable pricing, and of course the amazing slides and attractions. Nashville Shores located only 20 minutes from Murfreesboro is the best bang for your buck. The top slides here are the Big Kahuna and Music City Racer. You can also enjoy the natural lake that connects right to Nashville Shores and even rent a boat or jet ski if you want. Nashville Shores has absolutely everything anyone looking to beat the summer heat will want.

Location: Nashville, Tennessee.
Phone Number: (615) 889-7050


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