Ardmore, Tennessee Area Attractions

Ardmore, Tennessee Area Attractions
Located in south-central Tennessee, along the Alabama border, Ardmore is a small town with a sister city just south of the border, Ardmore, Alabama. The area is a diverse tapestry of rural America with apple farms, small town festivals and great hiking and biking areas. While there are no major attractions in Ardmore, there are several in the local area.

US Space & Rocket Center

For those with a fascination for rockets and space travel, there are few places in the United States that can compare to the US Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The Center is 30 miles to the south of Ardmore and offers visitors the chance to view the Saturn V rocket up close, explore the inter-workings of the astronaut cockpit and enjoy a variety of interactive and enriching experiences. There's an IMAX theatre, a g-force accelerator and a Mars climbing wall, where guests can grasp a better understanding of the final frontier.

US Space & Rocket Center
1 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805
(800) 637-7223

Mill Creek Park‎

There are areas in Ardmore to enjoy the outdoors, including Ardmore City Park, but for a true taste of the south-central Tennessee area, Mill Creek Park‎ in nearby Elkmont, Alabama offers an excellent outdoor experience. There are premium RV facilities and you can have a front row seat for many native birds and wildlife species known to the area, including turkey vultures and red-tail hawks. The park features over 200 acres of hiking trails and an abundance of wildlife and wild flowers and a large wetlands area.

Mill Creek Park‎
28861 Veto Road
Elkmont, AL 35620
(256) 732-3686‎

Tims Ford State Park

Located in Winchester, Tennessee, less than an hour to the north and east of Ardmore, Tims Ford State Park offers an abundance of outdoor activity on beautiful Tims Ford Lake. Like many state parks in the south, you'll find that Tims Ford has cabin rentals ,as well as camp sites and boat rentals to explore the waters or try your luck at fishing. There's spectacular scenery, tons of wildlife and, for those looking for more modern amenities, you'll find a golf course and recreational facilities located in the park and around the lake.

Tims Ford State Park‎
570 Tims Ford Dr
Winchester, TN 37398-4136
(931) 962-1183

Article Written By Patrick Cameron

Patrick Cameron is a freelance writer with 10 years of diverse experience in consumer goods branding, promotions and retail communications. He works out of his home in Denver, Colo. He received his Bachelor of Arts in mass communication from the University of Minnesota.

Don't Miss a Thing!

All our latest outdoor content delivered to your inbox once a week.



We promise to keep your email address safe and secure.