Tennessee is a state rich in natural wonder and untamed beauty. The eastern portion of the state is made up of the rugged terrain of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
The Great Smoky Mountains are a subrange of this mountain chain and are home to a number of recreational areas with hiking, camping, fishing as well as popular tourist cities such as Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge.
Tennessee’s capital city of Nashville is located in the central part of the state where the largest portion of the population resides. Nashville is a thriving metropolis full of music, art and food culture as well as parks with fishing, skiing, and even yachting.
The lowlands of western Tennessee lie between the mighty Mississippi and the Tennessee Rivers. This area is home to beautiful cypress groves, sparkling rivers, and hiking trails.
It’s also the birthplace of Elvis Presley and features his impressive former residence, Graceland.
Some places in Tennessee that may interest Christian groups include:
This museum and art gallery is located in Nashville, Tennessee and hosts an impressive collection of Christian artworks and artifacts.
Located in the breathtaking Great Smoky Mountains, this museum and garden feature life-like figures and dioramas that tell the story of Jesus Christ.
This unique theatre company uses live performances, 3D and holographic technology to bring Bible stories to life in a one-of-kind, family-friendly dinner theatre experience.
Tennessee is a beautiful and diverse state offering a huge variety of entertainment options, historical exploration and outdoor adventures. It is a great option for adult retreats and youth camps.
With plenty to do year-round both indoors and out, everyone will have an amazing experience in Tennessee.
The best Christian camps and retreat venues in Tennessee are:
Clear View Retreat
149 Scenic Hill Road Lancing, TN 37770
Do you dream of something deeper and more meaningful in your family’s life? Clear View Retreat, nestled on Scenic Hill in Lancing, TN, is a family retreat ministry which exists to transform the way God’s people relate within families and close communities by providing relational skills and discipleship through FAMILY retreats. Our Family Camps package provides all accommodations, meals, and activities to combine your family getaway with a life-changing biblical retreat. Become the champion for your family!
Appalachian Christian Camp
512 Cross Circle, Unicoi, Tennessee 37692-4439
Bancroft Bible Camp & Gospel Ministry
141 Bancroft Private Dr., Kingsport, Tennessee 37660
355 Camp Agape Road, Benton, TN 37307
3601 Lyon Springs Road, Sevierville, Tennessee 37862
Cedine Bible Camp & Conference Center
333 Cedine Camp Rd., Spring City, Tennessee 37381
Cumberland Springs Bible Camp
234 Cumberland Springs Camp Rd., Dayton, Tennessee 37321
Cumberland Youth Camp
2193 Happy Hill Acres Road, Woodlawn, Tennessee 37191
Doe River Gorge Ministries
220 Doe River Gorge Road, Hampton, Tennessee 37658
Eagle Rock Camp
7143 Flats Road, Tallassee, Tennessee 37878
Fort Bluff Camp & Conference Center
370 Fort Bluff Camp, Road Dayton, Tennessee 37321
Garner Creek Retreat Center
700 Sam Hollow Road, Dickson, Tennessee 37055
Higher Ground Summer Camp
329 Wesley Woods Rd, Townsend, Tennessee 37882
975 Hillmont Camp Rd., White Bluff, Tennessee 37187
Horton Haven Christian Camp
3711 Reed Harris Road, Lewisburg, Tennessee 37091
Long View Ranch
190 Bledsoe Hollow Lane, Mosheim, Tennessee 37818
Oasis Christian Center & Retreat
2015 Stony Point Rd., Franklin, KY 42134
Tennessee Baptist Conference Centers
1225 Baptist Camp Road, Linden, Tennessee 37096
The Grove at Red Oak Lake
849 Rocky Point Road, Cordova, Tennessee 38018