- TripBuzz found 26 things to do with kids in or near Sparta, Tennessee, including 22 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Cookeville, Crossville and McMinnville.
- From Wet Willies Water Park to Burgess Falls, the Sparta area offers 25 different types of family activities, including: Waterfalls, Water Parks, Movie Theaters and National & State Parks.
- Located in Tennessee's White County, surrounding the Calfkiller River, is the city of Sparta. The natural beauty throughout the city draws many visitors to the area annually, with its many waterfalls, natural parks, caves and wildlife areas. The area is also popular for Bluegrass music and is home to many music venues and outdoor concert events.
A movie theater multiplex with twelve auditoriums, the Carmike Highland 12 shows primarily first-run Hollywood releases. The theater features digital video and sound, and offers a variety of refreshment choices at the concession stand.
Cookville's Highlands Visitor Center is an information center for tourists and newcomers to the area. The center offers a wide array of brochures and maps, and features a knowledgeable and friendly staff to answer questions.
Located in Cookeville, Tennessee, the Hidden Hollow Park features a covered bridge entrance to the natural site. The park, which is home to hiking trails, features a Christmas Lights display during the Christmas holiday.
Established in 1976, the Cookeville Childresn Theatre in Cookeville, Tennessee has been hosting plays and developing the talents of young theatre performers for over three decades. Some of the sponsored performances include Peter Pan and Fiddler on the Roof.
Featuring local history exhibits, the Cookeville History Museum in Cookeville, Tennessee is home to collections and artifacts that tell the story of Cookeville's history. Local history hikes are featured at the park every second Saturday.