Things To Do

Things to do in Shelbyville and Bedford County  

  • Stroll and shop the historic downtown square in Shelbyville
  • Visit a horse farm and maybe even learn to ride
  • Float or fish the scenic Duck River described in National Geographic as one of the most ecologically diverse rivers in North America. 
  • Attend one of the numerous events at the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration Grounds and Calsonic Arena in Shelbyville
  • Browse the shops in downtown Bell Buckle                                                       
  • Visit the Walking Horse Museum in Wartrace
  • Attend a play or see an art exhibit at the Fly Arts Center in Shelbyville
  • Camp, boat or fish on Normandy Lake
  • Hike, drive or bike along a scenic country road
  • Follow a part of the Civil War Trail
  • Search for caches on the Jack Trail
  • Visit a local restaurant for a unique dining experience
  • Whether you choose to play or work out, the Shelbyville Recreation Center and H.V. Griffin Park has something for everyone.

Near Shelbyville

  • Jack Daniels Distillery is a quick 20 minute drive from Shelbyville in Lynchburg
  • George Dickel Distillery is 20 minutes from Shelbyville at the edge of Coffee County
  • The Huntsville Space and Rocket Center is an hour away
  • Nashville, Music City USA, is an hour drive from Shelbyville