Antioch, Tennessee, is a community, adjacent to Nashville. It was originally known as a commuter town because the population there would commute into Nashville daily to work. At that time, the town consisted of a church, a post office, and a general store. Antioch has grown considerably over the years and now has a population of over 85,000 people. Currently, it governed by the Nashville government.
There are many reasons to visit Antioch, TN. Below is a list of just a few reasons that may entice your visit when you are in the area.
Antioch boasts some of the best hotel prices in the whole Nashville area. There are several chain hotels available in Antioch including a Holiday Inn Express and Suites, Comfort Inn and Suites, Hampton Inn, and a Knights Inn. If you plan to visit downtown Nashville, you are just a quick 10-20 minute drive from any of these locations. Also, most of these hotels offer business travelers their expected needs as well as swimming pools and airport shuttles. The Nashville International Airport is just a few minutes away from Antioch.
Antioch also has many restaurants available for you to choose your next meal. There is an International House of Pancakes (IHOP), Red Lobster, O’Charley’s Restaurant and Grill, and a locally well-known Korean restaurant called Hai Woon Dai, just to name a few. One customer who reviewed Hai Woon Dai, states that “I’ve tried pretty much every Korean restaurant in Nashville because Korean food puts me in a good mood, and Hai Woon Dai is the best!!” Based on this review, and others you can find online, it may be well worth your time to visit Antioch just to try this Korean restaurant, so long as you like Korean food, that is.
If you are into an activity that will scare you a bit, you should check out Haunted Hell Nashville, which is actually located in Antioch. It is located at 3930 Apache Trail and is open during the months of September and October. It has been open for a few years, and the reviews are excellent, if you are into the scary scene. Haunted Hell has a 22,000-square foot stage where frightening actors are experts at scaring anyone who braves entering the doors of their auditorium.
Ford Ice Center is also a wonderful place to visit while you are in Antioch. It is located on Hickory Hollow Place and is open year-round. The Ford Ice Center is home to the famous Scott Hamilton Skating Academy. It is also the icehouse where the Nashville Predators, the local NHL team, practice regularly. In this ice palace, you can learn to skate, watch skating exhibitions, see ice hockey, or even pick up a snack or two.
Antioch, Tennessee, has a wide range of activities, accommodations, and restaurant choices for anyone who travels there. Since it is so close to Nashville, you can easily scoot to Antioch for a quick outing from wherever you are staying in the metropolitan area.