With several places listed on the National Register of Historic Places, you can spend the day enjoying and learning the city’s history. Trousdale Place is the former home of John Bowen and was built in 1813. Governor William Trousdale then purchased in 1899 and it has remained with the family since. Public tours of the home, and the Summer County Museum located nearby are given daily. Cragfront is another place to check out for a bit of history. The home once belonged to James Winchester and is open for public tours several days a week, as well as bookings for special occasions.
With six different parks in the area, spending a day outdoors with the family has never been easier. The parks offer a variety of activities that will engage people of all ages. Clearview Park and Lock 4 Park are just two of the parks where you can enjoy baseball, basketball, tennis, and volleyball. Walking trails and beaches are also located within Gallatin so that you can take in various water activities. The majority of the parks are equipped with picnic areas as well so you can stop and enjoy a snack or a meal during your day of play.