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October Fall Festivals

October Fall Festivals

Celebrate fall and (hopefully!) cooler temperatures at a festival this October.  Food, music and family fun are the highlights of most of these events.  So make plans to enjoy this season with your family before the hustle and bustle of the holiday season begins. And...

The Ultimate Nashville Fall Fun List

The Ultimate Nashville Fall Fun List

On July 22 of this year, the temperature in Middle Tennessee was over 100 degrees.  While I endured that sweat filled misery, I encouraged myself with this thought : Soon, it will be fall and we will go to pumpkin patches and we will make our own apple cider and every...

October Events

October Events

October is filled with special events, festivals and Halloween fun. Use this list of events to make your October plans in advance. Check our Calendar throughout the month as we add new events and bookmark our 2017 Fall Guide for the most comprehensive guide for family...

Family Friendly Halloween Festivals

Family Friendly Halloween Festivals

The fall season is packed with Halloween festivals in the Middle Tennessee area.  Make some plans for some spooky (but not too scary!) fun. Booville @ Nashville Shores (Map) September 29 - October 29, 2017 Bring your little ghouls and goblins and enjoy our...

The Glow: A Jack O’ Lantern Experience

The Glow: A Jack O’ Lantern Experience

Let's be honest...there are a million different options during the month of October for things to enjoy with your family. Narrowing down the options can be almost impossible! I can say, however, that there is one event in particular that you should put on your DO NOT...

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Family Friendly Halloween Festivals

Family Friendly Halloween Festivals

The fall season is packed with Halloween festivals in the Middle Tennessee area.  Make some plans for some spooky (but not too scary!) fun. Booville @ Nashville Shores (Map) September 29 - October 29, 2017 Bring your little ghouls and goblins and enjoy our...

Trunk or Treat in Middle Tennessee

Trunk or Treat in Middle Tennessee

Trunk or Treat events in Middle Tennessee are a fun part of the Halloween season. These events are generally hosted by churches or other community groups but they are open to the public and almost always free to attend. Trunk or Treat can be a great option for...

October Family Fun

October Family Fun

October is the most AWESOME month in Tennessee!  It's pumpkin time, it's corn maze time, it's football time, it's fall break time (my fave!). This month is ALL about the pumpkin.  There are lots of great pumpkin patches in the Middle Tennessee area.  Many of them...

25 Things to do on Fall Break in Nashville & Middle Tennessee

25 Things to do on Fall Break in Nashville & Middle Tennessee

It's that time of year again.  Fall Break - that glorious mini vacation from school in October.  Maybe your break is three days. Maybe it's two weeks. Or perhaps you have a full time job and only have a few fall weekends available for fun.  No matter your...

A Family Guide to Restaurants in Opry Mills Mall

A Family Guide to Restaurants in Opry Mills Mall

With more than 30 choices for restaurants, Opry Mills Mall is a destination for food as well as shopping. Visit one of the many eateries and enjoy a family fun dining experience! The restaurants and eateries are spread out within the mall. Use Opry Mills Mall's map to...

Day Trips and Travel

Margaritaville Island Hotel – A Family Tropical Escape in Pigeon Forge

Margaritaville Island Hotel – A Family Tropical Escape in Pigeon Forge

As parents, it is hard to actually relax on vacation (you all know what I'm talking about). Most of the time my family checks into a hotel, then unpacks our bags and immediately gets back in the car to go explore the area or an attraction. Then we are back in the car...

Gulf Coast Duck Tours

Gulf Coast Duck Tours

Plan a unique tour of Mobile, Alabama with Gulf Coast Ducks.  Ducks are amphibious vehicles that were used by the American military in World War II and the Korean War. The original Ducks were built by women during the "Rosie the Riveter" part of American History....

Being Present: Adventures in Yellowstone National Park

I’ve been remiss in writing because our wifi connection has been really terrible. Honestly, I had given up completely but several people asked me to try to stick with it, so I’m going do my best to catch you up! Start here if you are new to our roadschooling...

St Louis Science Center

St Louis Science Center

St. Louis Science Center is tons of fun! And in case I don't mention it forty more times within this post, it's absolutely FREE!!!! The first thing you need to know about this place is that it is HUGE!  The center includes a hands on science museum and a planetarium....

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park

Gulfarium Marine Adventure Park is located in Ft Walton Beach, Florida. If you've spent many family vacations at the beach, then you know that about halfway through the trip, you really want a 'dry' day. A day that involves wearing real clothes and (temporarily)...