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Nashville Fun for Families

Your online resource to find things to do in Nashville and Middle Tennessee with your family. Discover local places, events for the whole family, and interesting places to travel for a day trip or vacation.

Cake Mix Edible Play Dough

Here is a fun and easy activity to do at home. With only a few ingredients you can make Cake Mix Edible Play Dough.

Fishing Holes in Nashville

Ready to go fishing? Residents of Middle Tennessee have so many options for places to fish. The Cumberland River, Percy Priest Lake, Old Hickory Lake and Stones River are the major bodies of water in our area but there are lots of smaller creeks and ponds perfect to drop your line.

Middle Tennessee Greenways

Whether you are training for a marathon or just looking for a nice place to take a leisurely walk with the family, Middle Tennessee offers lots of greenways and walking trails perfect for training or taking a stroll.

Latest News

The Walmart Drive In is coming to Middle Tennessee!

Plan a FREE night out with the family at The Walmart Drive In this August & September. It's been a long...well everything 🙂 Opportunities for family fun while social distancing have been few and far between. So pop...

The Adventure Park at Nashville

There's a new place for family fun in Nashville and we can't wait to tell you all about it! The Adventure Park at Nashville is a 5-acre zip line and tree-top climbing park located in West Meade, right next door to the...
July 4th 2020 Celebrations

4th of July Celebrations in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. Parades, watermelon and of course fireworks. Here is a list of fireworks displays scheduled in Nashville and Middle Tennessee.  This year, with social distancing things...

2020 Guide to Farmers Markets in Nashville

Summer brings fresh produce to Nashville and the arrival of weekly Farmers Markets all over Nashville and Middle Tennessee.  (Cheatham, Davidson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson, Wilson). Want to pick your own produce...
Beaches in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

Beaches in Nashville and Middle Tennessee

The wait is finally over! The US Army Corps of Engineers has announced that some of our favorite beaches will reopen to the public on June 12, 2020. Nothing says "Summer Fun" quite like the feeling of sand between your...

More Ideas for Fun

Indoor Playgrounds

Find an indoor playground nearby.

Guides

From Camps to Birthday Parties – we have a guide for it.

Storytimes

Free story times happen daily all over Nashville

Deals

Find a deal or discount on fun!

Local Things to Do

The Walmart Drive In is coming to Middle Tennessee!

Plan a FREE night out with the family at The Walmart Drive In this August & September. It's been a long...well everything 🙂 Opportunities for family fun while social distancing have been few and far between. So pop some corn and load up the minivan for this end...

Cedar Creek Recreation Area

Cedar Creek Recreation area is a great family fun spot in Wilson County. The location on Old Hickory Lake includes a boat ramp and a campground. But the best part is the beach. Yep, a real sandy beach right here in Middle Tennessee. Depending on how mild the winter...
Topgolf Nashville

Topgolf Nashville is Fun for the Whole Family

  Even if you are not a golfer, you will be a fan of Topgolf! The unique venue is opening a new location in Nashville on September 22, 2017 and there is fun for the whole family! How to Play Topgolf Anyone can play Topgolf. Players score points by hitting golf balls...

The Adventure Park at Nashville

There's a new place for family fun in Nashville and we can't wait to tell you all about it! The Adventure Park at Nashville is a 5-acre zip line and tree-top climbing park located in West Meade, right next door to the Gordon JCC. Unlike similar parks in the area, the...
the fountains at gateway park

The Fountains at Gateway Park

Not long ago, I heard another mom mentioning that they had taken their kids to "the fountains" the night before and how much fun they had. The fountains? What's that? After some looking around online I finally found some vague information about something called The...

Day Trips and Travel

River Discovery Center - Paducah, Kentucky

The River Discovery Center

In a previous life, before kids and before Nashville, I was a Third Mate in the Merchant Marines and worked on oil tankers. I have tried for years to explain what it was like to my kids but I'm not sure they fully understood. Then, we visited the River Discovery...
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Marineland Dolphin Adventure in St. Augustine, Florida

Anyone who knows our family, knows that we don't vacation like most people vacation. We don't usually have an itinerary planned out weeks in advance, in fact, we typically don't even know we're going out of town until a week or two before we're on the road. I don't...
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Visit Superman in Metropolis, Illinois

"Up in the sky, look: It's a bird. It's a plane. It's Superman!" Do you have comic book or super hero fans in your house? If so, take a drive 2.5 hours north of Nashville on I-24 to Metropolis, Illinois and visit the official hometown of Superman. Start your visit in...
lost creek falls and cave

Lost Creek Falls and Cave – A Waterfall Adventure for All Ages

You know those amazing adventure spots you see when perusing Pinterest that make your eyes glaze over with envy at the person who was actually standing in that spot, able to snap that pic? What if I told you that there’s a spot like that, less than 2 hours away from...
kentucky down under

Kentucky Down Under

Drive 90 minutes north on I-65 and explore another continent - get a taste of Australia (at least it's wildlife) at Kentucky Down Under. Plan to spend the day here - there is lots to see and do! Take Exit 58 off I-65 and turn at the Love's gas station on the...

The Ultimate Spring Fun List

Still need ideas? Here is a huge list of things to do this spring in Nashville.

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