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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

2020 Movies Under the Stars Murfreesboro

Movies Under the Stars – Murfreesboro

Looking for some FREE fun this summer? Movies Under the Stars in Murfreesboro will be returning this year! One movie is shown in 4 different locations throughout each week from June 1 - July 25. (No movie on July 4.) All of...

Cheekwood (Re-opening May 22nd! Find the Covid health and safety guidelines at the bottom of this article.)

There is always family fun at Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art. Cheekwood was built in 1832 as the home for the Cheek family who made their fortune in the wholesale grocery business. Members of the Cheek...
kids bowl free in middle tennessee

Kids Bowl Free in Middle Tennessee

It's time to sign up for the Kids Bowl Free program! My kids and I used to do this every summer and we LOVED it! There are so many times during the long summer break when it rains or it's just too stinkin' hot to do...

Pick Your Own Berries, Fruits and Veggies in Nashville and Middle TN

There are lots of "Pick Your Own" opportunities all over the Nashville area to get your little farmers out to harvest. From apples to zucchini it's all available right here in the Nashville Metro area. Use our up to date -...
How to Make Cake Mix edible play dough

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. Follow along with Misha Deem, a local pediatric occupational therapist with Lyttle Fox Therapy. You will...

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

williamson county pools

Williamson County Pools

Pools, beaches and splash pads in Williamson County are beginning to open for the 2020 season. Some areas are temporarily closed or open for members only. We’ll update our information as the summer progresses. Williamson County Tennessee Public Swimming Pools Spring...
Pools and Splash Pads in Rutherford County

Pools and Splash Pads in Murfreesboro and Smyrna, TN

Pools, beaches and splash pads in Rutherford County are beginning to open for the 2020 season. Some areas are temporarily closed or open for members only. We'll update our information as the summer progresses. Pools and Splash Pads in Rutherford County Murfreesboro...
Pools, Beaches and Splash Pads in Wilson County

Pools, Beaches and Splash Pads in Wilson County

Pools, beaches and splash pads in Wilson County are beginning to open for the 2020 season. Some areas are temporarily closed or open for members only. We'll update our information as the summer progresses. Pools, Beaches and Splash Pads in Wilson County Mount Juliet...
Splash Pads and Spraygrounds in Davidson County

Splash Pads and Spraygrounds in Davidson County

Splash Pads and Spraygrounds in Davisdon County are still closed for the 2020 season. We’ll update our information as the summer progresses. Splash Pads and Spraygrounds in Nashville and Davidson County Outdoor Pools, Splashpads, Dog Parks, Basketball Courts,...
sumner county pools and beaches

Sumner County Pools and Beaches

Pools and beaches in Sumner County are still closed for the 2020 season.  We'll update our information as the summer progresses. Gallatin Gallatin Civic Center (Map) Indoor Pool with lap swim as well as a shallow area for free play Whirlpool spa and sauna are...

Day Trips and Travel

Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

See the Smoky Mountains on the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail

In the fall in Tennessee, my favorite weekend trip is Gatlinburg, TN and once there, my very favorite place to see the fall color and the Smoky Mountains is the Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail. Before you head out, it is worth driving into the main entrance of the...
cummins falls state park

Cummins Falls State Park

I've never written anything controversial on this site but this post may change that. Let me make something clear right up front. If you and your family have been visiting Cummins Falls for years and you love it and take all your friends, I think that's great and...
Harmony park safari

Harmony Park Safari

Harmony Park Safari is off the beaten path about 30 minutes south of downtown Huntsville, AL. It is worth the drive if you are in the area! Owned by a biologist and a physicist the Safari Park is more than just a drive through - the park helps with conservation of a...
Monte Sano State Park - Huntsville, AL

Monte Sano State Park – Huntsville, AL

Located in Huntsville, Alabama, Monte Sano State Park is a great place for outdoor family fun.  The park has been open since 1938.  Monte Sano means "Mountain of health" in Spanish and  the park was originally a retreat for those suffering from diseases such as...
Land Between the Lakes

Land Between the Lakes: A Family Day of Adventure

Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area, is known as a 170,000 acre playground. Located between Kentucky Lake and Lake Barkley, the northern end of the area is in Kentucky, and the southern end is in Tennessee. There is so much to do and explore you can easily...

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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