Kentucky Down Under

Loretta Lynn's Ranch and Campground

Lost Creek Falls and Cave

Tennessee Aquarium

The River Discovery Center

Harmony Park Safari

Historic Huntsville Depot

Burritt on the Mountain

Monte Sano State Park

Huntsville Museum of Art

Alabama Constitution Village

U.S. Space and Rocket Center

Day Trips from Nashville

Have a Saturday and want to get out of town and explore? Check out our suggestions for day trips – all tested by our families and 7 kids. The Nashville metro area is big, so to give you an idea of distances we have used the Tennessee State Capitol as a central starting point. All of these locations are within a 2 hour drive or less from the Capitol.

If you want to travel further or need an idea for a weekend away check out our road trip suggestions.






Lost River Cave – Bowling Green, KY

Lost River Cave – Bowling Green, KY

    Lost River Cave is a really interesting place for outdoor family fun.  Located in Bowling Green, KY, this destination is less than a 90 minute drive from most areas in Middle Tennessee.  It is a perfect distance for a day trip.  But remember, there is...

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Dinosaur World

Dinosaur World

    We were not exactly excited about our trip to Dinosaur World.  I had five girls with me from age 10 to 15.  None of us are particularly big fans of dinosaurs.  But guess what happened? WE LOVED THIS PLACE!!! (Click on the photos to see the full gallery)...

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Unclaimed Baggage

Unclaimed Baggage

Many years ago I saw a segment on the Today show about a store in Alabama that sold items from lost luggage. After the airlines do all they can do to identify a lost suitcase the entire bag is sold to Unclaimed Baggage. Here is the segment that piqued my interest:...

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Upcoming Events

Mon 27

Snack Attack

March 27, 2017 @ 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
The Discovery Center
Mon 27

Family Night

March 27, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tue 28

Cheekwood in Bloom

March 28, 2017 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tue 28

Storytime @ Mt Juliet Library

March 28, 2017 @ 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Mt Juliet Library
Mount Juliet
Tue 28

Storytime @ Lebanon Library

March 28, 2017 @ 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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