Nashville Kids & Family Guide

Nashville Tennessee is packed full of fun Family Activities including our Sports and Recreation Guide and Kid and Family Attractions for the entire family. You can start with the Adventure Science Center with the Sudekum Planetarium and Nashville Children's Theater. Or spend the day on the ice with Ford Ice Center.

Kids and Family Guide

Family-friendly things to do with kids in and around Nashville Tennessee

Nashville's Best Kid and Family Activities

Top Nashville Activities & Attractions for Families

Rivergate Skate Center is locally owned and operated business in the heart of Rivergate Madison, Tennessee. We serve our community with events and recreation for all audiences.
Rivergate Skate Center
119 Gleaves St.
37115 Madison , TN
Phone: (615) 868-7655

Just over 2 hours west of Nashville the Tennessee Safari Park opened in 2007.This unique zoo has become one of the most popular destinations in Tennessee.

Tennessee Safari Park
618 Conley Road
38001 Alamo , TN
Phone: 731-696-4423

SOAR Adventure Tower is the ideal destination for your next Nashville, TN adventure.

Soar Adventure
3794 Carothers Pkwy
37067 Franklin , TN
Phone: (615) 721-5103

The Zoo is open daily. The animals come from many parts of the world. Whether you are interested in mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles, or fish - Many species in each category that call Nashville Zoo home.

Nashville Zoo
3777 Nolensville Pike
37211 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 833-1534

Chuck E. Cheese's features age appropriate games, rides, prizes, food and entertainment that children of all ages from toddlers to big kids will love.

Antioch - Hickory Hollow Area
5312 Hickory Hollow Lane
37013 Antioch , TN
Phone: (615) 731-0271

Nashville Children’s Theatre is a professional theater company providing the children, families and educators of Middle Tennessee with extraordinary shared theatrical experiences that inspire imagination, develop creativity, and build community.

Nashville Childrens Theatre
25 Middleton St.
37210 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 254-9103

Adventure Science Center is AMAZING, they say it is for kids but parents love it too! Very hands on and the exhibits change out often enough that you will want to get the annual family membership.

Hours, Directions & Parking

Adventure Science Center
800 Fort Negley Blvd
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 862-5160

A great family adventure needs to include a trip to the Sudekum Planetarium's Judith Payne Turner Theatre!

Sudekum Planetarium
800 Fort Negley Blvd
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 862-5160

Dave and Busters is a great place for kids, adults, families...everyone that wants to enjoy arcade games, bowling, and good food. Absolutely The Place for Family Fun!

Dave & Busters at Opry Mills
540 Opry Mills Dr
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 970-3800

Holder Family Fun Center offer open bowling, league bowing or Cosmic Bowling, visit our Arcade with extensive Redemption Center, Two Story 32 gun Laser Tag in both centers or our Super Speedway, Thunder Bolt Indoor Go Carts, Gyro Extreme, 18 hole

Holder Family Fun Center in Gallatin TN
683 South Water Avenue,
37066 Gallatin , TN
Phone: 615-575-4FUN (4386)

The all-volunteer crew at the Tennessee Central Railway Museum hosts round-trip train rides from Nashville to locations east including Lebanon, Watertown, Cookeville, and Monterey.

Tennessee Central Railway Museum
220 Willow St
37210 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 244-9001

The Lane Motor Museum in Nashville opened its doors in 2003 with a collection of 80 historic vehicles. There currently are 150 on display and the largest collection of European cars plus unique vehicles.

Lane Motor Museum
702 Murfreesboro Pike
37210 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 742-7445

THE HISTORY OF CHEEKWOOD

Cheekwood Museum and Gardens
1200 Forrest Park Drive
37205 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615.356.8000

A favorite Nashville Park open daily from dawn to dusk best known for the Dragon Mosaic Sculpture which is why everyone refers to the park as Dragon Park.

Fannie Mae Dees/ Dragon Park
2400 Blakemore Ave
37212 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 862-8400

Phillips Toy Mart is a Nashville Family Tradition! You (and your kids) will be amazed at the huge selection of toys for children of all ages.

Phillips Toy Mart
5207 Harding Pike
37205 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 352-5363

The Parthenon is the centerpiece of Centennial Park, a large public park on Westend Aveue in downtown Nashville.

Centennial Park
2600 West End Avenue
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 862-8431

Book your next corporate teambuilding event, date night or family outing at The Rabbit Hole VR!

The Rabbit Hole Virtual Reality (VR) was Nashville's first virtual reality arcade.

The Rabbit Hole VR
215 Gothic Court, Suite 201
37067 Franklin , TN
Phone: (615) 499-6219

Adventure Science Center is Nashville's amazing, hands-on science and technology museum for guests of all ages.

Adventure Science Center
800 Fort Negley Blvd.
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-862-5160

Digital Worlds VR Arcade offers Tennessee the best experience for Virtual Reality in the Franklin, TN area. Perfect for Birthday Parties, Date Nights, Corporate Events & Bachelor Parties.

Digital Worlds VR
1945 Mallory Lane, Suite 170
37067 Franklin , TN
Phone: (615) 538-7514

Pay flat rate at the door and play all day!! We give you a wristband so you can come and go as much as you want!! CASH AND CARD ACCEPTED
� Pinball • Arcade • and more!

Flashback Arcades
258 River Rock Blvd
37128 Murfreesboro , TN
Phone: (615) 203-5539

Ice Cream made in small batches with the highest quality ingredients in flavors the whole family will enjoy!

Nash Family Creamery
4019 Highway 41A North
37034 Chapel Hill , TN

When you step into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, you will be embarking on a trip through decades of country music history in this architecturally-stunning building.

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
222 Fifth Ave S
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 416-2001

Seven Mile Creek Greenway - 5301 Edmondson Pike, 37211. I-65 south to Exit 78A, Harding Place, East. Drive aprox. 2 miles to Overcrest Drive, turn right for .2 miles to Blackman Road and drive .2 to first right, Edmondson Pike, turn right.

Nashville Greenway Trail - Seven Mile Creek Greenway
5301 Edmondson Pike
37205 Nashville , TN

Shelby Bottoms Greenway at Cooper Creek Trailhead – The Cooper Creek trailhead is located at McGinnis and Moss Rose Drive in the Inglewood neighborhood. Parking there is on-street only.

Nashville Greenway Trail - Shelby Bottoms Greenway at Cooper Creek Trailhead
2544 McGinnis Drive
37216 Nashville , TN

Here is a good trailhead for folks who want to drive their cars with bikes to go. Easy acess from your car to the trailhead. This is a very quiet walk along the stones river however you do need to heed the bikes...

Nashville Greenway Trail - Stones River Greenway at Kohl’s Trailhead
3001 Lebanon Rd
37214 Nashville , TN

Stones River Greenway at Percy Priest Dam Trailhead – From I-40 east from Nashville take Stewarts Ferry Pike exit # 219. Turn right on Stewarts Ferry Pike and travel approximately ½ mile to Bell Road.

Nashville Greenway Trail - Stones River Greenway at Percy Priest Dam Trailhead
3734 Bell Road
37214 Nashville , TN

Edwin and Percy Warner Parks, collectively known as “The Warner Parks,” are managed by the Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation of Nashville and Davidson County.

Edwin and Percy Warner Parks
50 Vaughn Road
Nashville , TN

Cook Day Use Area is a lakeside oasis in the hills of middle Tennessee, providing visitors with countless recreational activities on the lake and in the surrounding woods and grasslands.
Natural Features:

COOK DAY USE AREA on J. Percy Priest Lake
12230 OLD HICKORY BLVD.
37076 Hermtiage , TN
Phone: (615) 889-1975

The amazing downtown riverfront space created for the residents and visitors of Nashville by Hargreaves Associates.

Cumberland Park
592 South 1st Street
37213 Nashville , TN

You’ve waited a lifetime for this special day…shouldn’t you enjoy it?

Riverwood Mansion
1833 Welcome Lane
37216 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 228-8892
Fax: (615) 228-1645

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