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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

At Canoe the Caney, we offer affordable fun for everyone!

Canoe The Caney
17055 Smithville Hwy
38582 Smithville , TN
Phone: 1-800-579-7893

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.

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK

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

Children 12 years old and under must be accompanied by an 18 year old adult to come in Wave Country.

Wave Country Schedule
Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Thursday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday-Sunday: 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Wave Country Water Park
2320 Two Rivers Parkway
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 885-1052

Regardless of the Nashville weather forecast Strike & Spare bowling centers offer great family specials everyday of the week. For real fun join a league and get serious about your scores.

--Hendersonville Strike & Spare and Circus World
90 Volunteer Dr.
37075 Hendersonville , TN
Phone: (615) 824-5685

Get ready for some great family fun and entertainment! We are conveniently located at 2nd Avenue, between Commerce and Church Street. Three doors from the Old Spaghetti Factory.

Laser Quest Nashville
166 2nd Avenue North
37201 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 256-2560

JayMar Family Entertainment Centers is a family owned & operated group of Family Entertainment Centers in the Nashville, TN area. Each bowling alley / center is clean, well maintained and recently renovated.

JayMar Family Entertainment Centers
1200 Lakeview Dr.
37067 Franklin , TN
Phone: 615-790-2695

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

THE HISTORY OF CHEEKWOOD

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

Zipping is a thrilling adventure with a bird’s eye view! Families, friends, and groups of all kinds love soaring through the green hills of Fontanel.

Zipline Tours at the Fontanel
4225 Whites Creek Pike
37189 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-724-1600

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

Guests dine while seated around a 200,000-gallon tank, home to a wide variety of fish, sharks, stingrays and more! The bottom of the sea décor and inventive menu offer guests a dining experience like no other.

Aquarium Restaurant
516 Opry Mills Dr
37214 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 514-3474

Enter Climb Nashville, the south's destination for indoor climbing. Friendly and experienced staff can teach you how to climb safely and help you share an adventure with your family and friends that they'll never forget.

Climb Nashville West
3600 Charlotte Ave
37209 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 463-7625

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

Chaffin’s Barn was Nashville’s first professional theatre, opening March 27, 1967, and bringing the first live theatre tours from New York to the local area.

Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theatre
8204 Hwy 100
37221 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 646-9977

East Bank Greenway at Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge – 50 Titans Way, Coliseum. From I-24 East toward Chattanooga, take exit #48 toward James Robertson Parkway/State Capitol. Stay straight onto Interstate Drive. Turn right onto Russell Street.

Nashville Greenway Trail - Shelby Street pedestrian bridge
50 Titans Way
37213 Nashville , TN

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St Patrick's Day in Nashville Tennessee
Tug-a-War at Summer Camp in Nashville TN
Kids love to go out to eat - so why not go out to eat at a place that loves kids!
Party Planning Guide
iD Tech Summer Camp at Vanderbilt University Nashville TN
Family picnics are some of the best times
Nashville Summer Camps
Kids love animals, here are some of the best animal attractions in Nashville
Thomas the Train in Nashville each fall
Best indoor sports and activities in Nashville
Best outdoor sports and recreation in Nashville
Nashville Preschools and Day Care Centers
Are you kids ready for something out of the ordinary?
Bowling with Kids
Thomas the Train in Nashville each fall