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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

The Escape Game is a live 60-minute adventure. You and your team will select a challenge and will have 1 hour to complete your mission and escape. The Escape Game offers several unique experience, all happening in a completely immersive environment. You may be in on Mars trying to repair a spaceship, in Prison planning an escape or in a museum stealing back a masterpiece. Learn more about Nashville's top rates escape room on their website. https://NashvilleEscapeGame.com

Top Nashville Activities & Attractions for Families

iD Tech Camps held at Vanderbilt University in Nashville.

Ages: 7-18
Camp Type: Day Camps | Overnight Camps
Camp Focus: Coding | Game Dev | Robotics | Creative
Camp Dates: June 1 - July 24

Held at Vanderbilt University Nashville , TN
 

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.

DON'T MISS THE SPEED SLIDES! Drop from a 40 foot tower and travel 80 feet!

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
 

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
 

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 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
 

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Best Summer Camps and Day Camps in Nashville

Summer Camps
Nashville Day & Summer Camps!

Time to book summer camps 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

Kid Party Guide

iD Tech Summer Camp at Vanderbilt University Nashville TN
Family picnics are some of the best times

Parks and Greenways

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 Indoor Sports & Recreation

Best outdoor sports and recreation in Nashville
Nashville Preschools and Day Care Centers

Nashville Preschools

Thomas the Train in Nashville each fall
Bowling with Kids
Time to book summer camps in Nashville Tennessee
Are you kids ready for something out of the ordinary?

Guide to the Education and Health of Nashville Families

Great ways to keep your family healthy include eating healthy food, healthy family activities, reading and keeping your mind active and of course preventive medical care. The following guide will help your family find fun ways to learn about wellness!

Attractions for kids in Nashville

Kid & Family Attractions in Nashville

Over 35 Outside Activities to do in Nashville with your kids this summer and fall.

Listing of area schools both private and public.

Nashville Area Schools

Schedule your kids dental appointment with one of the best dentist in Nashville

Pediatric Dentist

Wow- that is one exciting day out, up and away!

Zip-lines for the Family