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

With over 45,000 square feet of indoor trampolines and other amenities, this place will be jumping!

Altitude Trampoline Park
3432 Lebanon Pike
37076 Hermitage , TN
Phone: (615) 455-5800

Let Music City Indoor Karting (MCIK) introduce you to a new karting experience unlike anything offered in Nashville, TN! Indoor karting is a low-cost and safe way to introduce drivers to motor racing as entertainment.

Music City Indoor Karting
400 Davidson St #403
37213 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 242-3275

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

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

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

Treetop Adventure Park is an adventure course set in the beautiful woods of Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort featuring 100 exciting and challenging obstacles including suspended bridges, giant zip lines, cargo nets, Tarzan swings, and many thrilli

Treetop Adventure Park at Nashville Shores
4001 Bell Rd
37076 Hermitage , TN
Phone: (615) 889-7050

WE ARE OPEN: THURSDAY - SATURDAY 11:00AM TO 4:00PM

Middle Tennessee Museum of Natural History
816 Old Salem Rd
37129 Murfreesboro , TN
Phone: (615) 605-1417

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

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

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

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

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

What we offer:
- Mermaid birthday parties
- Mermaid bachelorette parties
- Mermaid swimming lessons (group and private lessons)
- Mermaid event entertainment (hire a mermaid for your event!)

Options available for all ages!

Learn how to swim in a real mermaid tail at AquaMermaid School!

Aquamermaid School Nashville hosts mermaid swimming lessons & exciting parties for kids and adults!

Vanderbilt University Recreation Center
2700 Children's Way
37212 Nashville , TN
Phone: 1-866-279-2767

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

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

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

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

Harpeth River Greenway at Morton Mill Trailhead – From I-40 west toward Memphis, take the US-70S exit #196 toward Bellevue/Newsom Station. Take the ramp toward Bellevue, turn left onto US-70S/Memphis-Bristol Hwy.

Nashville Greenway Trail - Harpeth River Greenway
940 Morton Mill Road
37221 Nashville , TN

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

Whites Creek Greenway at Hartman Park Trailhead – 2801 Tucker Road. From I-440 west toward Memphis, merge onto I-40 east toward Nashville. Merge onto I-65 north toward Louisville. Exit onto Metrocenter Blvd via exit # 85. Take Metrocenter Blvd.

Nashville Greenway Trail - Whites Creek Greenway at Hartman Park Trailhead
2801 Tucker Rd
37218 Whites Creek , 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

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

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

Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival

Middle Tennessee Strawberry Festival
106 Main Street
37148 Portland , TN
Phone: 615-325-9032

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

The Stardust Drive-In Theatre offers our patrons a new option in affordable Family Entertainment.

Star Dust Drive-In Movie Theater
310 Purple Tiger Drive
37184 Watertown , TN

Nashville Shores features more than a million gallons of fun. Experience the all-new Kowabunga Beach, a massive, four-story water treehouse and sprayground.

Nashville Shores
4001 Bell Road
37076 Hermitage , TN

Hit After Hit has 7 indoor year-round batting cages for personal instruction and range in speed from 30 to 90 mph. 4 are equipped with Iron Mike machines.

Hit After Hit
705 Airpark Center Dr.
37217 Nashville , TN
Phone: 615-399-BATS (2287)

The Nashville Predators are a professional ice hockey team based in Nashville, Tennessee. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League.

Nashville Predators
501 Broadway
37203 Nashville , TN
Phone: (615) 770-2355

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