35 Fun Things to Do in Nashville with Kids Story

By Alli Sewell


35 Fun Things to Do in Nashville with Kids Story

You can find a host of fun things to do in Nashville with kids. Exciting...

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Learn and play at the Adventure Science Center

The Adventure Science Center is a fun kid-friendly attraction in Nashville. The museum features various...

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Discover more about TN history at the Tennessee State Museum

Visiting the Tennessee State Museum is one of the many fun family activities in Nashville...

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Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame

Nashville is known as being the country music capital of the United States, and a...

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Tackle the Treetop Adventure Park at Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort

Heading to Nashville's Treetop Adventure Park is the perfect thing to do if your kids...

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Explore the Gaylord Opryland Resort

The Gaylord Opryland Resort is a Marriott-owned hotel, resort, and convention center in Nashville. The...

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Spot exotic animals at the Nashville Zoo

The Nashville Zoo is a much-loved Nashville landmark and, of course, is a kid-friendly attraction...

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Splash around at the Nashville Shores Waterpark

Another fun and kid-friendly attraction at the Nashville Shores Resort is the Nashville Shores Waterpark...

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Get artsy at the Frist Art Museum

The Frist Art Museum, or Frist Center for the Visual Arts, is one of the...

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Have a picnic at the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

The Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park is a vast urban park in downtown Nashville. The...

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Try to escape from Escape Game

The Escape Game is a Nashville escape room operator offering a range of escape games...

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View antique cars at the Lane Motor Museum

The Lane Motor Museum houses the largest collection of European automobiles in the US. If...

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See a show at the Grand Ole Opry

The Grand Ole Opry, or Grand Ole Opry House, is an iconic music venue in...

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Hike in the Edwin and Percy Warner Parks

The Edwin Warner Park and Percy Warner Park, known together as the Warner Parks, are...

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Line dance at Wildhorse Saloon

You and your kids will love learning to line dance at the Wildhorse Saloon! This...

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Explore Cheekwood Botanical Gardens

Exploring the Cheekwood Botanical Gardens is an exciting experience for kids and adults, including couples...

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Spot your favorite celebrities at Madame Tussauds

Madame Tussauds is one of the best Nashville attractions for kids. They'll have a great...

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Enjoy a performance at the Nashville Children's Theatre

The Nashville Children's Theatre is one of the super fun places for kids in Nashville...

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Go backstage at Ryman Auditorium

Ryman Auditorium is another live music venue in Nashville that's iconic. Called the "Mother Church...

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Try new dishes on a Nashville food tour

If your children are adventurous eaters, going on a Nashville food tour is the perfect...

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Kayak on the Cumberland River

An exciting activity for kids that love the outdoors is kayaking on the Cumberland River...

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Snap pictures at the Nashville What Lifts You Mural

Being an artistic city, it's no surprise that Nashville has many amazing murals. One of...

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Wander through Centennial Park

A fun fact about Nashville is that the city features a replica of the Parthenon...

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Tour Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

One of the historical and educational attractions to take your kids to in Nashville is...

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Shop at Opry Mills

If it's raining, heading to Opry Mills to look around the shops or watch a...

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Taste the best donuts in Nashville

A perfect activity for kids with a sweet tooth is going on a Nashville donut...

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Look around the Johnny Cash Museum

The Johnny Cash Museum is another county music attraction in Nashville. At the museum, you...

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Spend the day at Radnor Lake State Park

Located just 25-minutes from downtown, Radnor Lake State Park is one of the best outdoor...

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Print posters at Hatch Show Print

Another of many music-related attractions in Nashville is Hatch Show Print. Opened in 1879, the...

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Get creative at Kidsville at Musicians Corner

Musicians Corner is a free concert event that takes place at the outdoor amphitheater at...

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Watch a Nashville Predators game

If your family likes sports, one of the things to do in Nashville for kids...

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Sightsee with Old Town Trolley Tours

Going on a sightseeing tour is one of the great family things to do in...

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Eat delicious biscuits at Biscuit Love

You can't go to Nashville without trying some freshly baked buttermilk biscuits. One of the...

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Make Goo Goo Clusters at Goo Goo Chocolate Co.

Making candy is, without a doubt, one of the best activities for kids in Nashville...

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Have fun on Broadway and the Honky Tonk Highway

Broadway and the Honky Tonk Highway are known for their bright neon signs and Honky...

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Dine on a showboat river cruise

One of the fun dining options for visitors of all ages in Nashville is having...


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