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Grand Ole Opry
#2 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Shows playing during your visit are worth the ticket price, but be sure to include the backstage tour at the Grand Ole Opry, The tour is an interesting family album of favorite country singers, past and present.
It was outstanding, we experienced all types of country and western music from old timers playing banjo's to well known singers, young kids who had won the national square dance to Eric Church a country and wester...
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Edwin and Percy Warner Parks
#8 of 206 things to do in Nashville
And they show the best of our flora and fauna as well as have horse chases, golf, kids playing ball, model airplane fields, dog parks, creeks, and picnics -- as well as wonderful trails to just walk and look at wi...
Percy and Edwin Warner parks are jewels in the west side of Nashville that offer a great escape for bikers, hikers, runners, and family outings.
Radnor Lake State Park
#12 of 206 things to do in Nashville
It is definitely family-friendly so you may bring children with you on the walk there are different routes to take that will take you into the woods but it is paved all the way around if that is the way you choose...
If you have family or friends in town who like to walk, make this a nice nature stop, and you'll capture some great photos too.
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
#19 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Many of the tours will explain exactly what each attraction is meant to represent, or a guide book is very helpful Wonderful shared history for the entire family!
The view of the State Capitol is awesome and the greenery is likewise- You can watch local kids run through the fountains, learn about our river system and all the 95 counties in the State.
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Nashville Public Library
#17 of 206 things to do in Nashville
It’s beautiful first, the huge Libby, the marble, the double staircase, the wide hallways, the balcony.....And then there’s the kids room - puppet theaters, climbing walls, city scapes, art, computers, games, puzz...
Love to take a small group of children from my reading group, and help them fall in love with books.
Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge
#21 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Family can take the children to the hidden jewel beneath the bridge...playground, water fun, picnic spots and more!
must do when you are downtown nashville beautiful at nigth and during the day i have great pictures taken from this bridge kids love to walk over
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Natchez Trace Parkway
#14 of 206 things to do in Nashville
It's a great way to teach a little history to young children or young teens.
Historic stops along the way make it good for older kids.
John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge
#16 of 206 things to do in Nashville
A great, free activity for the whole family while you are downtown.
My family loved to picnic this area when we are in town.
Adventure Science Center
#43 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Adults will enjoy the technical, more scientific aspect; teens can have a good learning experience with the hands-on activities; and younger kids/toddlers have space to run and just be kids!
What an awesome educational place for all ages, but if you have children this is a must see attraction that is so fun.
Centennial Park
#33 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Love Centennial Park; room for kids to run, fun play areas, beautifully kept, great walking/jogging paths and of course the Parthenon is awesome.
I remember feeding the ducks here as a kid, exploring the beautiful gardens in the spring, and watching the Symphony Orchestra in the summer while having a picnic.
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Nashville Zoo
#48 of 206 things to do in Nashville
The kids also loved the area called The Jungle Gym, which has lots of jumping, climbing, sliding and other areas of fun and there is an area just for toddlers and an area for preteens and teens.
I highly recommend the Nashville Zoo for all families, the staff was incredible and the entire zoo was clean
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Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens
#18 of 206 things to do in Nashville
... occasional free events inside and outside (surprisingly large Christmas lights display and Nativity ice sculptures), we especially love the summer activities of which there are many free and family friendly.
This place is nice went there for a military ball great shops staff friendly love walking around it is good for all ages and great with families also at Christmas is a magical wonderland
First Tennessee Park
#52 of 206 things to do in Nashville
It's all we have in Nashville, so we may as well enjoy it and teach our kids to enjoy a slower pace, with the occasional excitement of a home run.
Great Family Fun!
Bridgestone Arena
#20 of 206 things to do in Nashville
first time in nashvilee i really enjoyed all day long and all night long advise to bring to you children and show Nashville uber is wonderful ride
This is the place for Country Music - The Highway! Really neat place to visit with friends or family!
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Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art
#36 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Woods sculpture walk, peaceful Japanese garden, amazing train exhibit for kids, gorgeous mansion.
Enjoyed the magical lights Lots of people, families and kids Be sure and visit the mansion and look around inside it Plan to spend several hours Adult hot beverages are available for purchase if you get cold
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Nashville Farmers' Market
#53 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Fresh vegetables and fruits, fun activities for the kids, friendly farmers what more can one ask for.
This area of Nashville has really developed and is a fun area for a family outing.
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Opry Mills
#51 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Has shops for men (Bass Pro, Pepper Palace, Boise), shops for women (Coach, Kate Spade, Vera Bradley), shops for families (Bed, Bath, & Beyond, Food Court, Carnival Shoes), shops for kids (Build-A-Bear, Old Navy,...
... the stores you can find anything here but what we like the most is the restaurants TGIFRIDAYS AND CHILIES restaurants are inside definitely will come back to Nashville and visit this mall again my kids loved it
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Riverfront Park
#50 of 206 things to do in Nashville
I love the water so anything on the water, river, ocean...whatever is for me!!! Lots of things to do here including great places to eat and get an adult beverage...or anything for kids too!
The water was beautiful and it was great to see the families touring the planes and engaging with the Marines.
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Nissan Stadium
#45 of 206 things to do in Nashville
We took a cab from our hotel, the stadium is gorgeous, the game was amazing, we ended up sharing a cab with a players wife and children after the game back to our hotel.
Enjoyed this family friendly stadium.
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Madame Tussauds Nashville
#38 of 206 things to do in Nashville
... Room, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw, Trisha Yearwood, Keith Urban, Eric Church, Reba McEntire, Carrie Underwood, Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Kid Rock, Jimi Hendrix, Miley Cyrus, Justin Timberlake, Beyonce and many more!
Both our kids really loved exploring the changing scenes which have been set up to put the figures in context... (Muddy Waters is in Music Alley, Patsy Cline singing in a recording booth... which was also interact...
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Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville
#49 of 206 things to do in Nashville
... like Ben Jones, James Best, Sonny Shroyer and Rick Hurst... Lots of merchandise at decent prices.. Take a pic with the General Lee :-) Lots to do and just like the show, this place is very Family Friendly...
Love this place,,,takes you back to dukes days....a must see,,,been there twice....I keep sending family and friends,,,so cool to take photos with car outside,,staff truly friendly,,,,,one of my favourites stops w...
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Historic Travellers Rest Plantation & Museum
#34 of 206 things to do in Nashville
... American frontier, the Civil War and American-Jacksonian politics.... Our family stopped in while some student groups were participating in "Period" activities and, the staff invited our kids to participate.
Many wonderful items of furniture, paintings, objects d'art from the original family remain in the house.
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Texas Troubadour Theatre
#44 of 206 things to do in Nashville
The kids loved every minute, especially our song request and the random people who got up and started two stepping!
Tennessee State Museum
#40 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Each exhibit is thoughtfully prepared so that it's of interest to both adults and kids above the age of eight or so (although the school group that was there seemed very engaged).
Curators were very knowledgeable and kind enough to share in detail and cater their talks towards my international traveling children!
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Athena Statue
#35 of 206 things to do in Nashville
... BC.....The building is awesome and gives you the feeling of see the real thing....The statues inside hold your attention....Saw lots of school children learning which was another great thing to see.......Awesome.
The kids just walked and looked at all of the information about the statue and the history of it all!
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Tennessee Performing Arts Center
#26 of 206 things to do in Nashville
We recognized several from Cinderella in Sept. Our family attended The Nashville Nutcracker with my sister and her family; our mother and aunt.
Family Feud on Broadway
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Lane Motor Museum
#9 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Very rare European and American cars, motor cycles, bicycles, planes, even a play area for the kids!
This is the place for Everyone, I love the stories, the building, the kid area, the cars, the planes.
Vanderbilt University
#29 of 206 things to do in Nashville
... tell you that "those people" are some of the most thoughtful, articulate, accomplished people I have ever had the privilege of being surrounded by, and I loved sharing our memories and experiences with the kids!!
The baseball stadium is nice and the ushers and officials were very welcoming (important considering my child played on the other team).
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The Mall at Green Hills
#47 of 206 things to do in Nashville
It is good for many occasions and is family-friendly!!!!!!!
Cumberland Park
#72 of 206 things to do in Nashville
Kid friendly, lots of sun & shade, grassy areas for picnics, mini playground area with slides, nice breeze when walking near the river and there is a water area for kids to play in (may want to consider having the...
The kids loved the fountains and the hills and rock climbing area.
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