Kids these days are spending more time on their screens than with friends and family. Treat your kids to some fun adventures around Middle Tennessee this weekend. I have compiled a list of these great places that will keep the kids entertained for hours with no worries. So pack up the kids and get ready for the best weekend ever!
It’s not “Tennessee” if it’s not “Nature-ish”. The Adventure Park is the newest and largest forest climbing park in Nashville! Besides being recommended by TripAdvisor, the park claims to be good for your health, where you can appreciate nature while engaging in activities that are fun, challenging, and build your kids’ confidence. It’s not only for your children but for the whole family! Expect to use all of your strength by taking the obstacles with ziplines and you get to choose the level of difficulty for the“aerial trails”.
Price Range: $36 – $54
Reopens: March 5, 2022 (Full schedule here)
Murfree Spring’s Discovery Center is the perfect spot to take your little ones if they are looking for an interactive museum experience. They have a new fun exhibit where kids could try out surfing, snowboarding, kung fu, and climbing a canyon. This is to test their balance, strength, coordination, and endurance. They also have other permanent exhibits to check out for.
They also offer other Sensory Friendly programs and events as well as infant and toddler classes. When school is out, they have exciting camping activities packed with innovative games, projects, and activities, all designed to help kids learn, socialize, and have fun! Also, if you want to be extra, have your kids’ best birthday ever at Discovery Center.
Price Range: Ages 2 & up: $8 (Get tickets here)
Younger than 2: FREE
Opening Hours: 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday.
SOAR Adventure Tower is the ideal destination for your next team event. SOAR offers many different options for your group to not only enjoy but never forget. The unique tower creates a safe and interactive atmosphere that features 4 levels and over 110 climbing elements that will challenge kids and adults both mentally and physically. They also offer an 18 hole miniature golf course for the sporty little ones! With over 10 custom designs, musically themed holes that can only be found in Music City! After your climb or during your round of golf, you can enjoy a frosty cold beer or cider from their new bar! Is your birthday upcoming? Celebrate it here!
Price Range: $29 – $45 (Get tickets here)
Opening Hours: Varies every month
The earlier you start planning your fall season, the better! Honeysuckle Hill Farm highlights Tennessee farming life from September to October. It has evolved into Middle Tennessee’s Largest Outdoor Halloween Attraction. Since opening, they have been completing every families’ Fall experience with their Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Petting Farm, Pumpkin Train, Hay Ride, and a Pumpkin Cannon; with over 75 “farmtastic” rides, the corn maze, and other family fun attractions, it’s definitely for everyone! Honeysuckle Hill Farm now covers 200 acres and manages about 150 of the finest farmhands in Middle Tennessee. How cool is that?
Opening Hours: September 25 to October 31
Tennessee’s state park system was recently ranked by the National Recreation and Parks Association as one of the top 4 state park systems in the country. Tennessee’s Fall Creek Falls State Park is a must-see for family with kids who want to reconnect with nature and of course, who loves scenic beauty! Falls Creek is one of Tennessee’s largest and most visited state parks. The resort-style amenities offer everything from water activities to hiking trails, RV Camping, and even white water rapids. The park is a veritable hot spot for outdoor adventure, with more than 29,800 acres that span across the eastern top of the rugged Cumberland Plateau. Fall Creek Falls, at 256 feet, is one of the highest waterfalls in the eastern United States. After a long day, indulge yourself with the all-u-can-eat buffet at the Gaul’s Gallery Restaurant while looking at the beautiful view of all Creek Lake.
Price Range: FREE
Opening Hours: For reservation