12 Things to do this Spring with Family

Who says the parents get to have all the fun? Not Music City. Nashville has never provided more family fun in the span of three months. Explore, discover, build, and expand your curiosity through the bountiful events, exhibits, and attractions that make Music City a children's playground this spring.

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Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

As the sun shines, the animals come out to play. Head to the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere and spend time at the unbelievable Flamingo Lagoon or Kangaroo Kickabout, getting you up close and personal with the animals. Check out the Zoo from up high with Soaring Eagle which takes you 110 ft. in the air to overlook the African Savannah, Historic Home, Festival Field, and Gibbon Islands.

Adventure Science Center

Unravel the mysteries of the world inside Nashville's Adventure Science Center. Children of all ages (even adult-children) can experience live science demonstrations, walk through simulated weightlessness, and create structures in the Imagination Playground. Spark your curiosity at this family fun playground of science and wonder.

Adventure Park at Nashville

Experience the highly-exciting zipline tour, Adventure Park, Music City's newest and largest ropes course and zip-lining park. Families may figure out how to navigate the obstacle course which is full of nets, ropes, and up to 10 trails.

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage: Home of the People's President

Since opening in 1889, President Andrew Jackson's Hermitage has welcomed over 15 million guests. Like never before, families and friends can explore the 7th President's entire life from his humble beginnings to his presidency with their exhibit Andrew Jackson: Born for a Storm. Spring is a great time to visit this historic estate and escape into the 19th century.

The Escape Game

Do you think your family has what it takes to play The Escape Game? Nashville's real-life adventure game is designed for small groups of 2-8 people. In one hour, families and friends must work together, crack codes, and solve ciphers to escape. Escape or not, you're guaranteed to make a great memory for years to come.

The George Jones

Just take a walk down to The George Jones and get an up close and personal experience with The Possum like never before. The museum explores the complete life of the singer, from his childhood to his many accomplishments.

Goo Goo Shop

Now, more than ever, you can discover the world's first combination candy bar (created in Nashville) at the Goo Goo Shop. You can stop by to watch the cooks do their magic, or just skip to the eating part. Either way, the store features a ton of different flavors including must tries like the original Goo Goo Cluster.

Lucky Ladd Farms

You can always journey to Tennessee's largest petting farm, Lucky Ladd Farms, featuring over 100 friendly animals and exotic livestock. This 60-acre farm park offers attractions which appeal to all ages, acres of playgrounds, exciting hands-on animal encounters, pony rides, nature trails, and more to satisfy the whole family.

Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum

The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum honors all musicians regardless of genre or instrument. The museum showcases the stories of various artists throughout music history, and the instruments they used to record their classic hits. Throughout the years many musicians have been honored to be inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame. The list of musicians includes The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Charlie Daniels, Keith Richards, Kid Rock, Chet Atkins, Barbara Mandrell, and so many others. In addition, the first Grammy Museum Gallery in the world is open inside the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, too! The gallery is set up for guests to explore the history of the GRAMMY Awards, experience what it’s like to be on the stage, and the recording process.

Nashville Children's Theatre

Welcome to the mystical wonderland that is Nashville Children's Theatre - a place that allows kids of all ages to explore their imagination through top notch productions.


The golf entertainment complex known as Topgolf provides fun for the whole family. Play exciting golf games that will challenge everyone in your group, while enjoying delicious food that appeals to even the pickiest eater. Topgolf also has KidZone, providing special programs for children.

Treetop Adventure Park at Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort

The Treetop Adventure Park is an aerial adventure course set in the beautiful woods of Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort. There are over 10 different zip lines and 100 challenging obstacles including suspended bridges, cargo nets, ladders, Tarzan jumps, and many other thrilling elements.