A Family’s Guide to Fun in Nashville

Beyond the bustle of Broadway and the excitement of honky-tonks, Nashville offers an array of family-friendly activities just waiting to be discovered! From animal encounters at the Nashville Zoo to the stunning gardens at Cheekwood Estate, join us as we explore exciting activities the entire family can enjoy!


Nashville Zoo

The Nashville Zoo caters to visitors of all ages. From animal encounters to informative keeper talks, there’s no shortage of excitement at the zoo. Adding even more opportunities, there are beautiful botanical gardens, picnic areas, and playgrounds for your family to enjoy during their visit. With an abundance of fun activities to explore, the Nashville Zoo promises an unforgettable adventure for all!

Tickets can be purchased HERE.

Photos taken from @nashvillezoo on Instagram

Adventure Science Center

The Adventure Science Center is the perfect destination for family-friendly fun due to its diverse range of engaging exhibits. From planetarium shows to hands-on activities, there’s something to captivate every member of the family at the Adventure Science Center!

Guests are encouraged to purchase timed entry tickets online. Tickets can be purchased HERE

Photos taken from @adventuresci on Instagram

Sporting Games 

Nashville is home to several professional sports teams including the Nashville Predators (NHL), the Tennessee Titans (NFL), the Nashville Sounds (MiLB), and the Nashville SC (MLS). No matter the season, there’s always an exciting game to catch. Whether your family enjoys hockey, football, baseball, or soccer, catch a game and cheer on your favorite sports team together!

Photos taken from @predsnhl @nashvillesounds @nashvillesc & @titans on Instagram


Cheekwood Estate & Gardens

On a warm and sunny day, take your family and head over to Cheekwood Estates for a day filled with fun! Here your family can enjoy a stroll through the stunning gardens or trails. Plus, throughout the year, Cheekwood hosts a variety of family-friendly events and activities, such as seasonal festivals, art exhibitions, and interactive workshops. Regardless of age, there’s fun for everyone!

Tickets can be purchased HERE.

Photos taken from @cheekwood on Instagram


Book your stay at The Gallatin today and experience the best of what Nashville has to offer!