Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

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 The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere was established in 1996 when the Zoo relocated from Joelton, TN. The Zoo sits on roughly 200 acres so be prepared to walk. All of the paths are stroller friendly and if you don't have one you can rent them at the information desk just inside the main entrance. If you are heading out on any of the trails be prepared and visit the bathrooms before you set out.When you enter the Zoo you go through a very shaded area, lots of trees into an area called Zoo … [Read more...]

Tennessee Titans and LP Field

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Make sure to enter to WIN tickets to the NY Jets game on Dec. 14 or buy discounted tickets for the Jacksonville game on Oct. 12 at the bottom!Founded by Bud Adams, one of the founding fathers of the American Football League in 1959, the Tennessee Titans moved to Nashville from Houston in 1997. For the first two years the team operated as the Tennessee Oilers. In 1999, the team changed names to the Tennessee Titans which brought the relocated team its most recent AFC Championship and … [Read more...]

Sanders Ferry Park – Hendersonville


Sanders Ferry Park is located in Hendersonville, TN.  The park offers fantastic views of Old Hickory Lake.  The scenery alone is worth a trip. (Click on the photos to see the full gallery)Sanders Ferry Park has 7 picnic shelters with grills and tables to accommodate up to 50 people apiece.  There is also 1 large shelter that will seat up to 250 people.  This is a great option for family reunions or other big gatherings.  You can find information on how to reserve the shelters at this … [Read more...]

Lanes Trains & Automobiles

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 Lanes Trains & Automobiles (hereafter referred to as LT&A)  is a family fun center located in Murfreesboro, TN.When you walk through the front door, you will pass through the game area first.  Just keep walking until you see the information desk on your left.  This is where you will purchase your bowling, wristbands or game cards.The bowling area is clean and modern.  There are 24 lanes for bowling. Each set of 2 lanes has seating for up to 18 people.  There are … [Read more...]

Bounce Palace

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 Looking for a small and clean place to get the wiggles out? This is it! Bounce Palace is tucked away behind Chic fil A on Old Hickory Blvd. in Hermitage. We had a great afternoon of fun for both my preschool and elementary aged kiddo.Unlike some of the jumpy places in town this one is small and you can see the entire place from tables near the door. There is only one entrance and exit so you can station yourself nearby and read or work (there is free Wifi) and your kids … [Read more...]

August Family Fun

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 Summer is winding down :(  But August is full of family fun to celebrate these last few days of summer.Possibly we are biased because we live in Wilson County but....OUR FAIR IS THE BEST!  Come out August 15-23 and ride some rides and eat something fried :) There are plenty of other fairs in the midstate area.  Visit one that's new to you! Take your little buckaroo (or your big one!)  on a trip to Cowboy Town. Whether you are dreading the start of school or counting down the … [Read more...]

Nashville Children’s Theatre


It's time to rethink the Nashville Children's Theatre. (Click on the photos to see the full sized gallery)Make Sure to Enter To WIN Tickets at the Bottom of the Article!For many lifelong Nashvillians, the Children's Theatre is remembered fondly as a place for grade school field trips.  Those field trips are still a huge part of the theatre's operations serving over 60,000 students each year.  But that's just one program of many offered by the theatre.Founded in 1931, NCT is the … [Read more...]

Jellystone Park – Nashville

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Jellystone RV Parks are scattered all through the U.S. and Canada. Aimed at travelers for camping - we were surprised to discover that the Jellystone Park in Nashville has a day pass. And it is AWESOME! (Click on the photos to see the full gallery)For $15 per person we had a great day of fun! After investigating the park and the playscape, our visit started with a "hey hey hey ride" - which is different than an "hay ride". Take a ride through the camp ground, sing some Yogi Bear songs, … [Read more...]