The beginning of June signifies the end of the school year and the beginning of the beautiful summer sun. These two factors, combined with the gradual reopening of Tennessee, mean your kids are probably getting restless. Check out the most fun outdoor spots in Nashville to keep your whole family both entertained and safe. With all of these ideas, make sure to still practice social distancing.
Nashville’s preeminent park is the perfect place to spend a sunny Saturday afternoon. Check out Centennial Park’s iconic Parthenon, take a stroll on the mile-long hiking train or through the beautiful gardens, or feed the ducks in Lake Watauga.
Lucky Ladd Farms
Recently named the “#1 Place to Take Kids” in Nashville and Murfreesboro, Lucky Ladd Farms is so much more than Old McDonald’s farm. Your family can make over a hundred new friends at the Petting Zoo, take a pony ride, explore the Farm Fun Park and grab some fresh produce at the online farm market. In order to stay in line with social distancing measures, make sure to reserve your time to visit.
Alleviate your summer boredom by taking the kids to see giraffes, kangaroos, lorikeets, and more! The Nashville Zoo’s famed 66,000-square-foot jungle gym and carousel are also a must. The zoo will formally open to non-members on June 18, 2020, with numerous sanitation and social distancing protocols in place to ensure safety for all guests.
Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art
This historic 55-acre estate provides valuable insight into Music City’s history as well as a relaxing outdoor spot. Explore the wide variety of gardens which includes waterfalls, art installations, and a bamboo forest, and then take a stroll through the indoor gallery.