Fall is a great time for making new family memories.

When the leaves start to change colors, the mountains in Tennessee are wonders to behold. Whether you’re interested in picking some pumpkins from a pumpkin patch or introducing the kids to country music, here are some of the fun family adventures you may want to consider in our area:

  • Boo at the Zoo – The Nashville’s Boo at the Zoo event is a fun eleven-night trick-or-treating alternative (October 14th -30th, 5:00 – 9:00 pm nightly). Bring the kids to the zoo dressed up for a Halloween adventure with a haymaze, pumpkins, and animal fun. They have adjusted the event to provide families with a socially distanced, walk through experience, featuring many previous favorite activities plus a few new ones! You’ve never experienced Halloween like this before.
  • Pumpkin patchesLucky Ladd Farms, Gentry’s Farm, and Honeysuckle Hill Farm are a few of the great pumpkin patches in Metro Nashville with activities that the whole family can enjoy. Take a drive out to the countryside to pick out pumpkins, pet some farm animals, and go through a corn maze.
  • Horseback Trail Rides – Take the family out for a horse ride in the beautiful fall weather at one of Nashville’s surrounding trail rides such as Creekside Riding Academy & Stables or JuRo Stables. This is a fun adventure the whole family can enjoy!

Even though fall is different this year with the pandemic, there are still many fun, seasonal events and activities the entire family can enjoy together as the weather gets cooler. In addition to these sponsored events, consider driving away from the city and into the mountains for a weekend cabin getaway or just to see the leaves in the mountains and the wildlife. Hike the Mt. Leconte Summit or check out Laurel Falls at the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for some beautiful fall views and some stunning waterfalls.

For more ideas, check out this list of fall fun from NashvilleLife.com.

Happy Fall Y’all!






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