Nashville seems made for family travelers when summer comes around. It’s no secret the Tennessee capital is a music lover’s dream come true — after all, the country music scene is second to none! This summer, your family can find out why Music City is the perfect family destination thanks to its great music and so much more.
Summer is a great time to visit Nashville. With warm temperatures and plenty of sunshine, you can enjoy outdoor activities like hiking, zip lining, or water sports, as well as great indoor activities to keep you busy during the occasional summer storm.
There are plenty of ways to introduce the kids to Nashville’s country music legacy, like visiting the home of country music, Grand Ole Opry, where you can take a special backstage tour, 9:30 a.m.–4 p.m. If you are looking to enjoy some local bands, take in a live show along the Honky Tonk Highway. The honky tonks on the city’s famed Lower Broadway serve live country music all day long. It’s often free until 7 p.m., making it a perfect way for families to spend an evening taking in the local culture.
For the Taylor Swift fans in the family, head to Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to visit Taylor Swift Education Center for hands-on experiences, exhibits, programs and youth art installations for kids from toddlers to teens.
Lucky Ladd Farms, Tennessee’s largest petting zoo, is a great way for families with kids of all ages to spend a day enjoying the warm summer days. Lucky Ladds is home to much more than Nashville’s furry locals. There are also mega slides, wagon rides, a splash pad and bubble blast pool. Kids can bounce on the giant jumping pad or go for a nature hike. Families can even visit the gem mine to look for fool’s gold.
By the time your family’s Nashville vacation has come to an end, you will be ready to plan your next trip back to this lovely city. Whether you wait for next summer or plan your return visit for winter, spring or fall, you’ll find plenty of great activities to give you an exciting stay with each and every visit.
It’s time to start dreaming of your next family trip. Here’s some destination inspiration for you. Take a visual journey through these pies from around the world, and maybe you’ll be inspired to take that next trip for a delicious slice.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Trying to plan a multigen trip? You may anticipate trouble finding a travel destination, activities and more to appeal to every member of your crew. However, a new report from Hilton found there are certain experiences all travelers want right now, regardless of generation.
With the holiday season upon us, resorts all over the world pull out all the stops to bring the joy of the holidays to family travelers of all ages. Here are five more resorts to check out this holiday season:
Filled with hidden treasures waiting to be discovered, Seoul invites travelers to unearth its many gems, and Seoul Tourism Organization is here to help travelers do just that. Through thoughtfully created initiatives like the Theme Tourism County Competition, Seoul Tourism Organization works closely with local districts to identify and showcase what makes each district unique and charming in all seasons.
When searching for unique gifts for family travelers, Etsy is a good place to begin. A marketplace of online shops owned by craftspeople and collectors, Etsy is filled with handcrafted works in all mediums, often one-of-a-kind or custom-made. It’s like an open studio, a place to share the latest creations directly to people who appreciate handcrafted things.