Spring Break is just around the corner in Middle Tennessee. For Williamson County, Spring Break 2019 runs from Monday, March 18th – Friday, March 22nd. For Maury County, the dates are April 1st – 5th.
Not sure what to do with the kids for a week? Already dreading hearing, “Mom, I’m bored!”? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Here are some fun ideas to keep the kids entertained on Spring Break.
Spring Break fun near Spring Hill, TN
Challenge yourself and your family on this 4-level ropes course with something for everyone from ages 3 and up. Overcome a fear of heights or just have fun pushing your limits together, then unwind with a game of mini golf.
If you’ve never been to a trampoline park, you’re missing out! It’s super fun and never fails to get the heart rate pumping! Plus, with Middle Tennessee’s unpredictable Spring weather, it can be a great way for the kids to get some energy out even if it decides to rain
The Nashville Library’s main campus puts on children’s theatre performances on Fridays and Saturdays throughout the year. During Williamson County’s spring break, you can see a performance of Tall Tale Circus, complete with Johnny Appleseed and Calamity Jane. Or check out Momotaro, the Peachboy during Maury County’s spring break. This performance is part of Nashville’s Cherry Blossom Festival and the annual Nashville Japan Week.
Got some animal lovers in your family? Then you know that the Nashville Zoo is the perfect place for your little explorers. In addition to seeing all of the amazing animals, you can check out the new, state-of-the-art veterinary center and see how zookeepers and veterinarians take good care of the animals. There’s even a nursery and incubation center where you can see all the adorable baby animals!
While the season starts a little late for the Williamson County spring break, it’s just in time for Maury County students! Not only will you get to see a great game of baseball, you’ll enjoy tons of fun with contests, games like cornhole and foosball, and classic ballpark snacks.
If you’ve got country music fans in your family, Nashville is the best place for spring break. The Country Music Hall of Fame offers free admission to youth under 18 from several counties, including Williamson County. Kids can just wear a school t-shirt or present school ID to prove residency. Plus, there are tons of fun spring break programs for your musicians and artists.
Williamson County Parcs & Rec has some great events and activities for kids – it’s not too late to sign up! Check out Mr. Bond’s Engineering Camp, RoboThink Camp, and Cooking Camp for your kids Those options don’t strike your fancy? There are several others available. Plus, some programs offer discounts for multiple students enrolling from the same family.
Spring Break Day Trip Ideas
The Tennessee Aquarium is located just two hours from Spring Hill in Chattanooga, making it an easy day trip. With an IMAX 3D theatre and a new virtual reality experience, plus all of the wildlife, this is a trip sure to please any animal lover or wannabe-mermaid.
This year is the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11, the historic journey that landed Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin on the moon. With the US Space and Rocket Center less than an hour and a half from Spring Hill (in Huntsville, AL), there’s no better time for your own voyage to learn about our nation’s amazing space program. Check out their website for more information.
Of course, if you’re looking to get a little further out of town, East Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains are always a good option! If you’re the outdoorsy type, there’s plenty of hiking and camping to be had. Or, if you want to hike a little closer to home, check out this list of 10 waterfalls near Nashville.