Every season brings forth a time that individuals and families look forward to and the fall season is no different. So this fall take a little time and pick a few of theses activities to enjoy for yourself, with friends or with your family.
8. Enjoy one of the state parks – There are several state parks with walking trails close to Nashville and with the changing colors of the leaves and the cooler temperatures it is the perfect time for a family picnic and hike through the state park. Find a location of a Tennessee state park and get out to the state parks to enjoy this fall.
7. Go on a hayride – what fun it is to take a ride in the back of a tractor through some winding trails or through a field sitting on bale of hay. Everyone can enjoy a ride to see the changing colors in the leaves and the crisp fall air.
6. Walk through a corn maze – there are several local corn mazes throughout Middle Tennessee. The fun of walking through and trying to complete the corn maze or getting lost to the point that you are turning around and walking out the way you came in.
5. Pumpkin picking – some locations will allow folks to pick out their own pumpkin while others the fun is just finding the rights out to create a pumpkin carving or a fall décor.
4. Viewing the changing colors of the leaves – the rural areas of Middle Tennessee have wonderful area to drive through the scenic back roads of the changing leave colors.
3. Campfires – still popular to sit around the tell ghost stories or roast marshmallows for s’mores. The cool fall evenings bring the perfect time to be around a warm fire.
2. Take in a music festival – Nashville has numerous on-going music festivals during the fall season. Check out a Saturday afternoon down at Centennial Park for Musician’s Corner or take in the Southern Ground Music and Food festival at the Riverfront in Nashville on September 27th or 28th. There is also the Americana Music Festival and conference in Nashville September 18th through the 22nd.
1. Take in a tourist attraction’s Fall festivities – Various locations around Nashville are beginning to open their fall activities. This is the time for families to bring the children to see historical sites or nature settings. There will is Cheekwood Harvest which will see the return of Trains. October brings the fall festival to The Hermitage the 5th and 6th and also the Hauntings of the Hermitage on October 20th and 27th. More information about the events at The Hermitage with dates and times can be accessed at their website.