The family website,, has named Bowie Nature Park and Monkey Joe’s as two of the Top 20 Places to take kids in and around Nashville, Tenn.

There are literally hundreds of wonderful places to take your kids in greater Nashville and each year, survey Nashville parents to find out where they love to take their kids.

Bowie Nature Park was #11 on the list.

“By showcasing its unique natural beauty, it offers to both present and future generations a place where people can experience nature in a relatively undisturbed setting.  The park includes a Nature Center, over 14 miles of trails, 5 lakes, a large playground, an outdoor classroom, and shelters.  Programs are available throughout the year,” states

Bowie Nature Park is located at 7211 Bowie Lake Road, Fairview.

Monkey Joe’s was #12 on the list.

Monkey Joe’s is an indoor inflatable playground located at 1648 Westgate Circle in Brentwood.

With inflatables galore, arcade games, and a full range of concessions, Monkey Joe’s is a great choice for active kids and a great way to entertain children rain or shine.

The Nashville Zoo tops the list. In 2nd is Lucky Ladd Farms in Eagleville, TN and in 3rd is Red River Farms in Springfield, TN.

See the entire list here.

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