Fun Things to Do on Your Staycation: The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

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The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is as much fun for adults as it is for kids! Open 9-4 daily, it’s a great way to spend the dwindling days of summer vacation. Every day includes animal shows, a 66,000 sqft Jungle Gym, Wild Animal Carousel, Wilderness Express Train and so much more.

 

Keep a look out for special events too. This Saturday, July 26th is Ice Day at the zoo! According to the press release, “Activities include ice cream eating contests, inflatable water slide, samples from Blue Bell Ice Cream, and make-your-own ice treat station. Special keeper talks take place through the day that feature frosty animal enrichment, such as frozen grapes, turkey broth pops and chilled mealworms. Other activities include the zookeeper balloon burst tank, face painting and animal ice sculptures at exhibits of by Specialty Ice Carvings.

 

The zoo hopes to expand in a major way in the next few years – so help them out by becoming a member or just by visiting!

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