Family Fun in Deep South USA
Don't let Deep South USA's legendary reputation for nightlife overshadow the region's scores of remarkable family activities. From the educational attractions that give a vivid glimpse of important American history to acclaimed zoos to the long list of places that are just plain fun, Deep South USA is a memorable treat for tourists of all ages.
Family Fun in Kentucky
Adventure seekers can get to know Kentucky by heading outdoors to truly experience it. Kayaking, climbing, hiking, fishing and caving are just a few of the opportunities that await. Thousands of waterways flow throughout the state, creating a great escape for those yearning to embark on a paddling adventure. To get up close and personal with all kinds of equines, visit the Kentucky Horse Park. This Lexington-area attraction is a 1,200-acre working farm that's home to about 115 horses, representing some 50 breeds. Throughout Kentucky you can climb in the saddle yourself for a trail ride or a quick canter. From mountain trails in the Eastern Highlands to lakeside vistas in the Western Waterlands.
Family Fun in Louisiana
Where you find a gathering of Louisianans, you will find family life - and this ectends to the facilities Louisiana has for multi-generational families to enjoy together. In New Orleans, you can enjoy the Audubon Aquarium, Zoo and Insectarium. Families can walk with alligators on the Creole Nature Trail, have fun at Sci-Port Discovery Center in Shreveport, stay in haunted plantations and be entertained and dazzled by talented street performers.
Family Fun in Mississippi
Bring the whole family to experience Mississippi's interactive museums, nature tours and action-packed water parks and spend time at the new Mississippi Children's Museum in Jackson. To see creatures in the wild, take a kayak tour along the lower Pascagoula River near Gautier, or board the shrimp boat in Biloxi and see shrimp, crab and squid pulled from the Gulf of Mexico.
Family Fun in Tennessee
There's lot to see as a family in Tennessee, like the blur of cars at Bristol Motor Speedway or the dig-in process at Gray Fossil Site. You can soar 21 stories on Wild Eagle or ride the FireChaser Express at Dollywood in Pigeon Forge, or challenge each other to the treetop obstacle course at Ruby Falls in Chattanooga.
Family Fun in Alabama
Families love our 32 miles of beaches in the resort towns on Alabama's Gulf Coast. Enjoy waterfalls in the mountain town of Fort Payne or white water on the Chattahoochee River. A fun learning experience is guaranteed at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville.