The kids may be heading back to school soon, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. There are many opportunities to spend time together well after summer ends and the first school bell rings. Here are some ideas for late summer family activities in Tennessee. Outdoor Adventures Tennessee is full of places to get outside and enjoy nature as a family. Pack a picnic and head to one of a dozen state parks, where you’ll find plenty of inspiration to go hiking, fishing, canoeing, horseback riding and even swimming. Interpretive centers and outdoor educational opportunities — like Bays Mountain Park in Kingsport, the American Museum of Science and Energy in Oak Ridge or Discovery Park of America in Union City — also offer families the chance to spend an afternoon learning about the science of local nature. Historic Day Trips It’s fairly easy to get across the state, so consider taking a weekend trip to learn about Tennessee’s rich history — after the kids finish their homework, of course. In East Tennessee alone, you’ll …
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