Things To Do in Nashville: 12 of the Best Places to Visit

Lovingly known as “Music City,” Nashville, Tennessee, is the birthplace of bluegrass and the home of country music. From Honky Tonk Highway and hot chicken to live music performances and art museums, Nashville has a lot to experience.

Not to mention, it's home to four professional sports teams and is a popular location for bachelorette parties! Whether you're traveling solo, with your family, or with a group of friends, this list of things to do in Nashville will entertain just about anyone.

Explore the Gaylord Opryland Resort

You'll find a full-service spa, a golf course, over fifteen onsite dining options, shopping, and a massive water park! If you're looking for a live country music performance, the famous Grand Ole Opry House is right next door.

Try Nashville Hot Chicken

Hot chicken has been a Nashville staple since the 1930s. It’s a local favorite and a must-try when on vacation in the Music City!

Taste Tennessee Barbeque

Tennessee barbeque, more specifically referred to as Memphis-style, is one of the four main styles of barbeque in the United States. Its unique flavor brings a sweet and tomatoey taste, often slow-cooked and smoked in a pit.

Party on Honky Tonk Highway

If you're looking for live music, dancing, and drinks, check out Honky Tonk Highway. Located on Lower Broadway, this strip of honky-tonk bars promises a good time any day of the week from 10 AM to 3 AM.

Take a Music City Tour

You'll find plenty of conventional and creative ways to see the Music City if you enjoy tours. Take a pedal bike, golf cart, van, bus, trolley, or even a tractor for a ride around the city.

Explore the Country Music Hall of Fame

If you're a country music fan, visiting the Country Music Hall of Fame should be on your Nashville itinerary. As you journey through the museum, you'll find precious relics from many iconic figures, new and old.

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