From a visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to the historic RCA Studio B, there are many amazing tourist hotspots in Nashville. Known for being the seat of country music and the center of activities, this Tennessee city is also known for its educational institutions and museums. Apart from this, it has excellent restaurants, bistros and hotels not to mention amazing shopping centers. Check out just how much fun you can have in Nashville in one day.
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Start the Day at the Cafe at 8:00 am
Fido is where you can relax and let the sun in as you enjoy a cuppa.
Address - 1812, 21st Avenue, South, Nashville TN-37212
Telephone Number - 6157773436
Go to the Museum at 9:00 am
Enjoy Nashville completely by heading out to the recently renovated Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum which is the largest music museum across the globe. It features contemporary as well as classic singing stars and documents their lives. Grab some breakfast at the Two Twenty Two Grill in the museum and check out their massive selection of books, musics and clothes for gifts. This museum is open from 9 in the morning to 5 in the evening every day
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Address- 222 5th Ave. S, Nashville TN-37203
Telephone Number - 6154162001
Visit the Awesome Studio B at 10:00 am
Tour the Music City and check out the Music Row. The historic RCA Studio B is located here. Nearly 200 songs by Elvis, the King were recorded here. Other famous singers who have also been part of recordings at this famous studio include Dolly Parton, Eddy Arnold and Roy Orbison ( of “Pretty Woman” fame). From country to classical, the entire gamut of songs and singers are covered in this Studio, a guided tour of which is also conducted.
Address; Music Row, Nashville TN-37203
Check out the Greek Gods and Goddesses at 11:00 am
Nashville’s Centennial park is known all over the world for having the only perfect replica of the Greek Parthenon. The tallest indoor sculpture in Western part of the world is housed her namely, that of a 42 feet tall Goddess Athena. Don’t miss out on the Athena’s Parthenos.
Address: Centennial Park, 2500 West End Av. Nashville TN-37203
Telephone Number - 6158628431
Go to the Bluebird Cafe at 12:00 noon
Songwriters flock to the Bluebird Cafe to test their material on a willing audience and accomplished performers come to this Cafe along with the Listening Room Cafe in downtown Nashville. Check out the raw talent here and prepare to be amazed and entertained.
Address- 4104 Hillsboro Road, Nashville TN
Get Artsy at Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art at 1:00 pm
For art lovers, Nashville is a dream come true. From the Frist Center for the Visual Arts to the downtown art galleries and the fall craft fair, there are plenty of options. Those who are fond of art should definitely not miss out on Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art.
Address- 1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville Tennessee
Telephone Number - 6153568000
Enjoy Lunch at 2:00 pm
Merchant’s Restaurant is where you should definitely have lunch. This classy restaurant has an amazing ambiance and delicious food. Their Chicken Louis is heavenly. The restaurant is open throughout the day from Mondays to Thursdays and for certain timings on other days. So plan your trip accordingly.
Address - 401, Broadway, Nashville, TN
Telephone - 16152541892
Saver the Music at 3:00 pm
The Nashville Municipal Auditorium is home to the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum which has played host to the likes of Southern Rock, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Hank Williams. Don’t miss out George Jones museum nearby as well which documents the singer’s life and times.
Address - 417 Fourth Avenue, Nashville, Tennessee-37201
Telephone Number- 6152443263
Check on the Men in Black at 4:00 pm
The next place that should be on your list is the Johnny Cash museum which documents the life and times of the famous songwriter. If you are a Johnny Cash fan, you cannot miss this. The most exciting memorabilia and collection of Johnny Cash items and artifacts will greet you here.
Address- 119, Third Avenue Street, Nashville, Tennessee-37201
Telephone Number - 6152561777
Visit the Mother Church of Country Music at 5:00 pm
Ryman Auditorium is also called the Mother Church for country music and everyone from Jon Bon Jovi to Coldplay has put up performances here. You can even record your own song in the studio and take a tour of the backstage.
Address - 116, 5th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee-36219
Telephone Number - 6158893060
Check out Jackson’s Hermitage at 6:00 pm
President Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of America has built the Hermitage home for his beloved wife Rachel. This is also called as the home of the president of the people. The historic State Capitol is located in downtown Nashville nearby. You can savor the beauty of these historical monuments and their rich cultural legacy.
Address - 4580, Rachel Lane Hermitage TN-37076
Telephone Number - 6158892941
Hitch a Ride on the Honky Tonk Highway at 7pm
Leading the Honky tonks of Nashville are Legends Corner, Second Fiddle, Layla’s Bluegrass Inn and Robert’s Western World. Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge is the queen of all honky tonks though, so make sure you at least pay a visit here.
Roberts Western World
Address - 416, Broadway, Nashville TN
Telephone Number - 16152449552
Address- 418, Broadway, Nashville, TN
Tootsie’s World Famous Orchid Lounge
Address - 422 Broadway, Nashville Tennessee-37203, US
Telephone Number - 16157260463
Head out to the Jack Daniel Distillery at 8:00 pm
This is the oldest distillery in the US and you can observe the famous whisky making process here apart from personally guided tours of this wonder house. Located on the Lynchburg Highway, this distillery also chronicles the life of the famous and enterprising founder of this distillery.
Address - 182 Lynchburg Highway (Lynchburg)
Telephone Number - (931) 759-6357
Get Some Dinner at 9:00 pm
City House Nashville is one of the best known restaurants in all of Tennessee. This restaurant specializes in Southern classic food and signature cocktails here also add to the fun. This restaurant is open for dinner from 5 to 10 pm so make sure you are punctual. Mains here cost anywhere between USD 9 and 24.
Address - 1222, 4th Avenue North, Nashville, TN
Check out the 508 Late Night Lounge at 10:00 pm
This is one of the top nightclubs in town and it is spacious and amazing. The catch music and the top quality drinks here will make for an enjoyable night.
Address- 508, Lea Avenue, Nashville TN
Fuse is where you Move to at 11:00 pm
If you are fond of drinks and dancing, check out the Fuse nightclub to have a time of your life. Their signature cocktails are something amazing so don’t miss out on these either.
Address - 2800, Opryland Dr., Nashville TN
Phone Number - 6154583873
Test Your Limits at 12:00 am
This is one of the most fascinating nightclubs in Nashville, Tennessee and you can enjoy the perfect night out as the DJ spins some groovy music and you dance away your blues.
Address- 210-B, 4th Avenue, North Nashville TN
Phone Number - 6155351300
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