Things To Do In Nashville Why Nashville? There are major U.S. cities, such as New York City on the East Coast and Los Angeles on the West Coast, that attract millions of visitors each year. In the south, there’s Nashville. More than just a country music hot spot, Nashville is a “small town trapped in a big city” that makes tourists curious about all that it has to offer. If you’re not sure whether or not to add this Tennessee city to you travel list this year, let us convince you with these reasons and the things to do. Parking In Nashville To see all the Parking available in Nashville go to parkme.com which shows rates & how full each lot is at any given time. Transportation Services Matchless Transportation – Shuttles, Limos, & Vintage Cars; (615) 620-5466 Metro Livery – SUVs, Sprinters, Coach, Limos; (615) 365-3434Signature Transportation – Shuttle & Limousines; (615) 244-5466 The list of things to do is endless Being the artistic city that it is, Nashville offers visitors plenty of things to do and see. If you’re traveling solo or as a family, there are tons of museums, a lengthy list of places to shop, and several honky-tonks for listening to and dancing to classic country songs. Whether you’re interested in art, history, music, or architecture, you’ll stay busy with all the things to do during every minute of your time in Nashville, TN. There is always live music to enjoy All over Nashville, there are great places to listen to live music. From lesser known music venues to the larger scale sites such as the Ryman Auditorium and Ascend Amphitheatre, you can catch local, regional, and nationally known musicians on almost every stage in the city. These performers don’t just play country music. You will find Rock, Blues, Pop, and Christian acts, both big and small, showcasing their talents.To see all the music in town for the time period you will be in Nashville go to: Bandsintown.com Ryman Auditorium(6.0 mi) 116 5th Ave North Nashville, TNGrand Ole Opry(3.7 mi) 1-800-SEE-OPRYMarathon Music Works1402 Clinton St, Nashville, TNSchermerhorn Symphony Center(5.5 mi) 1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN (615) 687-64003rd & Lindsley Bar & Grill818 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 259-9891Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge422 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 726-0463Honky Tonk Central329 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 742-9095Legends Corner428 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 248-6334Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse221 Broadway, NashvilleDierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row 400 Broadway, Nashville, TN (629) 203-7822City Winery 609 Lafayette St, Nashville, TN (615) 324-1033 Roberts Western World416 Broadway B, Nashville, TN (615) 244-9552Nashville Palace2611 McGavock Pk, Nashville, TN (615) 889-1540The Basement East917 Woodland St, Nashville, TN (615) 645-9174Acme Feed & Seed101 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 915-0888Bluebird Café4104 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN (615) 383-1461Exit In2208 Elliston Pl, Nashville, TN (615) 321-3340Station Inn402 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 255-3307Marathon Music Works 1402 Clinton St, Nashville, TNBlake Shelton’s Ole Reds300 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 780-0900Luke Bryan’s 32 Bridge 301 Broadway, Nashville, TN (740) 341-6205The Stage on Broadway412 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 726-0504 Cultural Landmarks are all over the city Historical sites, museums, art galleries, and prominent music venues contribute to Nashville’s charm. The diversity of the city goes beyond its residents’ cultural backgrounds and extends into the places that attract tourists from across the globe. Places like the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and the Tennessee State Museum are just two examples of the landmarks frequented by curious visitors and add to the list of things to do in Nashville, TN. Landmarks and Attractions Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC)505 Deaderick St, Nashville, TN (615) 782-4040Frist Center for the Visual Arts919 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 244-3340Cheekwood Gardens1200 Forrest Park Dr, Nashville, TN (615) 356-8000The Parthenon (8.6 mi) 2600 West End Ave, Nashville, TN (615) 862-8431 Fort Nashboro170 1st Ave N, Nashville, TN (615) 862-8400Nashville Zoo3777 Nolensville Pike, Nashville, TN LP Field Nissan (Titans) Stadium 1 Titans Way, Nashville, TN (615) 565-4000 Country Music Attractions Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum(5.5 mi) 222 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 416-2001Johnny Cash Museum119 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 256-1777Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum401 Gay St, Nashville, TN – (615) 244-3263 RCA Studio B1611 Roy Acuff Pl, Nashville, TN – (615) 416-2001Music RowPatsy Cline Museum119 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN – (615) 454-4722General Jackson Showboat 2812 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN (615) 458-3900 Places of Interest, and their distance from the Belle Air Mansion Opry Mills Mall (3 mi) Nashville Airport (3.6 mi) 1 Terminal Drive, Nashville, TNOpryland Hotel (4 mi)2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TNMusic City Center (5.5 mi)201 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615)-401-1400Schermerhorn Symphony Center (5.5 mi)1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN (615) 687-6400 Bridgestone Arena (5.7 mi) 501 Broadway, Nashville, TN Ascend Amphitheatre310 1st Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 999-9000South Broadway (5.2 mi)Belmont University (7.4 mi) 1900 Belmont Blvd, Nashville, TNVanderbilt University (8 mi) 2101 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN More Historic Southern Mansions than you will have time to see The Hermitage Historical Plantation and Museum (6 mi)4580 Rachels Ln, Hermitage 615-889-9289Two Rivers Mansion (1.9 mi)3130 McGavock Pike, Nashville (615) 885-1112Belmont Mansion (9.3 mi)1700 Acklen Ave, Nashville Cheekwood Estate and Gardens (16 mi)1200 Forrest Park Dr, NashvilleBelle Meade Plantation (14.8 mi)5025 Harding Pike, Nashville Oaklands Mansion (34 mi)900 N Maney Ave, MurfreesboroCarnton Plantation (25 mi)1345 Eastern Flank Cir, Franklin Rippavilla Plantation (43 mi)5700 Main St, Spring Hill Historic Rock Castle (21 mi)139 Rockcastle Ln, Hendersonville Historic Rosemont (32 mi)810 S Water Ave, Gallatin It’s easy to make new friends Everyone in Nashville is very friendly. Even if you’re only in the city for a day, you’ll leave with at least one new friend. Nashvillians love showing visitors around and are extremely helpful with offering traveling advice. They’ll tell you all about the most popular places to see, where to grab great local food, and let you know what events are worth checking out during your visit. You may run into celebrities Unlike other major cities, celebrities in Nashville don’t have to worry about being hounded by photographers. Most VIPs blend right in with Nashville residents, so there’s a good chance you’ll run into a local celebrity at the grocery store, the mall or a popular restaurant. More often than not, these famous people are happy to snap a photo or share a story with fans. There’s an amazing selection of food Nashville has some of the best restaurants around. If you’re looking for a place to try locally made Southern comfort food, you’ll find it. If you’re in the mood for a sweet treat there’s a bakery for that. Just need a sip of sweet tea? You won’t have a problem getting one. Every variety of cuisine is represented in Nashville. You won’t go hungry while you’re in Nashville, TN. Restaurants & Venues Near Belle Air Mansion with distance from Belle Air Darfons Restaurant & Lounge (2.7 mi) 2810 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville (615) 889-3032Nectar Urban Cantina (0.5 mi) 206 McGavock Pk (615) 454-2277Homegrown Taproom & Marketplace (1.2 mi)2720 Old Lebanon Rd (629) 888-9180Sunflower Bakehouse (Vegan, Gluten Free) (0.4 mi)2414 Lebanon Pike (615) 750-5499McNamara’s Pub (1.4 mi) (Music) 2740 Old Lebanon Rd (615) 885-7262 TennFold Brewing (Great Pizza) (0.3 mi) 2408 Lebanon Pike (615) 727-7577Wine Down Nashville (Music Venue & Boutique Wine Bar) (1.2 mi)2720 Old Lebanon Rd #111 (615) 844-3600Mirko Pasta (Italian) (0.2 mi) 2264 Lebanon Pike (615) 882-7990Party Fowl (0.9 mi)2620 Lebanon Pike (615) 988-2179 Nashville Restaurants Once Upon a Time in France1102 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN (615) 649-8284Urban Grubb2506 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 679-9342House of Cards119 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 730-8326Kayne Prime Steakhouse1103 McGavock St,, Nashville, TN (615) 259-0050Bourbon Steak House201 8th Ave S 34th floor, Nashville, TN (629) 208-8440Mortons, the Steakhouse618 Church St, Nashville, TN (615) 259-4558The Catbird Seat1711 Division St, Nashville, TN (615) 810-8200Adele’s1210 McGavock St, Nashville, TN (615) 988-9700Arnold’s605 8th Avenue South, Nashville, TN (615) 256-4455Barcelona Wine Bar (Tapas)1200 Villa Place Suite 110, Nashville, TN (615) 327-0600The 404 Kitchen404 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 251-1404The Mockingbird121 12th Ave N, Nashville, TN (615) 741-9900Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant500 Church Street, Nashville, TN (615) 770-2772 Etch Restaurant303 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN (615) 522-0685Merchants401 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 254-1892Husk37 Rutledge Street, Nashville, TN (615) 256-6565Jeff Ruby’s Steakhouse300 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN (615) 434-4300The George Jones Rooftop Eatery and Bar128 2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN (615) 818-0128Von Elrods1004 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN (615) 866-1620 The Bluebird Café4104 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN (615) 383-1461City House1222 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN (615) 736-5838Rolf & Daughters700 Taylor St, Nashville, TN (615) 866-9897 Giovanni Ristorante909 20th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 760-5932Monelle’s 1235 6th Ave N, Nashville, TN (615) 248-4747 Fifth & Taylor1411 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN (615) 242-4747The Stillery113 2nd Ave N Nashville, TN (615) 942-8080Hattie B’s112 19th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 678-4794 Great Burgers The Pharmacy 731 McFerrin Ave., Nashville, TN (615) 712-9517Puckett’s Grocery & Restaurant500 Church Street, Nashville, TN (615) 770-2772Gabby’s Burgers & Fries493 Humphreys St, Nashville, TN (615) 733-3119TennFold Brewing (0.3 mi) 2408 Lebanon Pike (615) 727-7577 Husk37 Rutledge Street, Nashville, TN (615) 256-6565Farm Burger Nashville4013 Charlotte Ave, Nashville, TN (615) 810-9492Burger Republic6900 Lenox Village Dr #22, Nashville, TN (615) 915-1943 Rooftop Bars & Lounges Acme Feed & Seed 101 Broadway, Nashville. TN (615) 915-0888 Rare Bird200 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN (615) 610-7836 L.A. Jackson 401 11th Ave. S., Nashville, TN (615) 262-6007 The Lookout at Ole Red 300 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 780-0900 Bars The Patterson House 1711 Division St, Nashville, TN (615) 598-2484HiFi Clyde’s Nashville 1700 Church St, Nashville, TN (615) 432-2928Honkey Tonk Central 329 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 742-9095Fox Bar & Cocktail Club 2905B Gallatin Pike, Nashville, TN (615) 678-6541Pedal Tavern (mobile)1504 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN (615) 390-5038Layla’s Honky Tonk 418 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 726-2799 Wildhorse Saloon 120 2nd Ave N, Nashville, TN (615) 902-8200Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bar220 Printers Alley, Nashville, TN (615) 242-5837Bar Sovereign 514 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 244-3174Whiskey Bent Saloon 306 Broadway, Nashville, TN (615) 953-2245Skull’s Rainbow Room 222 Printers Alley, Nashville, TN (615) 810-9631 Exceptional Coffee Places Caliber Coffee Co (0.5 mi)2513 Lebanon Pike (615) 679-9013 Barista Parlor 519 Gallatin Ave B (615) 712-9766 Drug Store Coffee 200 4th Ave N (615) 610-7834 Grocery, Pharmacy, Convenience, & Liquor Stores Publix (Provides Delivery) (0.3 mi)2324 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN (615) 884-2665CVS (0.5 mi) 2500 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN (615) 889-6300Music City Wine and Spirits (0.2 mi)2282 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN (615) 645-9727 Kroger (Provides Delivery) (0.6 mi)143 McGavock Pk, Nashville, TN (615) 883-0121Walgreens (0.4 mi) 2421 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN (615) 885-4480Donelson Liquors (0.5 mi) 2501 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN (615) 889-3582 Breweries & Distilleries Tennessee Legend Distillery (629) 401-4867Nashville Craft Distillery (615) 457-3036Greenbrier Distillery (615) 913-8800H Clark Distillery (615) 478-2191Blackstone Brewing Co(615) 320-9002Harding House Brewing Company (615) 678-1047Little Harpeth Brewing (615) 942-7066Southern Grist Brewing (629) 203-7159New Heights Brewing Company (615) 490-6901Diskin Cider(615) 248-8000 Ole Smoky Distillery(615) 647-8272Corsair Distillery and Taproom (615) 499-6577Prichard’s Distillery (615) 454-5991Big Machine Brewery & Distillery (615) 345-4539East Nashville Beer Works (615) 891-3108Tennessee Brew Works (615) 436-0050Bearded Iris Brewing (615) 928-7988Smith & Lentz Brewing Company (615) 436-2195Jackalope Brewing Company(615) 873-4313Honkey Tonk Brewing Co Incredible outdoor scenery and hiking Mother Nature is sure to impress when you visit Nashville. Between the rolling hills, the fall colored leaves and the bodies of sparkling water, the great outdoors have never been more beautiful. Day or night, the Nashville landscape is a masterpiece. Drive down any back road, and you’ll likely pass gorgeous greenery and a clear blue sky or a radiant sunset and a silhouette of the downtown skyline. Golf Courses, Walking Trails, Dog parks Two Rivers Golf Course (2 mi) 2235 2 Rivers Pkwy, Nashville, TNGaylord Springs Golf Links (5.2 mi) 18 Springhouse Ln, Nashville, TNTwo Rivers Dog Park 3150 McGavock Pk, Nashville, TN Shelby Bottoms Park1900 Davidson St. Nashville, TN (Main Trail Head) Stones River Greenway3001 Lebanon Road (YMCA Trailhead)Radnor Lake State Park1160 Otter Creek Road Nashville, TN You’ll experience Southern Hospitality Not only are people in Nashville friendly, but they are also very welcoming. Even if you’re a stranger, many Nashvillians are willing to open up their homes and businesses to you. People in Nashville love hearing fascinating stories and are well mannered, allowing them to listen to you with an open set of ears. If you’re cold, they’ll offer you a coat. If you’re thirsty, someone will buy you a drink. The hospitable residents of Nashville make sure that everyone who visits never wants to leave. Hotels close by and the distance from the Belle Air Mansion Courtyard by Marriott Nashville Airport (1.7 mi)2508 Elm Hill Pike, Nashville, TN (615) 883-9500Doubletree Suites by Hilton (2.4 mi)2424 Atrium Way, Nashville TN (615) 889-8889Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center (4 mi)2800 Opryland Dr, Nashville, TN (615) 889-1000 Hip Shopping in Nashville Gaslamp Too (Antique Shopping)128 Powell Pl, Nashville, TN (615) 292-2250Vinterest (Where Pickers & Artisans gather)2416 Music Valley Drive suite 123 Nashville, TN (615) 915-4015Serendipity (Womens apparel, local handicrafts, & unique gifts)2301 12th Ave S Ste 101, Nashville, TN (615) 279-5570Posh Boutique (Womens and Mens Apparel) 1801 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 383-9840 hatWRKS (Designer Hats)1027 8th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 678-5690Two Old Hippies (Guitars, Apparel & Gifts)401 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 254-7999White’s Mercantile (Apothecary-Baby-Home-Food-Clothing-Pets) 2908 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN (615) 750-5379Blush Boutique(Accessories, tops & outerwear, giftables, face & body) 606 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN Tours in Music City Grayline ToursLet the local expert pick you up at your hotel and take you on an adventure on one or more of many daily sightseeing tours. See Nashville by day or night on one of their city tours. See where the stars live, visit historic mansions or travel back in time to Civil War battle grounds. Hop on or off their downtown trolley or take the Downtown shuttle for all the shopping, food and fun you can handle. Let them take you to the Opry, to board the General Jackson, to see Elvis or charter a bus of your own to go wherever you want to go, here in Music City. Student Fun Adventure Science Center Adventureworks Nashville Children’s TheatreClimb NashvilleNFL Tennessee TitansAAA Baseball team the Nashville Sounds Nashville Shores Outdoor Water Park & Treetop AdventureNashville Zoo at GrassmereThe ParthenonNHL Predators The atmosphere is laid-back and relaxing If you’re coming to Nashville to get away, you’re coming to the right place. There’s no pressure to “see it all” or “do it all” because the atmosphere is slow going. People really do want to “stop and smell the roses.” That’s why so many Nashvillians have rocking chairs and benches on their front porches. If you enjoy moving at a fast pace and exploring all the things to do, nobody will stop you, but it’s most likely that you’ll see that Nashville is all about taking your time to enjoy every moment.