Nashville, Tennessee – 13 Things to Do: One Perfect Day in Travel Podcast 004

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13 Nashville Highlights

Country Music and History:

1. Country Music Hall of Fame – During the annual 4-day CMA Fest in early June, visitors who present their official CMA Music Festival badges or tickets will enjoy special discounts*, including $4 off adult general admission
2. Ryman Auditorium – Mother Church of Country Music, former official home of the Grand Ole Opry, has featured: Elvis Presley, Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Minnie Pearl, Patsy Cline and many more

Boot Scootin’ Down Broadway:

3. Legends Corner – live country music bar where many legends have been born and sometimes still stop by to play, on the corner of Broadway and 5th Avenue–
4. Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge – on Broadway, in the same block as Legends – live country music at the most historic venue on Broadway, with a fun rooftop bar overlooking Broadway when the weather is nice
5. Rippy’s – just across Broadway from Legends, country music with burgers and fries and other casual eats

Nashville Trolley Tour –

6. Parthenon – exact replica of original Parthenon with statue of Athena inside
7. Belmont Mansion – Italian Villa built in 1853, learn about Tennessee history, the occupation of the house during the Civil War, architecture, and art

Great Restaurants:

8. Capitol Grille Nashville at Hermitage Hotel – Since 1910 – Onion Soup, Steaks, famous Oak Bar –
9. Merchant’s Restaurant on Broadway – foodie heaven – two levels –

Great Hotels:

10. Hermitage Hotel – Nashville’s only Forbes Five Star, AAA Five Diamond hotel –
11. Hilton Nashville
12. Renaissance Nashville (park at Nashville Public Library)

13. Nashville Pedal Tavern Pub Tour –

Side Trip:
Arrington Vineyards – 25 minutes south of downtown Nashville –

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