Things to Do in Nashville
Athens of the South
Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and the ‘Country Music Capital’ of the World. Modern Nashville still has plenty of its country music, cowboy boots and honky-tonks persona, but is now rapidly developing into a culturally rich and sophisticated hub. From the vibrant neon lights of Lower Broadway, to indie coffeehouses, innovative bakeries, breweries and distilleries- there’s plenty to do, see and experience in Nashville! In recent years, several major corporations including Dell, Nissan, GM Motors, Google and Lyft have based their operations in and around the city. Today, Nashville is a popular tourist destination and is known for being fun and enjoyable. To know more about the most enjoyable things to do in Nashville, do take a look at our list below.
Country Music Hall of Fame
Doff your hat to the legends of country music at this monumental museum, which houses important memorabilia, including Carl Perkins' ‘blue suede shoes’, Elvis' Cadillac and gold piano, and Hank Williams’ western-cut suit with musical note appliqués. The museum recently underwent a USD 100 million expansion and its most popular attractions include the 800-seat CMA Theater and the Taylor Swift Education Center. You can access a variety of recordings and photos from the archives and the audio-tour includes narratives by contemporary stars.
The former home of country music superstar Barbara Mandrell- The Fontanel Mansion is the largest log cabin in the world. Explore the mansion on a guided tour, where your guide is most likely to serenade you with an original song, and be prepared to marvel at the architectural mastery of the cabin. The estate also includes an outdoor amphitheater, a winery, distillery, a small inn, hiking trails and a zipline. The tours are about an hour long, and advance reservations are recommended.