Nashville—also known as Music City and voted #1 best places in 2017 by Frommers, Travel & Leisure and Forbes magazines—is an oasis of the nation’s best music scene, world-class performing arts, enticing food havens and a vibrant history. Come explore with us!
Grammy-nominated music journalist and long time Nashville resident Bill DeMain shows tourists the ins and outs of the city. With his wealth of knowledge and gift for storytelling, it’s no wonder he’s been ranked as one of the best walking tours on Trip Advisor.
Ernest Tubb Record shop has been filling Nashville’s country music needs for over 69 years. Have fun perusing over hard-to-come-by bluegrass, gospel and country vinyls/LP’s, CDs, DVDs and songbooks for a great souvenir.
Located in the front of Music Row, the museum (charted by the state of Tennessee in the early 60s) strives to collect and preserve the ever evolving history of country music. The Hall of Fame boasts one of the largest repositories of country music artifacts and show off the works of arts through amazing exhibits, publications and educational programs throughout the year.
Just within the Country Music Hall of Fame is the infamous Hatch Show Print. A working letterpress print shop since 1879, the shop uses its collection to educate diverse audiences and to create iconic designs that express and commemorate America’s evolving cultural identity.
Have a few kids along for the ride? Actually just a kid at heart yourself? The Adventure Science Center is a non-profit educational institution dedicated to broadening the mind to the many wonders of science and technology. The Center features of 175 exhibits ranging in the fields of biology, physics, visual perception, listening, mind, air and space, energy and earth science.
Experience Nashville history and see George Jones memorabilia up close and personal. Watch performances, listen to music, and see pieces of the country legend’s incredible history.
Officially authorized by the Estate of Johnny Cash, the museum features the largest and most comprehensive collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world.
This is not your average bus tour. The pink bus is a more like a “comedy act on wheels” and takes you through a hilarious and music laden tour of Music Row. You’ll spend time cruising along legendary block and hear backstage tidbits about the legendary stars who are signed to many of the recording companies there.
See a pro songwriter woodshedding new tunes or meet a producer who changes your life (just ask Taylor Swift).
If you’re looking for the old Nashville clubs, look no further than the Station Inn, a live Bluegrass club with a whole lotta soul.
Dubbed the original honky tonk, this club is known for their good tunes and fried bologna sandwiches.
Named the #1 Honky Tonk in the World and has attracted superstars from Loretta Lynn to Willie Nelson.
Known as the original Grand Ole Opery House, the exact spot where bluegrass was born and where Johnny met June.
Looking for a laugh? Zanie’s offers acts like Chris Rock, Bob Saget and Kathleen Madigan.
This famous checkerboard stage has hosted such names as Etta James, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Paul McCartney and Elvis Presley, to name a few.
Called the “home of American music” and “country’s most famous stage”, the Opry is an American icon dedicated to showcasing the best of country, folk, bluegrass, and gospel.
A local comedian hang out spot dedicated to producing all forms of comedy, serving up sketch, improv, stand-up, comedic plays and more.
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