Country music fans will be at home in this southern city. Nashville, Tennessee is the country music capital, producing some of the biggest stars and drawing in aspiring musicians by the hundreds.
The Country Music Hall of Fame is the first place you need to go in Nashville. See a show at the Grand Ole Opry or learn something new at the Johnny Cash Museum. For a break from all the country music, check out the Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art or The Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson.
Wander through the streets filled with trendy bars and cafes in The Gulch, or go boutique shopping in Hillsboro Village. The best restaurants can be found in Germantown, but be sure to head downtown for all the museums and fun.
Nashville is one of the US’s friendliest cities, and locals are sure to help you out with anything you need. Enjoy that southern hospitality.
The best time to visit is in the spring or summer.
The capital of the US state of Tennessee, Nashville is a mecca for country music fans.
It has the most amount of residents in the entire state and is the 24th busiest city in the whole of America. Known as the “home of country music”, Nashville is a major center for producing and recording music. Since the 1960s, Nashville has had the second-largest music production center (after New York) in the United States and makes the industry $6.4 billion every year.
There are some great tourist spots in the city, including the semi-restored Civil War battle fort, the Tennessee State Museum, and The Parthenon -- a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens.
Travelers interested in politics can visit one of the largest presidential homes open to the public -- The Hermitage -- former home of President Andrew Jackson. The Tennessee State Capitol is one of the oldest working state capitol buildings in the nation.
Nashville has a huge array of iconic country music venues like the Grand Ole Opry House, home of the famous “Grand Ole Opry” stage and radio show. The venue was set up in 1925 and started with a one-hour radio barn dance which went out once a week. The official name is now the Ryman Auditorium but it is still known as Opry House and “Grand Ole Opry” to music fans and locals.
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is a must-visit for all music fans. This huge site is one of the the world's largest museums and research centers dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of American music. Started in 1964, the museum has a wide variety of musical instruments, records and live music memorabilia.
Visit the Johnny Cash Museum for a look into the life history of the Man in Black and walk along the bars in Broadway to listen to some modern day live music at one of the brightly-lit venues.
Whiskey and bourbon drinkers should stop at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery for a taste of the local liquor.
Every vacationer should take a visit to Vanderbilt University. This private research university was founded in 1873 and named after shipping and rail magnate Cornelius Vanderbilt, who provided the school its first $1 million despite having never been to the South.
The beautifully preserved Belmont Mansion is the largest house museum in Nashville and allows history fans to uncover the past of Nashville.
For children and families, the Adventure Science Center is a great day out. Children can try out a flight simulator, have a go at being an astronaut and even find out what they will look like when they get older in a face changing photobooth.
A Nashville vacation is a great time to relax, unwind and soak up the laid-back country atmosphere. A stay in Nashville is a lot more pleasant with a centrally located vacation home that can give guests all the comforts of home.
From luxury rental properties with hot tubs, fully furnished apartments for families and rental homes right in the city center there are plenty of places to stay all around the city.
Nashville cabins rentals come in all shapes and sizes, to suit all budgets and tastes. Whether you want a vacation rental with a queen sized bed or one with twin beds, a cozy cottage with a front porch or a log cabin in the Smoky Mountains with a large living room, Nashville TN has it. The majority of cabin rentals come fully equipped with everything you could need for the perfect family vacation.
The city of Nashville has a plethora of things to do and see, with a rich history, great restaurants, and lively nightlife. Honky Tonk Highways has music blaring every night of the year, or you find hidden venues playing country music throughout the night. Some of the town's biggest attractions are the Grand Ole Opry, General Jackson Showboat and Nashville Zoo. The Jack Daniel's distillery is also a popular attraction, where you can discover the story of how this world-famous drink began. If you want to get out of the city to the great outdoors, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is on your doorstep, as well as a number of golf courses. Take a look at the huge range of house rentals available for your Nashville vacation.
This climate histogram shows you the weather patterns in Nashville. The hottest month in Nashville is June, when temperatures peak at 99 ˚F. The coolest month is January, when temperatures drop to 5 ˚F. The wettest month in Nashville is February with 10.91 inches of rain, while the driest month is January with 1.63 inches of rain.
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