When planning your Nashville trip, there’s no shortage of must-see places and must-do experiences to put on your agenda. From live music and the zoo to museums and a national park—you’ll find plenty to enjoy, and to share with friends and on social media.
This nonprofit is dedicated to the arts and this community, including hosting an entertaining roster of touring shows while also being home to the Nashville Ballet, Nashville Opera and Nashville Repertory Theatre.
The National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) opened in 2021. Dedicated to the history of Black music in the USA, it features six galleries and showcases over 50 music genres and styles, from blues to hip hop.
This location of Edley’s Bar-B-Que, the family-owned chain, boasts Nashville-style barbecue smoked low and slow over Southern white oak. Expect ribs, pork shoulder, brisket, chicken and turkey in multiple forms, plus hot links, fried chicken and catfish and all the sides, including fried pickles.
Gather your crew and head here to get your barbecue fix as you listen to live music on the stage at this popular dining spot that boasts a lush beer garden with picnic tables, games, TVs and an open roof with a cover for when the temperatures drop.
This local icon has been going strong since 1930, providing a venue for exhibits and a place focused on educating locals and tourists about the ancient Greeks and their impact on the culture of the United States.
Housed in the area’s historic post office, the Frist Art Museum aims to bring art to the entire community. Many of the added exhibits are free with the purchase of a ticket, so be sure to check to see what is happening during your stay.
This hotspot is what you need when you’re looking for some quality retail therapy. Discover a unique collection of national retail brands, local favorites and dining options all within this walkable center.
Block plenty of time to visit this iconic Nashville institution. Known by the locals as simply MHOF, the museum and special exhibits celebrate musicians of all genres along with the producers and engineers behind some of the most famous pieces of music ever produced.