My son recently graduated from college and although I’m thrilled to be finished with those tuition bills, and thrilled that he’s now a working professional, I’m sad about one thing. The fact that I no longer have an excuse to visit Nashville. Four years ago, Nashville was a new to me town. But within those first few visits, I fell absolutely in love with it! And I watched the city, and particularly the food scene, change dramatically in those four years. Despite not having a college student to go visit, something tells me that Nashville will still be on my regular rotation of fun cities to hang out in for a long weekend.
Nashville is known for two things—country music and barbecue. And while there are plenty of places to enjoy both, there are so many amazing attractions you won’t want to miss. Here are the 12 best things to do in Nashville.
And yes, the city tends to revolve around country music, but fear not, there are plenty of things to do if that ole Southern twang ain’t your thang. Read more in my article What to do in Nashville if you’re not a country music fan.
Where to stay in Nashville:
Nashville’s Sheraton hotel has undergone an extensive $35 million renovation and has been designated a Sheraton Grand, representing the hotel chain’s premier brand. Read more about it here: Nashville’s Newest Luxury Hotel: Sheraton Grand