If you are new to Nashville or simply driving through, you may be wondering what there is to do. Many people feel that Nashville only dedicates its tourism to country music fans. However, there is so much more. If you plan on being in the area for a day or two, we have the best places to visit while here. Check these out and get a better sense about how great of a city Nashville is.
Regardless of whether you are a country music fan, you more than likely have heard about the Grand Ole Opry. This is an incredible destination for any music fan. The amount of history in the building is incredible. You can not help but feel a chill of all the greats that have stood within this building.
If you are just looking for a fun day with no special itinerary, all you need to do is explore downtown Nashville. The area is a pleasant mix of both the old and the new. However, there are few other places in the UIntied States where you can truly experience that Honky Tonk feeling. Take some time to enjoy many of the unique bars on the Broadway. However, wherever you go, you will be welcomed by an energy you do not feel in most downtown cities. Just be prepared to pay for your parking and have a good pair of walking shoes, because you will be walking!
If you are the type of person who loves seeing and breathing historical areas, Nashville has your name on it. One of the most popular destinations in the area is Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. This is an absolute historical gem that should be visited. The home has been preserved in a fabulous manner and you will learn more about Andrew Jackson than you ever did in high school. This is an important part of United States history that needs to be understood. Every vacation should have a moment that allows for better clarity about a historical situation.
As you can see, there is more than enough to keep just about any vacationer busy. From honkey tonk bars to historical homes and everything in between, you will find it in Nashville. While you may plan on only a day in Nashville, that will soon turn into a week or more in the Nashville area.