A world-class music scene is the heartbeat of this city.
Growing at breakneck speed, Nashville has it all — from great museums and public parks to a formidable restaurant scene and countless opportunities to hear world-class live music every night of the year. Be prepared to hit the ground running when you visit: This Southern city is a lively one, with loads of diverse attractions, trendy shops and a network of eclectic neighborhoods that radiate out from downtown and run the gamut from historic to bohemian.
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Explore Nashville

  • Broadway Historic District
  • 12 South
  • East Nashville
  • Germantown

Broadway Historic District


While it’s best known for its country-music honky-tonks and rowdy nightlife, Lower Broadway’s also home to two of Nashville’s most revered musical institutions: the Country Music Hall of Fame and the historic Ryman Auditorium.

Known For

Rowdy Nightlife, Museums, Shopping

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12 South


Designer boutiques, outdoor cafés and one of Nashville’s favorite photo ops, the original “I Believe in Nashville” mural, anchor 12th Avenue South, the main thoroughfare in the leafy, upscale 12 South neighborhood.

Known For

Residential Side Streets, Upscale Boutiques, Outdoor Dining, Public Art

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East Nashville


Nashville’s creative community calls this hip, laid-back area home. Explore Shelby Bottoms Nature Center & Greenway, one of the city’s prettiest green spaces, before checking out its vintage shops and live music venues, like the 5 Spot and the Basement East.

Known For

Vintage Shops, Casual Restaurants, Hip Creatives

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Music City’s oldest residential neighborhood boasts Victorian architecture, award-winning restaurants, coffee bars and a craft brewery. It’s also just steps from the Nashville Farmers’ Market, the Tennessee State Museum and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

Known For

Victorian Architecture, Restaurants, Farmers Market

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Plan a Music Lover’s Weekend in Nashville, Tennessee

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Fill Up on Country Music and Classic Barbecue

Get the party started on Lower Broadway, home to the Country Music Hall of Fame, the city’s famous honky-tonks and some of the best whole-hog barbecue in town.

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Explore the City’s Greener Side

Commune with nature at Nashville’s spectacular urban oasis Radnor Lake, then do a little shopping in 12 South. Wrap up the day in Germantown with craft brews, good eats and some live music or bowling.

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Find Trendy Shops and Tasty Bites

Cross the Cumberland River into trendy East Nashville. Rent a bike, enjoy an alfresco lunch and shop for vintage clothes and vinyl records — all before ending your weekend with a live performance at Music City’s venerable institution, the 5 Spot.

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