About once a week, I get a message in my inbox from yet another friend coming to Nashville and asking me where to go. Don’t get me wrong – I want to help! But, my days of going out on the town have been replaced with soccer games and PTA meetings, so I always immediately freeze up when I’m asked this question. It’s not that I don’t know where to tell people to go, it’s just that my mind is somewhere completely else in this season of my life. So, I figured it was time to bite the bullet and sit down and really compile a great list of suggestions. Nashville has an incredible amount of food, fun and flair. Too much for any single blog post, that’s for sure! This list is for all my friends coming to Nashville, and all my other friends who live here and are always asked the question – “Where should I go while in Nashville?” Please feel free to send your friends this post and save some time!
By all means, please feel free to comment with additional suggestions. This is merely a starting point and I am well aware that I have probably left off your favorite place. Put it in the comments and I’ll update this list periodically!
Love you all, and welcome to our wonderful city!
(Photos by yours truly, Foxfoto)
Union Station Hotel – a restored 1900 Neo-Romanesque train depot. Each room or suite is a little different-some sport cowhide headboard; others have local art and big soaking tubs. Live music in barrel-vaulted lobby with original stained glass. (Great to visit just to see the lobby and stained glass)
Hermitage Hotel Historic downtown hotel
Try out these hip little shops while you are in town…
Fanny’s House of Music Cool music shop. Taylor Swift says its her favorite.
Love to check out trendy ‘hoods with restaurants and shops? Check these out…
Hillsboro Village, lots of shops and restaurants.
12 South – shops, restaurants Imogene + Willie – denim custom made jeans for you and check out Draper James Reese Witherspoon’s shop. Five Daughters Bakery and Jeni’s ice cream shop. The line is always long at night at Jeni’s but better during the day.
Want to see all the goings on in Nashville during your stay? Look no further…