Local's Guide to Activities & Hotels in Nashville, Tennessee
Food & Wine
Since Nashville, Tennessee is my home, I have an insider scoop on all of the best local eats, live music and up-and-coming hot spots. Not only is the city a great destination for foodies, but it also boasts a next-level selection of luxury hotels. Whether you are wanting to plan a fun girls trip or a relaxing couple's getaway, Nashville has a little something for everyone.
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Where to stay in Nashville, Tennessee
1 Hotel Nashville
Sleek ivy sanctuary with sustainable rooms and suites and the perfect premise for relaxation.
A chic boutique hotel offering luxury accommodations and curated experiences in the heart of Music City.
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Daily full breakfast for two guests per bedroom
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Noelle, Nashville, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
Noelle is an immersive hotel and creative gathering place in downtown Nashville for adventurous people seeking a true Nashville encounter.
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Things to do in Nashville, Tennessee
Ryman Auditorium: My favorite music venue that is full of history and amazing sound.
Frist Art Museum: Nashville's best art museum.
12 South: Wander around this quaint neighborhood of shops and restaurants.
Arrington Vineyards: Sip wine at this beautiful vineyard, a short drive outside the city.
Bar hop: Listen to live music and check out Nashville's best drinks (Pinewood Social, Old Glory, Atta boy, Black Rabbit, Robert's Western World).
Hike: Take a short walk in nature around Radnor Lake.
Sports: Go to a Titan's game, Pred's game or a Nashville Soccer Club game.
Concerts: Attending a concert in music city is a must! There are so many venues and artists playing every night (the Listening Room, Ascend Ampitheater, Ryman Auditorium, Station Inn, Bridgestone Arena).
Have a spa day: Go to the sauna at Pure Sweat Sauna Studio or soak in the bathhouse at Holiday Salon + bathhouse.
Places to eat & drink in Nashville, Tennessee
Breakfast in Nashville
Lou Nashville: They serve the best pancakes on their brunch menu.
Roze Pony: This all day cafe serves fresh food and aesthetics.
Crema Coffee: The best specialty coffee in Nashville and curated small bites.
Lunch in Nashville
Dozen Bakery: A local bakery with fresh baked bread and sandwiches.
Burger Up: Local burgers and salads, located in the 12 South neighborhood.
Puckett's: Classic southern food.
Hattie B's: The best hot chicken.
Dinner in Nashville
Epice: Modern Lebanese bistro.
Lola: Delicious Spanish tapas in a cozy, romantic atmosphere.
Marsh House: For seafood lovers! located in the Thompson hotel... hop on up to LA Jackson Rooftop bar after dinner for drinks and views.
Folk: Upscale pizza and seasonal plates.
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