Local's Guide to Activities & Hotels in Nashville, Tennessee

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Lana Jainarain

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  • Nashville

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Curator’s statement

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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Things to do in Nashville, Tennessee

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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

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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.

Need to Know

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