Plan Your Time in Nashville

 

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From its very beginnings, music has been the foundation and common thread that connects the soul of Nashville to its people, as well as to the visitors who flock to the iconic city to experience  the music woven into its cultural, business and social fabric. From the historic Grand Ole Opry House and Southern comfort of B.B. King’s Blues Club and Restaurant to the 300-foot-long, four-deck General Jackson Showboat serving up dinner and entertainment on the Cumberland River, check out the Music City’s historical attractions and museums at visitmusiccity.com/nashvillehistory to get a head start on planning your trip.  

Also a famous educational and business center, Nashville is home to 22 four-year undergraduate and post-graduate schools, four community colleges, and 11 vocational-technical schools, including Vanderbilt University, Fisk University, Belmont University, and Tennessee State University. Notable businesses headquartered in Nashville include Gibson Guitar Corporation/Baldwin Pianos, Bridgestone/Firestone Americas, Caterpillar Financial, and CAN Insurance.

Plan your time in Nashville now! Learn more about the city, how to get around and plan your family vacation!

Parking in Downtown Nashville
There are a number of affordable garages located all throughout downtown Baltimore. Download a printable map of area parking here.

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NASHVILLE’S FOOD SCENE

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While Nashville has long been known for its expansive music scene, the talent and creativity of its culinary scene has recently put Nashville on the map. Food & Wine highlighted the “booming Music City food scene,” Food Arts Magazine noted the “emerging culinary scene putting Nashville on the gastronomic radar” and, most recently, Condé Nast Traveler stated this about Music City: “There’s enough going on food-wise to warrant a trip solely for eating”. Nashville’s creative spirit has certainly infiltrated into its kitchens, turning them into the chef’s studio. From Southern fare to haute cuisine to quite literally everything in between, Nashville’s palate offers it all. Browse Nashville restaurants now.

Check out Thrillist’s list of Nashville’s Most Iconic Foods and Drinks to see where they are eating in Music City.

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Music City evokes vivid images – a single spotlight illuminating a microphone, skyscrapers towering protectively over the Mother Church of Country Music, stately Southern mansions, a Greek temple sitting serenely on a grassy knoll. The area’s many attractions paint a picture of this unique Southern city and leave an indelible impression on all who visit.

It’s time to play in Music City! Check out what Nashville has to offer while listening to the perfect playlist to plan your trip.