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10 of the very best things to do in Nashville

Nashville is known for its food, fun, and country music, but how do you fit all that into one trip? Whether you’re visiting for a few days or a few weeks, here are 10 of the very best things to do in Nashville.  

  1. Country Music Hall of Fame 

Even if you’re not a die-hard country music fan, the Country Music Hall of Fame is a sight to see. This ode to artists from Elvis to Dolly Parton to Garth Brooks and beyond takes up an entire city block and offers a little something for everyone.  

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  1. Belle Meade Historic Site and Winery 

Belle Meade is an ode to Tennessee history that gives visitors a look into the past. This former plantation turned museum and winery offers history lessons, culinary delights, and a look into the people that made Tennessee what it is today.  

  1. Downtown Nashville 

If you don’t spend a night under the neon lights of downtown Nashville, have you even really seen the city? Take advantage of one of the city’s many guided tour options or set off on your own to explore the BBQ and honky tonk joints that Music City is known for.  

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  1. Cheekwood Estate & Gardens 

Gardeners, botanists, and other nature-lovers won’t be able to get enough of Cheekwood, Nashville’s 55-acre botanical garden. Each year more than 300,000 people visit this property filled with art, history, exhibits, and of course, plants.  

  1. The Parthenon 

Not many folks outside of Nashville know that the city has been home to a near-identical replica of the ancient Greek Parthenon since 1897. Located in Centennial Park, the Parthenon offers visitors a chance to learn and explore in a unique setting.  

  1. Grand Ole Opry 

Nashville’s most-visited attraction is the Grand Ole Opry. Take a tour to learn more about the history of the Opry or get the full experience by staying for a show.  

  1. Greenbrier Distillery 

Get the inside look at Tennessee whiskey at Greenbrier Distillery. Stop by the tasting room or get the full experience with a distillery tour or distillery tasting experience.  

  1. Nashville Zoo 

Visitors of all ages will enjoy the 188-acre Nashville Zoo with plenty of family-friendly and adult-oriented events. Enjoy more than 630 species of animals and backstage pass events to get an up-close and personal look at crowd favorites, such as aardvarks and clouded leopards.  

  1. Lane Motor Museum 

The Lane Motor Museum is home to America’s largest collection of European cars and motorcycles, but the automotive fun doesn’t stop there. Stop by to see collections of floating and flying vehicles. 

  1. Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage 

One of the largest and most visited presidential homes is Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage. There are many tours and exhibits to explore, including a historic garden, field quarters, and historic markers. 

Of course, if you are looking for a fun palace to stay in the greater Nashville area, look no further than Rural Hill Farm. Contact us at 615-674-1969 or for pricing and availability.