A weekend is not a long time, so you’re probably looking for only the best of the best activities to include in your weekend in Nashville itinerary. We want you to have the most memorable trip to Nashville, whether it’s your bachelor or bachelorette weekend, or just a Nashville getaway for a few days. We’ve put together a list of our favorite things to do in Nashville to help you narrow down your options.
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Ideas for Your Weekend in Nashville Itinerary
For the Music Lover
It’s obvious that you can find the best live music venues and music history museums in the country music capital of the United States. But with so many options, where do you start?
Where to Hear Live Music in Nashville
Visit Nashville, and you can find music venues of all types, ranging from iconic auditoriums to packed arenas, to lowkey honkey tonks. These hidden gems are where many of your favorite country music artists got their start!
- Grand Ole Opry
- Ryman Auditorium
- Bridgestone Arena
- Bluebird Cafe
- Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge
- Honky Tonk Highway in Downtown Nashville
Learn How the Music Industry Became What It Is Today
We’ve come a long way since the first tune was played, the first guitar was strummed, the first note was hummed, and the first arena was filled. But how did we get here?
- Country Music Hall of Fame on Music Row
- Johnny Cash Museum
- Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
- Grammy Museum Gallery at the Musicians Hall of Fame
- National Museum of African American Music
- Loretta Lynn’s Ranch
For the Foodie
If there’s anything that draws people to Nashville as much as the music, it’s the food! Hot chicken, specifically! Nashville is bursting with southern flavor, so if you’re looking for a delicious, homestyle southern meal like Mama makes, come get a plate in Nashville.
Where to find Hot Chicken in Nashville
Where to Find a Southern Meal Made With Love
Legends flock to Nashville, and it’s no wonder why. Nashville is a melting pot of talents. Here you can find some of the most famous street art and murals, the most iconic musicians as they hit the stage, historic landmarks that have made the country what it is today, and culinary experts with dishes that will open your palate to undiscovered flavors.
- “What Lifts You” Wing Mural by Kelsey Montague – The Gulch
- Centennial Park
- John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge
- Belle Meade Plantation
- Riverfront Park at the Cumberland River
Find the Perfect Nashville Vacation Rental For the Weekend
Spend your days in Nashville with a little bit of relaxation when you stay in our elegant vacation rentals. Our chic properties are styled to perfection and reflect the atmosphere of Music City perfectly.
Stay in our Platinum Record Condo near Downtown Nashville for the ultimate luxury experience. This three-bedroom, 3.5-bath rental accommodates you and nine of your closest friends and family, so that you can get the whole group together for a fun weekend in Music City. Check our availability and book your Nashville getaway now!