At Playlist Properties we are passionate and excited about All Things Nashville. It is always our priority to make Music City visitors feel that they are a part of something special and we enjoy being an ambassador to help visitors find all the best things to do in Nashville. When you stay in any of our rentals you will find that there is never a shortage of Nashville attractions. Whether you are visiting Nashville for outdoor activities, entertainment, events, shopping, or for some Nashville business travel, you will find that there are countless activities and things to do in town. To ensure that your visit to our vacation rental is one to remember, we have compiled a list of all the best things to do in Nashville. As always, feel free to ask us any questions you have regarding any Nashville attraction.

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Hiking & Biking

Nashville offers some of the best outdoor activities within the state of Tennessee. A local Nashville attraction is exploring Cumberland Caverns. With over 32 miles of caves and underground passageways you can hike through and see beautiful waterfalls and rock formations. Shelby Park is located along Cumberland River and offers over 5 miles of trails for hiking, running and biking.  Warner Park is another beautiful hike and only 9 miles from downtown Nashville. Biking enthusiasts can take a 26-mile route through Music City Bikeway. Mammoth Cave National Park is only about an hour drive from Nashville and offers wonderful hiking and biking trails as well.


Book your next tee time at one of the many golf courses in Nashville. The courses throughout Nashville attract many vacationers because of their lush, green courses. Gaylord Springs Golf Links is a beautiful golfing Nashville attraction that is carved from the banks of the winding Cumberland River. Hermitage Golf Course is another wonderful course and was rated the #1 public golf course in the state by Golf Digest.

Outdoor Nashville Activities

Outdoor enthusiasts will find countless outdoor activities and things to do in Nashville. Rent a paddleboard from Nashville Paddle Company and paddle throughout different areas of Music City. See Nashville from the Cumberland River when you rent a kayak through River Queen Voyages. Want a more thrilling adventure? Visit Adventureworks Zipline Forest at Fontanel and experience life from a bird’s eye view.

Nashville Entertainment

They don’t call Nashville Music City for nothing. There are countless musical Nashville attractions to experience and see. Purchase tickets for a show at the Grand Ole Opry and see why it is one of the most beautiful and iconic music venues in Nashville. The Ryman Auditorium is another iconic entertainment venue that holds different Nashville attractions, events, and concerts. You can even schedule a self-guided tour of the Ryman Auditorium. Looking for a more low-key entertainment venue? Visit The Bluebird Café that is located in a small strip mall outside of downtown Nashville and experience a well-known listening room.

Nashville Sports

Looking to watch an exciting game of sports while visiting Nashville? Purchase tickets to watch the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium or watch the Nashville Predators battle it out in a hockey match at Ford Ice Center. Vanderbilt University also provides a wide variety of football, soccer, baseball, and other sport competitions as well.

Museums and Historical Nashville Attractions

The city of Nashville is rich in history. You can find countless museums and historical sites throughout the city. The Country Music Hall of Fame is a popular tourist Nashville attraction that includes exhibits, publications, and educational programs. Visit the Johnny Cash Museum to see pictures and memorabilia from the music icon. The Frist Center for the Visual Arts is a beautiful high-quality art exhibit that features rotating visual art exhibitions and is found right in downtown Nashville at 919 Broadway. Experience Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage and see the historical mansion and grounds.

Spa Services

Need a relaxing day to just unwind and be pampered? Treat yourself to one of the many Nashville spas. Adagio Massage Co & Spa offers a wide variety of spa services such as facials, massages, body treatments, skin rejuvenation and more. Pamper yourself with a manicure and pedicure at Andante Day Spa. If you are looking for a place to get your hair done while on vacation then we recommend Pure Nashville that offers an arrange of hair treatments, styling, and color treatments.

Nashville Dining

If you are looking to indulge in delicious food and drinks during your Nashville vacation, then we recommend a few of the following restaurants in Nashville. The Southern is a delicious steak and oyster bar that offers an authentic southern experience. If you are staying in one of our vacation rentals near 12 South, then we recommend Josephine on 12th. It is a contemporary restaurant that features wonderful American farmhouse cuisine. If you are looking for real southern bulled pork and ribs, then we recommend Peg Leg Porker for a real Tennessee BBQ.

Shopping in Nashville

You won’t ever be short on shopping in Nashville. If you are looking for a mall, try visiting The Oaks or The Mall at Green Hills. Downtown Nashville also has plenty of unique stores and antique shopping such as the Downtown Antique Mall.


These are only a few of the many exciting Nashville attractions. If you are looking for more things to do in Nashville, please don’t hesitate to contact us and we will help fill you in with more information and suggestions. Whatever you are looking to experience during your vacation to Music City, we guarantee that you won’t ever be bored with all the countless things to do in Nashville.


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