Nashville is a treasured gem in the southeast, leaving travelers taken aback with its lively music attractions, rich history, and timeless southern charm. Whether you’re in town to explore the city’s treasured music scene, or visiting the iconic Vanderbilt University, Noelle is only steps away from the best sights in Downtown Nashville. Follow our three-day guide to make the most of your time in Music City.
Start your day off by going to the Country Music Hall of Fame or Ryman Auditorium to immerse yourself in country music’s storied history. At the Country Music Hall of Fame, you’ll get to experience exhibits that showcase the evolution of country music, meanwhile the Ryman Auditorium lets guests experience where the Grand Ole Opry, the radio show, was first birthed. Known to have hosted artists like Johnny Cash and Dolly Parton, the Ryman continues to host the best of country music’s artists for those wanting to attend a live performance at the venue.
After that, head over to Hattie B’s for some of the best hot chicken in all of Nashville. Renowned for its flavorful profile, this foodie spot is a local favorite for many. As a plus, it’s conveniently close to Broadway—an iconic street in Nashville that’s lined with honky-tonks, live music venues, and a variety of shopping and dining options.
While you explore Broadway, head over to Music City Center, a convention center that spans over two-million square feet of space and hosts a wide variety of events such as trade shows, concerts, and conventions for all to enjoy. Day
On your second day of exploring town, stop by Music Row—a historic area that puts some of the most famous recording studios and record labels at the forefront. Visitors are welcome to explore the historic buildings, making it a landmark location for music-lovers to delight in.
Following a visit to Music Row, head to the Johnny Cash Museum, where you can take an the beloved musician. After you tour the
museum, feel free to head next door to Johnny Cash’s Bar & BBQ for a savory lunch filled with southern food delicacies.
For the afternoon and evening, check out some of the most prominent venues for live entertainment and sports in Nashville. The Bridgestone Arena, Nissan Stadium, and Nashville Municipal Auditorium are all premier choices as they host top-tier events year-round, all with updated schedules to check out.
On your last day in Nashville, indulge in one of the many delicious breakfast options found at The Gulch. The Gulch is a trendy neighborhood filled with top-rated dining and shopping options, all within walking distance of Noelle. Some breakfast favorites include: Biscuit Love, Milk & Honey, and Saint Añejo.
After breakfast, head over to the Nashville Zoo, a family-friendly locale with over 200 acres of space and over 2,000 animals within its vicinity. Through the zoo’s various exhibits, visitors can learn all about the animals’ habitats and the zoo’s conservation efforts.
Finally, end your trip to Nashville by visiting one of the most celebrated music venues in country music—none other than the Grand Ole Opry. Here, you can take a tour of the venue, fully immersing yourself in the history of its past performers, or you can watch a live show on the prized music stage to fully experience the magic yourself.