Sounds of country and honky-tonk resonate around the streets of Music City. Watch a show, attend a hockey match and walk in the footsteps of U.S. presidents.
Visit Downtown Nashville for foot-stomping fun at legendary concert halls. This live music and nightlife hub of Nashville has been a haunt of artists such as Johnny Cash and Jimi Hendrix. Find historical landmarks, superb art and a riverside park set among the musical entertainment of Downtown Nashville.
Journey through the ages of country music and its many sub-genres at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. At Nashville Music Garden, the Music City Walk of Fame Park has plaques dedicated to Dolly Parton and Elvis Presley, among others. Glimpse into the life of the Man in Black at the Johnny Cash Museum. Enjoy concerts and take a backstage tour at the century-old Ryman Auditorium.
Live music pumps out of bars throughout the day along the Honky Tonk Highway. Let the music guide you into a bar, grab a cold beer and hit the dance floor. The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates illustrious American artists via displays of original instruments and multimedia exhibits. Check the schedule of the Nashville Symphony for orchestral, pop and jazz performances.
Get fascinating insights into local and presidential history while touring the Tennessee State Capitol. See memorials to war heroes spread around the leafy Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. State history comes to life at the Tennessee State Museum. Browse handicraft stalls, shop for fresh produce and sample artisanal food at Nashville Farmers Market.
Riverfront Park blends riverside recreation and tranquility with outdoor events, including June’s CMA Music Festival. The park’s Ascend Amphitheater has a capacity for 6,800 spectators. Don’t miss Fort Nashborough, where pioneers founded the city in 1780.
Cheer on the Nashville Predators ice hockey team at Bridgestone Arena. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame honors some of the state’s finest athletes and sportspeople.
Public buses serve the streets of Downtown Nashville. Travel using the hop-on, hop-off Old Town Trolley to reach 15 major attractions here and in the Music Row and West End neighborhoods.