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#1 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Symphonies
Owner description: Led by Music Director Designate Giancarlo Guerrero and President and CEO Alan D. Valentine, the Grammy Award-winning... more » Owner description: Led by Music Director Designate Giancarlo Guerrero and President and CEO Alan D. Valentine, the Grammy Award-winning Nashville Symphony has a growing international reputation for its recordings and innovative programming. With 140 performances annually, the 83-member Nashville Symphony is an arts leader in Nashville and beyond, offering a broad range of classical, pops and jazz concerts; special events; children's concerts and community outreach programs. « less
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#2 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Theaters; Concerts
One of the most famous concert halls in the history of country music, this auditorium still hosts live music events.
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#3 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Historic Sites; Specialty Museums; Educational Sites

Studio B is part of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Tours start at the museum where you board a bus for the one-hour tour of the actual studio. The museum offers package for... more »

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#4 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Architectural Buildings
Owner description: Fontanel Mansion is a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by Country Music Hall of Fame(R) member Barbara Mandrell,... more » Owner description: Fontanel Mansion is a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by Country Music Hall of Fame(R) member Barbara Mandrell, and is Nashville's only country music mansion tour giving visitors a sneak peek into the lives of country music greats. The home, situated on the 136 acre property, is nestled in the rolling hills of the Whites Creek Valley. With The Inn at Fontanel, the Woods Amphitheater, Pritchard's Distillery the Pepsi Studio Gallery, Cafe Fontanella, Goo Goo Outpost, AdventureWorks Ziplines, The Trails and Metro Parks Greenway, it is easy to see why Fontanel is becoming one of Nashville's premier destinations. We offer a family and dog friendly atmosphere located just minutes from downtown Nashville in Whites Creek. « less
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#5 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Theaters; Performances
Owner description: The Grand Ole Opry, an American Icon and Nashville's number one attraction, is known for creating one-of-a-kind entertainment... more » Owner description: The Grand Ole Opry, an American Icon and Nashville's number one attraction, is known for creating one-of-a-kind entertainment experiences for audiences of all ages. It's where unforgettable moments happen every week...moments like the night Little Jimmy Dickens scaled a ladder to invite Trace Adkins to become an Opry member. With country music's new stars, superstars, and legends live on stage, you never know what'll happen next. Don't miss a moment. « less
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#6 of 117 in Nashville
Owner description: The Johnny Cash Museum features the world's largest collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world. Walk... more » Owner description: The Johnny Cash Museum features the world's largest collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world. Walk through the life of the Man in Black depicted in interactive exhibits, films and much more. Officially endosred by the Cash Family. The museum recently received the coveted AAA GEM rating; the highest bestowed on an attraction. We are one of only six attractions in Nashville to have this distinction. « less
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#7 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Lane Motor Museum in Nashville features the largest European collection of cars and motorcycles in the United States.... more » Owner description: Lane Motor Museum in Nashville features the largest European collection of cars and motorcycles in the United States. Admission ranges from $3 to $9, with children ages 5 and younger admitted free, making it a great family excursion. « less
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#8 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Historic Sites; Museums; History Museums
Owner description: The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United... more » Owner description: The Hermitage, Home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States. Today, The Hermitage is a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with over 30 historic buildings,that welcomes some 180,000 annual visitors, including 30,000 schoolchildren, from all 50 states and many foreign countries. « less
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#9 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Gardens
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#10 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Parks

For the person who wants to get in a walk, run or bike ride, nowhere beats Nashville's Warner Parks.  Access from Hwy 100.  There are both woods trails and paved trails that wind... more »

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#11 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Libraries
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#12 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
This museum highlights the history of country music from its birthplace in the Music City to present-day.
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#13 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Theaters
Features concerts by touring national bands, local classical music series and Broadway plays.
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#14 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Gardens; Art Museums
Owner description: Experience Cheekwood, the 55-acre estate built by the Maxwell House Coffee fortune in Nashville, Tennessee, and one of the... more » Owner description: Experience Cheekwood, the 55-acre estate built by the Maxwell House Coffee fortune in Nashville, Tennessee, and one of the finest examples of an American Country Place Era Estate in the United States. The Botanical Garden is a spectacular showcase of color and horticultural diversity with eleven specialty display gardens and stunning natural landscape. The Museum of Art has collections of Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts. Visitors can enjoy year-round family-friendly activities with four distinct festivals held during the year. From Cheekwood in Bloom with more than 50,000 tulips in the Spring, to a children’s wonderland of Christmas trees, Trains, Santa, live reindeer, and more during Holiday at Cheekwood, Cheekwood celebrates the seasons in style with something for everyone! « less
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#15 of 117 in Nashville
Category: State Parks

Radnor Lake State Natural Area, located only a few miles from downtown Nashville, is a great place for walking and sight-seeing.  The lake is an artificial body of water in a... more »

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#16 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Performances
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#17 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: Since opening in 2001, the Frist Center for Visual Arts has hosted a spectacular array of art from around the world. Not only... more » Owner description: Since opening in 2001, the Frist Center for Visual Arts has hosted a spectacular array of art from around the world. Not only an important cultural focal point for the city of Nashville, it is also a significant architectural structure, occupying one of Nashville’s great historic landmarks, the former main post office. Constructed from 1933 to 1934 under the direction of the local architectural firm of Marr & Holman, it displays both of the most distinctive architectural styles of the period: Classicism and Art Deco. « less
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#18 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Belle Meade Plantation is a non-profit historic home-site located in Nashville, TN. Established in 1807, this home-site tells... more » Owner description: Belle Meade Plantation is a non-profit historic home-site located in Nashville, TN. Established in 1807, this home-site tells the history of the Harding and Jackson families and the impact that they had on the city of Nashville and, more importantly, their indelible contribution to the development of thoroughbred racing horses in the United States. Belle Meade was revered as the greatest thoroughbred stud farm in the United States in the 1880s and 1890s and was home to Iroquois (the first US-bred horse to win the Epsom Derby) and Bonnie Scotland (whose bloodline includes Secretariat, Seattle Slew, Native Dancer, Big Brown and I'll Have Another, to name a few). Beyond thoroughbred horses, this history also encompasses the Antebellum South, slavery, the Civil War, emancipation and reconstruction, and was the home of Civil War Generals William Giles Harding and William Hicks Jackson, as well as national statesmen including US Supreme Court Justice Howell E. Jackson, US Secretary of War Jacob Dickinson and US Senator Luke Lea. « less
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#19 of 117 in Nashville
Category: History Museums
Owner description: The Tennessee State Museum is one of the largest state museums in the nation with more than 60,000-sq.-ft. of permanent... more » Owner description: The Tennessee State Museum is one of the largest state museums in the nation with more than 60,000-sq.-ft. of permanent exhibits and a 10,000-sq.-ft. changing exhibition hall where temporary exhibits are on view. The museum's interpretive exhibits begin 15,000 years ago with prehistoric humans and continue through the early 1900s with special sections on Native American Indians, explorers, pioneers, the Antebellum age, the Civil War, and the beginning of a new century. The State Museum is open every day except Mondays, and admission is free. « less
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#20 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Arenas/ Stadiums/ Fields
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#21 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Historic Sites; Hiking Trails
Tours are available of this fancy 19th-century Italian villa-style mansion.
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#22 of 117 in Nashville
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum honors musicians from stars to studio players, from all genres of music. Historic artifacts... more » Owner description: Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum honors musicians from stars to studio players, from all genres of music. Historic artifacts include instruments played on original recordings of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Hank Williams, Sr., George Harrison, Frank Sinatra, The Supremes, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Chicago and more. See the original stage where a young Jimi Hendrix played. "To be recognized by this institution is the greatest honor a musician can have." -Neil Young. « less
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#23 of 117 in Nashville
Category: State Parks
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#24 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Bodies of Water
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#25 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Specialty Shops; Historic Sites
Owner description: If you follow Southern music, art and culture, from the Delta blues to honky-tonk heroes, you've no doubt seen the... more » Owner description: If you follow Southern music, art and culture, from the Delta blues to honky-tonk heroes, you've no doubt seen the unmistakable look of a promotional poster made by Hatch Show Print, one of the oldest working letterpress print shops in America. Located in a historic building at 316 Broadway in the heart of downtown Nashville, Hatch Show Print has produced posters for performers ranging from B.B. King to Dolly Parton. « less
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#26 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Parks; Jogging Paths/ Tracks
This downtown park has jogging paths, grassy spots for picnics and a small lake for paddle boating.
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#27 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Monuments/ Statues
The only full-size replica of the Parthenon (in Greece) in the world.
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#28 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Monuments/ Statues
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#29 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Performances
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#30 of 117 in Nashville
Category: Religious Sites; History Museums
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