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“Fun , Fun oh and did I say FUN!”
Review of Downtown Nashville

Downtown Nashville
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Private Downtown Nashville Horse and Carriage Ride
Ranked #7 of 252 things to do in Nashville
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Naples, Florida
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Fun , Fun oh and did I say FUN!”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

Love downtown! You can stroll downtown and pop into many little establishments and hear many new bands. A lot of country music stars got their breaks in these places. Each is a treasure to find and have a short stay in.

Visited February 2012
Thank Renee W
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“Lots to see and hear.”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

Many of the bars allow kids in with a parent up to a certain time. Many have open doors and windows for passersby to enjoy the music. Lots of opportunity for karaoke, but beware, it's not your neighborhood karaoke places you might be used to in your home town. Most are very good singers.

Visited November 2012
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Viera, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Must do when visiting!”
Reviewed November 13, 2012

This is a must when visiting Nashville. Great time! We walked the early afternoon and then spent the evening "touring" all the bars. Great music all night long. Don't even have to go into the bars to enjoy the must.

Visited November 2012
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“A little disappointing”
Reviewed November 12, 2012

After hearing so many friends saying how much they loved Nashville, maybe I was expecting too much. The 3 of us had arrived around 5 pm for a college preview at Belmont for our daughter the next day. Once we got checked in to our hotel, we quickly changed and walked down Broadway. I had planned to eat at Merchants after reading reviews. It was near 5:30, we didnt have reservations, and upstairs was booked by a private party. Hostesses told us it would be 30-40 minutes. We were fine with that and walked around awhile and came back. 1 hour later, we still weren't seated. There seemed to be no one else in line and the 3 hostesses were hovering behind the server desk, just whispering and watching people come in for the wedding group upstairs. As I sat on my phone, rereading reviews of the place, we decided to find somewhere else and left. I expected there to be many choices that were walkable. (we were already paying $20/day parking at our hotel). By that later time,we couldn't find anything with less than 1 hour wait. Jack's had a line outside, Margaritaville was full, and same thing at Big River Brewery. There were many honky tonks, but our daughter being 16 didn't allow that. We made the complete 2-3 block lap and then hit a side street and found an Irish pub with just average burgers and fries but by then we were starving. Should have just ordered pizza in room. No, we didn't have Friday night reservations, not knowing exactly when we'd arrive, but at that early hour, I thought we would have found something. I'm sure hunger, tiredness from driving, and not being familiar with the area added to the bad start. Next time, I'll have a better plan.

Visited November 2012
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“Can you say Honky Tonk?”
Reviewed November 10, 2012

This is what we came for! Broadway is one bar after another of famous bars filled with free bands knocking your socks off! What a blast!

Visited November 2012
Thank jamesgangx5
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