Known for its charming Southern hospitality and iconic reputation as a centre of all things country music related, the city of Nashville is contagiously eclectic. Steeped in musical history with a legendary live music scene, Nashville holidays are a must for any country music fan but there is also plenty for foodies and history buffs to enjoy in this Tennessee state capital.
The first stop on any itinerary should be the Country Music Hall of Fame in downtown Nashville which traces the history of country music, followed by a trip to the Johnny Cash Museum. No Nashville holiday would be complete without getting to grips with the Man in Black himself and this museum explores every point of his interesting life.The Grand Ole Opry should be another stop for music lovers – originally broadcast as a radio show, it now hosts weekly live music country music performances, though you can still listen or watch remotely.
But there’s another side to Nashville, which has a long history dating back to the American Civil War. Traveller's Rest, a plantation home that served as the headquarters for Confederate General John B. Hood, is open to the public, while Bald Hill – site of the Battle of Nashville in 1864 – provides an excellent vantage point to see across the city. And the ever-growing culinary scene is getting more and more exciting, going beyond fried food with a number of coffee houses, bakeries, breweries and distilleries popping up.
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