02/08/2016

150+ Fun Things to Do in Nashville TN

150+ Fun Things to Do in Nashville TN

You’ll never want to leave the city known for its legendary country music. From the Grand Ole Opry House, to dive bars and dancing, you’ll find tons of fun things to do in Nashville during the day or well into the night. 

Type of Activity

Spring/Summer/Fall/Winter

Indoor/Outdoor

Free/Paid

 
Spend a relaxing day at Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of Art
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Have a blast from the past at Lane Motor Museum
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Dine al fresco at Holland House Bar and Refuge
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Have a taste of home-cooked “Meat and 3” at Arnold’s Country Kitchen
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Take a bite at the juiciest burgers from Burger Up
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Get tickets to see a concert at Ascend Amphitheater
outdoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Have late night cocktails at Saint Anejo Cantina
indoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Rent a bicycle at Bike the Greenway and follow the trail
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Take a picture of Sam Davis at the Capitol
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Catch the Nashville Rollergirls in action
indoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Watch a concert at Marathon Music Works
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Order the Turkey Avocado and Bacon at Mitchell’s Deli
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Check out up and coming bands at the Basement
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Take a ride on Nashville Zoo’s Wilderness Express Train Ride
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See the freshest produce at Nashville Farmers’ Market
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Go kayaking at Harpeth River
outdoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Catch a live music event at the Cannery Ballroom
indoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Explore Radnor Lake State Park
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Make a record at the Ryman
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Have a scoop at Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams
indoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Sing Dolly Parton’s “Down on Music Row” while walking around Music Row
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Find unique items at Pangaea
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Enjoy a nice afternoon stroll at Vanderbilt University grounds
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Hangout with friends at the Patterson House
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Get a crash course in history at Tennessee State Museum
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Taste the freshest sushi at Virago
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Take a tour of Gruhn Guitars premier collection
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Cheer for the Titans at LP Field
outdoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Watch an amazing concert at Schermerhorn Symphony Center
indoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Have a few drinks while listening to live music at 12 South Taproom and Grill
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Go camping at Natchez Trace Parkway
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Catch the Nashville Sounds play ball at First Tennessee Park
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Savor Italian flavor made with Southern ingredients at City House
indoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Indulge in handmade chocolates from Olive and Sinclair
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Go duck watching at Centennial Park
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Dance to funky jazz music at Bourbon Street Blues and Boogie Bar
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Catch a Predators game at Bridgestone Arena
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Catch a game at Herschel Greer Stadium
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Take a nature walk at Shelby Bottoms Greenway
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Take a tour of Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
indoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Find out what drink just landed at Flying Saucer Nashville
indoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Appreciate contemporary art at Arts Company
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Hear an original song at Bluebird Cafe
indoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Step back in time at Belle Meade Plantation
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Hang out at the world famous Tootsies Orchid Lounge
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Take an art tour of Belmont Mansion and see Adelicia Acklen’s massive collection
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Go “mild or medium” at Hattie B’s Hot Chicken
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Check out Ernest Tubb Record Shop
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Find unique items at Nashville Flea Market
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Find your favorite shops at Cool Springs Galleria
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
See some cool merch at Third Man Records
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Find the memorial of President James K Polk
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Hear some good ol’ country music at Nashville Palace
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
See the license plates hanging on the ceiling at Layla’s Bluegrass Inn
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Listen to live country music at Second Fiddle
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Find great memorabilia at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store
indoor – paid – Website >> Reviews >>
Visit the Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson
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Learn how to line dance at Wildhorse Saloon
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Spot the colorful dragon at Fannie Mae Dees Park
outdoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Rummage through stacks and stacks of books at BookMan BookWoman
indoor – free – Website >> Reviews >>
Have a late night dinner at Demos’ Steak and Spaghetti House
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See an exhibit at Frist Center for Visual Arts
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Take a tour of the historic Carnton Plantation
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