So you have only 24 hours to see what Nashville, Tennessee, is all about? Tough ask but not impossible. Here is how you should spend your time in Nashville if you are only there for a day.
Get a Breakfast at Proper Bagel
Proper Bagel brings a bit of New York City taste to Nashville, but it is an amazing place to get breakfast. They have all sorts of bagels, sandwiches, baked goods, and salads to help you start the day in the right way.
Stop by Belmont Mansion
Belmont Mansion was commissioned by Adelicia Acklen, considered the wealthiest woman in Tennessee in the 19th century. The place was built in a style of an Italian mansion and featured elaborate gardens and a zoo. It had multiple purposes throughout history before being turned into a museum.
Head to the Country Music Hall of Fame
Of course, any visit to Nashville has to be largely based on country music. This is why you should set aside a big chunk of your time to explore the Country Music Hall of Fame and get familiar with the most important names and events in the genre’s history.
Check out Ryman Auditorium and Other Nearby Music Attractions
There are several other music-related attractions nearby the Country Music Hall of Fame to check out. This includes iconic music venue Ryman Auditorium, Johnny Cash Museum, and Nashville Music Garden.
Grab a Bite to Eat at Etch
Downtown Nashville is a great place to grab a bite to eat after exploring the city’s tourist attractions. You should consider Etch, a charming restaurant run by award-winning chef Deb Paquette which offers eclectic dining.
Make a Trip to Grand Ole Opry
You’ll need to take a bus or an Uber to get to Grand Ole Opry, but it is well worth it. It is one of the most iconic music stages that has been staging weekly shows featuring newcomers and established country music stars since 1925. You can catch one of the live shows or take part in daily tours.
Return to Downtown Nashville for a Great Night Out
Downtown Nashville is the place where you can feel the city’s energy at its best. Head there to catch a live show in one of many bars and get a perfect conclusion to your 24 hours in Nashville.