At the end of May my family and I took a family road trip for a couple of days in Nashville, a week in South Carolina (beach house), and a quick day in New Orleans. It was so fun to go to several different places and experience new things and sites with my family! Nashville was so fun and photogenic, plus the weather was awesome. We went knowing we had to pack our 2 days full of activities to get the whole Nashville experience in a short amount of time. So I thought since we picked and found the best places to go, I would share the top Nashville sites to see if you have only a short amount of time to visit!
- Pancake Pantry is a Nashville favorite- some of the biggest stars have been there, and no surprise because it is delicious! They are practically known for having a line out the door, it looks intimidating but we only stood in line for about 25 minutes. It sits on 21st street at the corner, there are shops and other restaurants along that street as well!
( 1796 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212 )
- Biscuit love was our breakfast pick for day 2. Its pretty self explanatory for what they have, biscuits! Even though the biscuits are a main item, what they are known for are their Bonuts– fried biscuit dough, lemon mascarpone, and blueberry compote.
( 316 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203 )
- Burger Up was what we ate for lunch on our first day. Its a farm to fork organic style food. The hamburgers were so good + the fries and pickle.
( 2901 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204 )
-These 3 restaurants were my top picks! For the other meals we ate, we ordered room service or ate some kind of fast food. If you dont want a sit down meal- Here is a list of Nashville food trucks
- There is also a lot of great dessert places around Nashville. Next to Draper James is the famous Sprinkles cupcakes and cupcake ATM.
I love love love photo walls! Whenever I travel to new places I always see if there are any special photo ops locations. So before we went to Nashville I researched and found a Nashville “wall crawl” that Studio DIY blog posted. They had a bunch of other amazing walls we didn’t get to go to!
Draper James: 2608 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204
As you can see in the photo above the “I believe in Nashville” photo wall is just across the street from Draper James. These 2 walls are probably the most popular and well known!
This wall was on the same street as the Burger Up restaurant- Green Pea Salon 2900 12th Ave South Nashville, TN 37204
This photo wall picture was taken on day 2, down the street from Biscuit Love after breakfast. Its a great photo-op for 2 people or families!
- Country Music Hall of Fame – 222 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
|Adult (Ages 13+)||$24.95|
|Youth (Ages 6-12)||$14.95|
|Child (Ages 5 and under)||FREE|
- One of the exhibits inside the museum is the Taylor Swift Education Center , and as a Swiftie you know that was the main reason I went, but also because the museum is one of Nashville’s most popular attractions.
- You start the tour on the 3rd floor, right as you enter and turn left this is the first thing you see!
- If your a swiftie like me, then another site you will want to see (where Taylor was discovered) is the Bluebird cafe. This place is also featured in other movies and Tv shows!
( 4104 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville, TN 37215 )
- The Parthenon is a full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens. It was built in 1897 as part of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. It functions as an art museum and stands as the centerpiece of Centennial Park, a large public park just west of downtown Nashville.
( 2500 West End Ave, Nashville, TN 37203 )
Here are some Other activity ideas .
Well I hoped that our research for packing lots of activities in a short amount of time helped for whatever length of time your next stay in Nashville is! Its such an amazing place and I cant wait to go back! God really blessed me with a great time with my family!
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