If you are ever in Nashville Tennessee for a vacation you will be pleased to know that there are many exciting things to do during your vacation. Of course, a visit to the world-famous Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum is a must but there are also other interesting places to visit that will make your trip a truly memorable one.
For example, one of the best ways to hear the awesome music in Nashville is by going to the songwriter show. It is often referred to as a “writer’s night” where songwriters who are not used to being put into the spotlight will be featured. There will be various songwriters and singers who will perform by sitting on a stage being only accompanied by their talent, a guitar, and a microphone. These type of unique shows are found in various intimate clubs and locations throughout the city. Two of the more popular locations are the downtown Listening Room Café and the Bluebird Café in the Greene Hills area.
A trip to Nashville should also include some time to shop at some of a unique shopping areas. If you enjoy visiting boutiques and antique stores then you can get your fill by going to the Hillsboro Village or Germantown, 12 South. The largest outlet mall in Tennessee is located at Opry Mills. If you’re in the city during the first week of December then you should check out the Porter Flea Market. This famous flea market is located at the fairgrounds in Nashville and you will find a variety of handmade goods from the areas more talented craftsmen, designers, and artists. Also, in the month of February there is the Antiques and Garden Show.
Another timeless journey that you can go on is one to the Ryman Auditorium. The Ryman Auditorium is often referred to as the Mother Church of Country Music. Various artists that have perform there include Patsy Cline and Jon Bon Jovi. In fact, you will have the option of taking a backstage tour where you can record your song. There are many stars of the Grande Ole Opry who perform at this famous Auditorium and it hosts the world’s longest running radio broadcast.
Some of the other interesting places to visit are the many lounges and clubs along the Honky Tonk Highway, the Musicians Hall of Fame, the Johnny Cash Museum, and the George Jones Museum.