From its very beginnings, Nashville grew from a foundation built on music. Music has been the common thread connecting the life and soul of the city and its people. And visitors have ventured here to experience the music that weaves such a fundamental pattern in its cultural, business and social fabric.
Nashville Visitors Guide
The Nashville Visitors Guide is the official city guide to assist with planning a trip to Music City. It’s designed to help you explore key events during each season of the year, provide insider tips on what to see & do, and provide the best lists and resources available to help plan your best experience yet in this must-see city!
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Nashville loves to play and that's why there's fun to be had around every corner. The area's many attractions paint a picture of this unique Southern city and leave an indelible impression on all who visit.
Those looking to rock the night away should check out the music scene and nightlife. Be inspired by attractions, arts, and history. Channel your inner fandom at a live sporting event. Find the latest trend by shopping boutiques, malls, and shopping districts. Or explore family fun!
The Frist Art Museum hosts a spectacular array of art from the region and from around the world. With an exhibitions schedule that has new art flowing through the magnificent art deco building every 6 to 8 weeks, no matter how often you visit, there is always something new and exciting to see in the spacious galleries. See a list of current and upcoming exhibitions.
The Nashville Zoo was recently ranked one of the top ten zoos in America for their conservation efforts. Bring your family to explore the exhibits, including the new Tiger Crossroads, which educates about the efforts to save the Sumatran tiger, the rarest surviving tiger subspecies in the world with fewer than 400 left in the wild.
While Nashville has long been known for its expansive music scene, the talent and creativity of its culinary scene has recently put Nashville on the map. Food & Wine highlighted the "booming Music City food scene," Food Arts Magazine noted the "emerging culinary scene putting Nashville on the gastronomic radar" and, most recently, Condé Nast Traveler stated this about Music City: "There's enough going on food-wise to warrant a trip solely for eating". Nashville's creative spirit has certainly infiltrated into its kitchens, turning them into the chef's studio. From Southern fare to haute cuisine to quite literally everything in between, Nashville's palate offers it all. Browse Nashville restaurants now.
The Music City Total Access Attraction Pass allows you to choose your own experience while you're in Music City! Pick four attractions and put together a unique experience, all at a discount. You'll also get two bonus attractions for free and special savings exclusively for pass holders. Enjoy the freedom - and the savings - then write your own ticket to Music City!
View more information and purchase your Music City Total Access Attraction Pass.