The Country Music Hall of Fame is supposed to be really great (I sadly still haven’t been). Even if you’re not into country music, it’s probably still worth hitting up — I’ve heard amazing things.

The Frist (center for the visual arts), tours of the Ryman and/or Grand Ole Opry,and a visit to Hatch Show Print (one of America’s longest-running letterpress printers) are always great options too. 

Some of my fav local boutiques and shops: Anderson Design Group (gorgeous prints as well as a myriad of locally sourced goods), Shoppes on Fatherland (a fun smattering of shops on the east side), Welcome Home (you guessed it, home goodies), Hey Rooster (cutest general store you’ve ever seen), Fuselage (vintage finds and goodies), Two Old Hippies (boutique clothing, gifts, instruments), and 12 South (a whole stretch of unique shops, good food, and coffee places). 

You can also cheer on the Predators at Bridgestone Arena during hockey season.


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