Best Things To Do Near Nashville
Travel to the Music City for a getaway full of country music, hot fried chicken, art and more. Nashville, Tennessee, has everything you need to for an unforgettable experience. Many adventures await you, whether you want to stay downtown or go into the countryside.
Nashville KOA Resort offers the perfect home base for your Nashville excursions. You and your family can enjoy camping or glamping in an RV, cabin or tent.
Take a look at these unique things to do in Nashville, Tennessee.
Fun Activities in Nashville
In Nashville, you can spend time outdoors and indoors, depending on the attractions you visit. Here are some cool things to do around Nashville:
1. Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum
With Nashville being the Music City, one of the must-see attractions for many guests is the Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum. Discover all the musicians, regardless of instrument or genre, inducted into the Hall of Fame. The museum honors musicians with the greatest recordings of all time.
If you are a country music fan, another music-focused museum you will want to check out is the Country Music Hall of Fame. The museum honors all the prominent country musicians inducted into the Hall of Fame.
2. Five Points Alley Shops
If you like visiting unique shops, consider going to the Five Points Alley Shops. The shopping center houses various small businesses with creative spins, from an unconventional jewelry shop like Riveter to Defunct Books, a book store that sells used, out-of-print and rare books. You and your family will have fun roaming through each shop and finding unique souvenirs and gifts for your friends and family back home.
3. Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Whether you have kids or not, visiting the zoo is a great way to pass the time while outside. The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is the ninth-largest zoo in the United States by landmass. You will have fun visiting each animal exhibit and learning how the zoologists work on their conservation goals to help protect different animals.
4. Madame Tussauds
Meet your favorite celebrities in wax form when you visit Madame Tussauds. You and your kids will be amazed to see how lifelike the figures are. Take pictures with your favorite stars as you walk through history. Madame Tussauds has celebrities from all generations, so everyone can find famous people they recognize. The museum's Nashville location features all the top music stars.
Nashville Food and Night Life
While you are in Nashville to explore the sights and listen to as much music as possible, the city also serves delectable food and drinks you will not want to miss out on. Here are a few of the best ways to enjoy eating and partying in Nashville.
1. Prince's Hot Chicken and Hattie B's
If you like fried chicken and hot sauce, you must have a meal at Prince's Hot Chicken or Hattie B's. The two restaurants are staples for Nashville hot chicken. Prince's Hot Chicken is the original creator of hot chicken, making the delicious entree for almost 100 years.
Hattie B's is another hot chicken staple in Nashville. You can choose your level of spice, from none to extremely hot. In addition to chicken, you can find tasty Southern-style side dishes and banana pudding.
2. Loveless Cafe
When you want home-cooked Southern cooking in southwest Nashville, Loveless Cafe is the perfect spot to try. Since 1951, Loveless Cafe has been serving biscuits, fried chicken and other traditional Southern foods to travelers and local communities. The restaurant is a wonderful place for families to spend time together while eating succulent chicken and sweet biscuits with fruit preserves.
3. Honky Tonk Highway
If you are on an adults-only trip to Nashville, do not miss out on the nightlife. Nashville has the Honky Tonk Highway full of establishments where you can listen to great music while dancing and having a couple of drinks. Walk down the Highway to find a bar to relax in one night or visit multiple with your friends. You will find a bar or restaurant that lets you have the experience you desire while in Nashville.
Stay at Nashville KOA Resort
Our list of things to do in Nashville can help you plan your vacation. When you need somewhere to sleep and relax between exploring the city, Nashville KOA Resort is the perfect place to stay. Start planning your trip by booking a campsite with us today!