It should come as no surprise that a location called Music City is crowded with pubs, concert halls, and recording studios. There is no shortage of incredible things to do in Nashville when all the food options, museums, historic buildings, and outdoor activities are considered.

45 Best Things to do in Nashville

offers so many enjoyable things to do that it is actually hard to see everything in a single visit. Do not fear; I am a native of Nashville and am prepared to show you everything Nashville has to offer, from the most well-known sights to the undiscovered jewels.

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  1. Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
  2. Tour the Ryman Auditorium
  3. Explore the Johnny Cash Museum
  4. Experience the nightlife on Broadway
  5. See a show at the Grand Ole Opry
  6. Take a stroll through Centennial Park
  7. Visit the Parthenon in Centennial Park
  8. Visit the Frist Art Museum
  9. Check out the Tennessee State Museum
  10. Take a tour of the Belle Meade Plantation
  11. Visit the Cheekwood Estate & Gardens
  12. Go to the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
  13. Explore the Adventure Science Center
  14. Go shopping at the Opry Mills Mall
  15. See a concert at the Ascend Amphitheater
  16. Explore the Nashville Farmers’ Market
  17. Tour the Lane Motor Museum
  18. Visit the Belle Meade Winery
  19. Take a brewery tour at Yazoo Brewing Company
  20. Go to a Titans game at Nissan Stadium
  21. Tour the Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
  22. Visit the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
  23. Experience the nightlife in Midtown
  24. Go honky-tonk hopping in downtown Nashville
  25. Explore the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
  26. Visit the Tennessee Performing Arts Center
  27. Check out the Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash gravesite
  28. Visit the historic Ryman Lofts
  29. Go to the Nashville Flea Market
  30. Take a walking tour of downtown Nashville
  31. Visit the historic Fort Negley
  32. Explore the Civil Rights Room at the Nashville Public Library
  33. Go on a food tour of Nashville
  34. Take a day trip to Franklin, Tennessee
  35. Visit the Carter House and Carnton Plantation in Franklin
  36. Go to the Nashville Shores water park
  37. Take a scenic drive on the Natchez Trace Parkway
  38. Visit the Belle Meade Historic Site and Winery
  39. Take a hot air balloon ride over Nashville
  40. Go horseback riding at Juro Stables
  41. Visit the Adventure Park at Nashville
  42. Take a distillery tour at Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery
  43. Go to the Nashville Symphony
  44. Check out the Tennessee State Capitol
  45. Take a tour of the historic Belmont Mansion.

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Nashville remains one of the best towns to have the best of exciting travel experiences.