Weekend Getaways: Nashville, TN

Weekend Getaways: Nashville, TN

Nashville is the country music capital of the world. Some of the biggest names in the industry got their start in this famed southern town. Whether you’re walking along Music Row or catching a show at the Grand Ole Opry, there is always something to do in the capital of Tennessee.


No Nashville look is complete without a pair of cowboy boots and denim cut-offs. Update the plaid flannel shirt look with a pretty printed top. Top off your look with a cowboy hat, necklaces and aviators for style to rival Taylor Swift’s.


Nashville packing guide for girls.

Shop the Look:

AEO Stitched Cowboy Boot

AEO Beaded Chain Necklace

AEO Aviator Sunglasses

AE Printed Popover Shirt

AEO Woven Cowboy Hat

AE Frayed Denim Festival Shortie (similar)

AEO Arm Party Bracelet (similar)

Guys, get the country look with a pair of destroyed denim shorts and an easy short-sleeve plaid. Chukkas keep your look classy and comfy while exploring Nashville.


Nashville packing guide for guys.

Shop the Look:

AE Destroyed Denim Short

AEO Aviator Sunglasses

AE Plaid Western Shirt

AEO Classic Chukka


To Do:

Grand Ole Opry: The world’s longest live radio show (it got its start on November 28, 1925), and “the show that made country music famous”  has showcased some of the biggest names in the country music industry. The show attracts thousands of spectators from around the world each week. Be sure to catch the one hour “barn-dance” for a grand ole time.

Country Music Hall of Fame: Preserving the history of country music, the Country Music Hall of Fame captures historical events and educates its visitors on the culture of the genre. The first three inductees were Jimmie RodgersFred Rose and Hank Williams, but the hall of fame has inducted starts like Garth Brooks, Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton and many more since.

Homes of the Stars Tour: Are you interested to see where some of your favorite country music stars call home? Take a tour of the cushy neighborhoods that surround Nashville and see where stars like Taylor Swift and Toby Keith reside.

Nashville Zoo: Need a break from music? Check out the Nashville Zoo! Filled with amazing creatures from all over the planet, the zoo offers a fun and fascinating experience for all ages.

Music City Trolley Hop: Take a tour of the historical city of downtown Nashville.  Stop at Ryman Auditorium, Bicentennial Park, and the Frist Museum for a fun filled afternoon.


To Eat:

Nashville is not only known for its great music, but they can cook a fantastic Southern meal and offer up some sweet and syrupy hospitality to go with it.

Loveless Motel and Café: For more than 60 years, the Loveless Motel and Café has been serving locals and tourist some of the best fried chicken and biscuits from scratch that the state has to offer. We recommend their Famous Loveless Country Ham or the Loveless Fried Chicken.

The Pharmacy Burger Parlor and Beer Garden: Home of the “Wurst-Burger”, The Pharmacy offers a wide selection of burgers, beer and chicken.  We recommend checking out the burger counter where you can top off your patty with crazy sides such as beer gravy, beer mustard and maple mustard.

Pancake Pantry: If you enjoy eating pancakes for breakfast and lunch, the Pancake Pantry is your paradise. The menu takes a creative spin on the traditional breakfast meal, leaving you with a plethora of pancake options to choose from. We recommend the Sweet Potato Pancakes for mouthwatering treat.

Jack’s Bar-B-Que: The south is known to curate some of the best Bar-B-Q on the planet and Jack’s Bar-B-Que lives up to this tall reputation. They’ve won a list of awards including the”Best Sauce on the Planet”  in 2004.  We recommend the Tennessee Pork Shoulder, Texas Beef Brisket or Smoked Boston Turkey.

Still need a little inspiration for your trip to Nashville? Check out our Nashville Pinterest board for more ideas.

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