Are you a shop-aholic? A mall walker? Maybe you just like to explore what's out there. Nashville's shopping scene offers you everything from traditional malls to eccentric boutiques and precious antiques. If you have any spare time while you are here, take some time to explore a shopper's paradise.
Shop online at the Music City Marketplace at shop.visitmusiccity.com and get some incredible deals on fantastic Music City-themed merchandise. Shop 'Til You Drop!
Shop at the unique Mall at Green Hills where one-of-a-kind stores pepper the mall or check out the Hill Center Green Hills, a mixed-use lifestyle center.
In the heart of trendy Nashville is Hillsboro Village, an area ripe with young professionals. Here there are nearly two-dozen boutiques and restaurants and the city's oldest movie cinema. You never know who you might bump into while buying stationery at Social Graces, fashion jewelry at Pangea or trendy purses at Fire Finch. Not far from downtown is the heart of Nashville's Antique District on Eight Avenue South. Spread along two miles, every corner has a hidden treasure. Find 1950's vintage dinnerware to 1800's furniture. The sky is the limit on what you can find buried in the back of one of these shops.
The interesting Berry Hill District provides one of a kind businesses and diverse services in a friendly neighborhood of colorful bungalows.
Be sure to visit Historic Downtown Franklin. Franklin's quaint downtown offers a Great American Main Street experience and boasts everything from Starbucks to locally owned antiques, trendy boutiques, and restaurants, in a pedestrian-friendly setting. Just 20 miles from downtown Nashville.
Cool Springs Galleria is an upscale shopping mall with 5 department stores, over 165 specialty shops and a 500 seat food court. Located 15 miles south of Nashville, it's the perfect place to get a little shopping done.
Prime Outlets located on I40 at Exit 238-Lebanon, has more than 50 high-end, brand-name outlet stores, including Ann Taylor, Coach, Liz Claiborne, Polo Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, Eddie Bauer and Jones New York.
Opry Mills is currently closed, but will reopen in Spring of 2012. To follow their progress, visit them on facebook.com/OpryMills, twitter.com/shOpryMills and online at www.oprymills.com.