From its very beginnings, Nashville grew from a foundation of a creative spirit. Music City has welcomed the growth of elevated experiences but still holds on to that Southern charm, friendliness, and authenticity. After all, Southern hospitality is something we pride ourselves on. Discover elegant hotels and spas, decadent fine dining, elevated shops that highlight upscale brands, and unique luxury experiences that make Nashville an approachable high-end destination to visit.
The creativity in Nashville reverberates from the city’s downtown core. From picturesque rooftops, art galleries, chef-driven restaurants, and newly constructed hotels, downtown Nashville offers a timeless experience.
Nashville is home to a variety of museums that are as diverse and approachable as its music scene. See world-class art at the Frist Art Museum, celebrate the many music genres created, influenced, and inspired by African Americans at the National Museum of African American Music, or learn about the musicians from all genres who have played on thousands of iconic recordings at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum or the GRAMMY Gallery inside the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.
Watch music come to life when you see a show downtown at the legendary Ryman Auditorium where artists as diverse as Charlie Caplin, Jack White, Elvis, and Taylor Swift have graced the stage. You can now elevate your show experience with the Ford VIP Lounge. Or take things to a higher note when you enjoy the sounds of the Nashville Symphony or the Nashville Opera.
Elevate your experience even further at an approachable high-end hotel, complete with Nashville's skyline views, rejuvenating spas and salons, and upscale dining. Grab a seat at a downtown rooftop bar like Rivière at Four Seasons Nashville, Lou/Na at Grand Hyatt, PROOF at W Nashville, and Rare Bird at Noelle Hotel for lavish views with the accompaniment of a well-crafted cocktail. Or savor the day at Blue Aster's lavish Afternoon Tea Experience at the Conrad Nashville. Extend your stay by relaxing spas like Rose Spa at The Joseph, R+R Wellness at Grand Hyatt Nashville, or Mokara Spa at Omni Nashville Hotel.
A classic Downtown Nashville experience would not be complete without dining at one of the city’s chef-driven restaurants. Get a taste at Etch, a globally-inspired restaurant by award-winning chef Deb Paquette, Chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten’s Drusie & Darr inside the Hermitage Hotel, Anthony Scotto's Luogo, Michael Mina’s Bourbon Steak inside the JW Marriott Nashville, James Beard Award-winning and Michelin-starred Chef Tony Mantuano at Yolan inside The Joseph, Michelin-starred Chef Nello Turco at Mimo at Four Seasons Nashville, and The Continental by Sean Brock inside the Grand Hyatt (Go Backstage with Chef Sean Brock). Nashville will exceed fine dining expectations at exclusive steakhouses like Carne Mare at W Hotel Nashville and Kayne Prime. Music City's restaurants serve up a variety of elevated tastes for those wanting to experience lavish dining.
Nashville is defined by its neighborhoods, each with its own distinct personality and character. From world-renowned attractions, elevated shops that highlight upscale brands, and chef-driven restaurants, Nashville’s neighborhoods offer a unique grandeur experience.
Dive into Nashville’s diverse music and entertainment offerings with a mix of music’s past, present, and future with cuts of country, bluegrass, rock, pop, Americana, gospel, classical, and blues, all blending in perfect harmony. Elevate your next show with the VIP Backstage Experience at the classic Grand Ole Opry, watch a writers' round at one of the world’s preeminent listening rooms - the Bluebird Cafe in Green Hills - or see where artists like Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Chet Atkins, and Elvis recorded classic hits at the Historic RCA Studio B on Music Row.
The attractions throughout the city offer exciting adventures and the opportunity to create lasting memories. Spend some time in the great outdoors strolling in the spectacular Cheekwood gardens, petting the kangaroos or the southern white rhinoceros at the Nashville Zoo, or exploring the Parthenon in Centennial Park, the world's only full-scale replica of the Parthenon in Greece. Find yourself diving deeper into the world of craft distilling and the art of cocktails on a private tour and tasting in Nelson's Green Brier Distillery's Barrel Room.
Nashville’s ever-growing art scene is as diverse and approachable as its music scene. Celebrate local innovation and creativity with an evening of four performance pieces at OZ Arts Nashville, or step inside Music City’s art galleries which present local and world-renowned artists with a rotating display of exclusive exhibits at David Lusk Gallery, Zeitgeist Gallery, or Tinney Contemporary just to name a few.
Nashville shops offer something for everyone: vinyl by local musicians, rare musical instruments, vintage items, and items crafted by local makers and fashion designers. Explore local brands throughout the city like Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James, Holly Williams’ White’s Mercantile, and Imogene + Willie. The Green Hills neighborhood is an affluent suburban enclave known for upscale brands and boutiques. Find upscale brands at the Mall at Green Hills such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany, and Restoration Hardware or book the VIP shopping experience at Yves Saint Laurent. Green Hills is also home to boutiques like H. Audrey and Hemline which offer accessible luxury brands. Browse the shelves at Parnassus Books, an independent bookstore in Green Hills co-owned by novelist Ann Patchett. The artsy WeHo neighborhood offers designer shops like Savannah Yarborough's SAVAS and Cameron Weiss' Weiss Watch Company. To complete your true Music City experience, shop classical musical instruments at places like Carters Vintage Guitars & Ghrouns Guitars, and Gibson Garage.
Discover the spots that make Nashville the culinary destination it is today, including chef-driven restaurants and classic dining spots that serve hot chicken and barbecue. Enjoy a delicious meal at one of Nashville’s award-winning chef-driven restaurants like Henrietta Red, Rolf and Daughters, and Audrey. Expand your pallet at a comfortably opulent restaurant Bastion, The Catbird Seat, Locust, The Twelve Thirty Club, Tànsuŏ, and Tailor. Or elevate your trip with the chef-inspired The Loft for Culinary Arts Experience at Belle Meade Historic Site & Winery. With nearly 200 new restaurants opening in the past three years, a one-of-a-kind culinary adventure awaits.
Nashville is home to multiple professional sports teams that offer a winning experience.
Enjoy the thrill of a Tennessee Titans game, join SMASHVILLE cheering for the Nashville Predators, watch the timeless game of baseball rooting for the Nashville Sounds, or get a kick out of Music City’s MLS team and cheer on Nashville SC from their brand-new stadium at GEODIS Park. From private boxes with spectacular views, behind-the-scenes access, and complimentary food and drink to individual tickets, you need to experience the all-in attitude and energy of a game in Nashville.
Nashville’s friendly elegance goes beyond the city limits. Find yourself on an excursion when visiting Nashville.
Located only 30 minutes south of Nashville, Kix Brooks' Arrington Vineyards offers 12 outstanding wines for tastings, breathtaking views, and a seasonal premier experience for an intimate wine tasting with the estate hosts. Jack Daniel’s Distillery in Lynchburg is the oldest registered distillery in the United States and offers personally guided tours to observe the famous whiskey-making process that Mr. Jack Daniel perfected back in 1866. Nestled on 325 acres of farmland just outside of Nashville, the brand-new Southall provides a comfortable opulence complete with a luxury spa, culinary offerings, adventurous activities, and more. Discover a new side of bourbon and join Mint Julep Experiences on a two-day unforgettable experience including selecting your own premium barrel of bourbon or whiskey at Maker's Mark.