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Local Attractions

Unwind after a busy day of sessions by exploring these local attractions.

Walkin’ Nashville — Music City Tour

Walkin’ Nashville—Music City Tour

Immerse yourself in the rich history of country music as you embark on this two-hour walking tour. Designed with the music lover in mind, this enriching tour will reveal the narration, trivia, and anecdotes about some of country music’s greatest legends.

Distance from hotel: 0.2 mi

The Johnny Cash Museum

The Johnny Cash Museum

Take a journey through this must-see destination—home to never-before-seen historical documents, manuscripts, costumes, letters, and more. This museum boasts a unique collection of Johnny Cash paraphernalia, dating as far back as the prominent singer’s childhood and leading up to days before his death.

Distance from hotel: 0.3 mi

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Robert’s Western World

Robert’s Western World

Rub elbows with the locals in this undisputed home of traditional country music. Sitting snug in the heart of Music City, this classic honky-tonk invites you to take in the live music, southern dining, and hospitable atmosphere Nashville has to offer.

Distance from hotel: 0.3 mi

Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Discover your muse in this 24,000 sq. ft. gallery space, established as the hub for Nashville’s rapidly expanding art scene. With new exhibitions arriving every 6-8 weeks, the Frist is sure to offer something for everyone.

Distance from hotel: 0.3 mi


Country Music Hall of Fame

Country Music Hall of Fame
and Museum

An experience unlike any other, this “Smithsonian of country music” features world class galleries, photos, theaters, and the oldest surviving recording studio. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will send you on a journey back in time to the origins of country music through its stories, sounds, and interactive exhibits.

Distance from hotel: 0.4 mi

Station Inn

Station Inn

Opened in 1974 by six bluegrass pickers and singers, this classic venue remains a cult favorite and a popular pit stop for some of the biggest names in bluegrass. A must-stop for the bluegrass fan, the Station Inn continues to live up to its status as “the place to go to hear bluegrass and roots music.”

Distance from hotel: 0.9 mi


Bicentennial Capitol Mall

Bicentennial Capitol Mall
State Park

Unwind in this 19-acre retreat located just steps of the Capitol in downtown Nashville. Standing as a monument to Tennessee’s bicentennial celebration, this historical wonderland showcases the many facets of Tennessee’s history including a granite map of the state, a World War II memorial, a 95-Bell Carillon, and the Rivers of Tennessee fountains.

Distance from hotel: 0.9 mi

Pinewood Social Bowling

Pinewood Social

Whether you choose to grab a cup of coffee or a pair of bowling shoes, this trendy hangout has set the bar high for its creative atmosphere. Pinewood Social is a one-stop shop featuring vintage bowling lanes, two dipping pools, bars, artisanal comfort foods, and a cyber café all in one place!

Distance from hotel: 1.3 mi


The Parthenon

The Parthenon

No need to travel to Athens to visit this magnificent replica representing the pinnacle of classical architecture. Located in Centennial Park, this centerpiece not only pays homage to the remains of the former temple in Greece, but is also home to a collection of paintings by 19th and 20th century artists.

Distance from hotel: 2.5 mi

Lane Motor Museum

Lane Motor Museum

Feast your eyes on the largest European car collection in the U.S., situated in what was once the biggest and most modern bakery in the 1950s. This car collector’s dream features 150 unique cars and motorcycles dating back to the 1920s—all of which are still in running order.

Distance from hotel: 3.3 mi


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