Nashville With the Music City Total Access Pass

Tennessee, Nashville Guide (B): Nashville With the Music City Total Access Pass

Nashville, just the name alone evokes images of the man in black, doin’ the boot scootin’ boogie and some fine country tunes streaming any hour of the day! Music City seems to have it all! Great music, southern charm, a delicious food scene, vibrant murals scattered throughout the city, awesome places to chill all the while seeped in history stretching back to the American Revolution. You simply can’t go wrong with a weekend getaway to Nashville! 

Founded in 1779, Nashville was named after the American Revolutionary War hero, Francis Nash. Thanks to its strategic location, nestled along the Cumberland River, it grew quickly and finally became the capital of Tennessee in 1843. Antebellum Nashville swelled into one of the most prosperous cities in the South but by 1860, the grumblings of secession was spreading like wildfire. By 1861, seven southern states ceded from the Union to become the Confederate States of the US with Nashville eventually the first southern capital to fall to the Union troops and remained occupied until the end of the war. By the late 19th century, Nashville had reclaimed its former shipping and trading position bringing new wealth to the capital. In the 1970s-90s, Nashville saw a boom and renovation project which renovated many of the historic sites. By 2013, Nashville was nicknamed “Nowville” and “It City” by GQ, Forbes and The New York Times! Best get your tooshie to Nashville while it’s still HOT!  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Nashville With the Music City Total Access Pass
Guide Location: USA » Nashville
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: AJ’s Good Time Bar   The Stage on Broadway   Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge   Ryman Auditorium   Johnny Cash Museum and Cafe   Cumberland Park   Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge   Music City Walk of Fame   The Listening Room   Whiskey Kitchen   Tennessee Brew Works   Jackalope   Yazoo   Printer’s Alley   Patsy Cline Museum   The Hermitage Hotel   Tennessee State Capital   Bicentennial Capital Mall State Park   Musician’s Hall of Fame   12 South   Centennial Park   Parthenon   BlueBird Cafe   Gaylord Opryland Resort   Opry Mills   General Jackson Showboat   Willie Nelson and Friends Museum   Cooter’s Place in Nashville   City Tap House   Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint   Puckett’s Grocery and Restaurant   Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery   Pepperfire Hot Chicken   Hattie B’s Hot Chicken   Honky Tonk Highway   Honky Tonk Central  
Author: Lorelei Frey
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