Wondering what activities and attractions you can’t miss in the Music City? Our Nashville itinerary is just what you need!
Nashville may have developed a reputation for big nights, but it’s one of those rare tourist destinations that continues to deliver the goods even as the crowds grow.
Nashville is perfectly built for a three-day itinerary. There are several wonderful neighborhoods to explore, some beautiful parks, and historic buildings that complement Nashville’s mind-blowing live music scene.
Your days can be spent jumping between each sub-district from East Nashville to the Gulch, sampling the local cuisine (hello, hot chicken) and learning about the musicians that made the city legendary.
At night, all roads lead to the Honky Tonk Highway, where you can enjoy fantastic live music and an atmosphere that, while rowdy, is pure and joyful.
Read on to see how you can experience Nashville’s history, food, and music!
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How to Spend 3 Days in Nashville Itinerary
There isn’t just one way to experience Nashville. Sure, it’s the Music Capital, but there’s plenty of history, great food, and art to experience across your weekend in Nashville. Let’s get started.
Day 1 in Nashville
Your three days in Nashville start off with plenty of sun and fun at Centennial Park.
Not only will you be able to rest your legs after a long trip to the Music City, but you’ll be able to enjoy an upbeat atmosphere and some eye-catching architecture.
From there, your itinerary guides you down one of Nashville’s most famous streets on your way to one of the top attractions in town.
Afterward, day one ends with a big night making your way up and down Broadway.
Day 1 Morning
Your first morning in Nashville begins with a bike ride through the city. The Music City has fantastic year-round weather that will have you bursting to get outside and explore its many parks, the riverfront, and a handful of historic streets.
But to begin, whether you’re in Downtown Nashville or elsewhere, jump on one of the BCycle bikes (they’re now electric!) and make your way to the Parthenon.
No, you won’t have to fly all the way to Greece. Instead, a striking replica is waiting for you in Centennial Park.
The spacious green lawns and old-time trees provide ample space to lay down the bike and soak in the sunshine. You’ll be met with a great local atmosphere, food carts and,…