If you’re a country fan, it’s time to dig out those cowboy boots and book a trip to Nashville, Tennessee – the home of the best country music you will ever hear. Nothing will leave you feeling like a true country fan than a visit to the famous Grand Ole Opry stage or a stroll in the District, which is packed with legendary honky-tonks and stacked with bars, dance halls and live music. So start practicing that country drawl, dig out your best cowboy hat and hit the road. When you get there, be sure to check out the list below for the Top 10 things to see and do in famous Nashville, Tennessee.
1. Belle Meade Plantation
You can take a step back in history by visiting this mansion, once owned by Belle Meade, the self-proclaimed Queen of Tennessee plantations. The 1853 Greet Revival mansion has been restored to reflect its Confederate days and offers tours by workers wearing period clothing. The 1832 slave cabin also still stands on the property as a reminder of the sacrifices made by slaves at the time.
2. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
To see the best of the country world, you must visit this museum, which has been the home of Country Music since 1967. The exhibit shows a vast collection that shows the country music’s story through two centuries. There are video clips and recorded music, a regular menu of live musical performances and public programs as well as live satellite radio broadcasts.