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May 9th, 2011, 06:46 AM
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Things to do in Nashville, TN

Looking for some ideas of what to see/do in Nashville. We've been to The Hermitage twice, Belle Meade, Grand Ol Opry.What else? Including good places to shop. Suggestions, please!
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May 9th, 2011, 09:48 AM
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Ryman Auditorium
State Capitol
Parthenon
Bicentennial State Park
Belmont Mansion
Tennessee State Museum
Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art
Frist Center for Visual Arts
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May 9th, 2011, 10:01 AM
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May 18th, 2011, 06:36 PM
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15 miles south of Nashville is a lovely little historic city called Franklin. The historic main street area has many shops (mostly upscale) and eateries (McCreary's Pub, Meridee's Bakery, Sweet Cici's are favorites), several Civil War sites (Battle of Franklin), and you can take a fun walking tour from franklinonfoot.com. There is a small shopping mall nearby called "The Factory".

A bit more out of the way is the Loveless Cafe which has been a landmark eatery since the 1950's. It is situated along the Natchez Trace Parkway, which is great for a relaxing drive or bike ride. The Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge (not far from the Loveless) won the Presidential Award for Design Excellence in 1995.

In Nashville, you can also visit Fisk University - the first college for blacks which opened 6 months after the civil war ended. It has 2 excellent art museums. If you can arrange to hear the Fisk Jubilee Singers perform, well, your trip is made .
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May 18th, 2011, 07:26 PM
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I 2nd Franklin and Loveless Cafe. Cool Springs has a really nice mall with alot of good restaurants close to it.
Also Opryland Hotel is beautiful and lots of things to do and see there. Enjoy your trip
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May 19th, 2011, 01:16 PM
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Before visiting anything at Fisk Unversity, call them to make sure things like the Van Vechten Gallery are actually open. It was supposed to be open when I tried to visit, but was closed for building maintenance that was not noted on their website.
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May 19th, 2011, 03:26 PM
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We saw a show at the Wildhorse Saloon....loved it!
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