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By: Anna   |    July 24, 2013   |   0 Comments (0) (0)

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A family getaway is the best occasion to relax and let your hair down. It can be real fun to be at your favorite location and do things you love most with your family members. Nashville Tennessee offers some unique opportunities to engage all the family members. You can have a great time exploring this extraordinary city and soaking in its beauty. If you are wondering how to make your vacation enjoyable, here are the major attractions of the city.

The great Music City – be a part of history

Nashville has music running through its vein. Be it rock, jazz, classical or pop, you can have a wonderful time listening to your favorite genre of music at Nashville. The city is heaven to music lovers and its love for great music has earned it the nickname of the Music City.

While at Nashville, you should not miss out on the opportunity to listen to soul stirring music and tap your foot in ecstasy.

Spending an evening at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville will make you witness history and be a part of it too.  For over 75 years, the stage has hosted music shows by some of the greatest country music stars of the world.

The shows are suitable for viewing by people of all age groups and you can enjoy along with your family members too. The great shows at Opry not only promise foot-tapping music but also opportunities to click photos of your favorite music stars.

You surely do not want to miss this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity?

 General Jackson Showboat Cruise– pamper your senses

Nature and music blend well to pamper the senses and also rejuvenate the body and mind. The General Jackson Showboat Cruises can be an incredible adventure for you. The General Jackson boasts to be the largest showboat of the world, and cruising in it surely will be a memorable experience that you will cherish for long.

The cruise offers breathtaking views of the natural and historical places located along the banks of the river Cumberland. The countryside of Central Tennessee has scenic beauty that you can witness from the decks of the showboat.

The cruise has different timings and you can easily choose the one that suits your mood and itinerary. The cruise also includes dinner or lunch along with entertaining shows. You will surely enjoy the sumptuous food along with the catchy tunes played by the band.

Have an eventful holiday

Nashville offers plenty of events that the visitors can participate in and take back loads of memories. Most of these events can be enjoyed along with the family and hence prove to be fun-filled and adventurous too.

The Nashville Zoo is a great place to head if you have kids in your group. You can see a huge number of wild animals like giraffes, elephants and alligators. During the summer, the zoo hosts a variety of programs that your kids will simply love to watch. The Zoovie Nights host music, inflatable, games and even screening of movies.

The Nashville Shores is another attraction of the city. With wave pool, water slides, Jet Ski rentals and lazy river, the children will have lot of adventure.

Nashville has its own share of glorious past which can be witnessed at the numerous historical sites that dot the city. The Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson is one such location that you should not miss. The special activities and the exhibits will provide you valuable information about the past of the state and its president.

You can have a glimpse of the magnificent era of the 1800s at the Belle Meade Plantation. The plantation is superbly preserved with lovely views of magnolia trees and gardens. You can walk down the lanes of memory and relive the southern life of the past.

The plantation was once the breeding ground of some of the best racing horses of the world and a tour of the plantation will make your Nashville visit a truly memorable one.

The Parthenon is another notable landmark of Nashville. Located at Centennial Park, the Parthenon is the grand replica of the original Greek Parthenon of Athens. The classical architecture of the Parthenon along with its magnificent sculptures never fails to inspire awe in the minds of the viewers.

The Parthenon is also the art museum of Nashville with a commendable collection of 19th and 20th century paintings by some of the prominent artists of the world.

Don’t Spoil Your Experiences – Keep Some Contacts Handy!

Emergency situations do not wait for a specific time. It can come anywhere and having it in the middle of an amazing vacation is the worst thing to happen. I myself got a bad experience when my car locked out and I was stuck in the middle of the road. It was then; the guys at ABC Locksmith Nashville saved me. Hence, it’s important to have these important emergency numbers handy. Some of the recommended ones are shared below:-

911 – Nashville Emergency Information Center 

(615) – 251-3051 – Locksmith Services (ABC Lock and Key)

1.615.367.1300 - Nashville Fire Department

1.615.342.1000 - Centennial Medical Center

Enjoy all that Nashville has to offer

Apart from music and historical places, Nashville offers a lot for the tourists. Foodies can have a lovely time tasting all the local delicacies that has made Nashville a part of global gourmet. Freshly made salads and freshly brewed tea or Joe at Frothy Monkey Coffeehouse can be purely ecstatic. At Pancake Pantry you can treat yourself to some extraordinary delicacies.

Nashville never ceases to enthrall its visitors. The city has so much to offer that you will long to come back again and again. 

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