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Let’s Visit Nashville, TN!

June 22, 2021, by Jessica Crisp

This week, Hospice World’s Road Trip Across the USA is making a pit stop in the beautiful city of Nashville, TN!

Fun Facts About The City:

  • The Grand Ole Opry– The Grand Ole Opry is a music venue in Nashville, TN that showcase past, present, and future of country music. For 95 years, The Grand Old Opry has been the home of broadcasting live performances, radio, and TV shows that bring fame to rising superstars and country music legends. If one was to visit, they would not see the same show twice, creating different performances each week. Although mainly known for its country music performances, The Grand Ole Opry is home to many comedy shows within a warm, family-friendly environment. Overall, the Opry remains the platform that connects artist and fans together with a common theme- music and entertainment.
  • Did you know that Nashville, TN is also known as “Music City USA”? With its rich history of music and recording studios, the nickname became official in 1950’s. Elvis Presley recorded more that 200 songs at Nashville’s Historic RCA Studio B. Tourist that visit the RCA Studio B today, can still see a string of Christmas lights on display that were hung when Elvis could not get into the spirit while recording a Christmas album.
  • Grab your cowboy hat and boots and get ready for  a COUNTRY music celebration! Take a look at this incredible compilation of more than 30 famous country musicians by clicking here. Although Nashville is primary known for the recording of country music albums and outstanding performances, it is also home to other genres such as pop, rock, bluegrass, Americana, jazz, classical, contemporary Christian, blues, and soul music. Artist such as Robert Plant, Kid Rock, Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Michael Buble, among many others have come to Music City to write and record albums. If country music is not for you, sports fans can enjoy a tour of the Tennessee Titans stadium, an American professional football team based in Nashville. The Tennessee Titans compete in the National Football League (NFL) and is a member of the American Football Conference (AFC) South Division.
  • After a day full of tourism, music, and dancing, bellies start growling for Nashville’s “must eat at” dining. As the list of gourmet dining is endless for the Music City, here are few of tourist top rated restaurants to check out.
    • Hattie B’s Hot Chicken– One of Nashville’s beloved chicken spots, Hattie B’s is well known by tourist for their HOT chicken. Customers and chose from a variety of menu item such as white and dark meats, tenders, and wings. If you want to add spice to the chicken, Hattie B’s has a heat index ranging from Southern (no heat) to SHUT THE CLUCK UP with a significant burn notice. A variety of southern sides are offered that pair well with your order of chicken. Hattie B’s can now ship their chicken nationwide with Goldbelly! Look into Hattie B’s to cater your next event! You won’t be disappointed!
    • Iou Nashville– This cozy, Parisian-inspired Riverside Village cafe offers one of the most unique, SoCal menus in the city. Tourist can enjoy dinner here through the week with brunch offered on the weekends.
    • For all those who enjoy the “honkey tonk” scene, tourist can visit Nashville’s biggest names on signs in front of their own bars:

Congratulations to the Road Trip Trivia winner for this location: SUE RASO

Trivia Answers:

  • When was Nashville, TN founded? 1779
  • What Minor League Baseball Team is located in Nashville? Nashville Sounds
  • How many tourists visit Nashville annually? 16.1 million
  • What well-known outdoor music festival is held in Nashville? CMA Fest