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    12th Avenue South

    Charming, eclectic boutiques make this downtown avenue a great place to shop, and upscale restaurants make it a great place to spend the evening.

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    8th Avenue South

    The premier antique district in Nashville. The section of 8th Avenue above I-40 is home to several good dining choices.

  • Belle Meade 3

    Belle Meade

    Best Known For...

    • Belle Meade Plantation
    • Sperry's Restaurant
    • F Scott's Jazz Club
    • Days Inn West
    • Spalding Antiques and Interiors

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  • Bellevue 4


    Best Known For...

    • Warner Parks - some of the most beautiful hiking trails in the south.

    • Loveless Cafe - nobody does buttermilk biscuits like our biscuit queen.

    • Camel Bar & Grille - great food and a fantastic atmosphere.

    • Hampton Inn Bellevue - fast, friendly, and the choice spot to stay in town.

    • Bellevue Antique Mall - great shopping and amazing finds!

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    South of the Music City lies the suburb of Brentwood. This is where the affluent live and where corporations have been relocating over the last decade, meanwhile escaping the congestion of downtown traffic. Brentwood offers the best shopping in town with two large shopping malls and a number of factory outlet centers. Brentwood also suffers from poor public transportation. You will be lucky to even find...  Read more »

  • Cool Springs 6

    Cool Springs

    Best Known For...

    • Cool Springs Galleria

    • Carmike Cinema Thoroughbred 20

    • Sperry's Restaurant

    • Aloft Hotel Nashville Cool Springs

    • Drake's

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  • Downtown 7


    Best Known For...

    • Centennial Park
    • Morton's The Steakhouse
    • Bourbon Street Blues & Boogie Bars
    • Hilton Downtown Nashville
    • Nashville Farmer's Market

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  • East Nashville 8

    East Nashville

    Best Known For...

    • Incredible Food
    • Craft Beer
    • Relaxing Nightlife
    • Boutique Shopping
    • Outdoorsy Activities

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    Elliston Place

    Best Known For...

    • Amazing music at Exit/In
    • Rotier's best burgers
    • Cafe Coco's atmosphere
    • Hilton's plush hotel
    • Elder's bookstore and books galore

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  • Franklin 10


    Best Known For...

    • Downtown Franklin is a picturesque and unique center of town. Known for its annual festivals and parades including: The Main Street Festival in Spring; Fourth of July in Summer: PumpkinFest in October: The Veterans Day Parade in November; and Dickens of a Christmas in December thousands of tourists visit Franklin each year. The beautiful 15 block historic district that offers true southern hospitality, with locals happy to make your acquaintance and point out the best spot for coffee, lunch, or a mint julep. The elegant shops downtown offer a variety of restaurants, clothing, gifts and galleries.

    • Carnton Plantation is a historic plantation manor in Franklin that was turned into a hospital during and after the Battle of Franklin. Carnton is also the setting for the novel The Widow of the South, by author Robert Hicks. Preserved and maintained, the house is viewable through daylight tours, and seasonally it's featured as a night ghost tour. 

    • Founded in 2005 by country artist Kix Brooks and friends, Arrington Vineyards is one of Franklin's best kept gems. Inspired by the idea of creating a first class winery near Nashville, the three creators of the vineyard have superseded Nashville's expectations. With some of the finest wines, tastiest treats, and gorgeous grounds, Arrington Vineyards stays busy and celebrated year-round. Live music in the evenings and a priceless view of Tennessee's rolling hills makes this location a must-see for any visitor to Tennessee. 

    • The Battle of Franklin has been called "the bloodiest hours of the American Civil War," and the Carter family experienced the war firsthand. After the battle, like so many homes in Franklin, the parlour of the Carter House was converted into a Confederate field hospital and witnessed many surgeries and amputations. A historic and preserved site, the house and its grounds are open to visitors for one of the most memorable walking tours in the state. 

    • Gentry's Farm is a historic working farm located in Franklin, TN. Owned by the same family for over 150 years, the farm has recently diversified to include pick-your own pumpkins as well as raising beef cattle, and renting out some of its nearly 400 acres to farmers. Gentry's Farm is a beloved spot, known for its educational programs offered to schools in the fall and spring. They also offer a day camp during the summer. 

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    Green Hills

    Best Known For...

    • Green Hills Library
    • F.Scotts
    • Bluebird Cafe
    • Hampton Inn
    • The Mall

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    Hillsboro Village

    Best Known For...

    • Belmont Mansion

    • The Belcourt Theatre

    • Cabana

    • BookMan/BookWoman

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  • Music Row 13

    Music Row

    This quiet collection of streets, just a few blocks SW of downtown, is a "must see" for country music fans. Most of Nashville's major record labels are located here, as are several studios and music publishers — most of which are housed in the area's beautiful old homes. The Country Music Hall of Fame is also located in the row.

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    Music Valley

    No visit to Middle Tennessee would be complete without visiting this, the home of country music and launch pad for such stars as Minnie Pearl, Bill Anderson, Allison Krauss and Alan Jackson. Music Valley, located approximately seven miles NE of downtown, is home to the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Grand Ole Opry Museum. The area, which attracts a good portion of Nashville's...  Read more »

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    West End Avenue

    The cozy neighborhood that surrounds Vanderbilt University provides the setting for several of the city's most unique restaurants and boutique shops. Due to its close proximity to the campus, the upscale neighborhood is home to several alumni and university faculty members.