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Narrowing down the list of attractions to only 10 is difficult in a city that is growing at such a rapid pace but still dedicated to preserving and showcasing historic treasures and landmarks. Depending on your tastes and interests, planning a vacation or long weekend can revolve around music, Civil War sites or even ancient Greece (really).
One of the most sought-after locales for authentic Civil War history sites, the city and surrounding communities host dozens of tours each day to famous sites like Carton Plantation, Lotz House Museum and Carter House Plantation. Spirits come alive and guides are passionate on the topic.
Part of what's fun on vacation to balance the iconic must-sees, like the Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman Auditorium, with some unexpected sites, like the Lane Motor Museum, that your friends and neighbors may not have known about. Here's a cross-section of things to see and do in Music City.