Weekend Escape | Nashville |RTX Traveler Magazine

Music City has been getting plenty of hype lately with the recent opening of the Music City Center adjacent to the Music City Hall of Fame and the town’s booming restaurant scene. Use your RTX benefits to book hotel, flight and rental car reservations to make you Nashville escape seamless so that you can enjoy the ride. Here is just a sample of all you can do in Nashville in three nights.


Getting there: The Nashville International Airport (BNA) is less than 10 miles from the heart of downtown, making it easy to come and go. Car rental agencies are available in the airport terminal and around town. If you’re driving; interstates 40, 65 and 24 all go through Nashville, making it easily accessible no matter which direction you’re coming from.

91695382w Day 1: Start your visit with a bang at the Nashville Country Music Hall of Fame and the Music City Walk of Fame, both surrounded by impressive entertainment venues such as the newly opened guitar-shaped Music City Center, the Bridgestone Arena, Nashville Convention Center and historic Ryman Auditorium. Afterward, stroll music row and choose from dozens of busy honkey-tonks on Broadway Street for live music. Stop in to Jack’s Bar-B-Que for a downtown Nashville tradition since the 1970s and arguably the best barbecue in town.
Day 2: Head across to hip East Nashville for breakfast at Marche, a European café and marketplace with simple, seasonal and delicious cuisine. Head back to the west side of town to explore all that Centennial Park has to offer, including a full-scale replica of the Parthenon, complete with Athena inside. Stroll the trails, visit the arts center, take photos in the sunken garden and feed the ducks at the lake.  Next, hit up Arnold’s Meat & 3 for a famous local lunch. In the evening, check out Vanderbilt University’s campus before heading to The Yazoo Brewery to grab a pint with locals in The Gulch, a neighborhood revitalized as a hipster haven. Urban Grub is good for dinner, where the atmosphere is comfortable and the food us unforgettable. 174428808w
nashville2 Day 3: Take a walking tour downtown like Music City Bites & Sites, let by a Nashville native to get some of the best tastes of the town while learning history fascinating for both locals and visitors. Stroll across the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge frequently featured in the ABC television series “Nashville” before hitting up shops like Hatch Show Print, Gruhn Guitars and any one of a half-dozen or so cowboy boot stores. Head back to the east side and The Pharmacy Burger Parlor & Beer Garden for a casual and relaxing dinner.
Day 4: Drive a bit south of town for a worthwhile and memorable breakfast at the Loveless Café where the biscuits are as famous as the music legends who have dined there since 1951. A little further south, Bell Meade Plantation is a stunning example of a horse breeding and racing farm that dates back to the early 1800s. 151937813w






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