Whether you’re in town for a day trip or you’re a local looking for something to do with the family, there are plenty of things to do in Nashville on a rainy day.
Nashville is home to a number of world-class museums for both art lovers and country music enthusiasts. Check out the Frist Center for the Visual Arts to see rotating exhibits or take a tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
One of the most unique aspects of Nashville is its rich, vibrant street art scene. Grab a tour with an expert local guide to learn about and take in the city’s unique murals, sculptures, and paintings.
If you’re hungry, head to the city’s newest eateries like Crema or Husk for a taste of local southern cuisine. Or try a traditional American breakfast at Puckett’s Grocery and then take a stroll along Vanderbilt University’s campus.
Nashville’s role in the Civil War is a major part of its history, and a guided tour focusing on this time will unveil its (often) hard truths. The Belle Meade Plantation, for example, is a fascinating place to learn about this crucial period in American history.
If you’re a fan of country music, then no visit to Nashville is complete without a tour of the Ryman Auditorium. Known as the ‘Mother Church of Country Music,’ this iconic venue is where the grandest shows are held. Guests can even sign up for backstage tours to get a glimpse of the working dressing rooms and meet the musicians.