Nashville, Tennessee, has been chosen as the friendliest city in America by Travel and Leisure magazine for the third time, and it is very easy to see why. Known as the music city, Nashville has quite a lot to offer for families, couples and singles. The city’s hospitality is quite remarkable, lingering long after the visit. In today’s hustle bustle society such friendliness and courtesy stands out as much as the city itself. Tourism is central to Nashville’s economy, and they take it very seriously, offering friendliness, courtesy and kindness to those who visit and those who live there.
Nashville is a terrific place to visit, and music of course, is at the heart of its offerings. Ripe with a fascinating music history Nashville has amazing shows and museums. The Music City walk of fame is fun and fascinating. On November 8th, 2009 Kid Rock,Ernest Tubb, Dolly Parton, Tootsie Bess, and Charlie Daniels were inducted. The walk is a lot of fun for visitors of all age ranges.More than a few notable come from Nashville, and this adds so much flavor to the area. Michael W. Smith, Miley Cyrus, Bobby Hamilton Jr.,and Sterling Marlin are a few, so keep on the lookout for celebrities.
There are so very many things to do in Nashville, here are some of the best. Hermitage is a beautiful plantation museum, and an interesting place to visit in Nashville. Home to President Andrew Jackson, Hermitage offers beautiful gardens, Scottish cows, and of course the mansion itself. Six of the rooms still maintain their original wall paper, lending a look into the past. The Nashville Zoo at Grassmore is another terrific place in Nashville. The zoo is fairly new and has very large beautiful exhibits. The meerkat habitat offers a meerkats eye view with a hole the visitor can peep through! If your looking for some more adult type fun then the Jack Daniels distillery is an absolute must visit. Located in Lynchburg, an hour and a half from downtown Tennessee, The Jack Daniels Distillery is the perfect example of Nashville’s friendliness and hospitality. A tour throughout is led by an amusing and friendly tour guide, complete with fresh lemonade. The tour, and even the souvenir photos are… completely free! A historical and educational experience, this is an attraction you will never forget. On an interesting side note, Lynchburg is a dry town, meaning no alcohol may be served or sold there.
Other attractions to consider include Nashville shores, Wave Country,Cheekwood Botanical Gardens,Music City Duck Tours, Frist Center For The Visual Arts,and the Lane Motor Museum. Each and every one of these was the offered that famous southern hospitality. Nashville’s reputation is so well deserved, offering so very much to do, very budget friendly prices, and some of the friendliest citizens anywhere in the U.S.A. I would encourage you to visit Nashville, I know you will really enjoy it, and their well deserved reputation as the friendliest city in the United States.