If you’re ever traveling in the “Music City” area, you don’t want to leave without a stop through downtown Nashville. The area stays busy with locals and tourists wanting to be apart of the life of the city.
The blocks are lined with bars and eateries that hold a day and night crowd, and there’s always something new going on. One notable street downtown in Nashville is Broadway.
Here are some of the locations to keep in mind on Broadway while visiting Downtown, Nashville:
Things to Do on Broadway in Downtown Nashville
With both the Bridgestone Arena and the Nissan Stadium, known as home of the Tennessee Titans, plenty of events draw to the Broadway area. Sports events, concerts, and Broadway shows are just a few of the activities to get into at the Bridgestone Arena. When the Tennessee Titans aren’t playing their home games at Nissan Stadium, colleges play a few games of their own, large crowds gather to see concerts for big name artists, and Nashville also has the CMA Music Festival each year at the stadium.
During our visit, we parked Downtown and took a stroll down the sidewalk past all the shops, bars, museums, and restaurants until we came across one we wanted to patronize. During our wait for a table, we continued our walk to the Cumberland River where we were able to see tailgaters and fans surrounding the river and taking walks across the Pedestrian bridge. The lit view of the bridge and river are beautiful at night.
See our insider experience of Nissan Stadium: Home of the Tennessee Titans
Food, Drinks, and Entertainment
Broadway is one of the main streets to get into some fun! You can take your pick of the bars, balconies, and rooftops to dive into the entertainment, Nashville style. If you’re just looking to take it easy and grab a bite to eat, there are countless restaurant options for that too. On our last visit, we chose Merchants. The vintage, renovated hotel is a favorite to many for dining in Downtown Nashville. Take a look at our story about Merchants and decide if you want to give them a try.
Other Attractions in Downtown Nashville
Though the city has plenty of shopping centers elsewhere, stores and boutiques are also throughout the downtown area. A little over a hundred to be exact. There are also plenty of museums and auditoriums devoted to, you guessed it, music and sports. The Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame and The Frist Center for the Visual Arts are just a few.
You can easily dispose of an entire day exploring the attractions in Downtown, Nashville. Have you had a chance to explore Broadway in Downtown Nashville? What are some of your favorite places to visit? Tell us about it in the comments!