Swaying to its own twang-tinged tunes, Music City makes budding songwriters grab for guitars and aim for centre stage. In Nashville, there’s no bad seat in the house. Head to honky-tonks for songs of love and loss and let Southern hospitality lure you in to an innovative and burgeoning food and arts scene. Here, everybody’s got a song—find yours between bustling bars named after country icons and stately landmarks that refine the skyline.
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Kick up your boots for Nashville with vacation packages including flights and the best hotels! Things to do in Nashville? Stroll around Centennial Park, home to the Nashville Parthenon, and visit top museums like The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Catch country greats at the Ryman Auditorium or the legendary Grand Ole Opry House and bar-hop on Broadway for the next big thing.
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WHAT TO EATNashville hot chicken, southern staples like chicken and waffles, biscuits or a meat and three (BBQ meat with 3 sides), banana pudding and a meal at the many country singer-owned restaurants in town (Dierks Bentley’s Whiskey Row, Luke Bryan’s 32 Bridge or Blake Shelton’s Ole Red).
WHAT TO BRING BACKA bottle of Tennessee whiskey, Goo Goo Clusters (a Nashville candy specialty), souvenir tees from iconic venues like The Bluebird Café or the Grand Ole Opry and vintage country posters from legendary local print shop Hatch Show Print.
FUN FACTNashville earned its melodic moniker from a very unlikely source…Queen Victoria! It’s not even country music that put the town on the map, but an African-American acapella choir. Named the Fisk Jubilee Singers, they toured around the world in the 19th century with a stop in England, wowing the Queen who allegedly claimed they must be from “Music City.” The group still exists today—catch a show when in town!
IMPORTANT INFOFor more information on all necessary travel documents, visa, taxes and more, check Air Canada’s Travel Requirements page and the Government of Canada’s Travel and Tourism website.
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