Photo Credit: Daishawn Hayes (Click here to see his work)
**ALSO big shout out to him for putting up with both me and Tyra at the same time
WELCOME TO NASHVILLE!
Your first stop should be Burger Republic in the Gulch- Make sure you order a milkshake! Then make your way down to Broadway for fun night ahead! Here is our suggestions: Tootsies Orchard Lounge (I mean who doesn’t love a good Drake reference), Tequilla Cowboy (if you ride the mechanical bull and survive please let us know) and Acme (totally a favorite of all the locals).
For Breakfast check out Fido! The line is guaranteed to be MUCH shorter than the usual tourist stop of Pancake Pantry across the street. Fido is located in Hillsboro Village and surrounded by cute boutiques and unique stores! We suggest checking out Posh, Impeccable Pig, and Revv. While in Hillsboro Villiage you have several photo opportunities! You can find the mural we took our pictures at located on the side of Kaybob’s/ Pizza Perfect (1602 21st Ave. South). There is also a Dragon Mural located in between Posh and Pangea.
After Hillsboro Village head over to 12 Ave South! Here you will find local lunch options such as Edley’s BBQ, Burger Up, Mafiozqzas (amazing Pizza), 12 South Tap Room and Grill. If you are craving sweets head to Jenni’s Ice Cream or Sprinkles (the Cupcake ATM is the cutest thing ever). Reese Witherspoon’s store, Draper James, is located on 12 South and you can find a cute blue and white stripe mural- perfect for a photo! There is also the classic “I believe in Nashville” Mural on the side of Edley’s, and a flower mural on the side of Green Pea Salon.
Next head to the Gulch area for Dinner at Saint Anejo! Saint Anejo is our FAVORITE place (we were just there this morning because they also serve an amazing brunch on the weekends). Along with its amazing food, it has a trendy vibe and funky decor. If there is a wait, it totally worth it and ask to be seated in the upstairs lounge area until a table becomes available. Before dinner consider taking a picture at the Angel Wings (302 11th Ave. S) and at the funky patented mural I used in my first post (Click here to see).
If you are looking for a night out on the town head over to Dumonbreon for nightlife! You can find Tin Roof and South located within a few feet of each other!
For your last morning in Nashville enjoy brunch Loveless Cafe! There will most likely be a wait but they have a couple small shops to browse and some outdoor games to play and sitting areas to help pass the time.
Remember to check the Bands in Town App- it is the number one place for tour announcements, live concert news, and for getting concert tickets to see who is playing during your stay and if possible check out a Nashville Preditors or Nashville Sounds game! We hope you love the city as much as we do!
$arah (And Tyra!)