Gather around the microphone where Elvis became a legend. Dig into the roots of American music at the Country Music Hall of Fame. From Symphony Hall to Capitol Hill, Nashville offers a host of one-of-a-kind experiences you’ll find genuinely rewarding.
A genuine geographic bull’s-eye, Nashville is perfectly positioned to draw people together. Whether you’re strolling to downtown’s attractions and nightlife, driving to the nearby neighborhoods, or making your way through Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, getting around couldn’t be easier. This leaves you with more time to listen, cheer, dine, dance, sing along, shop, and explore.
Like a little refreshment? We’ll hand you a cold one or create a cocktail just for you. Hungry? Sit down to some Southern comfort food or sample the signature creations of masterful New South chefs. Need something? Just ask. After all, our musicians aren’t the only ones who take requests!
Nashville is blessed with four distinct but mild seasons and an abundance of warmth and sunshine.
Spring is a delightful time in Middle Tennessee as the rolling hills are a lush, vibrant green. Because of the mild climate found here, many plants are well suited for the area including tulips, azaleas, irises, magnolias, and dogwoods. Days are warm while evenings can be chilly.
Summer is ablaze with many concert festivals in Music City. Several nights during the week have live outdoor concerts scattered around town. Midday can be very warm as the humidity tends to be higher in the summer months. Light clothing and sunscreen is recommended for the full season.
Fall is a celebrated time throughout Tennessee. Visitors come from all over to see the annual changing of the leaves in mid-October. Days are warm and pleasant. Evenings require a sweater or light jacket. Since the weather is changeable, layered clothing is a good idea to accommodate sunny days and cooler nights.
Winter is a great time to visit the city’s many attractions decked out in their holiday finery as Nashville truly shines throughout the winter with millions of twinkling lights. Although the climate is mild, winter temperatures do range from cool to cold. If a snowfall occurs, it is usually in January or February and is seldom heavy.