Anytime of the year is a good time to visit your favorite bed and breakfast in Nashville, Tennessee! In addition to Opryland and the Grand Ole Opry, visitors can experience the deep and rich history that surrounds Nashville including a full size replica of the Parthenon, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Hermitage and the Belle Meade Plantation.
222 Fifth Avenue South
Nashville, TN 37203
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum was established in 1961 and throughout the years has inducted such country artists and musicians as Hank Williams, Roy Acuff, the Carter Family, Patsy Cline, Johnny Cash, Roy Rogers, Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton and Garth Brooks, to name a few.
Visitors to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will not only be able to see video clips of country presentations and concerts, but hear historic recorded country music and view relics such as clothing and musical instruments of celebrated artists.
After spending the day at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum; journey over to the Ryman Auditorium, where the sacred halls of country music deliver sounds from the legends, trend setters and up and coming artists.
2500 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203
If you have never visited Nashville, this may cause you to do a double take. Nashville's slogan is that it is the "Athens of the South" and so in 1897, the city erected a full scale reproduction of the Athenian Parthenon.
In the center of Centennial Park, The Parthenon holds full size plaster models of the Parthenon Marbles are direct copies from originals that date to 438 B.C. Inside, visitors will be awestruck over the 42 foot statue replica of Athena.
The Parthenon is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9am to 4:30 pm and on Sunday from 12:30pm to 4:30 pm. Admission is $6 for Adults; $4 Children 4 to 17; Seniors (age 62 and older) $4
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4580 Rachels Lane
Nashville, TN 37076
The Hermitage was President Andrew Jackson's homestead as well as the final resting place for both the former President and First Lady. With more than 1000 acres, The Hermitage is one of the most visited presidential homes in the U.S.
The Hermitage is open daily from 9 am to 4:30 pm from October 16 through March 31 and from 8:30 am to 5pm from April 1 through October 15. Admission for Adults is $19; Students ages 13 through 18 $14; Children ages 6 through 12, $9.
5025 Harding Pike
Nashville, TN 37205
Belle Meade Plantation was established by John Harding in 1807 and served as a horse farm in the early 1800s and the horses were registered with the Nashville Jockey Club. The Harding family was invested in breeding and racing horses up to the start of the American Civil War, which made it difficult to continue the family business.
Visitors to Belle Meade Plantation will be able to tour the mansion, gardens, carriage house and stables, as well as attend a complimentary wine tasting at the Belle Meade Plantation Winery. Admission is $16 for adults; $10 for students ages 13 to 18; $8 for youth ages 6 to 12; children ages 5 and under FREE!
Belle Meade Plantation is open Monday through Saturday from 9am to 5pm and on Sunday from 11am to 5pm.