Nashville, Tennessee – a city known for its vibrant music scene, Southern charm, and of course, its love for whiskey. If you're a whiskey enthusiast with a love for travel, Nashville / Tennesse is a destination that deserves a spot on your bucket list. Here's a few of our must sees, stay & sips !
While Nashville is full of hotel option. Two exceptional Marriott hotels stand out as our must stays.
Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, the JW Marriott Nashville is a sophisticated choice for those seeking modern luxury. With spacious rooms, fully stocked mini bars, panoramic city views of the city, and its proximity to the most iconic hot spots in town, it's a stylish retreat amid the heart of Music City. Did we mention the lobby bar has a selection of whiskey that would please even the biggest of connoisseurs?
For a truly unique Nashville experience, the Gaylord Opryland Resort is an expansive resort and convention center set amid lush gardens. Unlike any other hotel we've stayed at, this hotel offers multiple restaurants and bars, an indoor river with boat ride, an indoor water park the kids will not forget, and is walkable to the Grand Ole Opry! This hotel is a destination in itself, while still offering easy access to the city's many attractions.
Grand Ole Opry
While staying at the Gaylord Opryland be sure to purchase tickets to the Grand Ole Opry. A symbol of country music's rich history, this iconic venue is not just a concert experience; it's a journey for music enthusiasts, offering a glimpse into the soul of country and bluegrass melodies. A venue that brings together the past, present and future of country music. It’s an unforgettable night out for the whole family.
Nashville is the heart of country music, and what better way to start your whiskey-soaked journey than in the legendary honky-tonk bars on Broadway? Immerse yourself in live music while savoring Tennessee whiskey. A few of our favorites...
Acme Feed & Seed
A must see for its amazing roof top view, lively music & family friendly atmosphere.
While Broadway continues to explode with big named multi-story bars and restaurants, we enjoy embracing the more intimate honky-tonk bars by finding that cozy corner with worn barstools, the twang of country music & an easy Tennesse whiskey. Make time for a bit of Music Row nostalgia at:
AJ's Good Time Bar
Broadway's vibrant growth can be seen all around. Each new venue becoming another chapter in the evolving story of Music Row. Embrace the rising stars & seasoned musicians as they make their mark on Music Row. Big name favorites ...
Jason Aldean's Kitchen & Rooftop Bar
Miranda Lambert's Casa Rosa
COMING SOON... Chief's
Hit the scenic Southern roads to one of Tennesse's iconic distilleries, where the art of whiskey making unfolds before your eyes. Join a tour to learn about the Tennesse whiskey process and indulge in tastings that showcase the many diverse whiskey's Tennesse has to offer.
A Jack Daniels whiskey tour is a journey for the senses. They have a stunning property full of history. The sweet scent of charred wood and vanilla spices fill the fresh air, complete with a guided tasting that is sure to awaken the palate. This adventure in true legacy promises to captivate and delight all its vistors.
The journey to George Dickel is as rich as the destination itself. Travel in autumn for a stunning explosion of colors. This unique distillery tucked away in Cascade Hollow is filled with tradition and history. George Dickel distillery is another extrondinary Tennesse site where passion meets profection.
Liepers Fork Distillery
Not far from Franklin, TN discover the rustic charm of an artinsanal distillery. The stunning copper still and the passionate distillers give every visitor a full immersion into the true art of whiskey. Make sure to grab a bottle for home.
Nashville Barrel Company
Not far from Broadway, you can find a barrel house like no other. The Nashville Barrel Company is a library full of delicious whiskeys, where craftmanship can be tasted in the rows of barrels. Create your own whiskey flight, purchase a bottle, or splurge on a whole barrel to share.
While the Kentucky Bourbon Trail is a renowned pilgrimage for whiskey enthusiasts, Nashville has its own version to explore. Check out the Tennesse Whiskey Trail for more memorable tastings and experiences.
Near the bustling streets of downtown Nashville are hidden gems that boast impressive whiskey selections. From the speakeasy-style lounges, to historic hot spots with extensive whiskey menus, these establishments offer intimate settings to savor rare, unique pours or tasty craft cocktails.
A Tennessee Gem
Belle Meade Bourbon Experience
Belle Meade's Bourbon Experience is rich in history and whiskey tales. We cannot recommend this experience more. Tour the beautiful grounds of the Belle Meade historic site & indulge in a truly unique whiskey adventure. This experience is hosted in a historic ice house for the picture perfect setting to sip and expand your knowledge of Tennesse whiskey.
Nashville Hots Spots, Craft Cocktails and Culinary Treats
Nashville's culinary scene is a perfect complement to its whiskey culture. Indulge in craft cocktails that marry local flavors with premium spirits. Don't miss the chance to pair your whiskey with delicious dishes – the city's food scene is a delightful accompaniment to your spirited adventure.
Patterson House for a meticulously crafted cocktail & intimate setting.
Printer's Alley, once a thriving publishing district, is now full of lively jazz notes. Stroll down the cobblestone roads, feel the vibrant nightlife or visit a speakeasy-type bar to embrace the heartbeat of Nashville.
Black Rabbit, where their rabbit rolls do not disappoint. A culinary masterpiece!
The Gulch is a trendy district slightly off the beaten path. Here you will find trendy boutiques, art galleries and unique eateries. The beautiful skyline in this Nashville neighborhood is lined with skyscrapers while offering modern and southern charm on every corner.
While in The Gulch make sure to stop by Biscuit Love for a Southern biscuit you won't soon forget. The line at this Nashville breakfast hot spot can get quite long, so arrive early.
Don't forget to save room for the fiery flavor of Nashville chicken. We recommend a stop at one of Hattie B's locations. Whether enjoyed with tradional southern sides or in a sandwich, Nashville hot chicken is a bold bite you won't want to miss before heading back home.
Tennesse offers some of the best whiskey, music, and Southern hospitality around. Whether you're a whiskey connoisseur or a curious novice, this spirited city welcomes you to savor the harmonious blend of Tennessee flavors. So pack your bags, hit the honky-tonks, and let the spirited town of Nashville serenade your senses.
Cheers to a journey that's as smooth as Tennesse whiskey.