24 Hours in Nashville

Hear that sound? It’s that glorious ring you hear when you find out we’re hooking you up with 24 hours of full-fledged fun in Nashville. We wish. Anywho, in the city of sounds, Nashville’s beat is a never-ending flurry of new senses to discover, and we’re here to help you form the metaphorical soundtrack of sorts that will guide you through your Nashville adventure. From the city’s spiciest eats, to flea markets and secret cocktail menus, we hope you’re ready to let loose and explore it all.

Here’s some of our local favorites every hour, on the hour, and a map to help you get there.

12PM: SHHHH!

The secret to avoiding the long wait for Hattie B’s Hot Chicken is ordering on the phone ahead of time. We dare you to try the spiciest chicken sandwich on the menu.

1PM: WINE DOWN

Afternoons spent enjoying a picnic and sipping wine straight from the vine at Arrington Vineyard, are afternoons well spent.

Photo via @arringtonvineyards

2PM: WE’RE GOING SHOPPING

Warm up your wallet because a world of unique shops awaits you inside Marathon Motor Village, a former auto factory built in 1881.

3PM: FEELING CHEEKY

Take time to disconnect and re-connect with the fresh air breezing through the 55-acre Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Art Museum.

4PM: FOR THE RECORD

There’s no time like the present to explore Third Man Records, Jack White’s recording studio, shop, and much, much more.

5PM: FOLLOW THE BEER

Let the allure of Nashville’s finest brews lead you to Jackalope Brewing Company or Yazoo Brewing Company, or both. 

Yazoo Brewing Company via @ellw00de

6PM: HAVE YOU HEARD?

If you haven’t yet heard the sounds of the local emerging musicians at the Bluebird Cafe, do yourself a favor, drop all your plans, and go.

7PM: EEEEATS

The communal tables at the industrial-chic Rolf & Daughters restaurant is the perfect place to turn strangers into friends. First things first, order the bucatini!

8PM: YOU WOULDN’T DARE

Don’t you dare think about being ‘too full’ for dessert, especially when a famously delicious maple & bacon doughnut await you at Five Daughters Bakery.

Five Daughters Bakery

9PM: BACKSTAGE PASSES

Anyone can just go to the Grand Ole Opry, but not everyone knows to take a backstage tour of the original Ryman Auditorium.

10PM: RED HOT

Got a hot date? Look no further than Henrietta Red. With all your necessary aphrodisiacs (oysters), craft cocktails, natural wines and a sleek ambiance to match, you simply can’t go wrong.

11PM: TLC

Have your craft cocktails mixed with care in a cozy setting at Patterson House, a local favorite with a serious bacon old fashioned.

12AM: JOY RIDE

Late nights are best spent singing your favorite radio songs too loud on Joyride, a local golf cart service that will whiz you around the city ’til late.

1AM: WHIP IT

Nothing says ‘I’m in the mood’ like taking a date for a “Whipped Cream If You’re Lucky” cocktail at the trendy Bar Rosemary.

2AM: OH BOY

We can’t wait to see what mischief you get up to at Attaboy, an appropriately hipster speakeasy with an even more appropriate no-menu policy. Tell the bartender what you’re into, and leave it to the professionals.

Photo via @attaboynashville

3AM: TONK IT UP

Did you really go to Nashville if you didn’t honky-tonk? We think not. Hurry up though, it’s last-call at Robert’s Western World serving up classic country at it’s finest.

4AM: MAKE ME MELT

If one too many drinks have lead to late night cravings, head on over to the retro-cool Hermitage Cafe for a perfectly greasy Patty Melt.

5AM: ZZZZZZ

Seriously? You’re still awake? We have no words for you, just eight perfectly serene hotels for you to lay your head in on our app.

6AM: BY ANY BEANS NECESSARY

Coffee is being served as we speak at Killebrew, a local favorite named after J.B. Killebrew, the first Tennessee Commissioner of Agriculture.

7AM: ON THE RUN

You’ll surely deserve all the fried goodies and cocktails to come after a scenic morning jog through Riverfront Park.

8AM: MY GOODIES

If you’re lucky enough to be in town, head to the monthly Nashville Flea Market at The Fairgrounds, where over 800 vendors offer their goodies from vintage wares to fresh local produce.

9AM: BUT FIRST, COFFEE

You haven’t had Nashville’s finest until you’ve had the coffee from Barista Parlor, a trendy local coffee shop that roasts its own beans.

Photos via @baristaparlor

10AM: CITY CYCLES

Rent bicycles from Nashville B-cycle, there are 36 stations around the city, and speed through the sights and sounds of Downtown in style.

11AM: YOU’RE AN ARTIST

Explore the interactive exhibits at the Frist Center for Visual Arts where you can paint, draw, color, and explore the essentials of what it means to be an artist.

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