Grand Ole Opry and Music Row Highlights of a Private Tour of Nashville
When you visit Nashville on a Private tour some of the highlights will be The Grand Ole Opry and Music Row due to this city being regarded as the country music capital.
The capital city of Tennessee, Nashville, is situated on the Cumberland River very close to the center of the State. It was founded in 1779 and is a city with many historical attractions from old plantations to Civil War sites.
This city has often been called the “Athens of the South” due to the fantastic reproduction of the Parthenon, the Doric temple of Athena which was built in the fifth century BC on the Acropolis of Athens. The replica was originally built in 1897 in wood, before later being erected using cement, to commemorate Tennessee’s centenary.
There are a number of interesting and great places to visit on sightseeing tours or better yet guided tours, especially when entering the many museums, art galleries, plantations and beautiful architectural buildings.
Top 10 Things to Do in Nashville
Visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville on a Fascinating Guided Tour
If it's possible that you may not be a big fan of Country music before visiting Nashville, you will be a lifetime fan after being here. The guided tour of the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum will be the place to melt your heart to country music and the night time shows all over the city will make you appreciate just how good it is.
All country singers know they have hit the big time and made their dreams come through when they are called to perform in Nashville.
The social aspect of Nashville is very popular for tourists and locals alike. There are excellent restaurants, but the best places are the small bars/ cafes that have live music and mic nights where you could see and hear the next Dolly Parton or Johnny Cash.
Travel Tips for Nashville
The best time to take a trip to Nashville is during the months of March, April and May or October and November due to the weather at these times. It is Spring and Autumn so the weather is ideal for going on guided tours or sightseeing tours. The summer months are very popular but it is very hot and also much more expensive. The cheapest time is during the winter but it can get very cold, freezing to be exact.
Nashville, in general, is not too expensive but some of the major attractions and concerts with well-known artists have been known to be very expensive. To go out for a three-course meal at night in a mid-range restaurant will cost approximately US$55 for two people. A middy such will cost around US$12. Local transport is cheap at around US$1.50 one way and easily accessible. Taxis start from US$3.
Ideally, do a lot of research before traveling to Nashville and find out when is the best time is for you to visit. There are often great concerts and festivals on which you may want to attend. Pre-book any concerts or sightseeing tours in advance of going to ensure no disappointment when you get there. When you are there, be careful and mind your belongings. There are pickpockets everywhere there are large crowds of people
The hottest months of the year in Nashville are June, July, August when temperatures are averaging around 32 degrees Celsius. December through to the late February are the coldest months of the year and the temperatures average around -1 degrees Celsius with plenty of snowfall to enjoy. November is the month with the most rainfall on average so avoid this month if you do not like rain. October is the driest month on average.