Explore Endless Things to Do in Nashville
Guests at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel will revel in our desirable location, ideal for exploring things to do in Nashville and the many attractions surrounding our hotel. Beginning with your arrival at our Nashville hotel, you’ll feel welcomed in Music City. From cleverly placed lyrical signage around the hotel to our lobby jukebox pumping out hits from one of our many celebrity guests, our guests are surrounded by the sights and sounds of Nashville.\
The Ryman Auditorium opened its doors in 1892 and has recently been named Music Venue of the Year by the Academy of Country Music. The incredible acoustics has made it a sought after stage, from everyone from Dave Matthews to Bob Dylan to Bruce Springsteen.
Up-and-coming songwriters come to The Bluebird Cafe for their moment in the spotlight. No other place in town is more closely associated with the struggles of Nashville songwriters. Garth Brooks, Kenny Chesney, and Emmylou Harris have all performed in this intimate setting.
The world's only replica of the Parthenon stands in Centennial Park and features Athena. At almost 42 feet in height, she's the tallest indoor sculpture in the country.
The Van Vechten Gallery at Fisk University holds artists treasures, including Picasso, Renoir and Georgia O'Keeffe. The former Art Deco-style Post Office now houses the Frist Center for Visual Arts with an eclectic array of exhibits, ranging from past masters to rising artists. Cheekwood Botanical Gardens combines the best sides of Nashville: man-made and natural beauty.
The Grammy-award winning Nashville Symphony is one of the nation's most active recording orchestras and performs at their magnificent venue, the Schermerhorn Symphony Center.
Sports fans have many choices in Music City. We're home to the Tennessee Titans (NFL), Nashville Predators (NHL) and Nashville Sounds (AAA league baseball).
And if it’s the famous Southern dining you’re interested in, don’t miss a trip to Elliston Place Soda Shop for a famous meat-and-three, Prince’s Hot Chicken Shack or the Loveless Café. Or visit our very own Mason's, offering a menu of seasonal, Southern-inspired cuisine that explores the traditions of Appalachian foodways with a modern, European execution using the freshest ingredients possible.