Discover Nashville

Discover Music City the Right Way

Nashville has been called a “little big city,” and for good reason. While we’re proud of the world-famous music scene that put us on the map—and continues to draw music superstars from all over the world every day of the year—we’re also happy to retain the small-town feel that gives our city its unique charm.

You’ll find so much to see and do here. And from sightseeing to concerts to historical attractions, Loews Vanderbilt is in the middle of it all. So dust off your boots (if you’ve got them) and experience the excitement of Music City.

Of course, it goes without saying that here in Nashville you can take in all kinds of music, day and night, at honky-tonks, halls and clubs throughout the city and surrounding area. But if you’re limited on time, we suggest you check out the Ryman Auditorium and The Country Music Hall of Fame or speak to our concierge about getting into the Grand Ole Opry.

If you’re a history buff, make your way over to our very own Parthenon or the Belle Meade Plantation. Or if you can’t live without sports, Nashville has NFL, NHL, NASCAR and college sports, too. If you’ve got the kids along with you, they’ll enjoy a trip to the Adventure Science Center, where they’ll have so much fun they won’t realize they’re learning something at the same time.

Of course, for some folks, no trip is complete without a bit of shopping and Nashville has lots of that. Whether you’re in the mood for a big-time mega-mall, a quirky boutique or a quiet country guitar shop, we’ve got what you’re looking for.

Keep in mind that our staff has great insider's tips for you to make your stay in Music City truly memorable. So don’t hesitate to contact our concierge for our weekly Nashville guide—My Nashville—with the latest information on daily Nashville activities and events.

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Where the Creatives Hang Out

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Brad Paisley's Guide to Nashville

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The Best Spots for Hot Chicken

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Planning Tips for Your Music City Trip

Loews Vanderbilt HotelNashville is a tourism magnet these days and, as many visitors are starting to learn, there’s way more to Music City than honky tonks, the Grand Ole Opry and fried food. To find the insider scoop on the live music scene, must-try neighborhood restaurants and unique events, check out these websites used by in-the-know locals to scope out the next big hot spot… Read more


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