pringtime in Nashville is the type of experience artists write songs about. The weather is delightful and sounds of music fill the air as native trees and flowers burst into bloom. Whether it’s outdoor recreation, local attractions or the love of music that brings you to Music City this spring, there’s a little something for everyone! Certainly, it is one of the best times of year to experience Nashville. Get outside and be inspired with our Nashville spring guide.

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Get lost in nature at either of these two adjacent parks, located approximately 10 miles from the hotel. Altogether, they cover over 2,000 acres of multi-use space and are one of Nashville’s most beloved outdoor attractions. Appealing to a medley of outdoor interests, The Warner Parks are home to hiking, biking and horseback riding trails, along with athletic fields, golf courses, a nature center and more. In fact, it’s no wonder Edwin Warner is home to the annual Iroquois Steeplechase horserace!

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Take a picturesque stroll along the Cumberland River’s pedestrian bridge. It is a great way to experience the great outdoors at no cost. Enjoy this exceptional vantage point for Nashville’s downtown skyline and waterway — on bike or foot, both day and night. Undoubtedly one of the best views in town, certainly remember to charge your phone or bring your camera. The views are totally Insta-worthy.

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A new team is taking the stage in Nashville. Experience Nashville SC’s inaugural MLS year at the Nissan Stadium, chanting alongside the fanatics known as “The Roadies”. As a rule, if you join the crew, you better be sure to bring the noise!

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Spring is the perfect time to experience the magic of Cheekwood. The 55-acre botanical garden and art museum features multiple gardens and a sculpture trail to walk on a beautiful day. Reinvigorate your senses during its annual Cheekwood In Bloom. With over 100,000 tulips, breathtaking views and six weekends worth of family-friendly activities and entertainment, Cheekwood is undoubtedly our top bet for celebrating the season.

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Visit the “Athens of the South” right here in Nashville. Located only four blocks from Loews Vanderbilt is Centennial Park, a picturesque 132-acre park. Visitors can enjoy exhibits and gardens, attend festivals or simply enjoy the park in full bloom. Standing in the park is the Parthenon, the world’s only full-scale replica of the famous Greek Temple. For an additional charge, you can view both the city’s art museum and Athena Parthenos. At almost 42 feet in height, she is the tallest indoor sculpture in the western world.


All in all, it’s the perfect time to explore the city. Spring into action and start planning your trip to Nashville today.