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“live music”(74 reviews)
“neon lights”(10 reviews)
“honky tonks”(25 reviews)
This downtown area is the heart of Nashville's nightlife and is the home to countless bars and clubs.
Nashville, TN
Downtown Nashville
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is just so much to do. Every bar has a live band of some sort, and it's easy to go from bar to bar. Just a great place!

1  Thank beth ann k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you enjoy live music this is where you need to be. Every establishment has music being performed all day long. You can get a taste of the performers as you walk by as many establishments have large open windows to allow the music to...More

1  Thank moonman401
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for music and drinks, THIS is it. All on the strip, and many blocks to cover. Pace yourself, it’s gonna take a while to see most of it.

1  Thank ImportR06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nashville is a great city to walk around and check out all the live music that comes from most restaurants. For a few blocks, it is like Vegas without the gambling and going country. There is much history to be seen and great food. There...More

2  Thank Dylan3961
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This area of downtown is easy to get around, although a bit hilly to walk. You can easily walk to the Ryman Auditorium, see the Batman building, visit Bridgestone arena and still be near all the honky tonks and restaurants.

1  Thank Darci M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy busy loud music lovely people lively place just sit in any restaurant and enjoy the music and the atmosphere

1  Thank Carole-Anne1964
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As part our golf cart tour of Nashville (through Joyride), my wife and I were able to take in the skyline which is impressive and iconic with the 'Batman' tower.

1  Thank Rhino2525
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

To compare is always an unfair action...but while walking some of the streets in The District I couldn't avoid thinking of Times Square (crowded) or Vegas (sins). I have no doubts: they both lose!

1  Thank Papapeyi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Las Vegas country style. Fun bars and great restaurants all around. The entertainment goes until 3:00 am. fun lively place to visit.

1  Thank OhioTexican
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We usually go to the beach. We decided to change it up and check out Nashville. I love live music, it pours out of every open door and window. It definitely is Music City!! We love it and will be back. There's always a party...More

1  Thank Pam M
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13 July 2018|
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Response from sylvia P | Reviewed this property |
Hi, without knowing what your family enjoys, or how long you are staying, here are my thoughts: If you have a car, take a morning drive (about 45 minutes) out to Natchez Trace Stables for a 2 hour beautiful trailride (Dusty... More
6 August 2017|
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Response from ron f | Reviewed this property |
It’s all downtown and within walking distance of each other. If you selected a place to stay in the immediate downtown area you would be good to go. Have fun. Nashville is one of the most fun cities to visit.
26 April 2017|
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Response from Linnea P | Reviewed this property |
pub crawl and peddle bar..... that's all you need to do, oh and cowgirl boot shopping for line dancing. enjoy a fried egg on a donut at Sunrise Diner at 3am, Johny Cash museum is a must see