Crowd gathered in CMA Stadium near Hayes Street Hotel
A musician captivating an audience with his guitar skills at Hayes Street Hotel
A Black and white photo of city street at night near Hayes Street Hotel
People playing hockey game near Hayes Street Hotel

Nashville Attractions

Do Everything the Music City Has to Offer

If there’s one thing you can say about Nashville, Tennessee, it’s that there’s plenty to do! Visitors and locals alike have no lack of opportunity to enjoy this diverse city and all it has to offer. We’ve collected a sampling of possibilities for anyone who dares to ask “What is there to do around here, anyway?” 

Start your trip planning off right and book a room at The Hayes Street Hotel. Enjoy a special brand of southern hospitality at one of the most unique boutique hotels in Nashville. Just minutes from Nashville’s most popular attractions, you can enjoy a day of activities in Music City, then come back and unwind at the hotel bar with cocktails, appetizers and live music. This gorgeous Nashville hotel offers comfortable accommodations, a fitness center, and is even pet friendly! 

It doesn’t get any better than The Hayes Street Hotel. 


Lake with The Parthenon near Hayes Street Hotel

The Parthenon

You might wonder why there’s a massive recreation of a Greek monument in the middle of a city park, but a full scale replica of the Parthenon in Centennial Park makes sense once you understand the history behind it. 

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Board displayed in Music Row near Hayes Street Hotel

Music Row

Don’t miss Music Row if you’re a fan of any genre from classical to country. 

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The name board of Vanderbilt Hospital displayed near Hayes Street Hotel

Vanderbilt Hospital

Vanderbilt Hospital is a renowned academic medical institution located near our hotel. Special rates available.

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Exterior of Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame near Hayes Street Hotel

Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame

Established in 1970, the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame celebrates and honors some of the greatest songwriters in country music, including Garth Brooks, Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Woody Guthrie, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton and more.

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Exterior of Country Music Hall of Fame near Hayes Street Hotel

Country Music Hall of Fame

Dive deep into the roots of country music at the place where it all began.  

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Crowd gathered in Nissan Stadium near Hayes Street Hotel

Nissan Stadium

The home stadium of the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League and the Tennessee State Tigers of Tennessee State University, Nissan Stadium also hosts a year round schedule of sporting events, concerts, family events and more.

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Exterior of Music City Convention Center near Hayes Street Hotel

Music City Convention Center

If it’s big and taking place in downtown Nashville, it’s happening at Tennessee’s premier conference, convention and event center. 

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Exterior of Ryman Auditorium near Hayes Street Hotel

Ryman Auditorium

Ryman Auditorium is the iconic live-performance venue located at 116 5th Avenue North, best known as the home of the Grand Ole Opry from 1943 to 1974, and still a must see for thousands of visitors to Music City every year. 

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Exterior of Johnny Cash Museum near Hayes Street Hotel

Johnny Cash Museum

If you want to know anything about the iconic Man in Black, you’ve got to walk the line and visit the largest collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world.

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Exterior of Adventure Science Center near Hayes Street Hotel

Adventure Science Center

Expose your children to the wonderful world of science with fun, fascinating exhibits like the Adventure Tower, Construction Junction and Mission Possible.

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Close-up of a tiger in Nashville Zoo near Hayes Street Hotel

Nashville Zoo

Home to thousands of animals, the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is a great place to visit for the day, especially for families looking for fun things to do in Nashville. 

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Horse in Belle Meade Plantation near Hayes Street Hotel

Belle Meade Plantation

Situated on 30 pristine acres, this elegant antebellum mansion still bears musket ball holes from the Civil War. 

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Chandeliers in Schermerhorn Symphony Center near Hayes Street Hotel

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

The home of the Nashville Symphony, this stunning building was designed to replicate the grand music halls of Europe.

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Exterior of Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) near Hayes Street Hotel

Tennessee Performing Arts Center (Tpac)

Consisting of four performance venues , TPAC hosts a series of Broadway shows and special engagements, along with a wide-ranging arts education program.

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Lake with trees in Centennial Park near Hayes Street Hotel

Centennial Park

Located in the heart of the city, Centennial Park is a popular hangout for people of all ages. 

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Guitarist playing and singing in Bluebird Café near Hayes Street Hotel

Bluebird Café

The Bluebird Café has been one of Nashville's true treasures since 1982. This hangout for aspiring songwriters is steeped in country music history. 

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Boards displayed in the Music City near Hayes Street Hotel

Music City

Looking for some good ol’ honky tonks? You’ll find ‘em in Music City! This town is teeming with small, intimate bars where good music is found in abundance. 

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Close-up of a guitar part in Grand Ole Opry near Hayes Street Hotel

Grand Ole Opry

Everyone who has ever had any country music aspirations has dreamed of performing on the Grand Ole Opry stage.

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A vibrant city street at night near Hayes Street Hotel


It may not be NYC’s Broadway, but it’s a happening place! Nashville’s main downtown drag offers folks cool retail shops, restaurants, dessert spots, and other popular tourist attractions.

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