In Nashville, TN next Wednesday and Thursday (September 28 & 29) the Fiddlin’ Brewin’ Bar-B-Q’N Cook-off will be taking place at Gaylord Opryland. This is the third annual year for this delicious event where some of the best BBQ recipes in the state will go head to head for the Tennessee State Championship. And this year is all the more special because Iron Chef Bobby Flay will be in attendance! Join in with some great food, refreshing beer, and some Nashville country music legends like Cross Canadian Ragweed and Micky & the Motorcars. While you’re at it, check out our outstanding lodging options in the area as well as other activities that are sure to be a must while you’re around.
No visit to Nashville is complete without a visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. This 37 million dollar structure will have you marveling at the two-story display of every gold and platinum record to hit the country charts, and the museum features 40,000 square feet of country music’s history on display, as well as a full-service restaurant and gift shop. The 214-seat Ford Theater is also housed here. Don’t miss out on your chance to see the history and the future of country music first-hand.
Welcome to the Nashville Zoo, home to hundreds of animal species, including over 75 species of reptiles, amphibians, insects and birds with keen abilities to hide from predators, leopards, lemurs, meerkats, white-cheeked gibbons and more. The Nashville Zoo, which ranks among the top 10% of American zoos, also features the Jungle Gym, a world-famous playground that can accommodate over 1,000 children. A restaurant and gift shop are also available at the zoo, making it easy and convenient to spend the entire day mixing it up with the animals!
On the six hour Jack Daniels Country Tour, you’ll have the opportunity to learn the secrets behind Jack Daniels’ Tennessee Sipping Whiskey. Learn more about the man who bought the nation’s oldest registered distillery at age 13 and then enjoy free time to explore quaint Lynchburg, Tennessee. Stroll through the unique shops or visit the Tennessee Walking Horse Museum, then travel back to Nashville while viewing working Tennessee Walking Horse farms. Get ready for an entertaining and educational experience.