24 Hours in Nashville
I moved to Nashville in 2013 and the rest is history. Baseball takes us all over the country but we always find our way back to Nashville. This post is my ideal 24 hours in Nashville. I’m an early riser so my first stop is a hike to enjoy the quiet morning.
My favorite place to walk in the morning is Percy Warner. I always start at the stairs at the end of Bell Meade Blvd. Yes, there are other amazing places to be outside in Nashville but this one is scenic and a great workout. I hike the 2-½ mile white trail. You’ll get hills and gorgeous scenery.
Notice I don’t say Brunch because the early bird gets the worm here. (Besides, I'm not a fan of brunch. I don't want two meals a day I want three hahah). It’s my favorite breakfast spot in Nashville because there are no reservations and everything is made fresh daily. The menu changes seasonally and the latte’s are served in a bowl. Beautiful ambiance and homemade food.
I lived in Hillsboro Village for 2 years and loved every minute of it. Fido is a local staple and there are lots of cute boutiques up and down the road. Those really cute NASH hats are sold at Local Native and if you need an afternoon pick-me-up you can go to Jeni’s Ice Cream.
Maybe you’re in town for a wedding or a Bachelorette Weekend and need a relaxed lunch spot. C&B is fresh, healthy, and there is something for everyone. I love a sandwich called “The Usual” and my friend, Olivia, got the Turkey Burger last time we were there. I’ve heard the Frosé is delicious and they have a market with sweet treats as well. This is a one-stop-shop for all things delicious.
Have you seen the “I Believe in Nashville Mural”? Well, 12 South is it’s home. Start at Sevier Park and walk up and down 12-South. Buy yourself a bouquet at the picturesque Amelia’s Flower Truck and visit White’s Mercantile to fall in love.
Guacamole. Street Corn. Tacos. Need I say more? This place is not only good it’s affordable and in the heart of 12-South. I know you may be thinking Nashville = BBQ but I eat Mexican Food every chance I get so sorry I’m not sorry. (p.s. If BBQ is more your flavor Edley’s is next door).
If you pass on Bar Taco’s Key Lime Pie walk down the street to Las Paletas. Get the popsicles to go and walk around Sevier Park. Bonus: you get to walk off the tacos and enjoy a light treat. Las Paletas is so fun because, popsicles, duh!!
Obviously Broadway’s Honky Tonks are so fun but it can get a little odd down there. The Thompson Hotel’s Rooftop bar is a perfect place to hang out with friends. It is gorgeous and close to other fun places like Midtown’s Tin Roof or Winners and Losers.