Winter’s here, but don’t let the chill get you down. Whether you’re a local just rollin’ through, we’ve got the inside scoop on where to stay warm and have fun. From a cold pint of craft beer to the rich tunes of country music legends, M.L.Rose has curated the ultimate guide for making the most of these frosty days.
Food and Drinks
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2. Green Bier Distillery
Dive into the heart of Tennessee whiskey at Green Brier Distillery. Brought back to life by the Nelson brothers, this place is steeped in history, dating back to the 1800s. Take a tour, savor some premium whiskey, and get a behind-the-scenes look at the distillation art.
3. Frist Museum
Nashville’s creative hub offers an array of contemporary and classical art. Check out the “Power of Resilience” exhibition in the Conte Community Arts Gallery, showcasing over eighty artists with disabilities. It’s a moving tribute to resilience and the healing power of art.
4. Johnny Cash Museum
It is a must-visit for Cash fans and music enthusiasts alike. Ranked among the best by Forbes and National Geographic Traveler, the museum is a treasure trove of memorabilia from The Man in Black himself.
5. Lane Motor Museum
Car enthusiasts will love the Lane Motor Museum, featuring a unique collection of European automobiles.
6. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
It’s a paradise for country music lovers. Immerse yourself in the genre’s rich heritage and enjoy events like Museum Selfie Day, songwriter sessions, and the family-friendly Musical Instrument Petting Zoo.
7. Ryman Auditorium
An iconic venue in the heart of Music City, known as the “Mother Church of Country Music.” Catch a diverse lineup of concerts and shows throughout January, celebrating everything from Dolly Parton to rock and comedy.
8. Musicians Hall of Fame
A must-visit for music lovers. This museum honors the talented musicians who’ve shaped the music industry and is full of fascinating exhibits.
9. Adventure Science Center
A wonderland for curious minds, offering hands-on exhibits and interactive displays. It’s a fantastic spot for families to learn, explore, and have fun together.
10. Donelson Plaza Strike and Spare
End your day of indoor fun with some bowling action! Nashville has several lively alleys where you can enjoy a game or two, grab snacks, and soak in the friendly atmosphere. Perfect for families, friends, and everyone looking to roll a strike and have a blast.
Active and Adventure
11. Climbing Gyms
The Climb Gym offers a thrilling indoor rock climbing experience for those who love adventure. It’s a great way to stay active during the colder months and is suitable for all skill levels.
12. Indoor Karting
Get your adrenaline pumping with some high-speed indoor karting. K1 is the place to challenge your friends and family to some friendly racing in a fun, safe environment.
13. Axe Throwing
Test your aim and have a blast with one of Nashville’s newest trends – axe throwing. It’s a unique way to spend an evening and perfect for groups looking for something different.
Entertainment and Fun
Step back in time with a visit to a local arcade. It’s fun for all ages, from classic pinball machines to the latest video games.
15. Escape Rooms
Put your puzzle-solving skills to the test with an exciting escape room experience. Great for team-building or just a fun night out with friends.
Let your inner star shine at one of Nashville’s karaoke spots. It’s a fantastic way to have some laughs and create memorable moments.