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5 Things to do in Nashville, TN to Make Your First Weekend Unforgettable

Moving to a new city can be one of the most exciting times of your life. The move brings new places to explore, people to meet and countless opportunities for adventure. Life in a new city can introduce you to restaurants, concerts, hiking trails, art venues and more. Nashville is a thrilling city with plenty of possibilities to venture and discover! Here is a list of things to do in Nashville, TN to make your first weekend unforgettable:

1. Jack Daniel’s Distillery:
A trip to Lynchburg, TN (a quick drive from Nashville) is a perfect weekend day trip to see the birthplace of this world famous whiskey. A great experience for history and beverage lovers alike, the Jack Daniel’s Distillery is a must! The tour is free and one can truly enjoy the creation of this famous drink. And if you’re a true enthusiast, you can purchase an entire barrel of whiskey with a special engraving on it.

2. Husk:
If you want to have a night on the town, enjoying a true Nashville experience, the Husk is the place for you. They pride themselves on using all local ingredients from Tennessee farmers. You can sit at the bar downstairs, if you are of age, and try a glass of whiskey from their impressive whiskey bar. The bartenders will tell you everything you need to know about the whiskey and the food.

3. Radnor Lake:
For outdoors enthusiasts, this is the place for you! Located in the heart of Nashville’s southern suburbs, Radnor Lake State Natural Preserve seems almost out of place. It is a beautiful nature preserve with miles of trails surrounding the serene lake. Containing deer, hawks, turtles and various other forms of wildlife, Radnor Lake is sure to please the entire family! It is open most times of the week, but weekdays during the day are perfect for those looking to avoid a crowd. Hiking around Radnor is one of the top things to do in Nashville on any given weekend throughout the year.

4. The Pancake Pantry:
Sitting in the heart of Midtown Nashville, right next to the Vanderbilt University campus, this place is a must when trying out Nashville restaurants. The line is always out the door, but the short wait is worth it. The sweet potato pancakes are unique, delicious, and will capture your heart. Going for brunch at the Pancake Pantry is one of the best things to do in Nashville any weekend for brunch.

5. Centennial Park:
Located directly across from the Vanderbilt campus, Centennial Park is a beautiful city park with wonderful jogging trails and other amenities. It is famous for the replica of the Parthenon directly in the middle of the park, which was built back for the World’s Fair in Nashville. Go enjoy a stroll through the park, a light picnic in the soft grass and gaze upon the beauty of Nashville’s Parthenon. 


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