7 Days in Nashville: Homegirl’s Guide

See the second slideshow here on the week I planned for my friend, Kate, to introduce her to southern hospitality and the Nashville spirit.  Below is my guide for tourists, hosts, and locals on staycation.  No doubt I’ll have more suggestions as I explore new places, and I’d love for you to share in the comments your favorite discoveries and hangouts, too.  Enjoy!

Click on link below for downloadable guide:

7 Days in Nashville–Southern Girl Gone Global’s Hometown Guide

Links to 3 recommended Airbnbs mentioned above:

12th South Historic Home is my Usual Nashville Go-To Host/owner Carol is great but her popular place was booked (see more about Carol’s home and the area here ) when Kate visited, so we stayed here and greatly enjoyed  AnnaLiisa and Rory’s home.  However, they will be moving in the next month, so there are only a few dates left to book the Charming Cottage in 12th/Belmont.)

Lovely Little House on Lillian is aptly named. Loved the stay and host Andrea is very helpful.

Thompson Station was the bucolic respite I hoped it would be. Hosts Edy and Chris are great.

Cindy McCain A Move to Morocco

More about Nashville and Tennessee here:

My Nashville

East Nashville’s Bounty and Backyards

Loveless and Natchez Trace Area

Gone South to Franklin

Franklin at Christmas

Staycation in Nashville: Fond Farewell

Knoxville and Smoky Mountains




6 Comments on “7 Days in Nashville: Homegirl’s Guide

    • There really is. 🙂 Nashville has grown so much in the 3 years I was gone that I barely recognized it, but it’s fun exploring the changes.


  1. Minus the hot yoga and horseback riding, I wish I had this information when I visited Nashville for a conference (1,200 Social Security lawyers at the Opryland Hotel–ugh). I guess it’s technically outside of Nashville, but I did make it to The Hermitage to indulge my inner history geek.


    • The Hermitage is nice. I lived near there for almost 30 years. 1200 SS lawyers in Opryland Hotel must have been an experience! 🙂 Now I’m on the west side near Cheekwood and enjoying my first fall full of color and cooler weather in a long time.


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