Nashville, Tennessee (@visitmusiccity) has transformed from country music bumpkin to cosmopolitan darling at a blink of an eye. Get the top to-do’s on Tennessee’s dynamic capital from Southeast-based travel writer Travis Levius (@misterlevius). ⬇️✨
Part of Marriott’s The Luxury Collection, this refined five-star from the esteemed art-collecting Pizzuti family debuted in Summer 2020 in SoBro. More than 1,000 original artworks adorn the sleek 297-room hotel, and features fine Italian (Yolan) and a rooftop lounge by James Beard Award-winning Chicago transplant Tony Mantuano.
You’ve never had an Indian meal quite like this. First-generation American chef Vivek Surti greets each guest for a unique, coursed supperclub-inspired meal of elevated South Asian cuisine. Expect phenomenal flavors, storytelling, and staff that’ll make you feel like family.
Many vye for the crown as “King of Hot Chicken”, but nothing beats the original creator of Nashville’s iconic dish. There’s a range of spice levels to choose, from Plain to XXX Hot—but Medium is often enough for a flavorful, fiery bite. (📷: @hungryempire)
New for 2021, this landmark Downtown museum tells the 400+ year story of Black Americans’ legacy and contribution to American culture through short films and state-of-the-art exhibits.
Nashville’s premier visual arts museum—housed in a former Art Deco-style U.S. post office—showcases everything from vivid portraits of the 19th Century American West to Picasso’s master works.
Leave the city center and wander around 55 acres of world-class gardens, and take in the opulence of the Cheek family’s Georgian-style mansion estate.