Climb on board this horse-drawn carriage at Broadway and 2nd Avenue in downtown Nashville for a 20-minute tour along Lower Broadway, best known for the many music and tourist-related businesses that highlight this area.
See Honky Tonk Central, a three-story bar featuring pub eats and live country music all day and Tootsie's World Famous Orchid Lounge, another well-known honky tonk watering hole. Pass by Merchant’s, a former hotel turned two-floor restaurant and Bailey’s, a sports bar and grille where Loretta Lynn was first discovered.
Also on this carriage tour, check out Music City Center, a venue providing the downtown area with 1.2 million square feet of meeting and exhibition space; the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge, spanning the Cumberland River; Cumberland Park, an innovative “play space” along Nashville’s riverfront and the Tennessee State Capitol, a National Historic Landmark.
Finally, see Acme Feed and Seed, a uniquely Nashville, multi-level eatery, bar, lounge and music venue; the iconic Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum; the War Memorial Auditorium, a 2,000-seat performance hall; and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center, home to three resident performing arts organizations: the Nashville Ballet, the Nashville Opera and the Nashville Repertory Theatre.