Your Middle Tennessee To-Do List
Looking for an unforgettable experience in Nashville to complement your Ally 400 race weekend experience? Look no further!
Our vibrant city offers a surplus of activities and attractions that will leave you wanting more. Here are some of our must-see destinations and experiences that should be at the top of your Nashville itinerary:
Broadway • Immerse yourself in the heart of Music City by strolling down Broadway, where live music fills the air and honky-tonks line the street. Enjoy the energetic atmosphere, catch a live performance, and soak in the rich musical history that defines Nashville.
Nashville Zoo • Get up close and personal with over 2,700 animals from around the globe at the Nashville Zoo. From playful meerkats to majestic giraffes, this expansive zoo offers an unforgettable wildlife experience for visitors of all ages.
Cheekwood • Lose yourself in the beauty of Cheekwood, a stunning botanical garden and art museum. Marvel at the meticulously manicured gardens, explore the diverse art exhibitions, and enjoy the serene ambiance of this historic estate.
Parthenon • Transport yourself to ancient Greece without leaving Nashville at the Parthenon. This full-scale replica of the original Parthenon in Athens stands proudly in Centennial Park, housing a remarkable art collection and offering a glimpse into the city's architectural heritage.
The Ryman • Visit the “Mother Church of Country Music,” The Ryman Auditorium. This legendary venue has hosted iconic performers throughout history and continues to be a focal point for live music in Nashville. Take a tour, learn about its rich history, and maybe even catch a show.
Wilson County • Venture beyond Nashville’s city limits and explore the charm of Wilson County, where history and natural beauty intertwine. Start your journey in Lebanon’s historic downtown square, where you can stroll along picturesque streets, browse boutique shops and dine at local eateries. Don’t miss the chance to explore the scenic gem that is Mt. Juliet, which offers outdoor activities, shopping destinations and a warm community atmosphere.
Grand Ole Opry • No trip to Nashville is complete without a visit to the Grand Ole Opry. This world-renowned country music venue has been showcasing the genre’s biggest stars for nearly a century. Experience the magic of a live Opry show and witness the best of country music in an unforgettable setting.
Bridgestone Arena • If you’re a sports fan or live entertainment enthusiast, catch a game or concert at Bridgestone Arena. Home to the NHL’s Nashville Predators, this state-of-the-art venue hosts a variety of events that are sure to keep you entertained.
Nashville hot chicken • Indulge in the fiery and flavorful Nashville hot chicken, a local culinary specialty that has gained worldwide fame. Savor the crispy, spicy goodness at one of the many local hot chicken joints and discover why it’s become a beloved Nashville tradition.
Museums • Immerse yourself in Nashville’s vibrant arts and culture scene by exploring its museums. From the Frist Art Museum, showcasing contemporary art, to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, which celebrates the genre’s rich history, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
Bluebird Cafe • Music lovers won’t want to miss the iconic Bluebird Cafe, a small venue that has launched the careers of countless songwriters and musicians. Experience an intimate evening of live music, where you can discover emerging talent or catch performances by industry legends.
With this list of top attractions, you’ll have an incredible time exploring the best of what Nashville has to offer. So, pack your bags, put on your dancing shoes, and get ready to create unforgettable memories in Music City!
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NASCAR Race Schedule and Tickets
Nashville Superspeedway’s 2023 race schedule includes:
Sunday, June 25
Ally 400 NASCAR Cup Series race
6 p.m. CT, NBC, PRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio
Saturday, June 24
Tennessee Lottery 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race
2:30 p.m. CT, USA, PRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio
Friday, June 23
Rackley Roofing 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race
7 p.m. CT, FS1, MRN, Sirius NASCAR Radio
Call 866.RACE.TIX to discuss your options with an account representative, or visit NashvilleSuperspeedway.com. Tickets for the races on Friday and Saturday are free for children ages 12 and younger (with a paying adult) and are only $10 on Sunday.
About Nashville Superspeedway
Nashville Superspeedway, Middle Tennessee’s racing jewel, is a year-round family-friendly destination in one of the fastest-growing regions in the country. The 1.33-mile D-shaped track with 14 degrees of banking has hosted two NASCAR Cup Series races, 23 NASCAR Xfinity Series races, 15 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series events and eight Indy Racing League contests. The largest concrete-only track in NASCAR, Nashville Superspeedway is owned by Speedway Motorsports LLC.