Nashville, Tennessee is situated in Davidson County and is not only the capital of Tennessee but also the county seat. It is in the north-central section of Tennessee along the Cumberland River. It is home to many colleges and universities as well as being the center for many other industries as well. Its nickname, “Music City” is derived from the fact it is considered a center of all things music.
Entertainment: Downtown Nashville includes many types of entertainment, eating establishments and cultural and architectural events and sights. Some attractions and activities are centralized in some specific areas, but such is not the case of the culture and architecture; these attractions are located in all areas of the city.
Parks and Recreation: Nashville includes a substantial number of parks that comprise 10,200 acres the Metro Board of Parks and Recreation manages. Of exceptional interest is the Parthenon in Centennial Park is an exact reproduction of Greece’s Parthenon.
Warner Parks include 2,684 acres that include a 5,000 square foot learning center, scenic roads that take up 20 miles, hiking trails that cover 12 miles while horse trails cover another 10 miles. Some of the other parks in Nashville include Old Hickory Lake, Percy Priest Lake Centennial Park, Shelby Park, Cumberland Park and Radnor Lake State Natural Area.
Culture and Activities: Nashville is a huge community of large universities which comprises a great deal of its cultural life. Some of the best places to finish include the following: a) Fort Nashborough. b) Fort Negley, c) Tennessee State Museum.
Annual Events of Interest: These are just some of the events you might find interesting if you are relocating to Nashville, the Music Capital: Nashville Film Festival (April), Nashville Fashion Week, Country Music Marathon, Veterans Day Parade, Iroquois Steeplechase, CMA Music Festival (June), Let Freedom Sing (July 4), Tomato Art Festival (August).