At the northern end of the Natchez Trace, discover the perfect harmony of history, events and attractions all culturally intertwined with the music that defines Nashville.

From its very beginnings, Nashville grew from a foundation built on music. Music has been the common thread connecting the life and soul of the city and its people. Whether visitors are beginning or ending their 444-mile Parkway journey, Nashville’s connection to music is always alive.

In addition to its strong musical heritage, Nashville has a unique and historic story to tell. From Greek temples to Greek-Revival mansions, take a journey inside any of the city’s historical attractions and museums, or be guided on your own personal tour.

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Warner Parks – Nashville, TN

The Warner Parks are the largest municipally administered parks in Tennessee and together span 2684 acres of forest and field, 9 miles from downtown Nashville.

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Two Rivers Mansion – Nashville, TN

Two Rivers, one of the earliest and best preserved of the early Italianate houses in Middle Tennessee, was part of an 1100-acre plantation located on fertile, rolling land between the Stones and Cumberland Rivers.

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Fort Nashborough – Nashville, TN

On January 1, 1780, Nashville was founded when James Robertson led his group of pioneers across the frozen Cumberland river to a place called The Cedar Bluffs. It was here that these men built a fort called Nashborough which would be shelter for the first families until Indian attacks ended in 1792.

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