The Music City has no shortage of must-see destinations once sessions conclude each day at SCALE 2023.
As the 18th Annual Music City Symposium for Cosmetic Advances & Laser Education (SCALE) conference begins today in Nashville, Tennessee, the city is bustling with new travelers. Once sessions end for the day, there are numerous museums to visit, concerts to see, and restaurants to enjoy. Known as the Music City for its rich history in country music, SCALE 2023 has plenty of options for attendees to see the popular city.
At the heart of country music history is the Grand Ole Opry House, operating for more than 96 years. Throughout the week, visitors hear music from Bill Anderson, William Clark Green, Ashley McBryde, Sawyer Brown, The Gatlin Brothers, Mark Wills, and many others. For those who enjoy an inside look behind the show, the Opry House also offers backstage tours, the women of country tour, and the country duos tour.
2. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
Continuing with the history of country music, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has something for everyone visiting Nashville. Upcoming events include a songwriter session with Alex Hall, a family program class of learning how to make hand-made leather keychains, and a hatch show print block party. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum’s goal is to collect, preserve, and interpret the evolving history and traditions of country music.
For fans of the Food Network, celebrity chef Maneet Chauhan is co-owner and executive chef at Chauhan Ale & Masala House, just a few minutes away from Broadway Street. The menu features unique fusions between traditional Indian cuisine and Nashville favorites. It was voted the best new restaurant by the Tennessean and one of Nashville’s top 10 best restaurants by Nashville Lifestyles.
Jump on a vintage trolley to be a part of the city’s best beer tour. As Music City’s only hop on and hop off brewery tour, visitors can experience the exciting Nashville beer scene. A one-day ticket includes unlimited rides on the trolley during hours of operations. Best yet, visitors can enjoy Nashville’s best breweries in one, while also being safe and responsible.
To round out a true country music lover’s experience, the Johnny Cash Museum is a must-see stop in Nashville. Named the #1 music museum in America by USA today, the museum is open 7 days a week to accommodate as many visitors as possible. If touring the whole museum works up an appetite, right next door is Johhny Cash’s Bar & BBQ, featuring authentic BBQ, southern food, great drinks, and Nashville’s best music.
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