Lauren's Guidebook

Lauren
Hi! I'm Lauren, and I'm a Nashville native. I've lived here all my life, and absolutely love this city and all it has to offer! My husband and I are both musicians-I'm a fiddle player, and he is a ... read more
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186 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This place has everything: it's a restaurant and bar, has a bowling alley, swimming pool, lawn games, bocci ball, and even a coffee shop. Fun place to spend an evening with a group! You need reserv... read more

216 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Located right off of West End, Centennial park is home to a replica of the Parthenon, a pretty lake and walking trails, and is a fun afternoon activity.

161 local Airbnb hosts recommend

In East Nashville, they have live music, a bar, and dancing. Check their website for the night's theme—they do everything from costume parties to swing dances!

164 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This one is very tough to get in to, but is one of Nashville's most famous venues. The Bluebird hosts songwriters performing their original material. We recommend getting tickets if you can, and if... read more

276 local Airbnb hosts recommend

See the instruments, clothes, original lyrics, and personal memorabilia of Nashville's most famous Country Music Icons. Located Downtown.

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96 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A favorite spot in the Gulch, The Station Inn is one of Nashville's most legendary venues and home to the best bluegrass in the city. We always recommend it because they are extremely selective abo... read more

84 local Airbnb hosts recommend

An upscale restaurant in the middle of Downtown Nashville. Their food is locally sourced. They also have a great outdoor patio, right across from the Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Notably a great p... read more

148 local Airbnb hosts recommend

In addition to the beautiful gardens and walking trails, Cheekwood has rotating outdoor sculptural exhibitions throughout the year, an indoor art museum, and a cute cafe.

71 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Located close to Music Row and Downtown, Yazoo is a local brewery that offers tours and tastings. Check their website for tour times!

77 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Another one very close by our house, Hattie B's is home to Nashville's most iconic dish, hot chicken. We caution you not to overestimate your spicy tolerance, because this stuff packs a punch!

160 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful park with walking and biking trails close in to the city. Great views of the city from the top of the hill!

56 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Located off of 8th Avenue, Zanie's is a live comedy club. Check their website for information about performers and tickets.

55 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A local record store where you will actually find lots of records. They carry many vintage albums as well as CDs.

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Local Taco

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$· 4501 Murphy Road·Map·Hours·Website·

49 local Airbnb hosts recommend

They have great margaritas and artisan tacos.

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Wildhorse Saloon

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$$· 120 2nd Avenue North·Map·Hours·Website·

44 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Located Downtown, Wildhorse is my favorite place to go dancing in Nashville. They have live bands and also line dancing instructors, so if like me you're not a natural dancer, they show you how it'... read more

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Baja Burrito

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$$· 722 Thompson Lane·Map·Hours·Website·

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A local Nashville favorite located in Berry Hill. Great outdoor patio, and we highly recommend the fruit tea, the latinga chicken, and their cookies.

36 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Live music and a fun atmosphere on Music Row

95 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Located in Hillsboro Village, the Belcourt is a trendy local theater that shows art films, classic movies, and more. Also known for their cocktails.

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Right down the street! Great pizza and even better cannolis.

32 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A restaurant with live music close to Downtown. Check their calendar to see who's playing!

32 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Another songwriter's venue, the Listening Room is a restaurant/bar and live music venue located Downtown. Check their calendar to see who's playing!

42 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Nashville's AAA Baseball team, the Sounds, are a local favorite. Their brand new stadium downtown has everything your group could want—you could watch baseball, or you could go to the upper level b... read more

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

In Sylvan Park, about 10 minutes from us. Great outdoor patio, and awesome local BBQ! Great selection of local beers at the bar as well.

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Another favorite outdoor patio, Bella Napoli has great Italian food and an awesome atmosphere. It's a fantastic date restaurant. Located in Edgehill Village.

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great atmosphere and amazing Local Honey Latte!

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Burger Republic

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$· 420 11th Avenue South·Map·Hours·Website·

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our favorite burger place in Nashville! They also have incredible milkshakes, my favorite being the Reese's Spiked Shake. Also highly recommend the sweet potato tots. Located in the Gulch, a trendy... read more

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Two Bits

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1520 Demonbreun Street·Map·Hours·Website·

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A bar right off Music Row and close to Downtown that has vintage arcade games, board and table games, giant jenga and other lawn games. It's a restaurant as well.

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Firefly Grille

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$$· 2201 Bandywood Drive·Map·Hours·Website·

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Another Green Hills favorite, Firefly is a more upscale local spot. Very vibey and cozy, food is mostly locally sourced and the menu changes seasonally.

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A waterfront marina restaurant just a few blocks down the street. They have great seafood and cocktails. It's a fun place to sit out on the river and relax!