Fathom Favorites : Nashville Sites

1. Hatch Show Print

A trove of music poster history piled floor-to-ceiling in this 130-year-old working letterpress shop. Tours run daily with limited spaces, call +1-615-416-2001 or go online to book in advance.

224 5th Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37201

2. Edwin and Percy Warner Parks

Loads of hiking trails, flora, fauna, and the ruins of a Boy Scout cabin among the 2684 acres of forests and fields.

7311 Hwy 100
Nashville, TN 37221

3. Radnor Lake

It's the largest pocket of wildnerness in close proximity to a major American city. Bobcats, beavers, minks, and muskrats mix and mingle. Heighten your senses with a midnight canoe ride on the glassy lake.

1160 Otter Creek Rd.
Nashville, TN 37220

4. Ryman Auditorium

Home of the original Grand 'Ol Opry and the most coveted performance space in the city. Take a tour or try and catch a show.

116 Fifth Ave. N.
Nashville, TN 37219

5. Frist Center for the Visual Arts

A beautiful art-deco space (formerly the city's main post office) for world-class exhibits.

919 Broadway
Nashville, TN 37203

6. Country Music Hall of Fame

The annals of country music are housed in a space-age building. The tours are a given, but check the schedule for public programs like songwriter sessions, vintage film screenings (Austin City Limits, The Johnny Cash Show), and instrument demos.

222 5th Ave. S.
Nashville, TN 37203

7. Centennial Park

Home to Nashville's full-size replica of Athen's Parthenon in the midst of a 132-acre park. Who knew?

2500 West End Ave.
Nashville, TN 37203