Living up to its name as Music City, downtown Nashville has harmonious appeal. At the museums, music studios and vintage guitar shops, folks can literally rock and roll – getting the green light to touch, feel and jam on historic instruments, used in actual song recordings. Top off the trip with some hot chicken and local craft beer, or indulge in the four-day Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival, where 250 local studio musicians perform, and you’ll be singing Nashville’s praises through to your next visit.

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