In Navigate Nashville Streets: Part 1, I presented the 5 loops and 10 spokes of Music City. Now let's concentrate on Nashville roads in the central city area. Streets vs Avenues Let's decode Nashville roads: Numbered streets are on the east side (11st Street). Numbered avenues are on the west side of the river (e.g. 21st Avenue).... Continue Reading →
Chances are good that you know some of our best-publicized museums but, by my count, we have more than two dozen in the immediate area. Here's a quick tour of some of the most prominent. MUSIC MUSEUMS Country Music Hall of Fame It's the biggest and grandest--and you don't have to be a hard-core country... Continue Reading →
If you have disabilities, travel can be a real challenge. I wish Nashville made it easier for you. I haven't found a round-up of resources so I created one. Click the links that match your specific special needs. My thanks to individuals and agencies who provided guidance. Note: this is very much a work in... Continue Reading →
Let me increase your accessibility to Nashville with a stockpile of resources. And check out my other blogposts for people with disabilities.
Because I experience moderate hearing loss, I appreciate any accommodations offered. That's why it's personally important to identify useful information for you. Resources for Hearing Loss and Other Disabilities Click above for general resources available for those with a variety of disabilities. Nashville Airport Here are the locations of TDDs: Concourse B – Right of... Continue Reading →
Winters in Nashville can get weird because we often get ice instead of or before snow. Plus, we aren't so good at driving in it. Consult these tips to weather the storms.
Instead of bland, generic meals, the Nashville airport offers a dozen places offering a true taste of Nashville including hot chicken and barbecue.
Only a few years ago, Nashville held few resources if you required a special diet. Today even Publix and Kroger can meet many needs. Groceries It's not a comprehensive list but it provides a solid foundation for your special diet, starting with the local businesses. Produce Place (Sylvan Park, in business since 1988) Turnip Truck... Continue Reading →
Take home a taste of Tennessee as a souvenir with these signature whiskeys, wines and beers. Many offer tours and t-shirts as well as their sips.
Want authentic souvenirs to remember your trip to Nashville? Or need a gift to take home to the kids? If the made-in-China items in the Broadway gift stores don't inspire you, consider these ideas: Artwork Spirit of Nashville posters. (top photo, courtesy Anderson Design Studio) The designers at ADS created a wildly popular (and ever-expanding) series of... Continue Reading →