Taking a look back at everything found throughout Nashville and the surrounding communities, it's not easy to choose the best of Nashville for 2013. However, some of the best things to enjoy throughout the city stand out above the rest. Here are some of the top things from 2013 in Nashville and the surrounding area.
Best for Family Fun - Nashville Zoo
The zoo tends to make it to the top of the list for family fun just about every year, but this year was a special year for the Nashville Zoo. They added a new exhibit called the Kangaroo Kickabout and over 19,000 people enjoyed it on the first day it was open. This certainly adds to an already amazing place for the entire family.
Best BBQ - Peg Leg Porker
BBQ has absolutely exploded throughout Nashville and many new Pit-masters have opened their doors, especially throughout the Gulch neighborhood. Locals expect great BBQ and it's a Tennessee tradition. None have done a better job of providing great BBQ than Carey Bringle aka Peg Leg Porker.
Best Tour - Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Much like the Mall in Washington D.C., this mall was designed to give Nashville native a great place to enjoy. It was built to celebrate the two-century anniversary of Tennessee and still provide one of the best tours in the city.
Best Fashion Business - Manuel American Designs
With plenty of choices coming from renowned fashion designer Manuel Cuevas, the opening of this retail store in July was one of the best the fashion scene has seen in years. Manuel serves many Hollywood customers and has created items for Johnny Cash, Mick Jagger, The Beatles and many others.
These are just a few of the best of Nashville for 2013. Whether you're after some great BBQ or looking for an excellent place to take the family for a day of fun, there's plenty to choose from throughout the city.
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