Living in Nashville TN

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Living In Nashville

What it's like to live in the city know across the world as Music City for its association with the Country music industry but also famous for its world class sporting teams like the Titans and the Predators

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The Best in Local Theatres from Nashville, TNIs it time to plan a little evening entertainment but find yourself at a loss as to what is going on in the local theatre scene in Nashville? Nashville, TN has a number of theatres with regaling entertainment for couples, families and adventurous singles. Enjoy dinner and a show or introduce the children to quality theatre at one of the most well-known theatres in the area. Nashville residents and visitors can explore from a number of theatres in the local area.

Get out and enjoy a great time that includes some of the best new films, plays and theatre in the area. Many of these local theatres have been serving the community for decades and continue to offer engaging cultural experiences.

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Though not a traditional theater by any

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Where Can You Park in Nashville?If you know anything about downtown Nashville you know it can be very difficult to find parking. Sometimes it seems like it is virtually impossible. Below you will find three great options you have when it comes to finding parking in Downtown Nashville.

Metered Parking Spaces

Metered parking just may be the simplest form of parking there is. Or at least it would seem that way. All you have to do is toss in your money and go. Generally speaking metered parking is only enforced Monday through Saturday between the hours of 8am and 6pm. That means any time after 6pm and all day Sunday parking is free. Just be careful as there are a few exceptions to this rule.

Government Parking Lots

All Tennessee government parking lots except for the Metro

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Things to Do Outdoors in NashvilleOutdoor activities are starting to heat up with the warmer weather arriving. Whether you love to play golf, explore or you just want to be outside, there's plenty to do in Nashville outdoors. Here are some of the best choices.

Nashville Grotto Cave Trips - 800 Fort Negley Boulevard, Nashville

If you enjoy exploring, the cave trips are perfect for you. You will walk through many tight spaces and dark area, as you explore each of the caves. The underground structures are amazing and you will be able to take one of the many expeditions provided by the Nashville Grotto. The organization is meant for members-only and serious cave explorers. However, once you're a member, you can enjoy the regular trips and meetings.

Radnor Lake Natural Area - 1160

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The Best Carriage Rides in NashvilleTaking a carriage ride can be the perfect ending to a romantic date or a great way to see the city together. Nashville has plenty to offer and some of the best carriage rides can help you see what the city offers. Here are some of the top choices for your next carriage ride.

Hatcreek Carriage Tours - Downtown Nashville

Discover all that downtown offers with a ride from Hatcreek Carriage Tours. This company sets up downtown regularly and provides 30-minute tours through many areas of the city. You can discover Riverfront Park, the General Jackson Showboat, the Country Music Hall of Fame and so much more.

Carriage Tours in Downtown Nashville - Locations Vary

Another downtown option with 20-miute tours, this company will help you discover all

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Where Are the Best Amusement Parks Near Nashville?For a very long time Opryland Theme Park was considered to be the best amusement park near Nashville. Since its demise, the people of Nashville have struggled to find another amusement park to take its place. Here are some of the worthwhile amusement parks near Nashville for you to take your family to this year.

Southern Adventures – Huntsville, Alabama

Southern Adventures is just two hours and fifteen minutes away from Nashville. The water park is what draws people to this particular amusement park. The park also features several carnival themed games and rides. This is the perfect amusement park if you live in Nashville and you plan on taking a trip to Huntsville.

Holiday World – Santa Claus, Indiana

Holiday World is a three hour drive

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The Best Ways to Have Fun Inside in Nashville TNA rare rainy day in Nashville might drive tourists indoors, or sometimes the summer heat can just become too oppressive. In other cases, some people just prefer to spend their time in the comfortably controlled climate inside, where they can learn about new topics or explore their passions. Regardless of your reasons for wanting to be inside in Nashville, you'll find that there's plenty to do where you won't be exposed to the elements.

These are the best indoor activities in Nashville TN:

Adventure Science Center

The Adventure Science Center is a massive hands-on museum in Nashville that provides people of all ages with access to interactive science exhibits. It is a favorite among families with young children, as there are more than 175

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Image Credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/loudestnoise/3168692080/Nashville is a city full of sports and with sports come mascots. Sometimes the mascot can be the most interesting part of the entire game. Many of these fun-loving characters are found in Nashville including:

  • Gnash - This is the mascot for the Nashville Predators and provides a lot of fun. He pulls out many unexpected stunts and helps to keep the crowd entertained throughout the games.
  • Mr. Commodore - The mascot for Vanderbilt University, most just call him Mr. C. This multi-talented guy always has plenty of cheerleaders around him and provides all kinds of interesting fun.
  • Ozzie - Maybe the most famous local mascot, Ozzie has been entertaining fans for almost 10 years at Greer Stadium. He gets around town quite a bit, as well and Ozzie is
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LGBTQIA Queer Events in Nashville TN This JuneCelebrate the diversity of the Nashville community with the largest LGBTQ event coming to Nashville in June, and many other events leading up to it. Nashville PRIDE brings people together from all walks of life to create awareness of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and others in the area while creating a more vibrant community. Live performances, an extensive vendor marketplace, and family-friendly activities provide opportunities to support the goals of Pride events in Nashville. Those that can't make it to Nashville PRIDE can find many other events scheduled throughout the month.

Looking to generate more awareness about this important cause or take part in upcoming events? Learn more about Pride events and have a great time getting out in

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Why You Should Move to Nashville, TNNashville or Music City is an exciting area offering unique neighborhoods and experiences for visitors and residents. The eclectic diversity of Nashville has created a vibrant and thriving music and restaurant scene, in addition to engaging cultural activities. Families are happy to call Nashville home with its many family-friendly events and attractions. Explore the many reasons visitors often choose to set down roots in Nashville.

A Stable Economy and Low Cost of Living

Nashville managed to thrive during the last recession, and the economy is currently very stable. The community is steadily growing as businesses and families are discovering the city’s vibrant nightlife, prolific jobs, and a cost of living that is 3 percent below national

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Where Are the Best Paddleboarding Locations in Nashville?Stand-up paddleboarding or SUP has become very popular as a hobby and as a way to get exercise. Even though Nashville isn't near the ocean, this activity has become very popular throughout the city. Part of the reason for the popularity is the fact that it can be performed without needing waves or even a current. Here are a few of the places you can enjoy paddling away in Nashville.

Nashville Paddle

As far as rates for stand-up paddleboarding go, Nashville Paddle is the cheapest. They also have a number of locations and they donate some of the profits to the Cumberland River Compact. Locations for Nashville Paddle include:

  • Cumberland River
  • Percy Pried Lake
  • Old Hickory Lake
  • Stones Rivers

The cost for SUP here is $35 for 2

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