Looking for a Last-Minute Summer Trip? 12 Reasons to Visit Nashville

World-famous music venues, legendary restaurants, charming neighborhoods, and an interesting mix of old and new architecture are only a few reasons Nashville, Tennessee, is at the top of our travel bucket list. Since the best way to immerse yourself in a new place is to shadow a local, we decided to tap a Nashville-based style blogger to show us around this exciting Southern city.

Mary Seng, the style pundit behind lifestyle and fashion blog Happily Grey, came up with a list of favorite haunts and insider tips for MyDomaine readers. Thanks to her keen eye, and the fact that she calls Nashville home, you can rely on her guide below for an authentic, au courant experience. So if you’re looking for a fun weekend road trip to plan, consider your last-minute summer getaway sorted. Or if you’re already there, you’ll want to keep this guide handy, too.

Read on to find out the best things to do in Nashville, as told by Seng, from dining and drinking to shopping and sleeping.