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As you may know, Nashville is the perfect bachelorette party destination for bride-to-be’s who are looking to have an unforgettably fun weekend. Nashville is the city that has it all, not only is it a central location for your girl friends to explore the hottest spots, it’s totally the Vegas of the South, which is why it’s nicknamed Nashvegas. From live music bars on Broadway to classy rooftop restaurants, beautiful vineyards, darling boutique stores, iconic murals, and of course southern charm and hospitality, Music City has something to offer for just about any bride. While celebrating the bride can be stressful when no one is familiar with the city, we’ve created a custom guide to let you in on the best places to eat, sleep and party.
Looking to rest your head at a convenient yet trendy spot during your bachelorette party in Nashville? Breathe easy because this city has endless options at your fingertips. Whether you’re looking for a bachelorette pad big enough for the whole crew or a luxury boutique hotel stay, we’ve got you covered.
The Graduate: We literally could not think of a more instagrammable hotel than this. If you’re head over heels for Dolly Parton, you’re in the right place! The Graduate features playful, luxe guest rooms that celebrate the town’s innate charm, history and culture, and boy did they do it well. With lots of pink and gold elements and feminine designs throughout, it’s safe to say we are #obsessed. Take in stunning skyline views at their over-the-top, indoor-outdoor rooftop bar and restaurant, White Limozeen.
The Bobby: The Bobby is a vibrant lifestyle hotel, complete with a rooftop lounge and dipping pool, on-site restaurant and unexpected entertainment you’ll only find in Nashville. This boutique hotel, resides just steps away from downtown, yet far away enough from the bustle to get some shut eye.
The Virgin Hotels: Modern, yet personalized experiences with all the trimmings of Southern hospitality reside at Virgin Hotels Nashville. This space is here to turn the volume all the way up in Music City, adjacent to Broadway and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like Vanderbilt University. Make time for a little R&R at the Pool Club, situated on the 14th floor with killer views of Nashville’s historic Music Row. The Pool Club serves as a rooftop oasis perfect for lounging, dining, and vibing to the beats of resident DJs. From umbrella drinks and coconut suntan lotion by day to the views of the Music City skyline at night, The Pool Club is exactly where you want to be.
Dream Hotel: A modern throwback with style-forward experiences. Dream Nashville boasts 168 art deco-inspired suites with high ceilings and sleek finishes. This airy, urban retreat offers a colorful palette of deep crimson and blue jewel tones.
Searching for the best coffee in Nashville? After a long day of travel and confusing time zone changes, a cup of Joe is probably pretty high on your list. Whether you need a strong cold brew or classic vanilla latte, Nashville has an abundance of cute little cafes and quirky places to keep you caffeinated for all the festivities to come.
Frothy Monkey: The Frothy Monkey has three locations in Nashville, 12 South, Downtown Nashville, and The Nations. This is one of the best coffee shops in Nashville and it’s a favorite among locals and visitors alike. When the weather is nice, the 12 South patio has the perfect home-porch feel.
Milk and Honey: Milk & Honey is where craft coffee, baked goods, small bites and pure gelato are made from scratch daily. Milk & Honey is a sweet, trendy oasis in the heart of Nashville. But be sure to get there early as it tends to fill up quickly on the weekends.
We know you have seen the famous Nashville murals all over Instagram and Pinterest. So skip the #fomo and get to it! Just keep in mind these are super popular among tourists, so there’s normally a small line at each mural to visit and photograph.
The Angel Wings Mural: The Angel Wings Mural in The Gulch is very popular and you’ll likely find people lined up to take a photo with this stunning work, but well worth it! There is also a pair of smaller wings on the wall right next to these, perfect for your pup! Address: 302 11th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
I Believe in Nashville Mural: The I Believe In Nashville Mural is one of the most famous street art in Nashville. It was painted in 2012 and since then its popularity has led to a few more of them popping up around the city, but this one is the OG. Address: 2702 12th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37204
The Drippy Lips Mural: Donald “Drabertson” Robertson’s creative Drippy Lips Mural displays vibrant lipstick stains running down the white brick wall. The vintage look has become a treasure and attraction to the Hillsboro Village, so if you are looking for a modern but classic photo spot in Nashville, Drippy Lips is the place! Address: 1814 21st Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212
Life Can Be Sweet Mural: This eye-catching, pie-popping mural that says “Life Can Be Sweet” is a perfect representation of the business for which it advertises. Baked on 8th is a bakery in town that does not disappoint in the atmosphere of a quaint and cheerful spot to visit. Make sure to grab your favorite confectionary treat and take a picture with the mural to add another positive reminder to the world of life’s sweetness!
Just ask the other bachelorettes in matching tank tops, there is certainly no better way to start off a Saturday morning in Nashville than with a good, hearty and yes, maybe boozy brunch. If spicy bloody Mary’s, biscuits, and Eggs Benedict alongside a refreshing fruit garnished mimosa is up your alley we’ve got you covered.
Biscuit Love: Biscuit Love is a fast casual restaurant. Known for amazing biscuits and southern style fare, their meals are made from locally sourced ingredients from farmers and purveyors they know and trust.
The Hampton Social: The Hampton Social is not only a go-to spot to Rosè All Day, but also for brunch on the weekends with the girls complete with a swinging bed and, of course, a rooftop and Instagram photo ops galore.
The Mockingbird: Truly one of the prettiest places to brunch in the city, The Mockingbird is a modern diner serving up delicious and fun dishes. The restaurant plays with a special sense of whimsy that is evoked in the menu offering comfort food favorites like, pastrami hash, pillowy cream cheese frosting-sopped brioche cinnamon rolls, and church punch.
From high-end pricey items to trends on the cheap, Nashville is filled with great shopping including women’s apparel, accessories and home boutiques.
Uncommon James: Founded by Kristin Cavallari, Uncommon James brings timeless, effortless and refined jewelry to women on-the-go with a sophisticated and polished style. Made of delicate metals and gemstones, Uncommon James jewelry can be worn alone, layered with coordinating pieces from the collection or paired with jewelry from your own closet.
Kittenish: Kittenish is a fun, flirty, and sassy clothing store with the goal of having women express themselves through fashion. Shop stylish looks curated by Country Music Singer, Jessie James Decker that effortlessly take you from day to night.
Posh: Posh is a locally owned Nashville-based clothing boutique bringing a unique collection of the best brands, the latest fashions, and signature finds to help women define and express their unique style.
Draper James: Reece Witherspoon started this brand to honor her Southern heritage and grandparents. Draper James brings contemporary, yet timeless Southern style to your wardrobe and your home, no matter where you live. Not to mention, you are offered a complimentary glass of sweet tea, which on a hot day in Nashville, is a necessity.
Obviously, you are going to hit up the famous bars while you’re in Nashville. While your nights may be full of partying and spoiling the bride, you want to have daytime fun as well, and Nashville does not disappoint. May we recommend a drinking tour? Whether you peddle, take a traditional party bus, or choose an open-air driven option, party tours handle the transportation, help you keep your party safe and together, and make sure the party doesn’t stop.
Party Bus: In Nashville, you can party in bars, but also on-the-go via vehicles on wheels like buses, boats, tractors, and wagons. Whether you’re looking for a private or shared public experience, you’re in for a good time. Most party bus companies allow BYOB, offer VIP bartender experience, and provide a unique tour of Music City.
Pedal Tavern: Pedal around Music City with your girlfriends in what has to be one of the coolest pub crawls around. Choose from different routes through the city and earn your buzz with this BYOB outdoor activity. It’s a giant, boozy bike ride you’ll never forget.
Pedestrian Bridge: The John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge connects downtown Nashville to the residential suburbs of East Nashville. The bridge was closed to automobile traffic in 1998 and has been restored for pedestrian use, providing outstanding views of the river and downtown skyline.
Bridgestone Arena: Home of the Nashville Predators of the National Hockey League, the Bridgestone Arena is a multi-purpose venue in downtown Nashville showcasing concerts and events like Harry Styles, Pitbull, and Chris Stapleton.
Not sure where to make a dinner reservations for your merry band of ladies? Check out one or all of these spirited spots that will keep the night young and lively before hitting the town.
Pinewood Social: Between its Airstream bar, bocce ball court, bowling alley, and pool area, it’s practically impossible to have anything less than a great time at this social gathering mecca. The staff at this killer spot is ready to serve the wild, fun needs of the people come morning, afternoon, and night, this place is ready to make your bachelorette party a big deal.
LA Jackson: Craft cocktails and creative small plates in a swanky rooftop bar located at the fantastic Thompson Nashville Hotel in The Gulch. L.A. Jackson is a popular spot filled with a great atmosphere, from the early after-workers to the late night and fun-filled crowd, enjoying the live DJ soundtrack.
Bartaco: With a white-washed interior, wanderlust-inspiring photography on the walls, woven basket light fixtures, and a sprawling bar at the center, Bar Taco offers signature and creative Mexican cuisine.
Rare Bird: The buzzy and beautiful Rare Bird debuted atop Noelle, a stylish new hotel on 4th Avenue. The views are quite spectacular, you can see the Cumberland, Nissan Stadium, and the pedestrian bridge in one swivel and the atmosphere is intimate, with fireplaces, sofas, and chairs. Look above the bar for a birdcage-inspired design.
Tootsies Orchid Lounge: Tootsie’s is a renowned honky-tonk bar located behind the iconic Ryman Auditorium. The lounge, featuring three stages, hosts a variety of live musical performances every night by local artists. The bar, formerly known as Mom’s, acquired its name when the exterior was accidentally painted purple.
Acme Feed & Seed: 22,000 square feet of elevated cocktail, culinary and entertainment space, including a rooftop patio. Packed with fun and relaxed vibes, Acme Feed & Seed is a happening place. On the lower floors you can enjoy live music, the rooftop bar also has live bands from time to time, however, Friday and Saturday night is always DJ Dance party.
Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honky Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse: The name says it all! Located on the corner of 3rd Avenue and Broadway, Kid Rock’s Big Honky Tonk & Rock ‘n’ Roll Steakhouse is Nashville’s biggest and baddest honky tonk.
Jason Aldean’s Kitchen + Rooftop Bar: Located in the heart of Broadway, Jason Aldean’s main restaurant level features a large bar with a 1961 4020 John Deer tractor. It’s a tribute to Jason Aldean’s number one song ‘Big Green Tractor.’ The rooftop patio is the largest on Broadway and is dedicated to an all day and night party with live entertainment, dancing and panoramic views of the city.
The FGL House: If you’re a fan of the guys from the country music duo, Florida Georgia Line, you have to check out FGL House. Featuring live music, you’ll be able to dine at this restaurant serving Southern-style cuisine with a California flair while enjoying its casual, laid-back vibe.
Whether you’re into trending matching t-shirts, or not, stocking up on some cute getup and decor before your NashBash is very important! From cute luggage tag party favors to stylish hats and boots for the bride-to-be, we’re sharing some of our favorite Nashville bachelorette party must haves!
For a night out at the Nashville bars, this out is so chic and trendy. Instead of rocking matching t-shirts with your girls, opt for a vintage oversized band shirt paired with white boots and an ivory Gigi Pip hat.
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If you and your crew want to snag some matching getups, below are some of our favorite Etsy finds. Dress these t-shirts up with a pair of daisy dukes and white boots or style them with something a little more edgy like leather jackets!
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Lastly, you can’t forget decor! Decorate the bride’s hotel room with this darling Let’s Get Nashty balloon sign. Of course, surround it with a balloon arch and have a Instamax camera ready for snapping photos in front of your cute setup. And, if you’re making bags filled with party favors, we adore these Nashville luggage tags which can be reused by your girl gang for trips to come!
For more ideas on how to plan an epic Nashville bachelorette party, check out our Bachelorette Party Pinterest board.
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