This tour starts at the Farmers Market where you will have your first restaurant tasting. We then walk through the Bicentennial Capitol Mall Park which is an outdoor museum of history, geography and civics. You will also see the carillon of bells where you can dance or sing if you would like! We then walk on brick sidewalks through historic Germantown, the first Nashville neighborhood, which is in the peak of redevelopment. We will eat at five to six popular and delicious restaurants and specialty shops, as well as stop for a “taste” of history along the way! You will be full and more than satisfied by the end of the tour!
(The restaurants visited will depend on the day and time of your tour, subject to change)
B&C Barbeque (Sunday-Saturday)
You’ll know we’ve reached B&C when you see the neon pig! B&C is a classic example of Nashville barbeque. Enjoy Southern, home cooked goodness while learning about the Farmers Market.
The Cupcake Collection (Sunday-Friday)
The Cupcake Collection began when a local family started selling cupcakes out of their home. Today, they are the proud owners of an award-winning small business, and their cupcakes are a Nashville favorite.
Tempered Cafe and Chocolate (Tuesday-Sunday)
Tempered European Indulgence is a European inspired culinary destination. They offer small batch, European inspired items that are prepared by hand, using traditional French and Belgian techniques.
Butchertown Hall (Sunday-Saturday)
Opened in February 2015. The Nashville Eater said it is one of the hottest restaurants in Nashville right now. It is named Butchertown after the nickname given to Germantown in the 1800’s.
Steadfast coffee (Sunday-Saturday)
The owners came together from the top barista parlors in Nashville. You will taste a special patented drink that will soon be available in stores. You will also try a house made tartine.
Christie Cookie– on Saturdays and Mondays
The home factory and creators of delicious cookies, the most famous being the Double Tree cookie
Nashville Farmers’ Market
The Nashville Farmers’ Market is home to farmers, artisans, restauranteurs, and local merchants throughout the year. With its wide variety of delicious food and handcrafted goods, the Farmers’ Market is a Nashville must-see. We will be visiting B&C Market Barbeque in the Market House to sample their barbecue
Bicentennial Park is an outdoor museum built to honor Tennessee’s 200th birthday. At Bicentennial, you can learn about Tennessee’s history, geography, and civics. The park is considered an extension of the Tennessee State Capitol grounds.
Carillon of Bells
At the top of the hour you will hear the bells play numerous Tennessee songs. You will also have a chance to waltz or sing if you so choose!
Germantown was Nashville’s first neighborhood, and it contains diverse architecture dated between 1830 and the present. The neighborhood nearly fell into irreparable decline, but it was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979 and is now at the height of its redevelopment. Come with us as we explore Nashville’s history through the streets of Germantown.
New Baseball Stadium
The Nashville Sounds has a brand new stadium. The location of the new stadium is especially meaningful because it was once the Sulphur Dell baseball field that existed from 1870 – 1963. Nashville is moving onwards and upwards, and we get to witness the growth of this beautiful city.