Country music lovers will probably have a chance run-in with a superstar like Tim McGraw, but there is plenty of shopping and tourism for visitors of all music backgrounds.
For breakfast, no trip to Nashville is complete without a visit to the Pancake Pantry. There’s always a line to get in, but you never know which superstar you might see there.
A day in Music City isn’t complete without a trip to the Grand Ole Opry, the top attraction. Known as “country’s most famous stage,” the Opry provides world-famous entertainment for all ages. Tours are available, as well as behind-the-scenes looks into new and old country history. Country music buffs would also enjoy the Country Music Hall of Fame, which offers special exhibits with tributes to country legends.
Spend the day walking around Broadway for honky-tonk bars, shops and more. Grab a bite to eat at The Bluebird Café, open since 1982. Located in a strip mall, the café is a haven for aspiring songwriters. It was at an open mic night back in the 80s when an unknown artist named Garth Brooks first heard The Dance. The Bluebird still offers original music seven nights a week.
As you get hungry later in the day, stop by Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge. This historic honky tonk remained through the decades. The list of regular customers includes Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson and more. Tootsie’s stages still brings out the very best performers.
Blue Zones are locations throughout the world wherein individuals live the longest and the healthiest lives. There are only five places in the world ranked as Blue Zones – Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; Nicoya, Costa Rica; Ikaria, Greece; and Loma Linda, California. Often, these zones are credited with providing residents the perfect mixture of healthy diet, physical activity and social connections needed to live an extra-long, healthy life.
United Airlines is in the midst of a major initiative to modernize its fleet over the next several years. After first announcing the plan in 2021, planes fitted with United’s signature interior are finally beginning to appear across the airline’s narrowbody fleet of Boeing and Airbus planes. United flyers are sure to notice these enhancements from the moment they step on board: Each new or updated plane sports remodeled seats, seatback entertainment screens for everyone, Bluetooth connectivity and more, all adding up to a better experience on every journey.
Run out of vacation days for fall? Wanting to enjoy the new season at home with family and friends (or on your own for some me time)? This autumn, whether you’re heading off on a nearby weekend camping trip and need some quality items to elevate your experience, or simply staying home and wanting to enjoy the cooler weather and watch Halloween movies, these fall staycation items are just the thing this season:
Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, Kinship Landing is a 42-key hotel providing a one-of-a-kind glamping experience centered around personal connection, community and unparalleled adventure.
Experience the life-changing destination of Greece by exploring its island gems in the Ionian Sea. Scattered off the western coastline of Central Greece, to the south of Peloponnese, the Ionian Islands are an island group comprising large and small islands.
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