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See Nashville! (Plus a Giveaway)

I’m super excited to link up in the Share My City linkup to show y’all Nashville, which has been my home for 5 years now (ahhhh how has it been this long??). Also, scroll down to enter an INCREDIBLE giveaway!

I moved down to Nashville in August 2009 when I started at Vanderbilt University. I stayed here for 4 years, other than summers in Maine/Boston, and moved down permanently this July.

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Nashville is beautiful. The skyline, the river, it’s all great. But let me show you around the places that I go.

I know it’s pretty cloudy – it has been cloudy and gross the past few days – but this is a part of Hillsboro Village. Hillsboro has the famous Pancake Pantry, wonderful boutiques, a great hair salon, and probably my favorite cafe: Fido. I have spent so much time here over the past 5 years, and when I’m in Maine or Boston I always compare the cafes to Fido.

Fido is my favorite location for work and the local latte – my favorite latte.

Of course, Vanderbilt is also my place. I spent 4 years living here on campus, and I’m still around campus on a regular basis because of friends who haven’t graduated yet.

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Vanderbilt is much prettier when it’s not gross March. So is Nashville as a whole!

Nashville is also known for the replica of the Parthenon in Centennial Park. A replica of the original, it even has an Athena statue inside!

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And, of course, there is downtown Nashville. During the day, it is a place of boot shops, record stores, and plenty of tourist attractions (with a random American Apparel thrown in for good measure). At night, it’s a place of clubs, bars, honky tonks, and more. The Wildhorse Saloon has line dancing, and there is live music almost everywhere. After all, it’s Music City, USA!

And now, drumroll please, because …

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  • Nashville would be such a fun place to go to college, and live! Vanderbilt campus is so gorgeous, even if it is cloudy.

  • I haven't been to Nashville, but my sister loves it!

  • My sister and I are doing a girls getaway to Nashville in July. We can't wait!!!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle
    acutlifestyle.blogspot.com

  • I've always wanted to get down to Nashville! Just the music scene alone looks amazing. I am also wanting to try that latte now!

  • I love Nashville anytime of the day or year. My work has an office in the Suntrust Building right behind the Ryman. I caught myself spending most of my stay in the office staring at the window at Broadway. Such a cool city! It makes the possibility of relocating there this summer a little bit easier.

  • Ah I love Nashville! My best friend used to live there…I loved going to visit!

  • I love Nashville! I lived there for 3 years while I went to Welch College (on West End). Nashville is where I meet my wonderful husband! It is so beautiful. I don't miss the traffic though 🙂

  • Oh i love Nashville, I need to come back so i can see all of this cool stuff!

  • I spent an afternoon in Nashville a few years back. I got totally lost looking for a Starbucks (so I could use the free wifi) and I LOVED it. I want to go back so bad! There was so much that I just got a small glimpse of that I wish I could have spent more time discovering!

  • I was in TN last summer and we only got to drive through Nashville. I really wanted to stop and stay a while but didnt have the chance. I'd like to come back one day! Thanks for linking up!

  • Nashville is on my top list of places to visit!

  • So jealous that you lived in Nashville and went to Vanderbilt!! That was my dream school to attend for my dietetic internship, but God had other plans and put me in St Louis (which I have fallen madly in love with, don't get me wrong!) Since I live just 4 hours for Music City my friends and I desperately want to plan a road trip! Your post made me even more eager to get there!! 😀

    Hannah