Nashville January 02, 2018
11 Reasons Why Nashville Is Actually The Best Place To Grow Up
Nashville is one of the hottest cities in the nation. More than 100 people per day move to the city, and it’s not hard to see why. From the booming music scene to the up-and-coming food scene, there are plenty of reasons that our wonderful city keeps attracting new families. But there’s not just plenty for parents to do, there is also plenty for the younger family members as well. Here’s just some of the reason as to why Nashville is a great place to grow up.
11. Plenty of Universities to choose from
Growing up in Nashville, you've got so many choices (over 20!) for pursuing additional education without leaving the best city in the country.
10. You get to grow up with all four seasons.
Anyone who has lived in Nashvillle for a whole year knows that we certainly get all four seasons and every kind of weather that comes with it. So no matter where you move from here, you know your way around the weather!
9. There are so many options to get outdoors.
Nashville has a lot of trails and greenways in and around the city. One of the most popular is the picturesque and idyllic Radnor Lake, pictured above.
8. And there are plenty of parks to play in...
Nashville has tons and tons of parks, including the iconic Centennial park, home of a full-scale replica of the Parthenon.
7. ... Including one with a real dragon!
Fannie Mae Dees Park in the Hillsboro Village neighborhood is also known as "Dragon Park" due to the mosaic dragon that kids can climb on and play around.
6. There's plenty of history to learn from.
Nashville has been around for over 200 years, meaning there's all kinds of history to find. From the Civil War to Civil Rights, there are plenty of historic places around the city.
5. And there's plenty of art, too.
Nashville hosts art crawls every month in addition to their many art galleries around the city, including the iconic Frist Center, pictured here.
4. The music scene is unmatched.
Living in Nashville, you never have to worry about your favorite band leaving your town off of the list of tour stops. And it's not just country music, we get everything here!
3. It keeps that small-town feel.
Nashville might have the hustle and bustle of Lower Broadway, but just five minutes in any direction, the neighborhoods are quiet and homey.
2. There's no shortage of places to eat.
Nashville has even been recognized as an up-and-coming foodie destination, meaning there is shortage of places to hang out with friends and grab a bite to eat.
1. The museums are top-notch.
From the Johnny Cash Museum, to the Tennessee State Museum, to the Country Music Hall of Fame, Nashville's museum scene is strong, and there's always something new to see.
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