From an outsider’s point of view, Nashville is viewed as a country living music video whereby the locals drive trucks and hang out in the different honky tonks. But what outsiders are not aware of is that Nashville is extremely diverse and tolerates just about all walks-of-life. Below is a bit of information that will help you to understand this area a bit better.
Not All Nashvillians Are Country Music Fans
The nickname for Nashville is Music City and is associated with a wide variety of music over and above country music. You can walk into just about any office building or restaurant and you will more than likely meet up with a musician. There are musicians everywhere and the residents love these people as well as their music. Rap, country, classical, blues, pop and rock all blend harmoniously here.
You Will Find Awesome Deals
At The Fairgrounds your will find the Nashville Flea Market that is rated in the top 10 of best flea markets in the U.S. There are around 2,000 booths on offer that draw in shoppers and about 500,000 people visit this establishment each year. You will also find a variety of thrift stores that include Goodwill and Music City Thrift along with smaller shops such as the Cool Stuff Weird Things.
You Are Going To Need A Car And There are Lots Of Traffic
Traffic in this city is most of the time bad and the city stretches out widely. There are thankfully a few solutions to this issue. Nashville happens to be well-connected about its roads, which means you, can more than often take a back road that will reduce your traveling time compared to driving on the main or interstate roads.
The Weather Changes Constantly
If you do not enjoy constant changes in the weather then Nashville is not the right place for you. For example a morning in the spring time can begin at 41 degrees and by 2 pm the temperature may be 70. This could be followed by a day that starts off at 55 degrees, yet rains the entire day. Also, if you suffer from allergies Nashville is the city that will aggravate your allergies due to the extensive amount of trees that are always in bloom.
You Will Probably Be Asked Where You Go To Church?
Nashville is an area that is home to various religions. If you have a chat to one of the locals they will more than likely inquire whether you go to church as well as where. You are guaranteed to see a minimum of 1 Christian church in any of the areas that you visit.