Exploring Nashville, Tennessee

I had the amazing opportunity of going to Nashville to attend Inc. Magazine’s annual GrowCo Conference.

A conference that was life changing.

The destination was just a perk. A perk that until, two weeks ago, didn’t seem like that much of a perk. I mean, it wasn’t Hawaii or Europe. It was just Nashville and I was just a girl that didn’t listen to country. Even if I’ve been known to do a mean June Carter when you hand me a microphone.

But after walking down Broadway, eating some of the best southern BBQ, and singing “Friends in Low Places” at the top of my lungs in a honky tonk bar – Nashville charmed the hell out of me.

Here are just a few of my favorite shots and some of the amazing Nashville eats from my trip.

IMG_8760 My incredible view from the Omni Hotel

IMG_8756 Pool Views

IMG_8762 The most amazing BBQ on Broadway

IMG_8433 Nashville Eats: Tennessee Pork Shoulder, Corn, Mac & Cheese and Corn Bread (Jack’s BBQ)

IMG_8763 Evening walk views

IMG_8761 Beautiful cherry blossoms at the Country Music Hall of Fame Theatre

IMG_8759 Nashville Eats: Crispy pig ears – absolutely to die for appetizer (the Farm House)

IMG_8757Those neon lights

IMG_8758 Broadway views

IMG_8540 Nashville Eats: Garden Vegetable Frittata w/ goat cheese (Kitchen Notes)

IMG_8595 The best $1 I’ve ever spent for a photo op

IMG_8534 Nashville Eats: the most amazing taco spread (Bakersfield)

IMG_8768 Country Music Hall of Fame

IMG_8767 Nashville Symphony

IMG_8607 Nashville Eats: more tacos, all the tacos (Bajo Sexto Tacos)

IMG_8625 Neon and Saloons

IMG_8765 So many old records storage buildings – loved each and every one

IMG_8627 Nashville Eats: Sweet corn crusted french toast (Kitchen Notes)

IMG_8766 Johnny Cash museum

IMG_8764 The Stage on Broadway

IMG_8755 G’Night Nashville. You’ve been swell.

In conclusion, between the honky tonk bars, the amazing people I met and the unreal Nashville eats – I would go back to this city in a heart beat.

If you’ve been Nashville, you know what I’m talkin about.

Curious to know what I thought about the Inc. conference? Come back next weekend to check out my post on all things inspiring for GrowCo! 


  • Alison Doherty
    April 21, 2015 at 2:02 pm

    Even though I lived in Memphis for a bit, I never made it to Nashville. It looks amazing though!

    • crystalrichard
      April 21, 2015 at 2:09 pm

      It was so amazing! I can’t wait to go back again and see more of the sights this time around!

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