The easy strum of an acoustic guitar, the crunch of someone biting into a spicy chicken leg, and the quick steps of patrons rushing toward the Grand Ole Opry House; these are the sounds that make up the symphony that is Nashville. As you look around, you’re struck by the seamless combination of country music tradition and cosmopolitan flair. Walking through Centennial Park or the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, you’re in awe of the city’s architecture and monuments to culture. Then, just around the corner, mom and pop-style barbecue restaurants welcome you to a table that reminds you of your grandma’s Sunday dinners. Yes, this blissful blend will surely lead to the perfect vacation. Best of all, with so many pet-friendly hotels in Nashville, TN, the four-legged members of your family don’t have to remain kenneled while you have all the fun.
Fido is welcome in all of Nashville’s metro parks as long as he remains leashed, but you’ll have even more fun romping around one of the city’s designated dog parks. Four-legged friends are allowed to run free at Centennial Dog Park, Edwin Warner Park, and Shelby Dog Park. Take off the leash and watch your doggie run like the wind. Bring a Frisbee, and you can get a bit of exercise, too. After a day of racing through wide-open spaces, dog-friendly hotels in Nashville, TN provide plump pillows for every member of your family.
Fresh biscuits, sweet potato tots, and hot chicken. These are just a few of the goodies you need to eat while you’re in Nashville. You and your furry family are bound to work up an appetite playing at the dog park and exploring downtown Nashville, so you’ll be needing to refuel quite often. Not only are folks as hospitable as can be, but they take their food seriously. The cinnamon sugar doughnuts at Josephine’s, tater tot nachos at The Flipside, and spicy chicken at Hattie B’s prove our point. You’ll be going back for seconds and rejoicing in the sweet dopamine rush that only a dish of mouthwatering cuisine can provide.
No. Gambling laws in Tennessee are very restrictive, so you won’t find any casinos in or around Nashville.
With a reservation at one of our pet-friendly hotels in Nashville and a handful of new tennis balls in your suitcase, you and your doggie pal couldn’t be off to a better start. Get a room at the Hyatt Place Nashville/Franklin/Cool Springs, the La Quinta Inn & Suites Nashville Airport/Opryland, or another top pet-friendly accommodation, and you’ll feel right at home in no time. Make sure your hotel is near a dog park and one of the best groomers in the city, and your vacation reaches a new level. We call it wandering wisely.