All I had known about Nashville previously was that just about every country music artist was born and/or discovered there. Ironically, I hated country music growing up. I was that person who would make fun of the corny lyrics that talked about love at first sight, going through heartbreak, or growing up in a small town.
That changed when I met my boyfriend, Tyler. He grew up listening to country music so I inevitably listened to a lot of it when we started dating. The more I was exposed to it, the more I started to enjoy and appreciate the thoughtful song writing and instrumental music behind it. I realized that it was refreshing to hear lyrics that told a story or had a lesson behind them verses lyrics that glorified lifestyles lost in partying, drugs, and sex.
Since then, I have been an avid listener of country music and it’s become one of my favorite genres. So, when Nashville was the decided destination, I was all in. YEEHAW.
The mutual decision was to drive to Tennessee from South Florida in a rental car. It was the best decision for us because we actually wanted to be stuck in a car with each other for 12-14 hours. If that’s not the case for you and whoever you’re traveling with, I probably wouldn’t recommend it. lol. Our trip was 5 days, but 2 of them were spent driving. So essentially we had 3 full days to take advantage of Nashville.
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