As the capital of the great state of Tennessee, Nashville has such an abundance of history, museums, performing arts, and outdoor activities that travelers from all over visit throughout the year. Originally, it was named Fort Nashborough after a hero of the Revolutionary War, and later it was changed and became the state capital. A pleasant climate, the Nashville Basin, and Cumberland River provide an abundance of outdoor activities for the first time and returning guests. The following is a list of activities that are available in the Nashville area, and include: 1. The Grand Ole Opry is the biggest draws for travelers to this area, and features singers and musicians of a wide variety of country, western, Christian, pop, and bluegrass music. The Country Music Hall of Fame is also a must see for guests who enjoy country music and the artists. 2. For guests who enjoy a nice walk in a stunning park, or a picnic, the Centennial Park is one of the local parks, but what makes this one unique is the replica of the Parthenon in the middle of the park. 3. Many visitors enjoy museums, and for those the Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of art is just what the doctor ordered! 4. History buffs will enjoy the Tennessee State Museum that depicts the history and culture of the area, and it includes a collection of artifacts and memorabilia from the Civil War. Nashville is a delightful vacation destination for tourists from all over the country and the world.