Things To Do Germantown
Things to do Germantown – Nashville: Located North of Downtown Nashville is a neighborhood called Germantown. It is known as the “first suburb” in Nashville and boasts not only a great history which is witnessed by architecturally-diverse buildings and structures. It has also earned a City Arboretum Award from the Nashville Tree Foundation for having 100 species of trees in this area.
Places to Shop
Nashville Farmers Market at 900 Rosa L Parks Boulevard is open all year round and comprised of the Farm Side where farm produced items are sold, the Market House which are restaurants serving international cuisines and the Flea Market of clothes, jewelry, home goods, antiques and more. There is a lot of construction taking place at the Farmers Market … be prepared for potential parking challenges during peak hours of operation.
Peter Nappi Leather Goods is located at 1308 Adams St was established by an Italian immigrant who perfected boot making and is now currently managed by a third generation of boot makers. They offer beautifully hand-crafted shoes, bags, belts, watches, even furniture and housewares mostly made out of leather.
Places to See
Morgan Park: Located at 411 Hume Street. This historic park dates back to 1909. Morgan Park once contained a beer garden (Very German!) and at the park’s peak of popularity it hosted the richest horse race in the world at that time. Today, the park contains a soccer field, shaded picnic tables, a basketball court and the Morgan Park Community Center.
The Bicentennial Mall Park at 600 James Robertson Parkway was opened in 1996 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the establishment of Tennessee’s statehood. The park houses a 2000-seat amphitheater, the Carillon pillars and a 200-foot granite map of the state. Bicentennial Mall Park was rated as one of the top ten public spaces in the US according to American Planning Association.
The Nashville Sounds play AAA baseball in the Germantown Neighborhood of Nashville. First Tennessee Park is beautiful park to watch a ballgame. Order some tickets right here => Get Your Sounds Tickets.
Places to Eat
Germantown Café at 1200 5th Avenue North serves straightforward traditional American and German cooking as well as a fully-stocked bar while offering an amazing view of the Nashville skyline.
Mad Platter Restaurant at 1239 6th Avenue North has been cooking with fresh and locally produced herbs and sustainable foods for 25 years. It is also known for pioneering the dining scene in Germantown. Update: Sorry to report the Mad Platter restaurant will be closing soon – but there are plenty of dining options in Germantown.
Rolf and Daughters at 700 Taylor Street is a neighborhood restaurant located in the historic century-old Werthan Factory building. This restaurant specializes in modern American and Mediterranean cuisine.
5th & Taylor American Restaurant is perhaps the best reviewed restaurant in all of Nashville. 5th & Taylor offers the chef’s take on the American Family Meal. I love this restaurants but it is a little pricey.
Cool Places To Stay
The Germantown Inn is boutique hotel located on 6th Ave North. This newly renovated property offers just 6 high-end guest rooms named for after US Presidents including Nashville’s own Andrew Jackson.
Places To Live
Wethan Lofts – A converted factory space Werthan Lofts Condos offers unique living spaces in the Germantown neighborhood. The germantown neighborhood offers many historic and contemporary homes for interested buyers.