I’m pretty proud that my hometown recently earned the Nerdiest City in America title from Movoto.com. And while we can spend hours debating the semantics of geek versus nerd, there’s no question that the ATL is a great spot to indulge your inner (and outer!) dork, whether you prefer the nerd label or the dork moniker.
Let’s face it: Music City has inspired plenty of songs about heartbreak, first love, forever love, and everything in between—so it’s got to have some great date spots, right? Do your date a favor and skip the standard dinner-and-a-movie in favor of these only-in-Nashville date night ideas.
People argue about how Nashville earned its Music City nickname—some people credit David Cobb’s 1950 radio broadcast; others tip the hat to Queen Victoria, who allegedly complimented a traveling group of Nashville singers when she heard them in the 1870s. But wherever the name “Music City” comes from, it’s stuck for good reason—a fact you’ll discover for yourself on your Nashville vacation.
The biggest misconception about Mardi Gras in New Orleans is that it’s an R-rated freak show. Sure, it can be, but Mardi Gras has something for everyone! If you’re heading to the Big Easy for this greatest, biggest free show on earth, then you’re probably pretty hip to that already. But maybe you need a little guidance to help you find your way?