Making Schools Work Conference Explore Nashville


Explore Nashville

Welcome to Nashville

We are so happy you are joining us at the 2024 Making Schools Work Conference in Nashville!

To ensure you make the most of your time here, we’ve gathered some resources to help you plan your trip.

From figuring out the time zone to knowing where to go and how to get discounts, we hope you find this a helpful resource.  

Local Time

Nashville is located in the Central Time Zone. Make sure to set your watches correctly!


What to Eat

Do you know what to eat while you are in Nashville? Eat like a local with these tips.

Food to Try in Nashville

Make sure to try some of these famous fares while you are in town.

  • Nashville Hot Chicken – basically fried chicken with a lot of spice
  • Southern Barbeque
  • Fried Pickles
  • Biscuits and Gravy
  • Banana Pudding

Places to Eat in Nashville

Want to eat at some of the best places in Nashville? Here are some popular local spots that also happen to be near the Opryland Hotel.


Explore the City

Nashville is known for its love of country music, but what else is there to do while you are in town?

Here are some of the area’s biggest attractions:

For Music Lovers

For Nature/Animal Lovers

For Sports/Adventure/Fitness Fans


Find a Discount

You don’t have to pay full price to see Nashville’s great attractions. 

The Music City has compiled discounts to many of the local venues just for the 2024 Making Schools Work Conference attendees.

Check out their site to see a lot of great deals