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Travel Blogs from Goodlettsville
... took a break the backing band sang "Superstition" and "We got the funk" They were immensely entertaining. The bar had inlaid vinyl singles and albums and there was a wall covered in an eclectic mix of album covers , by no means all country albums either. Hooked on Nashville bad. It's a proper music city but a huge party city. 00.15 After another meal courtesy of Jimmy Buffet we went round a few bars with music on. Finished up in Roberts Western bar where ...
... next morning - perfect. We did this on our trip to Red Bay and arrived in Alabama enjoying the dogwood trees, wisteria and red buds on the way.
We knew it would be busy in Red Bay - this is the time of year that the 'snow birds' (the northern Americans and Canadians who Winter in the South) visit Red Bay for their repairs as it's on the way home. We had never seen it like this though, there ...
It was a relatively short drive from Atlanta to Nashville (4 hours) and totally worth it. After checking in to the Hutton Hotel, I took Oscar for a walk around the neighborhood before heading out to Demo's Steak and Spaghetti House. No prizes for guessing what I had for dinner... steak and spaghetti, whaddaya know! The steak was big enough that I could save some for Oscar, who was relaxing back at the hotel.
After dinner, I walked down to Tootsie's Orchid ...
... in an advertised 60 seconds. The pizzas were incredible. We ordered the Capricciosa (mushroom, artichoke, prosciutto, garlic and buffalo mozzarella) and the San Gennaro (sausage, peppadew, garlic, caramelized onions and buffalo mozzarella). The vegetables were fresh, the prosciutto was cured perfectly creating a deep concentrated flavor, the mozzarella was soft but dense, the sausage had the just the right balance of sweet and spicey and ...
Scott has decided that being a traveling demigod is the good life and starts to look at new(er) (AKA refurbished) buses on www.busforsale.com. This bus and the one before it were both purchased there. It so happens that Bus for Sale is near Nashville, which so happens to be on our route home. And so it happens that Scott calls John Spelling, the owner, and arranges a visit. I mentally record ...
Other places to stay in Goodlettsville
120 Cartwright Street, Goodlettsville | 2 star hotelfrom $125
100 Northcreek Blvd., Goodlettsville | 2 star hotelfrom $78
110 Northgate Drive, Goodlettsville | 1 star hotelfrom $68
621 Rivergate Parkway, Goodlettsville | 2 star hotelfrom $107
202 Northgate Circle, Goodlettsville | 2 star hotelfrom $102
925 Conference Drive, Goodlettsville | 2 star hotelfrom $89
650 Wade Circle, Goodlettsville | 1 star hotelfrom $49
865 Conference Drive, Goodlettsville | 3 star hotelfrom $122