Many parents are looking to make playtime a little more educational. Phillips Toy Mart understands and offers a variety of toys that encourage your child to learn while playing. You'll find the best selection of games, puzzles, ray guns, yo-yo's, dolls, and larger items such as wagons and bicycles. Collectors of action figures will love the Star Wars displays, and train buffs are in for a real treat as well. Parents of toddlers will be especially pleased with the large selection of toys suited for little tykes.
This gigantic shopping and entertainment facility called Opry Mills combines 200 stores, restaurants and event venues. You can shop the whole day long at specialty and discount vendors such as Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bass Pro Outdoor World, Zales Diamond Outlet, Old Navy, Off 5th Saks 5th Avenue and Bath & Body Works. Your taste buds are in for a treat too, with a diverse food court and 10 full-service restaurants including Music City Buffet, Rain Forest Café, and Dickey's BBQ. You'll be entertained at every corner with Regal Cinema 20, IMAX Theater and live musical performances daily.
The Hip Zipper carries nothing but retro wear. From biker jackets to bell bottoms, you will find everything you need to make a fashion statement. This trendy store also sells dinner jackets, ball gowns and costume jewelry among other items; however, be prepared to do some sleuthing. You must look closely through the many stacks and racks of clothing to find the real treasures. The inventory changes quickly, so check back often.
If you are looking for all things retro, this is the antique shop for you. This fun and funky store features vintage furniture pieces from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, as well as all sorts of American classic kitsch bric-a-brac. Walking through the doors is like stepping back a few decades into the colorful tones of retro styles. In addition to furniture and classic collectibles, the store also offers a fabulous selection of vintage clothes, shoes and jewelry. This is the kind of shop that might make you say, "Oh, I had one of those!"
Ten Thousand Villages at Nashville is one of the leading stores of this nonprofit fair trade organization. Find some really rare handcrafted goods from craftsmen of third world countries. Elegant picture frames, abstract sculptures, baskets in intricate designs, beaded jewelry, colorful scarves, soft linens, earthy pots and a lot more of these creative goodies are waiting to be discovered. Apart from home furnishings, knick-knacks and accessories, find chocolate and coffee to appease your senses. You will find it hard to decide what to gift your loved one with these colorful things lining up the shelves of this store. Run mostly by volunteers, customers leave with neatly wrapped gifts tied with cute ribbons. Support a cause and leave with a treasure from this trove of artistic wonders.
A few year's ago, the area's oldest shopping mall seemed destined to go the way of the dinosaur. Then a Saks Fifth Avenue outlet store opened, and customers began returning. Today, you'll enjoy a range of stores including JC Penny outlet, TJ Maxx, Mars Music, PetSmart, Media Play and Burlington Coat Factory. Regal Cinemas also opened a multiplex. 100 Oaks Shopping Mall's Las Vegas-style neon lighting and roomy theaters attract movie mavens from miles around. There are also several cafes and restaurants within and near the mall.
If you're a hockey fan, and if the Nashville Predators are you're team, the Predators Pro Shop is a great place to check out for the latest merchandise, memorabilia and sports gear to support your team. From jerseys, t-shirts, sweatshirts, collectibles and more, all with the Nashville Predators insignia.There is also an on-line store available for purchases. The store has special timings on game days, so visit the website for details.
Country music is native to Nashville and Ernest Tubb Record Shop is safeguarding it. The store was opened by country music legend Ernest Tubb and sells a variety of vinly records as well as CDs featuring tracks from great country music artists. This place is a landmark in Nashville; it is vintage, it is classy and it is highly genuine. Even if you are not a Country music fan, a souvenir from here is a must. If you are a fan of classic Country music this will be your heaven. In addition to CDs and records, they have a huge selection of books hovering over the same theme.
If chocolate makes your heart beat faster then beware before entering Savannah's Candy Kitchen because you might just get a stroke. The place is filled with candies, chocolates, gummies and lots of other desserts; every where you look there is nothing but chocolate. You can indulge in different kinds of treats here and go back to being a small child, if you are entering the place with a kid get ready for a long bill. But everything is just worth it, at Savannah's Candy Kitchen. Their Pralines are to die for and they come in various flavors like chocolate, white chocolate, caramel and more. Stock up on your candy stash when you leave because their collection is absolutely unique.
Boot Country, as the name suggests is a boutique store in downtown, Nashville delighting enthusiastic shoppers with creative designs of boots. The place has a vast selection of boots for men as well as women and these range from classic styles, cowboy boots to more fun designs. Though they propagate themselves over the proposition of 'buy one get two free', the quality of their boots is impeccable. If you are fond of boots and visiting Nashville, a browse through this unique store is highly recommended, chances are you will leave the place with more than a few pairs.
On any given day you'll find a crowd inside this Butler's Run candy shop. Leon has brought this wonderfully sweet New Orleans staple to Nashville. He prepares the very best pralines using sugar, butter and corn syrup. The candy melts in your mouth and carries you into euphoria. Purchase pralines and all Leon's other candies by the pound or in gift tins that will make other people as happy as you are.
Hermitage Lighting Gallery offers an abundance of luminary options for your home or business. You will find a range of styles to match your taste, from track lighting to recessed fixtures and chandeliers. If you are not sure exactly what you want or need, the professionals here are always willing to help you design the perfect lighting system. This gallery also specializes in custom kitchen designs, bathroom fixtures and antique furniture.