Traveling right now is a little sketchy thanks to the Coronavirus pandemic, but you don't have to leave Texas to feel like you're in another fun spot such as Nashville, Tennessee.
This list will show you all the best spots in the lone star state that will make you feel like you're in the country music capital of the world.
Fort Worth Stock Yards
When: Evening hours
Address: 2501 Rodeo Plaza, Fort Worth, TX
Why You Need To Go: The famed stockyards always make for a good time and even have the ability to make you feel like you're in a whole new town. The honkey tonks paired with country music and sents of cattle make for some true Nashville fun.
West 7th in Fort Worth
When: Evening hours
Address: W 7th St, Fort Worth, TX
Why You Need To Go: Keeping things in Fort Worth. West 7th street is a spot for unforgettable evenings and insane bar crawls. Neon lights paired with fancy cocktails or simple beers make for an evening that could be on par with a visit to Broadway in Nashville.
Ricky's Hot Chicken
Cuisine: Nashville Hot Chicken
Address:100 S Central Expy #18, Richardson, TX
Why You Need To Go: Of course, if you're making a visit to Nashville, getting some authentic hot chicken is definitely on your list of must-dos. Lucky for you, you don't have to travel all the way to Tennessee to find it, as Ricky's Hot Chicken in Richardson brings that mouthwatering cuisine to your Texan home.
Address: Ft, 2836 Bledsoe Street &, Currie St, Fort Worth, TX
Why You Need To Go: If you're looking for a southern Nashville type of restaurant that serves up mouthwatering burgers, then look no further than Rodeo Goat. You'll feel like you're on vacation finally discovering the best burger you've ever eaten here. They even just added their own take on Nashville Hot Chicken.
Address: 3201 S Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX
Why You Need To Go: This honkey-tonk is a national landmark in the country music world, which means it definitely has that Nashville feel. It was even featured on the cover of George Strait's newest album "Honkey Tonk Time Machine." So if you're looking for a spot to do some two-steppin' and beer drinkin', this is the spot for you.
Address: 2624 Commerce St, Dallas, TX
Why You Need To Go: Another saloon to add to your Texas-Nashville experience. Adair's Saloon in Dallas is the perfect spot to find neon lights, great food, cold beer, and great country music.