Wednesday, June 28, 2017 05:01 AM

HEAD TO NASHVILLE FOR UNPRETENTIOUS FUN, GREAT FOOD AND MUSIC - NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Nashville has all the glitz, minus the glam.

Tennessees capital is where Taylor Swift goes to write music and escape from the paparazzi, where you can catch country music star Carrie Underwood cheering on her NHL star husband Mike Fisher at a Nashville Predators game, and where you can shop at actress Reese Witherspoons charming, sweet tea-serving clothing boutique called Draper James (2608 12th Ave. South).

On any given weekend, expect Broadway a major strip in the city and a country music-focused entertainment district to be bustling with parades of bachelor and bachelorette parties causing a stir at the Country-Western-style dance clubs and bars that locals call honky-tonks. Last year, a record-high of 13.5 million travelers visited Nashville resulting in $5.4 billion in direct spending, according to the Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp.

Its easy to see why. All you need is a pair of cowboy boots and some denim to fit in in this funky, relaxed city where no ones on a juice cleanse (thank God), and biscuits and gravy are all the rage.

Some of the best are at the famous Loveless Caf (8400 TN-100). This Southern institution thats been open for more than 65 years is a ...

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