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This smashing Southern city is luring more people every year

There’s never been a better (or busier) time to visit Music City: Nashville set a record in 2017 with 17.5 million visitors. The Tennessee capital makes a perfect getaway — and not just for bachelorette parties. What to do Catch a Nashville Sounds minor league game.Casey GowerFor tried-and-true activities, remember the two Ms: music and murals. For the former, consider old-school Robert’s Western World on main drag Broadway, Whiskey Row (a new multifloor arrival from country star Dierks Bentley) and late-night karaoke in a shack called Santa’s. As for street art, the colorful “I Believe in Nashville” work is one lure of the trendy 12 South district, while Kelsey Montague’s 20-foot-tall wings in The Gulch area draw lines ...