Jim and Jess Gehring of Philadelphia talk about their weekend in Nashville for CMA Fest 2017 and Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals. Jake Lowary / USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee
NASHVILLE --After a weekend that saw Nashville at the center of the entertainment and sports worlds, a record number of global travelers descended upon Nashville International Airport to say goodbye.
John Barron, of Townsville, Queensland, Australia, was among those on Monday. He was en route to Las Vegas with his wifeSonia after the couple wrapped up their fourth visit to Nashville's CMA Music Festival.
Their trip to Nashville was part of a four-week vacation to the U.S. that the Barrons make on a regular basis.Each time they catch CMA Fest, and then visit another American attraction. Next on their list this time: the Grand Canyon.
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However, the Barrons and other travelers heading home from Nashville's annual music festivals in 2017 have been joined were joined by those who had traveled to see the Stanley Cup finals. The championship round of the National Hockey League featured the ...