The Grand Ole Opry is where it all began. Come experience a piece of Nashville music history that dates back to a simple radio broadcast in 1925. Now an entertainment phenomenon, Opry sets the stage for a mix of country greats, from new stars to superstars and legends. Among the Opry's current members are Dierks Bentley, Charlie Daniels, Jimmy Dickens, Vince Gill, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban. The Grand Ole Opry is known worldwide as "The Show That Made Country Music Famous.”
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum has been home to America's country music since 1967. It is dedicated to preserving the cultural significance of music and the achievements of those who form its membership. The Museum illustrates country music throughout two centuries with historic video clips, recorded music, dynamic exhibits, state-of-the-art designs, live performances, public programs, the Museum Store, onsite dining and fabulous public spaces. The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is accredited by the American Alliance of Museums.
The Ryman Auditorium was built in 1892 and designated a National Historic Landmark! It offers the best in entertainment opportunities, from self-guided museum or guided backstage tours and CD recordings in the Ryman Recording Studio, to nighttime concerts. The famed venue was named Pollstar's “Theatre of the Year” in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013, and it was also a 2-time winner of “Venue of the Year” from the Academy of Country Music!
The Tennessee Titans are one of the NFL’s newer franchises, but their history extends to back to the days of the American Football League when they were the Houston Oilers. The Titans have established themselves as a highly competitive franchise, even having made it to Super Bowl XXXIV. Their regular season runs from September until December, with the playoffs taking place in January.
The vivacious and family-friendly Frist Center is located in downtown Nashville. It is a world-class art center dedicated to presenting local, regional, national and international exhibitions. The Frist features the award-winning Martin ArtQuest Gallery with interactive art-making stations, along with educational programs, free live music on Thursday and Friday evenings, a gift shop of handcrafted merchandise and a full-service cafe.
Cheekwood is a 55-acre estate built by the Maxwell House Coffee, as well as one of the finest examples of an 'American Country Place Era’ estate in the United States. The Botanical Garden is a showcase of vibrancy and horticultural diversity, with 11 specialty display gardens and a manicured natural landscape. The Museum of Art has collections of painting, sculpture and decorative arts and furthermore, visitors can enjoy the 4 distinct festivals held throughout the year.
Nashville boasts the world’s only full-scale reproduction of the famous Greek temple! The Parthenon stands in Centennial Park and features the city’s art museum and Athena Parthenos—which is the tallest indoor sculpture in the Western world at 42-feet. The Parthenon has continued to host changing art exhibits since the 1930s, preserving the legacy of the ancient Greeks and their impact on American civilization.
Where else can you see Eddie George take the stage as Othello? The Nashville Shakespeare Festival is one of the city’s proudest attractions, holding public productions and educational workshops to educate and entertain both young and old. For a more detailed program, see website below.
The Music City Walk of Fame is located across the street from the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Nashville's Music Mile is a landmark tribute to all genres of music and the individuals who have contributed to the world through song or industry collaborations. The Music City Walk of Fame celebrates music celebrities who lived, worked and played in Nashville, commemorated with sidewalk stars.
Experience Nashville from a different point of view! Get on a Segway and roll your way through the town while catching all the important sights such as the Farmers' Market, Country Music Hall of Fame and Bridgestone Arena. There are different tours to choose from like the ”Land and sea adventure”, where you will combine a downtown tour on a segway with paddle board tour down the Cumberland River! There is also the "all access music pass" where you will ride your own segway to three of Nashville’s finest music attractions.
Located on the West End and 25th Avenue North, Centennial Park is one of the finest parks in Nashville. It is also here the iconic Parthenon stands. The park is the perfect getaway on a sunny afternoon. Bring a picnic, a blanket and just enjoy a few hours away from the bustling city.
Stand-up paddle boarding is an activity that suites all ages and is a great workout while having fun on the water! Nashville Paddle Co. is the place to go to with instructors for all levels, beginners or advanced, everyone is welcome. They even have paddleboard yoga classes!
Situated in the heart of downtown, The District is a vibrant and a total fun area. Here you will find countless bars and restaurants that are all devoted to country music. In addition, there are gift shops, cafes, ice cream stores and candy stores located here too. All you need to do is to dive into the country feeling.
The illustrious Bridgestone Arena opened in 1996 and has hosted over 13 million guests since. As Nashville’s number one venue for large-scale musical productions, the Arena is also one of the nation’s most highly-acclaimed entertainment and sports venues. The seating capacity is approximately 20,000 for concerts, 19,395 for basketball and 17,113 for Nashville Predators games! Find the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, an XM Radio studio, the Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau, The Patrón Platinum Club and more at the Bridgestone Arena.
The Nashville Symphony offers over 200 performances annually ranging from classical, pops, special events, children’s concerts and community outreach programs. The center is dedicated to achieving the highest standard for excellence in musical performance and educational programs, in addition to engaging the community, enriching audiences and shaping cultural life in Nashville.
The Nashville Predators are proof that, while Nashville may be the friendliest place on Earth during the day, but during gametime the claws come out! From their stadium at the Bridgestone Arena, the NHL’s Nashville Predators are pure, raw excitement for hockey and sports enthusiasts in general. Come and experience “Smashville!” The regular seasons runs from October until April.
Nashville invites you to experience the stars with Vanderbilt University’s Dyer Observatory. It sits high atop one of the tallest peaks near Nashville, allowing for wonderful views of space. Both students and the public are introduced to the wonders of astronomy and space exploration.
President Andrew Jackson's Hermitage first opened to the public in 1889. It has since welcomed over 15 million guests! Located only minutes from downtown Nashville, the National Historic Site comprises of 1120-acres of legendary grounds and pure history. Explore Hermitage Mansion, the first Hermitage, gardens, museum, enslaved memorials and so much more. There is also the Hermitage by wagon and intimate evening tours seasonally.
“When in Rome” quickly becomes “when in Nashville” with dining delights like Monell’s. Enjoy Southern Cuisine with a Nashville twist in a historic setting. Featured dishes include local favorites like the skillet-fried chicken, pork chops, pot roast and BBQ ribs. The menu changes daily to ensure the freshest of local, seasonal ingredients.
Kayne Prime is both Nashville's independent "boutique steakhouse" and M Street's dining gem. The name “Kayne” derives from the historic Kayne switch yard, located directly across 11th Avenue. Kayne celebrates both traditional American steaks and modern interpretations, featuring classics, market-driven fresh ingredients and farm-to-table dishes. Craft cocktails accompany the extensive wine list, and dinner is served 7 nights a week. You will also be spoiled by spectacular views of the historic train yards, Union Station and the downtown skyline while dining.
Burger Up epitomizes “thoughtful consuming” through providing a menu of locally sourced food. Local farms with sustainable farm practices supply Burger Up’s meats and produce, so the guest may dine comfortably. Burgers and house fries are the ever-favorite specialties, with a supplement of salads and yummy appetizers to keep every palate satisfied. Burger Up has been a NCVB Member since 2010.
The Capitol Grille in Nashville’s Hermitage Hotel is lauded to be a favorite of Nashvillians who are “in the know.” Striving to preserve the past while utilizing current methods of sustainability, the Capitol Grille serves vegetables that are grown just 5 miles from the restaurant. Also, the beef is raised at The Hermitage Hotel's own Double H Farms just west of Nashville. The menu features Southern Fusion with dishes that have reinvented Southern gourmet cuisine.
The ever-unique Firefly Grille is tucked away on Bandywood Drive. Not to be missed, the funky restaurant in Green Hills has eclectic decor and modern art work. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxing, stimulating the palate with a menu of trendy wines and Cajun/Creole cuisine.
City House is a chef-owned and operated restaurant featuring Italian cuisine that’s inspired and influenced by the American South. The hidden gem serves a menu of antipasti, pizza, pasta, fish, meat and a wide selection of drinks. Complement every dish with a cocktail, bourbon, whiskey or wine. Desserts include the delicious chocolate stout + espresso ice box cake, butterscotch panna cotta and more.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar invites guests to indulge in the finest aged prime beef and their award-winning wine list, featuring 100 wines by the glass. The warm ambiance boasts an open dining room constructed around an exhibition kitchen and expansive bar. Private dining rooms are adjacent to the main room.
Más Tacos por favor serves tacos that are just that little bit different from the typical taco. Try Sweet Potato and Quinoa tacos as well as Cactus and Chorizo, you will not regret it and do not forget the ice-cold margaritas to complement your mouth-watering dinner! Also serving fish tacos, soups and chilaquiles.
The Wild Cow is serving vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free food cooked freshly with local and organ produce and it is all served in a fun, casual environment. The philosophy of cruelty-free, healthy food is really practiced here as you will not find any microwave or freezer in the restaurant.
As the name already suggests, this Irish pub serves authentic Irish classics in a traditional pub environment. The obligatory live music and whiskey are not missing either. From the menu, you can choose dishes like fish and chips, Guinness stew, Scotch eggs, salmon salad and potato soup.
Demo’s features hand-trimmed, USDA Choice steaks as their specialty. The menu also highlights lean, fresh-ground burgers, as well as distinctively seasoned meats that are roasted or grilled to order. The recipes have stayed the same for 4 generations, leading to dishes like the Greek-style Chicken Sauce Spaghetti, Brown Butter Garlic Spaghetti, Bacon-Wrapped Filet of Beef, 10 oz Pot Roast, Grilled Tilapia, Grilled Salmon and more!
Dazzle your palate for breakfast, lunch and dinner with Marche in the heart of Historic East Nashville. As a bustling European-style café and marketplace, Marche focuses on simple, seasonal cuisine. Find a vast selection of housemade pastries, a full coffee and espresso bar, fresh fish, meats, cheeses and a selection of gourmet grocery items. For late night dining, look to a menu of soups, salads, latkes, pastas, seafood and beef.
Puckett’s is family owned and operated, serving Southern meat-and-three for breakfast, lunch and dinner! Since the 1950s, Tennesseans have been spoiled by Puckett’s perfection. Cherry smoked hot wings, smoked sausage & cheese, shrimp & grits, Puckett’s cherry smoked baby back ribs and other tasty entrees keep you coming back for more. To round things off, they even feature live music Monday through Saturday.
The contemporary Darfons is under the helm of Executive Chef Todd Albertson, who prepares a menu of Traditional American cuisine. Steaks, seafood, sandwiches and salads are all served alongside a selection of fine wines, beers and specialty cocktails from their lounge. If you’re seeking the perfect setting for a romantic dinner, then Darfons is the answer. Modern design and lighting is paired with intimate seating.
Fine dining in a modern environment is to be had at 1808. Ideal for corporate lunches, private dining, romantic dinners or relaxed evenings, the elegant 1808 Grille is dressed in woods and rich shades of green, blue and white. Savor delectable dishes of New American cuisine, which blends traditional dishes with global flavors. Prime meat and sustainable seafood entrees are paired with chutneys, aiolis and vinaigrettes, while farm fresh produce and signature side dishes add the perfect complement.
Maggiano's is merely minutes from downtown Nashville. They offer guests authentic Italian cuisine in a comfortable setting. Prepare to be impressed with a selection of both classic and contemporary Italian-American recipes: homemade pastas, signature salads, prime steaks, fresh fish, regular chef specials and specialty desserts are paired with wines from acclaimed vintners and Maggiano's own private wine label, Salute Amico.
Merchants Restaurant is located within a historic building in the heart of downtown Nashville. Rejuvenated in 2010, Merchants offers a casual and lively dining experience on the first floor, a refined dining space on the second floor and private dining on the third floor. Enjoy a menu of prime, contemporary Southern food.
The Old Spaghetti Factory offers a complete meal of authentic Italian cuisine. Entrees include chicken parmigiana, baked lasagna, spinach and cheese ravioli, garlic shrimp capellini and much more. End the evening with a delicious dessert like chocolate mousse cake or spumoni ice cream.
If you’ve never been to Nashville but you’ve seen the hit show, then you’ve seen the Bluebird Café! Long before becoming a part of the popular show, Bluebird has been one of Music City’s most loved music venues. They feature hit songwriters as well as fostering up-and-coming artists. In addition to craft appetizers like baked brie, Bluebird also features quesadillas, sandwiches and entrees, accompanied by a wine and beer list. Reservations are recommended.
Chef’s Market was voted “#1 Caterer in Nashville” for the past two years! Serving all of Middle Tennessee, Chef’s Market has become one of Music City’s go-to restaurants to meet everyone’s food needs. It’s easy to see why they’re so great with a menu featuring delicious items like these: salads, white lasagna, New England style pot roast, Jerusalem chicken and calypso roasted pork loin! Top things offs like delicacies such as cake, cookies and ice cream!
Frothy Monkey Coffeehouse is a comfy, neighborhood coffeehouse offering a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu. The dishes are made with locally-sourced, natural and sustainably produced ingredients whenever possible. The staff includes a number of trained baristas who are qualified to provide superior coffee and espresso, proudly brewing Kaldi's Coffee daily. They are also are a BYOB establishment, conveniently allowing wines and high gravity beers above 6% in alcohol.
Garage Coffee Company Nashville is the marquee cafe for New Jersey-based coffee roasters. From its location in the historic Marathon Motors building, GCCN offers a full menu of coffee and espresso drinks. Freshly baked goods and a daily menu of soups, salads, sandwiches and wraps are all made daily for you. While dining and enjoying your coffee, be sure to explore the interesting décor—which is all vintage automotive inspired!
Legato is a premier gelato shop who creates their gelato daily using the freshest of local ingredients. Whether it be the fruits used in the sorbets, or milk from local farms used in the gelato, the ingredients are as natural as they come. No artificial sweeteners, dyes or extracts are used, and there are even gluten-free baked goods made as well!
M. Market and Deli is located in Cummins Station, serving Nashville breakfast and lunch Monday through Saturday. Browse through an immense selection at the gourmet coffee bar, which features everything from hot chocolate to cool milkshakes. The menu offers delicatessens such as artesian cheese, along with fresh and organic soups, salads, sandwiches and a daily special.
Mason’s is a Southern brasserie draped in modern flair. Award-winning chef Brandon Frohne seeks to impress with a menu of Contemporary American and European cuisine. Each dish is infused with a taste of the South, making Mason’s truly one-of-a-kind. Mason Bar is sure to complement any meal with a selection of beer, wines and spirits, with emphasis on Tennessee whiskey and Kentucky bourbon.
Provence is a locally owned, independent bakery and cafe. They serve only the best of all natural ingredients, from breads and pastries, to their coffee and meals. It’s nearly impossible to choose from a menu that features wonderful Banana Nut Oatmeal, French Toast, Crustless Quiche and Pastry Bread Pudding for breakfast, with lunch serving dishes such as the Smoked Salmon Tartine, Mediterranean Tuna Salad Sandwich and Poulet Salad!
Savannah's Candy Kitchen of Nashville serves up traditional freshly-made candies, ice cream, gelato and treats created daily! Hot fresh pralines are scooped onto a thick marble slap to cool before being given as yummy samples. Salt water taffy is made on an authentic old-fashioned taffy machine. Caramel and chocolate hand-dipped apples, chocolate and caramel gophers, nostalgic candies and the most scrumptious chocolates around town will keep you saying “more please!”
Fido was named “Best Place for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner” by the Nashville Scene! Come discover where the magic happens, for Fido is an amalgamation of upscale coffeehouses and casual dining venues. They serve coffee from sister store Bongo Java, as well as a diverse, creative and locally-sourced menu. Fare includes breakfast platters served all day, bagels and bagel sandwiches, craft sandwiches, soups, salads, snacks and delicious entrees.
Look to Bar Louie for a night of endless entertainment and in an urban bar setting. The warm surroundings are filled with nightlife photography, hand-laid tile artwork and other local architecture. They were made famous for their handcrafted signature martinis, but they also feature a selection of American fare both traditionally and regionally inspired. Find a menu of small plates, burgers and sandwiches. And of course, signature cocktails!
Corsair Artisan Brewery Taproom is located in Marathon Village. They pour only draft, craft beers as a brewpub attached to Nashville's first distillery since Prohibition. Their beer roster changes 16 craft beers from microbreweries around the country, and they pour pints and fill growlers of all 16! They rotate 2 to 3 beers a week, and they keep 6 taps for local beers at all times, 9 taps for US craft beers and have 1 tap for a German draft.
One simply has to list the awards of Holland House to secure the interest of Nahsville Visitors: HHB&R was featured in Imbibe magazine as “one of the top 100 bars in the South,” while Food & Wine Magazine, Details Magazine and Entrepreneur Magazine named them “one of the ten best bars in the nation to do business.” Moreover, HHB&R has been internationally acclaimed as a top destination for cocktails and cuisine. If this wasn’t enough, even their space is award-winning!
Both locally and nationally acclaimed, Saffire is a sought-after venue night after night. The chefs begin stoking the coals early in the day to ensure a burst of flavor come time. Their menu features, "The Best Seafood in Nashville," along with tender meats, international wines and other unique libations.
Located in the heart of Nashville, in the historic Lower Broadway District, Robert's Western World is one of the best honky tonk in town for traditional country music. A cold beer, deep fried pickles and a house band that will keep the crowd entertained, what more could you want? Live music seven days per week.
This Pub Crawl is a great way to see Nashville and start your evening with some laughter, music and drinks while learning the history of Nashville and listing to some funny stories. The quizzes at each pub are genuinely entertaining. Simply a great mixture of sightseeing, drinking and meeting new people.
On almost every Mondays, seeing the TimeJumpers play is a must. Be part of the show and enjoy an exceptional live performance, a mixed crowd and great food. A popular place that host music every night of the week by national, international, regional and local artists. This hangout is definitely worth a visit!
If you haven't been to downtown Nashville before, the Hick Chick Tour is obligatory. Your guide will make sure you find those gems along the way that you may not step into on your own. This is a fun sightseeing tour combined with a pub craw and at the same time, you will get the chance to mingle with locals and other tourists.
Located on top of the Broadway right beside the Ryman theater, the Legends corner can stand by its promise. Album covers, posters, photos and signed instruments prove that a lot of the artists have stopped by here. Enjoy a high-energy band that engages the crowd and reasonably priced drinks.
If you want to hear upcoming artists in a very intimate setting, The Bluebird Cafe is the place to go. It is not surprising that the TV series "Nashville" frequently films scenes here. Long before becoming a part of the popular show, Bluebird has been one of Music City’s most loved music venues.
Situated on the vibrant street of Broadway, The Big Bang (a dueling piano bar) has it all: great artists interacting with the vivid crowd, talented showmen and some cold beers. Simply an awesome venue for a good night out with friends. The full bar serves cocktails, craft beers and even handcrafted pizzas.
Let the good times roll in the BB King's Blues Club. The band will make you want to dance to music inspired by the King of Blues, the Queen of Motown and the Soul of Funk. A fine entertainment venue, open daily for lunch, dinner and late nigh meals. Plenty of southern comfort food, cold drinks and soulful jams is the norm here.
A popular dining and entertainment destination in Nashville, Wildhorse Saloon, is located on 2nd Ave. in the heart downtown Nashville. A place that features a restaurant, bar, concert venue and a dance floor and as if all this was not enough, The Wildhorse Saloon offers line dancing lessons. They have everything you need for a fantastic, fun evening.
Tavern is a "chef's pub" and a local foodie favorite. The bar serves an extensive list of wines, spirits, beers and sophisticated mixologist cocktails. Posh wraparound booths and mezzanine seating offer great vistas of the bar scene. And 14 plasmas and big screens display sporting events while DJ music videos play late into the night.
The Nashville Farmers' Market is open year-round. Find a collection of restaurants, specialty shops, greenhouses and open-air stalls, as well as fresh fruits, vegetables and plants to purchase. Also provides some food stalls where to sample some mouth-watering food.
Opry Mills is Tennessee's largest outlet and value retail shopping, dining and entertainment destination! With over 200 stores—including several first-in-market name-brand additions—Opry Mills should be your first stop while shopping in Nashville. The roster of designer outlet stores includes Coach Factory Store, Coach Mens Factory, H&M, Michael Kors, Polo Ralph Lauren Factory Store, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, Tommy Bahama Outlet, Vera Bradley and more.
The Hill Center Green Hills (sidewalk shopping) is a lifestyle center of over 220,000-square-feet of retail, dining and office facilities. Located in Nashville's most desirable shopping neighborhood, the Hill Center at Green Hills offers unique local boutiques, restaurants, nationally recognized retailers and exciting retail opportunities.
CoolSprings Galleria is Middle Tennessee’s largest shopping center, featuring food, entertainment and shopping for everyone. A 500-seat food court, five department stores and over 165 premier specialty stores bring visitors back time and time again! Enjoy names including Coach, Pottery Barn, Williams-Sonoma, Coldwater Creek, Victoria's Secret, Talbots, White House, American Eagle, Gap, PANDORA, Banana Republic and more. Dine at one of the many restaurants, including Buca di Beppo, Famous Dave's BBQ, J. Alexander's, Red Lobster, Stoney River Legendary Steaks and other delicious restaurants.
RiverGate baosts over 150 stores and 15 eateries. Situated 10 miles north of Nashville, the mall houses stores like Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Bath & Body Works, Buckle, Express, Hollister Co., Pac Sun, Rack Room Shoes, rue 21, Victoria's Secret, Yankee Candle Company and more. Children will love the Incredible Dave's with bowling, live entertainment, interactive games and more!
Started by the legendary country music artist Ernest Tubb in 1947, the Record Shop offers music lovers an impressive selection of country, bluegrass and gospel music, CDs, DVDs, books, songbooks and even Instructional Materials. Free concerts at all locations are held throughout the year.
Locally owned and operated for over 26 years, Pangaea Nashville boutique specializes in hand-selected apparel including folk art from Mexico and Guatemalan imports. A store that stocks women’s clothing, jewelry, home goods and gifts. The helpful staff are happy to assist you to find that quirky gift or the perfect attire.
DCXV is a Nashville-based design and apparel company. As the creators of I BELIEVE IN NASHVILLE, much of their products feature the familiar slogan. Their name itself actually represents the roman numerals for the Middle Tennessee area code! A great place where to buy some gifts to bring back home.
Two Old Hippies has a special guitar room called "The Vault,” which hosts the premium Bedell, Breedlove and Weber guitars and mandolins, as well as providing a sanctuary for those that wish to jam in a quiet space. They carry a large selection of the best made acoustic guitars including CF Martin, Lowden, JW Gallagher, Batson and more. The rest of the store features unique apparel collections, accessories, fun novelty and gift items and their very own vintage 1962 VW Bus.
Gruhn Guitars is like heaven for guitar lovers and a must-see for guitar players. They have one of the world's premier collections of vintage, used and new instruments everything from 1940s Martins to Taylor, Collings, Fender and Gibson. Also specializing in basses, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, and amps.
In this mighty museum of Willie Nelson you can see his custom made Brunswick pool table, other personal items, photos, awards and movie posters. The gift shop next to it offers great red neck gifts such as t-shirts, western hats, mugs, shot glasses and much more. A must for all Willie Nelson fans.
Whether you are a Jack White fan or not, Third Man Records is definitely worth a visit. Just outside the hustle and bustle of the Boadway district, you can see Jack's eclectic collection of goodies, the recording booth where Neil Young recorded his last album and a sheer number of unique items.
The Mall at Green Hills is anchored by Nordstrom, Dillard's and Macy's. Come and enjoy some of Music City’s finest specialty shops, including Nordstrom, Sephora, Tiffany & Co., Tory Burch, Michael Kors, Jimmy Choo, Coach, Apple, MAC Cosmetics and more. There are also more than 80 other lifestyle retailers!
Find everything Man in Black at the Johnny Cash Museum Store! Officially authorized by the Estate of Johnny Cash, the museum features the largest and most comprehensive collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world. The museum shop keeps everything from records, CDs, souvenirs to Johnny Cash merchandise.
Boots Country is your stop for premium quality and daily deals! Deals on boots include buy one, get two free and yes, you heard it correct! This is truly a great deal and you can mix and match men’s, women’s, children’s boots in any style! Customer service is very important here so you will be looked after. And with over 20,000 boots in stock, you will for sure find the perfect boots to bring back home!
Nashville is served by Nashville International Airport (BNA), located in southeastern Nashville, about 20 minutes from downtown. BNA services the following major airlines: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines, US Airways, Aeromexico, AirCanada and SeaPort Airlines. Ground transportation is offered through rental car, taxi, shuttle, courtesy bus and limousine services. Bus The Metro Transit Authority (MTA) offers service between Nashville Airport and downtown. The Route 18 Airport/Elm Hill Pike operates hourly between 7am and 10pm. The bus leaves from the ground transportation area. Shuttle The official shuttle service for Nashville International Airport is called Jarmon Transportation and provide services to downtown and the West End area, Ft. Campbell/Clarksville and door-to-door. You will find the bus on the first level inside the terminal. Shuttles depart every 15 minutes from the airport. Reservations are not required but can be made on the phone 615-275-0146 or online: jarmontransportation.hudsonltd.net/res. Car rentals You will find all the major car rental agencies at the airport such as: Avis (on the second level), Hertz (on the third level), Enterprise (on the first level), National (on the first level). Taxi On the ground level of the airport, you will find a taxi stand.
The Metropolitan Transit Authority provides bus transit services within Nashville from its downtown hub station. There are several different ticket types: all-day, pass (valid on any MTA bus route from the time you buy the ticket until the last bus runs that day) 7-Day Pass (valid on any MTA bus route) and 20-ride express card (valid for 20 rides on any MTA bus route). There is also a free bus service in downtown, The Music City Circuit that offers two routes: The Green Circuit serves between downtown and the Gulch, while The Blue Circuit serves key destinations between the Riverfront Station and the Bicentennial Mall area. There are in total 75 locations along the two routes and the buses operates from 6.30am to 11pm weekdays and from 11am to 11pm on weekends.
It is easy to get a cab in Nashville, you can either hail or call for a taxicab. Most of the major hotels have stands. It can get busy on Friday and Saturday nights so a good advice would be to book in advance. The following cab companies serve the Nashville area: American Music City Cab: +1 615 865 4100 1-800-Taxicab: +1 800 829 4222 Allied Cab: +1 615 333 3333 Green Cab: +1 615 424 6000