This city has a rich culture which has earned it nicknames such as Music City USA and the Garden Spot of the World...
Flights to Nashville are available from most major cities around the world, including London Heathrow (LHR). Nashville flights arrive at Nashville International Airport (BNA), which is easily reached by car.
Music lovers can visit the Schermerhorn Symphony Centre, home of the Nashville Symphony, or the Grand Ole Opry for year-round country-music performances. Based in the historic Ryman building, this was once a church, and much of the beautiful architecture remains.
Nashville is famous for its country and western music and you can find out about the origins of this style of music at the Country Music Hall of Fame. The city's best-known musicians include Johnny Cash. As well as music venues there are many museums where you can learn more about the city's history and the part it played in the Civil War, as well as information about the American hero Davey Crockett.
This is a great city for nightlife and there are plenty of bars and clubs to keep you entertained. There are lots of restaurants where you can try excellent Southern-style cooking, such as fried green tomatoes and meatloaf. Nashville is also the home of Maxwell House coffee.
Other popular places to visit include Nashville Zoo, Valley Fair Amusement Park, Cheekwood Mansion and the Botanical Gardens.
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Nashville is one of the few major US cities without a non-stop flight from the UK, however you can still easily reach this music capital...
Flights take around 10 to 12 hours dependent on route and connection, with one change of aircraft in the USA or Canada.
Heathrow is served by all the major carriers with American, British Airways, United, Delta, Virgin Atlantic, US Airways and Air Canada all offering flights via hubs across the pond.
From Birmingham, Edinburgh and Belfast you can fly United, Glasgow offers Air Canada and United, Manchester has options from Delta, United, American and US Airways. You can of course fly from one of the many regional UK airports to London for the onward flights.
Your flight to Nashville has touched down and you’re itching to explore. Find out how to get into the city from the airport...
Nashville International Airport is located just a 15-minute drive to the east of the city centre. This makes getting to and from the airport very easy and cheap.
Nashville has a good road network and many people here travel by car. You can rent a car in Nashville and collect your vehicle at the airport, which saves on the cost of getting into the city when you first arrive. Finding great-value car rental is a doddle, especially when you compare prices on TravelSupermarket.
If you prefer not to drive, the regular bus and trolley services make getting around in the city easy. An official shuttle service runs from the airport. You can be dropped off at a destination in Nashville or pay a little extra for the door-to-door service. A one-way ticket for a downtown destination costs $14 (around £8).
Taxi prices are favourable in Nashville. From the airport you’ll pay the flat rate of $25 for a trip to a destination in the downtown area, plus $1 per extra passenger.
Find a place to lay your holiday hat during your break in fun-loving Nashville...
Just like any other city in the USA, Nashville has a plethora of hotels to suit all tastes and budgets. Some are luxurious and offer all the usual trimmings, while others are geared towards more budget-conscious travellers and offer basic facilities only. Standards across the Deep South of America are generally good and you can find a clean and comfortable room whatever your budget.
In terms of where to stay, the downtown area is an excellent option as it puts you within walking distance of the main attractions. This being America though, where the car is king, you can stay anywhere on the outskirts and drive to reach the star tourist turns of Nashville.
In fact, some of the best four- and five-star hotels are located on the outskirts of the city centre. Areas to consider include Germantown and Vanderbilt.
The Gaylord Opryland Resort is a 15-minute drive north east of downtown Nashville. It’s like a Nashville-themed resort that sits under one roof. The spa, restaurant and nightly entertainment at Opryland make this a popular choice for those who just can’t get enough of Nashville.
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