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Nashville, TN Travel and Vacation Getaways

Nashville, Tennessee Attractions
Nashville, Tennessee is a vibrant southern city situated on the banks of the winding Cumberland River. Nashville is the largest metropolitan city in Tennessee and is known for its Civil War heritage and thriving country music scene. Come get to know some of Nashville's top attractions like the Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame. No matter what your tastes, visitors are sure to enjoy all Nashville has to offer.

Nashville, Tennessee Vacation Destination

Discover why Nashville, Tennessee is a top vacation destination for all types of travelers and budgets. In Nashville, you'll enjoy an unforgettable family vacation, weekend getaway or romantic escape surrounded by beautiful gardens, parks, wild rivers and bustling downtown areas. The Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame are the obvious choice for those wanting a slice of country music history.

The Ryman Auditorium served as the Grand Ole Opry home until 1974. Explore the Parthenon, tour the famous Jack Daniels Distillery or gear up for a mighty good time aboard the General Jackson Showboat. Honky Tonk Row offers late night thrills that are sure to leave you wanting more. Those with young kids won't want to miss the Adventure Science Center, Nashville Zoo, or the Nashville Shores Waterpark.

Nashville, TN Travel Tips

  • Packing tip - Bring your country attire for all those toe tapping country music dance experiences.
  • Best attractions/tourist spots - Celebrate the history of country music with a visit to the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium or the Country Music Hall of Fame. The General Jackson Showboat is the only way to cruise down the Cumberland River in a 300-foot paddlewheel riverboat.
  • Great time of year to visit - Summer is the most popular time to visit Nashville as there are a slew of exciting festivals and concerts taking place, including the summer Concerts on the Lawn series.

Weather - Climate (average high temperature)

  • January: 46°F
  • February: 52°F
  • March: 62°F
  • April: 70°F
  • May: 77°F
  • June: 85°F
  • July: 89°F
  • August: 88°F
  • September: 82°F
  • October: 71°F
  • November: 59°F
  • December: 49°F

Nearby Cities/Towns

  • Atlanta, GA
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Knoxville, TN
  • Louisville, KY
  • Memphis, TN

Nearby Airports

  • Nashville International Airport

Medical Facilities

  • Baptist Hospital
  • St. Thomas Hospital
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital & Clinic