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Nashville Vacations

Nashville, Tennessee

Your Nashville vacation

Spring in Music City.

Flowers are blooming and the sounds of music are filling the air. It can only mean one thing; Spring has arrived in Music City! Whether you're looking for music, art, history, sports, shopping or family fun it's always more enjoyable when accompanied by a sunny sky and warm breezes. So follow the music and come celebrate Spring in Nashville!

The sounds coming from Nashville are those authentic, soulful, powerful and unpretentious sounds that can only come from the place where music is inspired, written, recorded and performed.

There is only one Music City. And today, Nashville continues its emergence as a cultural, artistic and entertainment-rich destination, filled with unique music and event venues, a myriad of art galleries, botanical gardens and greenways, plantation homes, honky-tonks, professional sports and fine dining.

Nashville is truly a city for all seasons and styles. With an orchestra of options to satisfy every taste, you'll be encouraged to dance to the beat of your own drummer. So whether it's listening to live music, soaking in the art scene, exploring history or just relaxing, we know you'll find many ways to enjoy Music City and learn for yourself why music calls us home.

Best time to take a vacation to Nashville

  • If you are planning Nashville travel, spring and autumn can be the most comfortable for outdoor activities. The CMA Music Festival is one of the biggest events in the city when thousands of people from all over the world come for four days to see concerts and meet the stars. This event happens in June and begins a busy summer season. However, Nashville vacations are quieter during the winter if you prefer smaller crowds. Hotels often offer discounts on some of their best rooms in the off-season. The weather is nice for Nashville travel any time of the year.

Insider tips for Nashville travel

  • Loveless Café

    Get caught up in the history of Loveless Café that has been a landmark for over half a century.

  • Frothy Monkey Coffeehouse

    Stop for a cup of coffee at Frothy Monkey Coffeehouse, a neighborhood favorite with a relaxed atmosphere and full menu.

  • Adventureworks

    Visit Adventureworks and try new activities like ziplining or attempting the High Challenge Course.

  • Nashville Farmers Market

    Pick up homemade goods and fresh food at the Nashville Farmers Market with specialty foods and local produce.

  • Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theater

    Enjoy a delicious dinner at Chaffin’s Barn Dinner Theater where the round stage drops from the ceiling at the beginning of the evening.

Nashville restaurants

  • Eating like the locals is a visitor-favorite so don't miss the Nashville Originals, the city's group of independent restaurants with more than 40 options from coffeehouse fare to global cuisine. Nashville's award-winning chefs cook up everything from hip, creative fare to down-home southern-style dishes. You can find some well-known great eateries here such as California Pizza Kitchen, Five Guys Burgers and a Whole Foods Market. Names well known to locals and that can please any palate are Jack's Bar-B-Que, The Loveless Café, Jimmy Kelly's or Sunset Grill at the Plantation so you can't go wrong eating your way through Music City. Whether it's a family-friendly meal, dinner and a show or a romantic repast, the city's restaurants serve every dish with a side of Southern hospitality.

Nashville events

  • Nashville events

    The area's many attractions and events paint a picture of this unique Southern city and leave an indelible impression on all who visit. You'll also find art exhibitions, music & arts festivals, theatrical productions, esteemed music awards shows and a star-studded walkway that features musical legends on the Music City Walk of Fame. No matter what the season, Music City has something to sing about. The list is long and varied including Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival, Nashville Film Festival, GMA Dove Awards, CMA Music Festival, July 4th Riverfront Celebration, Titans football, Predators hockey, Celebration of Cultures Festival, Soul Series, CMA Music Awards, Holiday Harmony events and so, so much more.

Nashville shopping

  • Nashville shopping

    The Green Hills area is rapidly becoming a mecca for upscale shopping, ranging from designer boutiques to fashionable department stores. The elegant Mall at Green Hills is already home to Tiffany & Co., Louis Vuitton, Coach, Juicy Couture and more. Just a few blocks away is the recently opened Hill Center, a lifestyle venue featuring well-known retailers such as Anthropologie, West Elm and The Cosmetic Market. The Prime Outlets at Lebanon also features over 50 high-end, brand name outlet stores including the first Ann Taylor Factory Store in Tennessee.

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Nashville Vacation Packages

Hotel only $118

1 Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Vanderbilt

3 stars
3.9 / 5 73 reviews

1715 Broadway Map

Complimentary wired and Wi-Fi Internet Access

Convenience and value on Nashville’s Music Row Enjoy a warm, inviting welcome at the Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Vanderbilt hotel, located in Nashville's West End. The hotel is less than a mile from the downtown entertainment district, and is just steps from Music Row.... More

Hotel only $179

2 Sheraton Nashville Downtown Hotel

4 stars
3.9 / 5 62 reviews

623 Union Street Map

Save 20% on your stay

Style, comfort and service excellence in downtown Nashville hotelComfort, style and convenience converge in the heart of the Music City. The Sheraton Nashville Downtown is a beautiful atrium-style hotel that recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation and soars... More

Hotel only $110


3 stars
3.5 / 5 121 reviews

1407 Division St. Map

40" Flat Screen TVs and Tempur-pedic Beds

Ultra convenient Nashville hotel with exceptional customer serviceThe charming, spotless Best Western Music Row hotel in the riverfront district is defined by its warm southern hospitality and proximity to Nashville's most popular attractions. It offers easy access to the... More

Hotel only $188

4 DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Nashville Downtown

4 stars
4.0 / 5 107 reviews

315 4th Avenue North Map

Signature chocolate chip cookie at check-in

Comfort and convenience -- and cookies -- in the heart of NashvilleThe Doubletree Hotel Nashville offers one of the friendliest welcomes in Nashville thanks to a warm chocolate chip cookie at check-in. The hotel prides itself in providing genuine southern hospitality and... More

Hotel only $132


4 stars
4.0 / 5 99 reviews

2613 West End Ave Map

Great amenities and location makes for happy guests at Vanderbilt hotel The Holiday Inn Nashville-Vanderbilt (Downtown) hotel is just minutes from major downtown destinations. The hotel is also within walking distance to the Parthenon, Vanderbilt campus, Centennial Park... More

Hotel only $169

6 Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville

4 stars
4.0 / 5 25 reviews

2100 West End Ave Map

Luxurious hotel and fine dining in the heart of Music City Loews Vanderbilt Hotel Nashville offers indulgent comfort and hospitality in 340 recently renovated accommodations, including three exclusive concierge levels. The hotel has been awarded AAA 4 Diamonds for 25... More

Hotel only $162

7 Holiday Inn Express NASHVILLE-DOWNTOWN

3 stars
3.8 / 5 126 reviews

920 Broadway Map

Prime location and famous southern hospitality For business or pleasure, the comfortable and convenient Holiday Inn Express Nashville Downtown hotel offers genuine southern hospitality right in the center of Music City USA. The property is just a short walk from... More

Hotel only $199

8 Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville-Downtown

3 stars
4.1 / 5 63 reviews

310 4th Avenue South Map

Free On The House hot breakfast, Wi-Fi

Music lovers get in tune with Nashville and all its attractionsPerfectly located for any traveler, the Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville-Downtown is located in the heart of Downtown Nashville, a few steps from the Country Music Hall of Fame, Music City Center,... More

Hotel only $188

9 Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown

4 stars
4.3 / 5 27 reviews


Save 15% on your stay

Being the newest hotel in downtown we are n poised for business travelers, convention attendees and those looking for their big break while visiting Music City. Located in SoBro, this hotel will feature 255 rooms, 24 hour food options including onsite parking and... More

Hotel only $206

10 Hutton Hotel

4 stars
4.3 / 5 119 reviews

1808 West End Ave Map

Book Now and Save 15% Off

Comfortable, elegant boutique hotel in the heart of NashvilleLuxury, contemporary style and sophistication merge at the fashionable Hutton Hotel, near the more popular downtown attractions, restaurants and performance venues of Music City USA.  The hotel's dedication... More

Nashville highlights

  • The Hermitage

    The Hermitage is former President Andrew Jackson’s home, where guests can explore during their Nashville vacations.

  • Lost River Valley and Cave

    Lost River Valley and Cave is an underground river that may just be the deepest and shortest in the world.

  • Falcon Rest Mansion and Gardens

    At Falcon Rest Mansion and Gardens, visitors will hear the story of the mansion’s past and the ghost that still resides there.

  • Tennessee Agricultural Museum

    Tennessee Agricultural Museum, has farm implements from the last two centuries, and features a cabin and gardens.

  • Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

    Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park is a granite version of the state of Tennessee with fountains that represent the rivers.

  • Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art

    Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art, a combination garden and art museum with amazing horticulture displays and American and European art.

  • Parthenon

    The Parthenon, the only full-scale replica of the Greek temple in existence, is located in Centennial Park along with the city’s art museum.

  • Belmont Mansion

    Belmont Mansion, built in 1853, it is recognized as one of the most unusual and elaborate homes in the southern United States.

  • Ryman Auditorium

    Ryman Auditorium, a National Historic Landmark, was built in 1892 and has hosted multitudes of concerts and awards shows.

  • Country Music Hall of Fame

    Country Music Hall of Fame is a museum where you will see the history of country music on display.

  • Nashville is known as Music City and you will find plenty of musical attractions to interest you. You will also find other activities for variety when planning Nashville vacations. You can enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking or take out an afternoon to see a few of the art galleries and museums such as LeQuire Gallery and Studio or Belcourt Theater. You will also find an active nightlife with clubs and restaurants or take in a show or play. Plan your Nashville travel to include a sightseeing tour or two for a unique view of the city.