Destination guide

Why people love visiting historical Old Hickory

Take a holiday to Old Hickory and enjoy the area's history, culture and entertainment. This city's gardens, hiking and lake draw many visitors. The Hermitage and Grand Ole Opry are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our holiday rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Old Hickory

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your holiday home and experience everything that makes Old Hickory a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Two Rivers Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Windtree Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Wave Country (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Nashville Shores Waterpark (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Country Hills Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Ascend Amphitheater (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Old Hickory

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Old Hickory. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shelby Park (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Cumberland Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Riverfront Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Ascend Amphitheater (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Long Hunter State Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Old Hickory

The nearest airport is in Nashville, TN (BNA-Nashville Intl.), located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Smyrna, TN (MQY), which is 17.6 mi (28.3 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Old Hickory?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 24 holiday lettings around Old Hickory. From 20 Houses to 2 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Old Hickory?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Old Hickory:

  • Downtown: 784 holiday homes
  • East Nashville: 2,050 holiday homes
  • Madison: 2,343 holiday homes
  • Edgehill: 412 holiday homes
  • Salemtown: 162 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Old Hickory?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Old Hickory. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hartzler-Towner Multicultural Museum: 3,008 holiday lettings
  • Opryland Hotel Gardens: 2,204 holiday lettings
  • Music City Center: 3,005 holiday lettings
  • Vanderbilt University: 2,242 holiday lettings
  • Nashville Municipal Auditorium: 2,998 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Old Hickory listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Old Hickory?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 20 Houses in Old Hickory. Our other popular types of Old Hickory holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 2 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Old Hickory?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 6 holiday homes with pool available in Old Hickory. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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