Destination guide

Why people love visiting lively Downtown Nashville

Enjoy the area's live music, theatre scene and museums with a rental holiday home in Downtown Nashville. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bars and hockey games. Tennessee State Capitol and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Downtown Nashville

Are you hoping to discover attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Downtown Nashville a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ascend Amphitheater (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Tennessee State Fairgrounds (2.2 mi / 3.6 km)
  • Nashville Zoo (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Wave Country (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Two Rivers Golf Course (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Nashboro Golf Club (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Downtown Nashville

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Downtown Nashville is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Riverfront Park (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • Ascend Amphitheater (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Cumberland Park (0.6 mi / 1 km)
  • Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Fort Negley Park (1.2 mi / 2 km)
  • Centennial Park (2.1 mi / 3.4 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Downtown Nashville

Fly into Nashville, TN (BNA-Nashville Intl.), the closest airport, located 6.5 mi (10.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you can also fly into Smyrna, TN (MQY), which is 17.9 mi (28.8 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station is Nashville Riverfront Station.

Where to stay around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 741 holiday lettings near Downtown. From 471 Flats to 218 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Downtown is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

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 Downtown:

  • North Capitol: 386 holiday homes
  • Edgehill: 369 holiday homes
  • Salemtown: 134 holiday homes
  • Donelson Hills: 19 holiday homes
  • Talbot's Corner: 511 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 Downtown?

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

  • Music City Center: 2,758 holiday lettings
  • Nashville Municipal Auditorium: 2,755 holiday lettings
  • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum: 2,755 holiday lettings
  • Nashville Convention and Visitors Bureau: 2,758 holiday lettings
  • Bridgestone Arena: 2,203 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown 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 Flats in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 471 Flats in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 218 self catering accommodations
  • Townhouses: 40 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 222 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 170 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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