Destination guide

The lively city of Donelson awaits you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Donelson. Travellers to this welcoming city praise the hiking, shopping and riverfront. Grand Ole Opry and The Hermitage are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, a trip with friends or a romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of holiday homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Donelson

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Donelson a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Wave Country (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Two Rivers Golf Course (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Nashville Shores Waterpark (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Ascend Amphitheater (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Tennessee State Fairgrounds (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Nashboro Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Donelson

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Donelson is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Shelby Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Cumberland Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Ascend Amphitheater (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Riverfront Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Fort Negley Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Donelson

The nearest airport is in Nashville, TN (BNA-Nashville Intl.), located 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Smyrna, TN (MQY), which is 14.8 mi (23.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Nashville Donelson Station.

Where to stay around Donelson?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,336 holiday lettings near Donelson. From 1,116 Houses to 964 Flats, 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 Donelson is on HomeAway.

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

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 Donelson:

  • Downtown: 734 holiday homes
  • East Nashville: 1,880 holiday homes
  • Edgehill: 382 holiday homes
  • Salemtown: 136 holiday homes
  • Donelson Hills: 20 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 Donelson?

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

  • Opryland Hotel Gardens: 2,032 holiday lettings
  • Cooter's Place: 2,654 holiday lettings
  • Nashville Toy Museum: 2,658 holiday lettings
  • Larry Keeton Theater: 2,648 holiday lettings
  • Opry Mills: 2,628 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Donelson 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 Donelson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 1,116 Houses in Donelson. Our other popular types of Donelson holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 964 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 25 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Donelson?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 423 holiday homes with pool available in Donelson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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