Nashville Tourism: Best of Nashville
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Nashville Is Known For...
Hitting up world-famous honky-tonks
Satisfying your barbecue cravings
Sampling the local spirits
Travelers' pro tips for experiencing Nashville
In the words of those who've been there before...
What is the best way to get there?
Nashville International Airport is around five miles from downtown.
Nashville is connected to several interstate highways, including the I-65 (north-south), I-40 (east-west), and I-24 (northwest-southeast). Cities such as Memphis, Chattanooga, and Louisville are easily accessible by road.
Do I need a visa?
If you’re visiting Nashville from overseas, use the State Department’s Visa Wizard to see if you need a visa.
When is the best time to visit?
Spring and fall: You’ll beat the crowds and enjoy pleasant weather by visiting in spring or fall. Average highs are 61 Fahrenheit (16 Celsius) in September to 78 Fahrenheit (25.5 Celsius) from March through May and 82 Fahrenheit (28 Celsius) and 60 Fahrenheit (15.5 Celsius) from September through November.
Nashville MTA operates routes throughout downtown and the surrounding area. Free transfers are provided; just ask the driver for a transfer pass when you board. An all-day pass is a money-saving option if you are planning to make multiple trips.
For more information, check out Nashville MTA.
Taxis are plentiful and can be hailed on the street.
Nashville's public bike-share scheme, Nashville B-Cycle, has more than 30 stations throughout the city. After purchasing a 24-hour membership, your first hour is free. Weekly, monthly, and annual plans are also available.
- Some of the most popular restaurants in Nashville include:
- We recommend checking out these popular tours when looking for something to do in Nashville:
- If you're a more budget-conscious traveler, then you may want to consider traveling to Nashville between December and February, when hotel prices are generally the lowest. Peak hotel prices generally start between September and November.