Known as "Music City, U.S.A.," Nashville is home to several country music attractions, great restaurants, and fantastic hotels. The city is an excellent place to visit for business and even better for entertainment. Get your work done and set your sites on many of the city’s best attractions for a memorable trip.
Find Your Car Rental and Drive Downtown
Car rental agencies like National are in the rental car facility that's only a short walk from the main terminal hub. From the car rental facility, downtown is almost 10 miles away on Interstate 40. Traffic along I-40 can get a little congested during varying hours of the day, but the drive is relatively short and easy to follow.
Discover the Fun Around Nashville
The city's Germantown neighborhood is home to some of the area's best restaurants. Many new eateries have bloomed out of the area's impressive growth. Catch a quick business lunch at Butchertown Hall or a nice dinner with clients at Rolf & Daughters. When you're downtown near the business district and the city's largest convention centers, visit Merchants for a quick lunch or relaxing dinner.
Walk off those calories at the Hatch Print Shop, where you'll take a walk through a time long past at this functional letterpress print shop. Visit Timothy Demonbreun's Cave in the rocks along the Cumberland River. Thought of as the "original settler" of Nashville, Demonbreun made his home in the cave while trapping and building his real house.
The main appeal of the city is the music scene. With the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Ryman Auditorium, Grand Ole Opry, and the Honky Tonk Highway, you'll have plenty of opportunities to catch a show.
Lastly, head to Centennial Park to see The Parthenon. More than 120 years old, The Parthenon is a full-scale replica of the same building in Athens, Greece. The building also houses Nashville’s art museum with a permanent collection of paintings from American artists.
Convention Center Information
The Music City Center is the largest convention center in the city and is only 20 minutes from the airport. It rests downtown within blocks of several high-quality hotels and the business district. Several large business conventions, symposiums, and conferences occur here yearly, as well as training events and dances. Furthermore, downtown is the financial hub of the city. Here, you'll find the majority of business conducted, and the area has plenty of restaurants and meeting spaces when the office just won't cut it.