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Sounds of country and honky-tonk resonate around the streets of Music City. Watch a show, attend a hockey match and walk in the footsteps of U.S. presidents. 

Visit Downtown Nashville for foot-stomping fun at legendary concert halls. This live music and nightlife hub of Nashville has been a haunt of artists such as Johnny Cash and Jimi Hendrix. Find historical landmarks, superb art and a riverside park set among the musical entertainment of Downtown Nashville.

Journey through the ages of country music and its many sub-genres at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. At Nashville Music Garden, the Music City Walk of Fame Park has plaques dedicated to Dolly Parton and Elvis Presley, among others. Glimpse into the life of the Man in Black at the Johnny Cash Museum. Enjoy concerts and take a backstage tour at the century-old Ryman Auditorium.

Live music pumps out of bars throughout the day along the Honky Tonk Highway. Let the music guide you into a bar, grab a cold beer and hit the dance floor. The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum celebrates illustrious American artists via displays of original instruments and multimedia exhibits. Check the schedule of the Nashville Symphony for orchestral, pop and jazz performances.

Get fascinating insights into local and presidential history while touring the Tennessee State Capitol. See memorials to war heroes spread around the leafy Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. State history comes to life at the Tennessee State Museum. Browse handicraft stalls, shop for fresh produce and sample artisanal food at Nashville Farmers Market.

Riverfront Park blends riverside recreation and tranquility with outdoor events, including June’s CMA Music Festival. The park’s Ascend Amphitheater has a capacity for 6,800 spectators. Don’t miss Fort Nashborough, where pioneers founded the city in 1780.

Cheer on the Nashville Predators ice hockey team at Bridgestone Arena. Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame honors some of the state’s finest athletes and sportspeople.

Public buses serve the streets of Downtown Nashville. Travel using the hop-on, hop-off Old Town Trolley to reach 15 major attractions here and in the Music Row and West End neighborhoods.


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Top Hotels in Downtown Nashville

Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center
Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center
3 out of 5
305 Korean Veterans Blvd, Nashville, TN
Free Cancellation
The price is ¥8,968 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Nashville Broadway, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and Ascend Amphitheater. Johnny ...

4.3/5Excellent! (959 reviews)

"Great location. It’s just sad that everything is shut down at the hotel. The fear over a virus is shameful and the fear spread by politicians and the media is killing American jobs."…"

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2021

Hilton Garden Inn Nashville Downtown/Convention Center
Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt
Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt
3 out of 5
1501 Demonbreun St, Nashville, TN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥6,826 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Nashville Broadway, Vanderbilt University, and Bridgestone Arena. Music City Center and ...

3.7/5Good! (1,809 reviews)

"We were in town for a week for a medical procedure, which is stressful enough in itself. When we found out we would need to stay over an extra day, the staff at the front desk had that fixed for me within minutes. We were able to concentrate on what we were there to do and not have to worry about ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 17, 2021

Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt
Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown
Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown
2.5 out of 5
310 4th Avenue South, Nashville, TN
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is ¥14,813 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is steps from Nashville Broadway and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. Music City Center and Bridgestone Arena ...

4.3/5Excellent! (1,106 reviews)

"Perfect location. Walking distance to Broadway- no need for Uber. Super clean and updated. Would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2021

Hampton Inn & Suites Nashville Downtown
Margaritaville Hotel Nashville
Margaritaville Hotel Nashville
4.5 out of 5
425 5th Avenue South, Nashville, TN
The price is ¥11,936 per night from Mar 3 to Mar 4

Located in Downtown Nashville, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Music City Center, Nashville Broadway, and Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (458 reviews)

"The staff was very friendly! The location was close to downtown, walking distance wise. On site Starbucks was a huge plus! I was able to get my birthday drink! We used the valet service for on-site, since we were only staying one night. The rooms were clean and very true to the Margaritaville vibe. ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2021

Margaritaville Hotel Nashville
Holiday Inn Express Nashville Downtown Conf Ctr
Holiday Inn Express Nashville Downtown Conf Ctr
3 out of 5
920 Broadway, Nashville, TN
The price is ¥8,967 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nashville Broadway, Bridgestone Arena, and Ryman Auditorium. Music City Center and Country ...

3.9/5Very Good! (1,404 reviews)

"Amazing stay, staff was super friendly I believe Jonathan ( not sure if that was his name) help us and he went above and beyond! Definitely will be no coming back soon and staying here again! Thank you!!!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 25, 2021

Holiday Inn Express Nashville Downtown Conf Ctr
Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown
Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown
3 out of 5
301 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN
The price is ¥12,048 per night from Mar 7 to Mar 8

Located in Downtown Nashville, this hotel is steps from Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, Nashville Broadway, and Ascend Amphitheater. Johnny Cash Museum ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (1,213 reviews)

"This hotel is located walking distance to Broadway and has an indoor heated pool. It was nice and clean. The staff were incredible. We got stuck an extra night due to weather conditions, they took care of us, helping make a stressful situation so much better. We will be staying with Hyatt Downtown ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 23, 2021

Hyatt Place Nashville Downtown
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