Car hire in Nashville
Car hire in Nashville
Nashville is the capital of Tennessee and is a popular destination for visitors to the USA. As well as being famous for country music, the city is a centre for music, banking and healthcare. In addition, there are plenty of attractions to help find out more about this area of America.
What I need to know
There are a number of Nashville car rental firms operating in Nashville and the surrounding areas. Make sure you make use of the Holiday Autos website to find the best deal for your visit to Nashville. In addition, customers can rely on 24-hour support and the right to cancel their booking.
Where to pick up my car
The key airport in the city is Nashville International Airport (BNA) and welcomes flights operated by a number of international airlines. Passengers who have booked a car should head to the airport’s car hire facility. Located a short walk from the terminal, with covered walkways, the impressive facility is home to several leading car rental companies.
“The pick-up was easy, it took 5 minutes from arriving at the desk to driving out the car, and the return took even less time.”
Where to go
Nashville has music at its heart and this evident everywhere so there is a wide choice of music-themed attractions, as well as plenty of live music venues. However, even if you are not a big music fan there is still lots to do. The urban centre is surrounded by great outdoors spaces with more than 100 parks in the region.
About 45 minutes from the centre of Nashville is the Cheatham Wildlife Management Area. Measuring 20,000 acres, the reserve is a popular area for anyone who enjoys nature. The area is home to plenty of wildlife, as well as bike trials and hunting areas.
For anyone fancying a longer drive then the famous city of Memphis is around three hours’ drive away on the I-40. Located on the Mississippi River, Memphis has strong links to the civil rights movement as well as being regarded as the birth place of rock and roll music.
Eating and drinking
Southern American food is famous across the world and there are plenty of options to taste local dishes in Nashville. Some of the country’s top burger joints are in the city and trying the fried chicken and waffles is a must.
Things to do
The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is one of the top things to do during a stay in Nashville. It underwent a multi-million expansion in 2014 and is full of interesting music-related items including Carl Perkins' blue suede shoes, Elvis' gold Cadillac and his gold piano.
For a hands-on attraction then the Space Adventure Center is perfect. There are 175 interactive items and a 75-ft adventure tower, which offers a great view of Nashville.