Nashville spends its days swigging beer, listening to the wild twang of strings, and chasing the nights with bourbon and honky tonkin’ in juke joints and dive bars. It is the capital of Tennessee in the United States and home to over 600,000 residents. Attractions include the Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman Auditorium and Belle Meade Plantation.
Get ready to lose yourself in the folksy swagger of ‘Music City’ with cheap flights to Nashville. The city is home to Nashville International Airport (BNA), which is a 25-minute drive from the city centre.
Popular flights to Nashville
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Why visit Nashville
Head to the historical district of Music Row to see where it all began or follow the sound of harmonicas and guitar strings to Broadway, the bristling heart of Nashville.
Apart from music, the city is most famous for Nashville Hot Chicken. Hattie B’s and Prince’s Chicken Shack are known for serving up the best cayenne-infused bird in town.
Bars and Nightlife
When the sun goes down, wild rockabilly rhythms and bluegrass beats tumble out of honky tonk saloons, dive bars, juke joints and music clubs. If you’re not drinking, you’re dancing.
Essential details you need to know before your trip
United States of America
Nashville International Airport (BNA)
Delta Air Lines / United Airlines
Type A & B
Best time to visit Nashville
Nashville experiences a humid subtropical climate, with hot summers and mild winters. Temperatures range from 32 degrees Celsius in summer to -6 degrees Celsius in winter. The city experiences significant rainfall throughout the year.
The best time to visit Nashville is during summer (March to May) and autumn (September to November). The weather is warm and the landscape blooms with beautiful shades and hues. Summer (June to August) is peak season as the city bursts at the seams with music festivals, but rates and temperatures soar during these months. Notable events include the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival, CMA Music Fest and Music City Hot Chicken Festival.
For cheap flights to Nashville, the best time to visit would be between November and March.
Weather & Climate in Nashville
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Nashville is where folk singers and country crooners come to find inspiration and make their dreams come true. It is a place that follows the rugged riffs of rockabilly and easygoing rhythms of country. It is the darling of the South and World Capital of Country Music.
Follow the poignant twang of strings and scent of bourbon and you will find your way onto Broadway. Lined with dive bars, juke joints, honky tonk saloons, live music bars, chicken shacks, BBQ-scented eateries and eclectic stores, it is the trembling lifeline of the city.
For travellers on a music pilgrimage, must-see attractions include the Country Music Hall of Fame, Johnny Cash Museum, Music Row (the heart of Nashville) and Ryman Auditorium.
Other must-visit attractions include the Belle Meade Plantation, Centennial Park, Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art and Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage.
It all started with fiddles and buck dancing, but today Nashville is an iconic city that inspires musicians, and seduces travellers with its gentle strum and wild charisma.
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Although Nashville is a relatively safe city, you should still use common sense and remain vigilant as you would in any other unfamiliar city. Travel insurance to cover theft and medical expenses is recommended.
Smash-and-grab robberies do occur, so valuables should be left in the hotel safe or kept out of sight. Avoid wandering along Dickerson Road and Trinity Lane at night. Driving in Nashville can be confusing, so it is recommended that you familiarise yourself with the rules of the road.
Proof of vaccination is required if you are travelling from an area infected with Yellow Fever. Immunisation against hepatitis B and rabies is recommended. Other routine and recommended vaccinations include MMR, diphtheria-tetanus-pertussis, varicella and polio.
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