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Explore Nashville

Explore Nashville with Expedia’s Travel Guides to find the best hotels, flights, holiday packages and more!

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Why rent a car in Nashville?

The state of Tennessee in the US is famous for its country music, and Nashville is one of the main centres for it. When you rent a car in Nashville, you'll be able to get around this famous city and explore attractions like the Country Music Hall of Fame or attend a concert at the Ryman Auditorium, known as the 'mother church of country music'.

How to get to and around Nashville?

Nashville International Airport is typically less than 20 minutes from Nashville by car, so this is a great way to get into town. If you fancy a day trip, there are several places you can visit on Nashville's doorstep. Franklin, just over half an hour's drive in a Nashville rental car, was an important location in the American Civil War, and there are a number of ways to take in the history of the place, such as a guided tour of Carnton, a cotton plantation that was the site of a battle, and Carter House, which served as a command post during the civil war.

Brentwood takes around 20 minutes to reach with your Nashville hire car, and while there you can explore the range of facilities at Crockett Park, including sports fields, an event space and an amphitheatre.

Hiring a car in Nashville city centre

When visiting Nashville, your best bet is to rent a car at Nashville International Airport. If you're wondering where to park, Nashville has a handy website called Park It! with parking information and an interactive map. There are also several hotels with parking available.

What brands are available?

You can rent a car in Nashville from the following companies:

  • Thrifty
  • Dollar
  • Alamo
  • National
  • Hertz
  • Avis
  • Must-sees within an easy drive of Nashville

    An hour's drive with a Nashville hire car, and offering activities for both kids and adults, Clarksville is well worth checking out. Fans of wildlife and nature will enjoy Dunbar Cave State Park, a national park with a cave, hiking trails, fishing and more. If you're looking for something for the kids to do, the Customs House Museum and Cultural Center, a grand museum housed in a beautiful classic building, has hands-on art and science exhibits that will keep them occupied for hours.

    Tips and tricks for driving in the US

    Drivers in the US must use the right-hand side of the road. The speed limit in Tennessee is 70mph on highways. US rental cars are generally automatic, so make sure to ask if you want a manual transmission car.

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