Updated 2016

"The country music capital of the world" is located in Tennessee and lately has escaped his "tag" making a name for itself as an important cultural and commerce city.

What to do

For the country music fans from all over the world, Nashville is the place to visit. And it doesn't lack places to explore: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum comprises exhibits and often has live performances, making it an important landmark in the city. Music Valley Wax Museum contains more than 50 country music starts dressed in their performances outfits.

If country music is not your cup of tea, then you can check out the historical landmarks: Tennessee State Museum , which is one of the largest museums in the US; Tennessee State Capitol , which you can tour for free; Fort Negley, which dates from the civil war era and has been closed for years but reopened in 2004. For a spectacular view of the river front, make sure to walk on the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge.

There are several parks where you can relax and you can also play golf on one of the many (7) golf courses available.

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Getting there

The majority of travelers arrive here by plane and land on Nashville International Airport (BNA). The airport is served by all major companies and hence it's easy to find a flight to Nashville. There are several ways to get to and from the airport but one of the most cost-effective for you is booking a Nashville airport shuttle in advance (and paying for it online). If you prefer to take the car to the airport, you can also book and pay in advance for the Nashville airport parking.

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Where to stay

There are plenty of hotels and hostels in Nashville where you can stay. Of course you can choose between the budget accommodation, mid-range and high-end places to stay.