Family Friendly Hotels in Nashville
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- Bridgestone Arena
- Nissan Stadium
- Music City Center
- Opry Mills
- Ryman Auditorium
- Grand Ole Opry
- Vanderbilt University
- CoolSprings Galleria
- Opryland Hotel Gardens
- Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
- Nashville Municipal Auditorium
- Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
- Belmont University
- Mall at Green Hills
- Tennessee State University
- Nashville Convention Center
- Riverfront Park
- Nashville Zoo
- Tennessee State Fairgrounds
- Marathon Music Works
Family friendly travelling in Nashville
Things to see in Nashville
Introduce the family to Nashville’s fascinating history, including its pivotal role in the American Civil War, at the Tennessee State Museum. The collection of Civil War regalia and weapons is one of the largest in the US. The kids will love to play Confederates vs Yankees at Fort Negley, a restored fort which played a strategic role in the Battle of Nashville. The nearby Adventure Science Center has a wealth of child-friendly attractions for inquisitive kids—the Sudekum Planetarium is the highlight of a visit to this hands-on museum. For a peaceful family outing in the fresh air, take a stroll along the banks of the Cumberland River, offering panoramic views of the landmark buildings of Nashville, then head downtown and treat the kids to a “meat and three”—these fun family-friendly eateries, where you each get to choose one meat and three side dishes, originated in Nashville.
Family-friendly hotels in Nashville
Nashville’s reputation as a famously hospitable city is reflected in its attitude to accommodation—you’ll have to go a long way to find a hotel that isn’t family-friendly in the land of Southern comfort. Family friendly hotels in Nashville come in all shapes and sizes, just like families! You’ll typically find a range of practical, affordable hotels from reliable international chains alongside cozy, family-run establishments. Nashville’s best child-friendly hotels offer facilities such as free cribs and babysitting services, while older children will be thrilled to find pools, sports facilities, and even kids’ clubs in some of the bigger family-friendly hotels in Nashville.
Where to stay in Nashville
Downtown has a great selection of Nashville’s family-friendly accommodation, and basing yourself here means you can absorb the electric buzz of the city without having to travel far—perfect for families who want to fill their days with sight-seeing. Opryland has an intriguing history to explore—the former site of the much-loved amusement park is now home to many of Nashville’s top family-friendly resorts with great sporting and leisure facilities. There’s also a huge shopping mall nearby. Older kids will enjoy the student vibe of Germantown, full of family-friendly apartments and guesthouses, as well as bohemian bistros where the family budget will go a long way.
How to get to Nashville
Flights arrive into Nashville International Airport from all over the US, with connections to the world’s major air hubs, so if you’re flexible about your travel plans you can usually pick up bargain family tickets. For ease and convenience, especially when laden with bags, hop in a cab for transfer downtown—the journey is short and won’t break the bank. Getting around Nashville is simple with the city’s efficient MTA bus network, linking all districts via a central station. Taxis are plentiful, day and night, making it easy to plan sightseeing trips further afield.
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