Nashville in Tennessee is on a roll that just won't stop. From country-music stars, boutique hotels, a lively party scene and acclaimed chefs are going beyond, though hot chicken is doing just fine. There are many vibrant neighbourhoods with unique stores, cool coffeehouses, bakeries and new breweries - each offering a distinct personality and Southern hospitality. It’s time to plan a visit to this US city to experience the great outdoors and attractions on offer.
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Visiting from Melbourne to Nashville
When to visit
The best time to visit Nashville is from April through October, when the warm weather brings this music city to life. Temperatures are around 22°C. It’s the best time for sightseeing as the weather is mild. Be sure to check out the top attractions including the Country Music Hall of Fame, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Cumberland Park. Although December is charming with Christmas decorations at the Opryland Hotel and the Belle Meade Historic Site, winter is low season.
What is the main airport called?
Nashville International Airport (BNA),Opens in a new tab or window is a public and military airport in the southeastern section of Nashville, Tennessee, United States. The airport code is BNA, which stands for Berry Field Nashville in honor of Col. Harry S. Berry, administrator of the original airport project in the 1930s. The Nashville International Airport is located at One Terminal Drive, Nashville, 12km east of downtown Nashville.
Arriving in Nashville
The helpful staff at Nashville Airport will be greet you when you land. Once you collect your bags from the arrivals area, there are a number of different transport options available to get you on your way.
Getting into Nashville from Nashville International Airport
There are various transport options available for passengers at Nashville airport to get to town, making the commute simple. Several taxi services located on level 1 of the terminal Garage 2 or rental car companies are located on the arrivals level. It’s a good idea to pre-book these in advance. Other transport options include ride share services from companies such as Uber and Lyft. Buses, shuttle services, limos and courtesy cars are also available.
Getting around Nashville
There are many ways to get around Nashville, the music city. The best ways to get around are by taxi with many companies to take you where you need to go. Ride share options such as Lyft and Uber can take you to a Titans game, Grand Ole Orypy House and Warner Parks. To take a scenic view, it’s possible to take a monarch helicopter to experience the beautiful Nashville Skiylines, take a coach to the Skyline Shores or join one of the many tours to explore the south. To get expert advice, maps, tickets, special offers and unique Music City gifts, head to the Nashville Visitor Centre for more information and be greeted by one of the rockstar experts.
Fly from Melbourne
Once you’ve got your tickets from Melbourne, there are a few things you should know to ensure you’re as prepared as possible for your flight.
What is the main airport called?
Melbourne Airport.Opens in a new tab or window Located 20 km (12.5 miles) from the city centre, Melbourne Domestic Airport (MEL), also known as Tullamarine Airport, is the main airport serving the state of Victoria. Qantas operates from two terminals in Melbourne T1 - domestic and T2 - international.
Passengers on Qantas flights from Melbourne are allocated checked baggage. If you need more luggage, you can purchase an additional baggage allowance online prior to departure.
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