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Day Tour Accommodations: Please be advised that between April 22, 2019 and April 28, 2019 the NFL Draft will be occurring in Nashville. During this time, much of downtown Nashville will be closed to vehicular traffic including the Old Town Trolley. Please be aware that the Old Town Trolley will continue to operate within a modified route. Guests can board the Trolley at stops 7 to 15. Trolley Stops 1 to 6 will be closed and inaccessible to our guests. We apologize for any inconvenience. For guests with a valid eTicket purchased online: Please visit one of our sales agents for a complimentary ticket to one of Nashville’s premiere attractions. Please mention this ad
Night Tour Accommodations: Due to scheduled road closures associated with the 2019 NFL Draft on Monday, April 22nd through and including Sunday April 28th, the Soul of Music City Night Tour on these nights will depart from 138 5th Ave N. (at the Old Town Trolley Depot located on the corner of 5th Ave N. & Commerce St.)  Please check-in at this location by 6:45pm.  Due to these road closures, the night tour will not be able to drive down lower Broadway or walk the Pedestrian Bridge.
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Getting Around Nashville

A man, woman and two kids in the foreground smiling as a riverboat passes under the Korean War Memorial Bridge in Riverfront Park Nashville, TN

Nashville is chock full of attractions and points of interest and to those who live and work there, it’s an easy city to navigate. But if you’re planning a Nashville vacation, it’s a smart idea to be aware of the various transportation options—if you’re considering renting a car, keep in mind that parking can be difficult and expensive. Here’s a look at the best ways to get around Music City.

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Old Town Trolley

The Old Town Trolley is the top choice for getting around the city easily and making the most of your vacation time. Traveling on a continuous 12-mile loop and making 15 stops, our Trolley Tour allows you to tour all day, hop on and off whenever you wish and enjoy a historic (and humorous) narrative by our conductor who’s also a local historian. While on board the trolley, you’ll be transported to the most popular attractions and historically important sights in Nashville including the Country Music Hall of Fame, Johnny Cash MuseumGoo Goo Shop, Ryman Auditorium, Lower Broadway, Centennial Park, Vanderbilt University and more.

Public Transportation

Nashville’s bus system provides service to and from the airport and in and around downtown Nashville. The MTA has busses running throughout the day and day passes are available. In addition, the Music City Circuit offers passengers free transportation in downtown Monday through Saturday, the Green Circuit offers transportation between downtown and The Gulch and the Blue Circuit provides transportation between the Schermerhorn Symphony Center and Bicentennial Mall State Park. Nashville’s commuter rail system has six stations between Lebanon and the destination station at Riverfront Park in downtown. Trains operate Monday through Friday and you can pick up a public bus from each of the stations.

Taxis & Ride Share

There are numerous taxi companies that operate in Nashville and taxi fares are set at a flat rate within the triangle between the airport, downtown and Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Also, both Uber and Lyft ride-share services are available in Nashville and a ride can be dispatched within minutes once you’ve downloaded their apps.

nashville pedestrian bridgeBike Sharing

If you prefer to explore Nashville via bicycle, you’ll have various choices. There are approximately 30 stations in the area and hundreds of bikes available. You can rent a bicycle by the hour or by the day or get a weekly, monthly or yearly membership.

Car sharing

Located in downtown Nashville, WeCar offers a car-sharing program to visitors and locals who need a car by the hour, by the day or even overnight. If interested, you must register for membership online ahead of time.

 

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