Music lovers the world over gravitate to Nashville to visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and listen to live gigs at the Grand Ole Opry. Non-music fans can explore the Frist Art Museum or wander the trendy boutiques in The Gulch before chowing down on Meat and Three. Stay at one of these vacation rentals to experience Tennessee like a local, they’re all bookable on Culture Trip.
You don’t need a hotel on Broadway to get down in Nashville. A vacation home in Music City gives you the freedom to rock to whatever rhythm suits your style. Whether you’re bouncing around downtown to the beat of honky-tonk bars or scoping out the museums and menus that don’t have a musical influence, you’ll agree these vacation homes in Nashville sound like the perfect place to stay.
Whether you’re visiting students at Vanderbilt or getting your own history of music lessons in the Nashville clubs, you’ll dig the one-bedroom suites at Mint House. Apartments and studios for four include full kitchens and are only steps from Belmont and Broadway. A fresh cup of joe from Bongo Java, the oldest coffee company in Nashville, around the corner makes the 12-minute drive to the airport as pleasant as possible.
Stay with your team at these Village Row apartments before heading to nearby Bridgestone Arena to watch NHL side the Nashville Predators. Swap the studio for a two-bedroom for six and iron your lucky sweater while cooking up pre-game snacks in the kitchen. As you walk the 2mi (3km) to the arena, grab Nashville fried chicken from Hattie B’s, snap a selfie at The Gulch and grab a cold one at TailGate Brewery before the puck drops.
Take in Nashville from center stage in these fantastic downtown apartments. Studios to two-bedrooms with city views cater for two to six guests who don’t want to miss a moment of the action. Rock it three blocks south and you’ll hit Music City Center. Shake, rattle and roll three blocks east and you’re downing shooters at The Whiskey Shot, looking at Nissan Stadium from across the Cumberland River.
Spend a long weekend in style at these vacation apartments, just south of downtown. Most suites have city views, laundry machines and sleep between two and 10, catering to duets and ensembles alike. Mingle with other music lovers on the rooftop terrace before heading out for the night. Downtown has plenty to see, but you can also stick close to home where you’ll find local IPAs at Jackalope Brewing Company and smooth Tennessee whiskey at Corsair Distillery.
Make the most of an overnight in Nashville in one of these homely Midtown apartments. A short journey to Broadway lets you waste no time in seeing the Grand Ole Oprey, the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Johnny Cash Museum; where you can grab a cup of the Man in Black’s award-winning coffee at the cafe, or trade beans for beef at Kid Rock’s Big Ass Honkey Tonk Rock N’ Roll Steakhouse next door. With both Jason Aldean and Luke Bryan serving up their own food across the street, you can spend all day listening to live music and eating great Southern grub without ever leaving the block.
With three-bedroom suites hosting up to eight, these vacation homes set the soundtrack for a great time in Nashville. Chill on the rooftop terrace and build your point-of-interest playlist. Music City Center and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum are only a five-minute drive away. From there, you can follow the soulful sounds coming from the Ascend Amphitheatre along the river or catch a performance at the Ryman Auditorium, the home of the Grand Ole Opry.
On more than 400 acres (162ha) of farmland outside Nashville, this loft provides a restful retreat in shabby-chic style. With one bedroom and one bathroom, the quaint unit is private while offering views of the green farmland and features a walk-in shower, a king-size bed, a full kitchen and a laundry room. Several stores and restaurants are just a short drive from the loft, and you can get to Downtown Nashville in 30 minutes or less.
On the third floor of the historic Cohen Building is the Cohen Loft. With more than 3,000sqft (279sqm), the loft takes up the entire third floor, and you’ll have access to the building elevator and street-level lobby. There is one parking space in the garage next door. The four-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bathroom loft can accommodate up to 12 guests. The windows are original to the building and should not be opened.