Stuck on a Nashville layover at the Nashville International Airport in Tennessee? The airport is located less than 10 miles from Nashville’s city center, which makes it an accessible destination for those who are stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Nashville layover, click here for useful tips. And visit the airport website for security wait times (listed on the top of the website for both the North and South Security entrance).
If you’re stuck in the Nashville airport during your layover, you’ll find that there’s plenty to do. The airport has restaurants, shopping, and a number of services including free Wi-Fi, a Massage Bar in Concourse B & C, children play areas, a Nail Bar and Salon Services in Concourse C. There is also a walk-in clinic and wellness store called CareHere! in Concourse C which provides an in-store pharmacy, primary care and chiropractic care.
The airport is dedicated to the arts and you can find a number of rotating art displays throughout the concourses. Live music performances are also a staple at the Nashville Airport on the four stages located in the terminal, and there are generally 80-100 bands that play throughout the year.
The Nashville airport has a couple of lounges available for passengers. There is a Delta Sky Club next to gate B3 in the Delta concourse. There is also an American Airlines Admirals Club located above gate C12, in the AA concourse.
If you have the time to venture out of the Nashville airport during your layover, there are a number of transportation options including taxis (meter starts at $7 and the rate is $2.10/mile), car rental, shuttles, and buses. Private transfers can also be booked here.
Layover Guide’s Suggestions Of Things To Do On A Nashville Layover:
If you’re short on time, there are a lot of Nashville tours, based on your interest. Tours include sightseeing, cruises and water tours, walking tours, day trips, food, wine and nightlife, and more!
The Fontanel Mansion is Nashville’s only country music mansion tour, giving visitors a look into the 27,000 square foot log home once owned by Barbara Mandrell, former Country Music Hall of Fame great. Open 7 days a week from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Address: 4225 Whites Creek Pike, Whites Creek, TN 37189
Country Music Hall of Fame
The Country Music Hall of Fame is Nashville’s premiere stop for music enthusiasts, and those wanting to learn about the history and traditions of country music. The museum has video clips, recorded music, live performances, and a restaurant.
Address: 222 5th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37203
Ryman Auditorium & Schermerhorn Symphony Center
These two Nashville venues are a great place to catch a live music performance. The Ryman Auditorium is best known for being the home of the Grand Ole Opry and the Schermerhorn Symphony Center is home to the Nashville Symphony, but both also have all kinds of musical performances.
Ryman Address: 116 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219
Schermerhorn Address: 1 Symphony Pl, Nashville, TN 37201
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