Car Rental at Nashville Airport, Tennessee
Nashville International Airport serves Middle Tennessee, northern Alabama and southern Kentucky. Located five miles away from downtown, the airport has plentiful facilities for rental cars to get you right into the heart of the ‘country music capital of the world.’ From there, the bluegrass and derby country of Kentucky and the first capital of the Confederacy in Montgomery, Alabama, are an easy drive by one way rental cars from Nashville Airport.
Grand Ole Opry
Big names in country music had their start at the Grand Ole Opry. Named after a radio show that continues to be popular today, the Opry is located in eastern Nashville close to a mega shopping mall called Opry Mills. Your car hire in Nashville Airport will serve you better as you go around ‘honky-tonking,’ a local jargon for bar-hopping.
Freshwater Pearl Farm
Located just one hour west by car hire from Nashville Airport, the Birdsong Resort is the only freshwater pearl farm in America that offers numerous family activities with true Tennessee-style hospitality. You can learn the secrets behind harvesting of freshwater pearls here as well as spend the night in its campground. The sunrises and sunsets are spectacular, and so are its offerings of water-based activities like fishing and boating.
Land Between the Lakes
Experience nature at the Land Between the Lakes, a 170,000-acre national recreation area located in Western Kentucky, about 100 miles north by car rental from Nashville Airport. From elk and bison prairie to a planetarium, the recreation area offers educative entertainment to both young and adult visitors. There are drop-off locations for one way rental cars from Nashville Airport at both the cities and airports of Indianapolis, Indiana and St Louis, Illinois.
Natchez Trace Parkway
Hit the roads via an ancient trail stretching for 444 miles from Nashville to Natchez, Mississippi. Rent a car in Nashville airport and go for a historic road trip in this scenic byway, which also offers plenty of horseback riding and hiking trails along the way. Drop off the car at in-city offices in Natchez, or at Baton Rouge Metro Airport 85 miles south in Louisiana.
Tennessee is most closely associated with whiskey. After all, the legendary Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg is just 70 miles southeast by Nashville airport car hire. Even better, rental cars from Nashville airport allows you the freedom to do a self- or tour-guided Whiskey Trail Tour which covers not only Jack Daniel’s but also George Dickel’s and Prichard’s.
If you are a fan of the hard-luck chants of cotton-era Mississippi Delta residents called the ‘blues,’ it is but fitting to embark on a Blues Highway tour when in Tennessee. Granted, the starting point is at Memphis, about 3 and a half hours southwest by car hire in Nashville airport. But if you want to throw in some musical variety after enjoying country tunes at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry and ‘honky tonks,’ live blues may just make your trip more soulful. From Memphis, follow Highway 61 for 250 miles in your Nashville airport car rental as the highway winds down along the Mississippi River until it ends at Catfish Row in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Here, your one way car rental from Nashville airport can be dropped off at New Orleans Airport.