Donelson is the first and last stop for guests visiting Nashville via air. The Nashville International Airport services more than 10 million passengers every year. Never worry about parking when arriving at the Nashville International Airport; The Parking Spot has you covered. The Parking Spot will transport you safely from your car to the airport with luggage assistance available.
Only 10 miles east of downtown Nashville, Donelson is bordered by the Cumberland River to the west and Old Hickory and Percy Priest Lakes to the north and south. With its unique music venues, and sports bars, it's no wonder Donelson is the first part of Nashville many see when arriving.
Located just inside the Nashville Airport Marriott hotel is Champions. Everything is Nashville themed, making this one of the best places to go and watch a Nashville sports team and celebrate with friends. Find quality country cooking at Nashville’s Bar-B-Cutie, voted “Most Family Friendly Restaurant” in Music City. If you are looking for an authentic Irish experience look no further than McNamara’s. McNamara’s prides itself on having great live music, authentic Irish food and is a hotspot for locals. Also, make sure to stop by Mirko Pasta and enjoy the rich blend of Italian flavors in a friendly atmosphere.
You'll need a break after all that music and good food. Grab a massage at Tranquil Moments or The Stepping Stone. But don't leave Donelson without a stop at the Farmers' Market every Friday afternoon May 10-October 31.
Just next to Donelson is the city of Hermitage, which gets its name from the home of the 7th President: Andrew Jackson. Learn about life on a 19th century farm at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage: Home of the People's President, one of America’s most preserved presidential estates located right here in Music City.
Families love to visit Nashville Shores during the summer months where they enjoy a massive wave pool, 8 different water slides, or play in Kowabunga Beach, their water treehouse and playground. Do not forget to soar through the trees at Treetop Adventure Park, which has courses for children and adults.
If you get hungry, pay a visit to Famous Dave's and have some award-winning, hickory-smoked meats served from their smokers daily! Pizza lovers will need to pay a visit to either Bellacino’s Pizza and Grinders or the Gondola House.
The Hermitage Golf Course is also a must see for any golf lover. It has been rated the“#1 Public Course in the State” by Golf Digest, and “One of America’s 100 Best Golf Courses for $100.00 or Less” by Travel and Leisure Golf.
When you are finally ready to embark towards downtown, the Donelson Hermitage Chamber of Commerce has made transportation easier than ever. With train stations in Donelson and Hermitage, The Music City Star will allow you to relax while you are transported right to the foot of Broadway.