Nashville Hotels & Vacation Rentals for Thanksgiving

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Discover Nashville on your Next Thanksgiving Break

As a nexus of cultures and a musical polyglot, Nashville is practically designed for Thanksgiving celebrations. A strong focus on tradition and family lends itself to the spirit of this holiday celebration, which draws together all of Nashville's diverse cultural influences with its accessible offering of street parades and festivals. As usual, music is at the heart of cultural life, with special Thanksgiving concerts available for free in Centennial Park. See the twinkly lights at Cheekwood Botanical Garden and mansion, head to Historic Downtown Frankin for traditional entertainment and shopping, or enjoy a Thanksgiving coffee in Hillsboro Village like Taylor Swift. Nashville vacation rentals for Thanksgiving promise unforgettable celebrations.

Thanksgiving in Nashville: Top Accommodations

Apartment ∙ 3 guests
Porter Heights, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $106
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4.8
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests
Donelson Hills, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $94
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4.9
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Jackson Grove, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $117
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5.0
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Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Salemtown, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $184
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4.8
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Hermitage, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $133
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4.8
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House ∙ 4 guests
Hillsboro West End, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $86
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4.7
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House ∙ 6 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Shelby Hills, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $146
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5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Inglewood, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $105
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4.9
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
The District, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $377
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4.9
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Where to Dine for Thanksgiving in Nashville

Thanksgiving dinner near Nashville hotels for Thanksgiving proffer the delights of the land of southern soul. Cultural fusions have found mouthwatering representation in the cuisine. Comforting classics like turkey, stuffing, and sweet potato pancakes are given seasonal overhauls by the best chefs in town. Here's a selection of some of the best Thanksgiving dinner destinations:

  • 1. Gray and Dudley

    Chef Levon Wallace has designed a Thanksgiving menu that combines traditional 'meat and three vegetables' solidity with twists on classics. Locally foraged ingredients and a selection of different meats to choose from make this a strong contender. Take all the stress out of Thanksgiving and enjoy innovative flavors.

  • 2. Merchants

    Head to Merchants if you need a quick fix of Thanksgiving dinner. Their first floor bistro will be serving special Thanksgiving plates from 11am. For those who prefer to book ahead and enjoy a sit-down Thanksgiving dinner, the second floor dining room opens at 2pm, and serves multi-course Thanksgiving dinners at reasonable prices.

  • 3. The Mockingbird

    Gastronomic adventurers should head to The Mockingbird come Thanksgiving. Roast turkey is re-imagined with Oxacan Stuffing, cranberry sauce, and cider gravy. Gratinated squashes and Apple Pandowdy and Bourbon Pie for dessert are tempting offerings at this well-priced restaurant.

Best Places to Stay for Thanksgiving in Nashville

House ∙ 4 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Jackson Grove, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $61
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5.0
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Shelby Hills, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $164
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4.9
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Old Hickory Village, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $74
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4.0
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Where to Shop on Thanksgiving Weekend in Nashville

Nashville hotels for Thanksgiving let you soak up the atmosphere of plenty at some of the city's best loved shopping districts. From historic Downtown Franklin to the charming and celebrity hangout of Hillsboro Village, Nashville proffers a cornucopia of retail options to eager shoppers. Here are the best and most bargainous:

  • 1. Tennessee Craft Fair

    For locally produced gifts and goods, head to Centennial Park. More than 200 vendors are waiting to welcome you with demonstrations and plenty of shopping opportunities. There is also a crafting tent where kids can learn to make their own gifts and play at the same time.

  • 2. Historic Downtown Franklin

    Worth attending simply for the sights, Historic Downtown Franklin is ideal if you prefer to avoid the crush of frenzied Black Friday crowds. Mosey in a leisurely fashion through 150 shops and restaurants supplying all manner of traditional goodies. Small Business Saturday is a celebration of localism and the best place to come if you are in search of one-offs, and handmade, sustainable goodies.

  • 3. Hillsboro Village

    Nashville local and pop icon Taylor Swift was snapped enjoying a Thanksgiving stroll with actor Jake Gyllenhaal at Hillsboro Village. There are four blocks of pretty boutiques and quaint restaurants to explore, including the celebrity-approved coffee shop. Refuel with seasonal flapjacks from Pancake Pantry.

Recommended Accommodations for Thanksgiving in Nashville

Apartment ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
The District, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $293
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4.8
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House ∙ 2 guests ∙ 1 bedroom
Natchez Trace Estates, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $75
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5.0
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House ∙ 4 guests
Green Hills, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $149
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4.6
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Best Activities for Families Spending Thanksgiving in Nashville

Whether it be a banjo-accompanied hay ride at Bells Bend Farm or a lively Veterans Day Parade by local schools, kids are at the center of Thanksgiving celebrations in Nashville. Here are some highlights:

  • 1. Musicians Corner

    Celebrate Nashville-style this Thanksgiving. Musicians Corner will be producing three family-orientated concerts showcasing a range of genres this Thanksgiving. Centennial Park is also the destination for 60,000 attendees to the Celebration of our Cultures Thanksgiving festival, which brings together more than fifty local cultures for music and dance performances, yet another marketplace, and international food vendors.

  • 2. Kidsville Family Festival

    Live music is also the focus of this family festival. Expect inflatable lawn games, an obstacle course, scavenger hunts, face painting, and a balloon artist. Get your costume ready for the pageant, try your hand at some arts and crafts, or paint a pumpkin. There are also storytime sessions that integrate local history and a fleet of packed food trucks to enjoy.

  • 3. Gaylord Opryland's A Country Christmas

    This classic Nashville resort is transformed by a swathe of sparkling Christmas lights come the holiday season. Kids will be entertained by costumed characters. There are a plethora of scrumptious feasts on offer at restaurants in the resort, and entertainments in nearby Opry Mills like 'How the Grinch Stole Christmas!' the musical, and 'The Nutcracker.' ICE! Arctic Plunge tubing, ice skating, and gingerbread decorating will enthral little ones.

Top Offers for Thanksgiving in Nashville

Apartment ∙ 4 guests ∙ 2 bedrooms
Inglewood, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $93
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4.8
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Apartment ∙ 4 guests
12 South, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $202
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4.8
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House ∙ 5 guests ∙ 3 bedrooms
Inglewood, Nashville, Tennessee, United States
from $219
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