Destination guide

The lively city of Donelson awaits you

Enjoy the live music and other features of Donelson. Travelers to this welcoming city praise the hiking, shopping and riverfront. Grand Ole Opry and The Hermitage are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family vacation, friends trip or romantic retreat, HomeAway has a great selection of vacation homes. Many rentals come with a full kitchen and separate dining area, perfect if you need a space for entertaining.


Activities and attractions in and around Donelson

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Donelson a fun place to get away. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Wave Country (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Two Rivers Golf Course (0.8 mi / 1.2 km)
  • Nashville Shores Waterpark (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Ascend Amphitheater (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Tennessee State Fairgrounds (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Nashboro Golf Club (6.7 mi / 10.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Donelson

Whether you're an active traveler or just want to appreciate the scenery, Donelson is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shelby Park (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Cumberland Park (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Ascend Amphitheater (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Riverfront Park (5.7 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Fort Negley Park (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)
  • Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park (6.3 mi / 10.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Donelson

The nearest airport is in Nashville, TN (BNA-Nashville Intl.), located 3.4 mi (5.5 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you might consider flying into Smyrna, TN (MQY), which is 14.8 mi (23.8 km) away.

If you prefer train travel, you can make your way to Nashville Donelson Station.

Where to stay around Donelson?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 2,305 vacation rentals near Donelson. From 1,096 Houses to 969 Condos/Apartments, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Donelson for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Donelson?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Donelson:

  • East Nashville: 1,849 vacation rentals
  • The Gulch: 743 vacation rentals
  • Music Row: 1,409 vacation rentals
  • 12 South: 516 vacation rentals
  • Hillsboro Village: 526 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Donelson?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Donelson. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Grand Ole Opry: 2,600 vacation rentals
  • Opryland Hotel Gardens: 1,987 vacation rentals
  • Opry Mills: 2,596 vacation rentals
  • Nashville Toy Museum: 2,603 vacation rentals
  • Nashville Donelson Station: 2,617 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Donelson listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Donelson?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 1,096 Houses in Donelson. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Donelson include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 969 rentals available
  • Villas: 12 rentals available
  • Cabins: 24 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Donelson?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 455 vacation rentals with pool available in Donelson. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

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