Destination guide

Why people love visiting historic Old Hickory

Take a vacation to Old Hickory and enjoy the area's history, culture and entertainment. This city's gardens, hiking and lake draw many visitors. Grand Ole Opry and The Hermitage are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Are you looking for specific amenities for your getaway? Many of our vacation rentals feature full kitchens and laundry facilities.


Sightseeing in and around Old Hickory

Do you want to discover attractions to see while you're in town? Venture out of your vacation home and experience everything that makes Old Hickory a fun place to get away. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Two Rivers Golf Course (5.3 mi / 8.6 km)
  • Windtree Golf Club (5.6 mi / 9 km)
  • Wave Country (5.6 mi / 9.1 km)
  • Nashville Shores Waterpark (6.3 mi / 10.1 km)
  • Country Hills Golf Course (7.7 mi / 12.4 km)
  • Ascend Amphitheater (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Old Hickory

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your vacation in Old Hickory. These are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Shelby Park (8.4 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Cumberland Park (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Riverfront Park (10.5 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Ascend Amphitheater (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
  • Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
  • Long Hunter State Park (11.2 mi / 18 km)

How to get to and around Old Hickory

The nearest airport is in Nashville, TN (BNA-Nashville Intl.), located 8.5 mi (13.7 km) from the city center. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you can also fly into Smyrna, TN (MQY), which is 17.6 mi (28.3 km) away.

Where to stay near Old Hickory?

Our 2019 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 11 house rentals near Old Hickory. From 9 Houses to 2 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Old Hickory for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Old Hickory?

Whether you're travelling 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 Old Hickory:

  • Downtown: 763 vacation rentals
  • Music Row: 1,377 vacation rentals
  • The Gulch: 745 vacation rentals
  • West Nashville: 293 vacation rentals
  • East Nashville: 1,797 vacation rentals

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

Can I rent Houses in Old Hickory?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 9 Houses in Old Hickory. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Old Hickory include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 2 lodging choices

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Old Hickory?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 2 vacation homes with pool available in Old Hickory.