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Nashville Sightseeing

Boat Tours General Jackson Showboat is one of the many exciting things to do in Nashville.

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Looking for things to do this weekend? Sightseeing excursions with stops at the major attractions and/or tours of the stars' homes are offered by several companies, including NashTrash Tours, which can be reached at (615) 226-7300.

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Nashville, TN

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Travel Information

City Population

601,222

Elevation

597 ft.

Sales Tax

Tennessee's statewide sales tax is 7 percent; Nashville's sales tax can be up to an additional 2.25 percent, and the city has a 6 percent lodging tax, plus $2 city tax per night.

Emergency

911

Police (non-emergency)

(615) 862-8600

Hospitals

Nashville General Hospital at Meharry, (615) 341-4000; Saint Thomas Midtown Hospital, (615) 284-5555; Saint Thomas West Hospital, (615) 222-2111; TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center, (615) 781-4000; TriStar Summit Medical Center, (615) 316-3000; Vanderbilt University Medical Center, (615) 322-5000.

Visitor Information

501 Broadway Nashville, TN 37203. Phone:(615)259-4747 or (866)830-4440

Air Travel

For tourists with airline flights,

Rental Cars

Hertz, (615) 275-2600 or (800) 654-3080, offers discounts to AAA members.

Buses

The Greyhound bus terminal is at 709 5th Ave. S.; phone (615) 255-3556 or (800) 231-2222.

Taxis

Cab fare is $3 to start and $2 per mile; a $25 flat fee is charged for transportation between the airport and downtown. Cabs are not easy to hail outside downtown, but they can be ordered by phone. The major cab company is Yellow, (615) 256-0101.

Public Transportation

Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) has more than 50 city routes, including an airport connection. Exact change is required. The fare is $1.70; $1.00 (ages 5-19); 85c (ages 65+ and riders with disabilities). Buses generally run daily 6:15 a.m.-11:15 p.m., depending upon the route. For information phone (615) 862-5950.

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