Local Information




            Nashville has one major airport -- BNA. www.flynashville.com has very useful information
            regarding the airport, including which airlines fly there.

            To travel from the airport to downtown hotels, Gray Line Airport Express provides a shuttle bus service
            between the hours of  5:00 AM until 11:00 PM.  It departs every 15-20 minutes from the airport and
            every 30 minutes from most hotels.  Reservations are not required for the service from the airport.
            Average trip time is 30 minutes.  The shuttle cost is $11 one-way and $17 round-trip. For more information,
            please call (615) 275-1180.

            Taxis are also available outside of the baggage claim area.  Average cost of a taxi ride from
            the airport to downtown Nashville is $20.00 .

   Hotel Information

          DoubleTree Hotel Downtown Nashville
            315 4th Avenue North
            Nashville, TN 37219
            (615) 244-8200
            (800) 222-TREE

            Several rooms have been blocked for any wedding guests who wish to be in the host hotel.

                        Group Code: KJW (Knight Joseph Wedding)

                        Room Rate: $79/night

                        Rate Dates: December 26, 2003 - December 28, 2003

                        Rate Deadline: Wednesday, November 26, 2003

            If you need additional nights, please discuss with reservations desk to insure the block rate.

            Preferably, reservations should be made by calling directly to hotel. You can also use the 800
            number or DoubleTree website. However, these two options do not have as much flexibility
            regarding dates and room types.

   Nearby Restaurants

            Plaza Cafe (within the hotel)
            2nd Avenue Entertainment District

   Local Attractions

Name Description Address & Number
The Parthenon Nashville's Art Museum and replica of the original Parthenon in Athens, Greece Centennial Park
(615) 862-8431
The Hermitage Home of President Andrew Jackson 4580 Rachel's Lane
(615) 889-2941
Adventure Science Center Children's museum with Adventure Tower and Planetarium 800 Fort Negley Blvd.
(615) 862-5160
2nd Avenue Entertainment District Downtown's entertainment and dining district including Wildhorse Saloon 2nd Avenue & Broadway
Country Christmas at Opryland Hotel Amazing display of Christmas lights and decorations for the holiday season 2800 Opryland Drive
(615) 889-1000
Cheekwood Botanical Gardens International Parade of Christmas Trees Botanical Gardens and Museum  1200 Forrest Park Drive
(615) 356-8000
Fisk, Tennessee State, Meharry Nashville's HBCU's Jefferson Street area
Grand Ole Opry Historic site for longest running live radio show in the world 2802 Opryland Drive
(615) 871-OPRY
Ryman Auditorium Original home to the Grand Ole Opry and Mother Church of Country Music 116 5th Avenue
(615) 889-3060


   Shopping Malls

           Opry Mills                              433 Opry Mills Drive
           The Mall at Green Hills         Hillsboro Road and Abbott Martin Road


           Music Row / West End
           Music Valley / Opryland
           MapQuest Maps
           Yahoo! Maps


            If you have any questions about logistics, please email us!