Local Attractions

Nashville, Indiana began as an artisan community where painters, potters, writers and craftsmen settled and perfected their talents, inspiring the many quaint shops, galleries and businesses that add to the charm of the village. Nashville is a delight for visitors year round. Enjoy a lazy summer getaway, stroll the shady sidewalks, saunter in and out of its many shops, enjoy an ice cream cone on a park bench, take a horse drawn trolley ride, tour its many historic spots or visit nearby Brown County State Park, nature’s bountiful playground.

If you like to hike, bird-watch, or just drink in the great flora and fauna, Brown County State Park is not to be missed. As autumn sets in Brown County’s stunning fall colors emerge, unmatched beauty in every direction. Folks call it a photographer’s dream.

Nashville Neighbors

Visit Nashville’s neighboring towns, Columbus and Bloomington, just 15 minutes in either direction. Columbus, noted for its world class architecture, is a class study trip for many schools of architecture as many famous architects designed one or more buildings in the town. Bloomington is a charming college town. Visit its many historic sites or tour the campus of Indiana University, home of the Fighting Hoosiers. Check out the Indiana Twisted Trail link to the left to learn more.

Winters are pretty mild in Nashville, perfect for getting into the holiday spirit. The shopkeepers dress up the town transforming it into a winter wonderland to make your holiday shopping a delightful experience. With Nashville’s infinite variety of unique shops you will find something for everyone on your gift list. Don’t miss a visit in the warmth of spring to walk among blossoming dogwoods, join in local events like the celebrated annual morel mushroom hunt or simply amble along the many attractions putting on a fresh face for spring visitors.

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Featured Events

Back Roads of Brown County Studio Tours

Time: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Free
Where: Brown County, IN

Believe: A Brown County Christmas

Time: Fridays & Saturdays 7:30 p.m.; Sundays 2 p.m.
Admission: $20.50 / $19.50
Where: Brown County Playhouse

Cabin Fever 5K

Time: Registration 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.; race starts at noon
Admission: $22 pre-registration; $25 on-site registration
Where: Brown County High School