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Nashville TN is a Cumberland River (Mississippi River) cruise port and the capital city of USA's Tennessee state. The city is ranked state's 2nd largest (after Memphis) and USA's 5th largest by population (around 690,000, metro over 1,9 million).
City's economy is based on country music, publishing (especially religious), banking and finance, healthcare, tourism-related industries, education (several large colleges and universities). The city is a major country music recording and production center. By total annual economic impact (around USD 6,4 billion) it is ranked USA's 2nd largest - after NYC. This industry supports over 19,000 local jobs. Here are the headquarters of Gibson (guitar company).
Tourism is largely based on country music. Many tourists come here to attend live performances at Grand Ole Opry - world's longest live radio show. Other major attractions are Country Music Museum, Gaylord Opryland Resort, Opry Mills (shopping mall), MS General Jackson (paddlewheel riverboat), several antebellum plantation houses (Belle Meade, Carnton, Belmont Mansion), arts centers and galleries, Cheekwood Botanical Garden, Tennessee State Museum, Johnny Cash Museum, renown annual events (Film Festival, Fashion Week, Rock and Roll Marathon, Iroquois Steeplechase, CMA Music Festival, Tennessee State Fair, International Art Fair, Oktoberfest, Country Music Association Awards).
Nashville's largest industry is healthcare, represented by over 300 companies with estimated annual economic impact around USD 30 billion and providing over 200,000 local jobs. The city is ranked USA's 3rd fastest-growing economy and 1st for providing professional and business service jobs. The automotive industry is represented by Nissan, having North America's largest manufacturing plant in Smyrna TN. Bridgestone is also headquartered in the city, with manufacturing plants in nearby counties. Real estate is another major industry ranking Nashville TN USA's 7th in terms of attractiveness to investors.
As cruise port, Nashville TN is included in the regular schedule of USA's largest river cruise company - ACL (American Cruise Lines). In Nashville is homeported the paddlewheeler Queen of the Mississippi - USA's most famous riverboat. Next table shows ship's 8-day itinerary between homeports Nashville and St Louis, with prices from ~USD 3000 pp (double occupancy rates).
|Date / Time||Port|
|08 Sep||Departing from Nashville, Tennessee|
|09 Sep||Clarksville, Tennessee|
|10 Sep||Dover, Tennessee|
|11 Sep||Mississippi River|
|12 Sep||Paducah, Kentucky|
|13 Sep||Cape Girardeau, Missouri|
|14 Sep||Chester, Illinois|
|15 Sep||Arriving in St Louis, Missouri|
Port Nashville TN cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Nashville TN, Tennessee. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|6 September, 2020|
|Queen of the Mississippi|
|13 September, 2020|
|Queen of the Mississippi|