The driving distance from Chicago, Illinois to Nashville, Tennessee is:

471 miles / 758 km

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Driving distance from Chicago, IL to Nashville, TN

The total driving distance from Chicago, IL to Nashville, TN is 471 miles or 758 kilometers.

Your trip begins in Chicago, Illinois. It ends in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Looking for a place to relax in Nashville? The Centennial Park in Nashville is a 132-acre park located at the West End of Nashville. Some of the highlights in the park include the Parthenon, a one-mile walking trail, Lake Watauga, Centennial Art Center, historical monuments, art activity center, sunken garden, sand volleyball courts and exercise trail.

According to, the Parthenon’s re-creation of the 42-foot statue of Athena is the focus of the Parthenon. Made to look like the ancient Greek iconic building, the Centennial Park’s Parthenon is a full-scale replica of the original. The Parthenon is also Nashville’s art museum. The museum houses 63 paintings by 19th and 20th-century American artists and only 39 are on view. It also has 2 changing exhibit galleries with temporary exhibits and shows.

Another historic building at the Centennial Park is the Centennial Art Center. The building was originally a swimming complex. It is a gallery and a visual arts teaching facility. The Art Center hosts 6 free gallery shows per year on Friday evenings from 5 to 7 pm. Check out more info about the Centennial Park on

Chicago, Illinois

City: Chicago
State: Illinois
Country: United States
Category: cities

Nashville, Tennessee

City: Nashville
State: Tennessee
Country: United States
Category: cities

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