Best Malls in Nashville, Tennessee

From The Arcade to Green Hills, there's lots to love (and buy)

Nashville Arcade
Rachel Chapdelaine / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

If you're planning a trip to Nashville and want to do a little shopping, try hitting up one of these malls during your visit. You'll find specialty and department stores as well as dining and entertainment options at these Nashville and Middle Tennessee shopping venues.


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    100 Oaks Mall
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    There are numerous outlet stores at 100 Oaks Mall. Located three miles south of downtown off Interstate 65, 100 Oaks is easier to access than many of the larger Nashville malls. It's also home to the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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    Coolsprings Galleria
    Courtesy of CoolSprings Galleria

    Located about 22 miles from Nashville off Interstate 65 in Franklin, CoolSprings Galleria is one of the premier shopping malls you'll find around Nashville, with more than 165 stores and the 500-seat Oasis Food Court within its 1 million square feet. There's a children's play area, Wi-Fi, and cell phone charging stations. It provides a truly enjoyable shopping experience.

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    Opry Mills
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    No other mall in the Nashville area offers the shopping and entertainment value that Opry Mills does. The state's largest outlet shopping center features many specialty shops and major national brand outlets.  Stop in at the Aquarium Restaurant, Mission BBQ, or Bavarian Bierhaus for a bite to eat while you shop.

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    Lebanon Outlet Marketplace
    Courtesy of Simon Property Group

    Lebanon Outlet Marketplace is 25 miles east of Nashville and features designer outlet stores such as Ann Taylor, Polo Ralph Lauren, Coach, and Brooks Brothers. You'll find great bargains on upscale merchandise, with savings up to 65 percent if you get lucky. 

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    Providence Marketplace
    Courtesy of Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust

    Providence MarketPlace, located in Mount Juliet just 10 miles east of the Nashville Airport, offers a diverse mixture of stores. You'll find department stores, specialty shops, restaurants, a grocery store, and a movie theater.

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    RiverGate Mall
    Courtesy of Hendon Properties

    RiverGate Mall, in Goodlettsville, about 15 miles north of Nashville, is one of the largest shopping malls in the Nashville area. It features more than 150 stores and 15 eateries. Dillard's, Macy's, Sears, and J.C. Penney anchor the mall. 

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    Stones River Mall
    Courtesy of Stones River Mall

    Stones River Mall is about 34 miles southeast of Nashville in Murfreesboro. It features more than 50 stores including Victoria's Secret, Bath & Body Works, and Zales as well as a Chuck E. Cheese, Buffalo Wild Wings, and Olive Garden if you get hungry while you're shopping.

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    Nashville Arcade
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    The Arcade is Nashville's oldest mall. Located in downtown Nashville between Fourth and Fifth avenues, The Arcade opened in 1903 and is definitely worth a visit because it is one of the few remaining malls of its kind in the world. Built in the Greek Revival style, this was one of the first covered shopping centers in North America.

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    The Avenue Murfreesboro
    Courtesy of The Avenue Murfreesboro

    The Avenue, also in Murfreesboro, is an open-air mall that offers more than 100 retailers within its more than 800,000 square foot. It’s just off Interstate 24 about 34 miles southeast of Nashville.

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    Factory at Franklin
    Courtesy of Williamson County Convention & Visitors Bureau

    The Factory at Franklin is a shopping complex on the National Register of Historic Places and is near the famous Main Street of Franklin. Shops and restaurants feature artisan goods that reflect local culture. The Factory at Franklin hosts fashion shows, concerts, fundraisers, and video shoots. It's a one-of-a-kind shopping experience about 22 miles from Nashville in historic Franklin.

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    The Mall at Green Hills
    Courtesy of Taubman Centers

    The Mall at Green Hills is a luxury and upscale shopping center anchored by large departments stores. Retailers include Tiffany & Co., Omega, Louis Vuitton, Nordstrom, and Burberry, among many other high-end shops and places to eat.