FAQ

Questions? We have the answers!

Where can I park in Nashville?

  • Free parking lot on West Washington Street
  • Free parking lot on Pat Reilly Drive (behind the Subway restaurant)
  • Free parking lot on Old School Way, near the public restroom building
  • Free street parking in Nashville

Pay lots are scattered throughout the Village of Nashville. Parking costs vary, usually starting at $4. Village of Nashville Map

Where are public restrooms?

There are three public restroom buildings in Nashville:

  1. Mound Street Restrooms (north end of town)
  2. Village Green Restrooms (central)
  3. Old School Way Restrooms, (south end of town, near the Visitors Center)

What time do the shops open?

Stores are typically open from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. However, on weekends and during the fall season, many do stay open later. All shops are locally owned and operated, setting their own individual hours. Many shops are open year-round.

Where is the best place to eat?

Brown County has an abundance of great restaurants and eateries. Check out our Taste section to discover the best places to satisfy your cravings! Inside the Visitors Center, browse through local dining menus to ensure you savor the flavors of Brown County during your visit.

Where is Brown County State Park located?

From the Visitors Center, the North Gate Covered Bridge entrance is 2 miles east on State Road 46 East and the West Gate entrance is 2 miles west on State Road 46 West.

What events will be going on during my visit?

Check out our online event calendar to search all events by date and/or interest category. For the most up-to-date information, stop in the Visitors Center when you arrive.

Where can I stay with my dog?

We know how much you love your pets. Don’t leave them behind! Click here to view pet-friendly places to stay in Brown County.

Are there things to do other than shopping?

Brown County offers shopping surrounded by forest, which makes for a wide range of outdoor activities and unique attractions to take advantage of while you’re here! From outdoor recreation to relaxation, check out our Do section to learn more.

Is Brown County closed during the winter?

Absolutely not. There are multiple hotels with indoor pools and an abundance of private cabins with hot tubs. During the winter season, you can still find plenty of outdoor activities and live entertainment, with many shops and restaurants open for business.

What can I do on a rainy day?

There are many unique attractions and indoor entertainment venues located in Brown County. Check out our Do section to find out more.

What about holidays in Brown County?

The holidays are a special time in Brown County. Most shops and businesses are open for the season. On major holidays like Christmas and Thanksgiving day, most shops will likely be closed, but many restaurants offer special holiday meals or buffets. We suggest calling ahead to your favorite businesses to find out how they will be operating before you visit. Keep an eye on the online event calendar for holiday event information!

Still have questions? View our guides, call the Visitors Center at 812.988.7303, or contact us here.