WalkScore.com is a great resource for people that are interested in understanding how walkable their community is. It is also a great tool for buyer’s who want to know the same info about a prospective neighborhood.
Walk Score is a number between 0 and 100 that measures the walkability of any address. If your interested in what the Walk Score is for your address click here.
Here are Nashville’s Top 4 Most Walkable Neighborhoods, starting with #4.
4. Hillsboro Village / Belmont
Hillsboro Village is a very popular area of Nashville that features many bungalow and cottage style homes and sidewalk lined streets. Nearby Belmont and Vanderbilt Universities make this neighborhood a popular destination for shopping, eating and hanging out.
There are plenty of local merchants and amazing local restaurants to choose from. Pancake Pantry is just a brief stroll away or hang out at Fido’s, Jackson’s or Sam’s, the local sports bar. Hillsboro Village homes are beautiful, quaint and historic in style and feel.
Although Nashville is ranked #39 with a Walk Score of 39, the Belmont Hillsboro neighborhood has a Walk Score of 78. The northwestern part of Belmont Hillsboro is a walker’s paradise.
3. Edgehill Village
Edgehill Village is located in one of the most high foot traffic parts of Nashville, just blocks away from Vanderbilt University and the historic Music Row.
The community boasts some of the trendiest and fun places to eat and shop including Edgehill Cafe, Tweed, Taco Mamacita and Legato Gelato.
Edgehill Village is the 3rd most walkable neighborhood in Nashville with a Walk Score of 78.
2. East End
East End is the 2nd most walkable neighborhood in Nashville with a Walk Score of 80.
The community gets it’s name from formerly being know as the “east end” of the Nashville city limits. Now the east End neighborhood is nestled between the Lockeland Springs, Shelby Hills and Maxwell neighborhoods.
Most notably East End features the 5 Points area – a centrally located East Nashville commercial hub where local businesses, including restaurants and shops, thrive.
1. The Gulch
Nashville’s newest and most exciting urban location is the Gulch. The Gulch received a Walk Score of 94 making it the most walkable neighborhood in Nashville.
The Gulch features two of the most desirable condo towers in the city – Icon and Terrazzo, where Nashville’s movers and shakers live, work and play.
Living in the Gulch presents the all that Nashville city life has to offer you within walking distance. Restaurants like Cantina Laredo, Sambuca, Virago and Watermark are located within a block or two.
You can also find yourself wandering into Urban Outfitters and Bullets & Mullets for some of the latest fashion items.