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Travel Tips | Vanderbilt

Need to know how to get there, where to eat and where to drink? We've got you covered.

John Reed-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

Getting to Vanderbilt
From the South - Take I-65 North to Exit 209A (The Broadway-West End exit is after the I-65N/I-40W merger). Turn left on to Broadway. When the road splits (approximately four blocks), stay to the right to enter West End Avenue. Take West End past the main University entrance and turn left on 25th Avenue. Turn right on Jess Neely Drive (first stop light).

Click here for a parking map.
Terrace Place and Wesley Place Garages: Park at no charge in the garages located just off of 21st Avenue and then enjoy a scenic 15-20 minute walk through the heart of campus to Vanderbilt Stadium.
Additional Parking: Fans can park for $10 per game in the 25th Avenue Garage, located at the corner of 25th Avenue and Jess Neely Drive.

Tiger Walk
9:15 a.m. CT
Natchez Trace on the pressbox side, open end of stadium

Vanderbilt Stadium
Click here for a seating chart.
Click here for a stadium map.
Gate 1: Media Entrance, Sections A-D
Gate 2: Sections E-K, Family Zone entrance, and suite level entrance;
TV Service Gate: Credentialed access and Suite holder entrance only
Gate 3: Sections L-V, Player Guest Entrance
Gate 4: Student Gate, Sections S-V

Staff Favorites

These are places we love to grab a bite or a drink, and they're mostly located pretty close to Vanderbilt.

Rotier's, 2413 Elliston Place, Nashville, Tenn. 37203, 615-327-9892

Order the cheeseburger on french bread. You'll be happy you did.

Fido, 1812 21st Avenue South, Nashville, Tenn. 37212, 615-777-3436

Go for the coffee, stay for the huevos rancheros.

Rippy's, 429 Broadway, Nashville, Tenn. 37203, 615-244-7477

The Bloody Mary's are a lifesaver and the BBQ is good.

Bar at the Hutton Hotel, 1808 West End Avenue, Nashville, Tenn. 37203, 615-340-9333

Have a civilized drink at the elegant Hutton. Ask for Angel's Envy neat.

Noshville, 1918 Broadway, Nashville, Tenn. 37203, 615-329-6674

Good New York deli food. If you're looking for a place to have hungover breakfast on Sunday, this is it.

Flying Saucer, 111 10th Ave S, Nashville, Tenn. 37246, 615-259-3039

Beer nerds, drink here. With a giant wall of taps and even more beers by the bottle, Flying Saucer will be able to satisfy your needs. Plus, they have food to sober you up in case you have one too many high gravities.

Sam's All-American Sports Grill, 1803 21st Avenue South, Nashville, Tenn. 37212, 615-383-3601

The name sounds a little cheesy, but everyone just refers to it as "Sam's." After the Auburn game, if you need a place to watch the rest of Saturday's action, you can't go wrong with Sam's.

Star Bagel and Cafe, 4504 Murphy Rd., Nashville, Tenn. 37209, 615-292-7993

Awesome bagels, sandwiches and coffee. If you don't have breakfast at Noshville, you should go to Star Bagel.

If you want to venture out to East Nashville, a cool, up-and-coming (read: hipster) neighborhood across the river, these places are worth a visit.Jeni's Ice Cream, 1892 Eastland Avenue, Nashville, Tenn. 37206, 615-262-8611

Jeni's Ice Cream, 1892 Eastland Avenue, Nashville, Tenn. 37206, 615-262-8611

The salted caramel is amazing.

Holland House, 935 W. Eastland Ave., Nashville, Tenn., 615-262-4190

Holland House is a bit more upscale, but the food is excellent and the cocktails are even better. They also do a fine Sunday brunch.

3 Crow Bar, 1020-1024 Woodland Street, Nashville, Tenn. 3720, 615-262-3345

A dingy spot with a good-sized outdoor area. Great place to knock back a beer or 10.

The Red Door Saloon, 1010 Forrest Avenue,Nashville, Tenn. 37206, 615-226-7660

Another good spot to tie one on. There's a location closer to Vandy, but the one in East Nashville is far superior.