Little Nashville Indiana is located in the scenic hills of south central Indiana at the intersection of Indiana State Roads 46 and 135. It is about a mile west of Brown County State Park. Nashville is the county seat of Brown County.
While not a large town, Little Nashville is chuck full of shops, restaurants and coffee houses making it a delightful place to visit. Most of the buildings are patterned after early American architecture. Some are apparently original log cabin structures, others are reproductions. It resembles Gatlinburg, Tennessee, only smaller.
The shops offer merchandise not found in the big box stores. Some of the offerings are handcrafted, made locally. A local winery maintains a shop in the village, as well as numerous antique and art galleries, candle and gift stores. To find them all, you must peruse every little alleyway and street, as the stores are tucked in every conceivable corner.
The restaurants in Little Nashville are mostly small and locally owned which have excellent food and accommodations. There are several bed and breakfasts which also have restaurants on the premises. There are also several coffee shops in which gourmet coffees and lattes may be enjoyed.
To get to Little Nashville from the east, you would exit Interstate 65 at Columbus, Indiana and travel west. You will pass Brown County State Park about twelve miles after leaving Columbus. Nashville is about two miles past the Park. To get to the shopping area, turn right (north) on State Road 135. There is a free public parking area on Washington Street, which is the first street to the left. There are pay parking lots in the town at various locations.