Area & Activities

A hotel near Nashville's top attractions and entertainment

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center invites you to experience a host of Nashville-style entertainment and fun during your stay at our hotel. Marvel at our gorgeous gardens, sparkling waterways and cascading waterfalls. Located on the banks of the Cumberland River, our hotel is conveniently near legendary Nashville attractions, including the Grand Ole Opry®, Ryman Auditorium®, Wildhorse Saloon® and the General Jackson® Showboat. In addition to the water park at our hotel, some of Nashville's most popular water parks are nearby.


Hotel Activity Highlights

Delta Riverboat Cruise at Opryland

Delta Riverboat Tours

Cruise our scenic, indoor river and wind through the beautiful, 4.5-acre Delta Atrium. Take in the sights while guides share fun facts about the Resort and its gardens.

Shopping at Gaylord Opryland


Enjoy some of Nashville's finest shopping at distinctive boutiques, fashion stores and retail shops at Gaylord Opryland Resort. Find everything from exciting souvenirs and exquisite jewelry to basic necessities and Opry-inspired Western wear all under one roof, making shopping in Nashville easy and pleasurable.

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Gaylord Opryland Shuttle Service

Transportation Services

Guests have access to Gaylord Opryland's hotel shuttle and sedan service, with transportation to Gaylord Springs Golf Links.

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More Resort Attractions

International Waters Fountain Show

Tour the world with this spectacle of lights and dancing water set to famous international music. Shows are 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. daily in the Delta Atrium.

*Schedule subject to change; please see the Concierge Desk in the Cascades Lobby for today's show schedule.

Aqua Fountain Show

Experience the choreographed movements of the Delta Fountain, one of the most ambitious, commanding water features ever conceived. You'll be swept away by this breathtaking union of water, music and light. Shows are 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. daily in the Delta Atrium.

*Schedule subject to change; please see the Concierge Desk in the Cascades Lobby for today's show schedule.

Family and Children's Activities

0.9 miles

Grand Old Golf & Go-Karts

Phone: +1 615-871-4701

Golf, Games, and Go Karts

0.5 miles

Music City Escape Room

Phone: +1 615-942-5955

11 miles

Adventure Science Center

Children's Science Center

14 miles

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere


General Jackson Showboat

Local Area & Activity Highlights

A Night at the Opry

The show that made country music famous continues with star-packed performances featuring a wide array of chart-toppers, newcomers and living legends. Opry shows are every Friday and Saturday night, with extra performances on Tuesday from March through December. Take advantage of our most popular package, and discover the excitement of the Grand Ole Opry.

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Nashville General Jackson Showboat

General Jackson Showboat

Temporarily Closed.  The General Jackson Showboat offers special cruises for Valentine's Day, Christmas and New Year's, plus romantic options for your anniversary and other special occasions. Or, opt for an upbeat afternoon show spiced up with authentic Southern specialties.

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Wildhorse Saloon

Home to Nashville's largest dance floor! More than 1.5 million music fans have stampeded to the Wildhorse to have a great meal, catch the hottest concerts and learn the newest dance steps. Cover charge is waived for guests of Gaylord Opryland Resort (excludes special events).

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Convenient Shuttles to Get You There

Complex Shuttle

Shuttle service between the Resort, The Inn at Opryland, General Jackson Showboat, Grand Ole Opry House (only on show nights) and Opry Mills.
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Local Attractions

Madame Tussauds Nashville

515 Opry Mills Drive

General Jackson Showboat

2812 Opryland Drive

Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens

Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville

Texas Troubadour Theater

The Redneck Comedy Tour

Opry Mills

Nashville Nightlife Theater

Music Valley

Music Valley Antiques and Marketplace

The Cowboy Church

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

Lane Motor Museum

Fitness Nearby

4.4 miles

Anytime Fitness

  • Cardiovascular Equipment

Area Sightseeing

Bike the Greenway

Explore Nashville on a Bike

Bike the Greenway

Phone: +1 615-920-1388

Music City Biplane Tours

John C. Tune Airport

Biplane Tours

Gray Line Nashville

Nashville's historic and country music landmarks

Gray Line Nashville

Helistar Aviation

Different Tours available


Nashville Ghost Tours

Music City's Original Haunted Tours

Nashville Ghost Tours

Phone: +1 615-884-3999

Tour the Ryman Auditorium

Self-Guided, Backstage, and Group Tours Available

Ryman Auditorium Tour

Family and Children's Activities

Delta Fountain Shows

FREE synchronized light, water and music shows are offered nightly in the the 4.5 acre Delta Atrium


Gaylord Opryland Resort's Arcade is one of the many Nashville attractions for kids - of all ages!

Delta Riverboat Tours

Travels down a scenic river winding through a 4.5-acre indoor garden.

Three Hotel Pools

Two outdoor resort pools and one indoor - all heated

More Activities

Biking trail (1 mile) Bowling (0.6 miles) Hiking (1 mile) Miniature golf (0.9 miles) Nature preserve, trail (1 mile) Rock climbing (8 miles)

Local Partners

PRA Nashville



Towne Park

Bradley Health Services

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