The Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center
2800 Opryland Drive, Nashville, Tennessee 37214 USA
Find your next great adventure at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. Situated in the heart of Nashville, our luxury hotel allows you to hit all the high notes of Music City both in the area and under our roof. Looking to make a splash? SoundWaves, an upscale water experience featuring four acres of combined indoor and outdoor water attractions, is open to overnight package guests. Catch a show at Grand Ole Opry and Ryman Auditorium, then return to our nine acres of lush indoor gardens and cascading waterfalls. We also offer a full-service spa for a more relaxing way to unwind. When it's time to refuel, sip and savor at our stylish steak, Mexican, Italian, and Japanese restaurants followed by a frozen yogurt or gelato dessert. Discover our impressive lineup of amenities when you make a reservation at Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center.
Just a few miles down the road from the resort, you can venture out to nearby downtown Nashville to immerse yourself in the middle of Lower Broadway, where honky tonks play world-class live music 365 days of the year. In the “North of Broadway” area historic buildings are reimagined into music attractions, boutique hotels, art galleries, and chef-driven restaurants. In “South of Broadway” you’ll find newly constructed hotels, eateries, music venues, and attractions. Wherever you go, there is plenty of fun to be had around Nashville’s incredibly walkable downtown.
From the Airport
Taxi Service and Ride Sharing
Nashville International Airport (BNA) is approximately eight miles from the resort. One-way fare is estimated at about $30 USD. Taxis pick up on the inner curb near the Information office, Lyft picks up in Ride App Zone A, and Uber picks up in Ride App Zones B and C. Overhead signs will direct you.
Sedan & Limousine Service
The Sedan and Limousine Service provides transport to and from the airport and downtown Nashville. The airport service includes signage and a personal greeter at the airport baggage claim and assistance to the waiting car. To book, contact the Airport Transportation Department at (615) 613-8617. Please call for pricing.
To make exploring as easy as possible, a variety of shuttle routes connect the Gaylord Opryland Resort and The Inn at Opryland with the General Jackson Showboat, the Grand Ole Opry House, Opry Mills, and Gaylord Springs Golf.
Downtown Nashville Transportation
Downtown Nashville is the hub of the entertainment and nightlife that defines Music City and is approximately 10 miles from the Gaylord Opryland Resort. Taxis and ride sharing services (Uber and Lyft) are all available from the hotel.
Fun Things to do in Nashville
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
The Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson, is one of the largest and most visited presidential homes in the United States and was recently named the #1 historic house in Tennessee. Today, The Hermitage is a 1,120-acre National Historic Landmark with over 30 historic buildings, which welcomes some 200,000 annual visitors, including 30,000 schoolchildren, from all 50 states and many foreign countries. Visit Andrew Jackson's Hermitage to witness "The Duel: The Art of the Southern Gentleman." This 30-minute visitor experience will answer questions about dueling followed by an actual demonstration by our historic re-enactors. “The Duel” takes place every Thursday through Sunday throughout the day and is included with paid admission.
The Johnny Cash Museum
The Johnny Cash Museum features the world's largest collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world. Walk through the life of the Man in Black depicted in interactive exhibits, films, and much more. We feature a Bongo Java Coffee Shop and Museum Cafe. Officially endorsed by the Cash Family, the museum recently received the coveted AAA GEM rating—the highest bestowed on an attraction. We are one of only six attractions in Nashville to have this distinction.
The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Nashville Zoo's mission is to inspire a culture of understanding and discovery of our natural world through conservation, innovation, and leadership. Nashville Zoo is a progressive and dynamic zoological park located just six miles south of downtown Nashville. With just 90 of 188 acres developed, Nashville Zoo is the ninth largest zoo in the country by landmass. The zoo is one of the top tourist attractions in the state and has been named the Best Regional Attraction and Best Day Trip by The Tennessean.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum honors musicians—from stars to studio players and from all genres of music. Historic artifacts include instruments played on original recordings of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Hank Williams, Sr., George Harrison, Frank Sinatra, The Supremes, Elvis Presley, Bob Dylan, Chicago, and more. See the original stage where a young Jimi Hendrix played. "To be recognized by this institution is the greatest honor a musician can have." -Neil Young.
Grand Ole Opry House Backstage Tour
The Grand Ole Opry is a world-renowned country music stage in Nashville, aka Music City. This admission ticket takes you backstage for a guided tour. Walk in the footsteps of country music's superstars and see where the performers enter the Opry House. Peek into dressing rooms and even see where they pick up their fan mail.
Jack Daniel's Distillery Bus Tour with Tastings
Visit the Jack Daniel's Distillery in Lynchburg with the convenience of a full-day tour from Nashville. Round-trip bus transportation is provided from central Nashville, along with an admission ticket to the Angel’s Share Distillery tour, which includes tastings of several premium Tennessee whiskeys. Avoid the hassle of driving by booking this tour, and also have free time for lunch in downtown Lynchburg.
Belle Meade Plantation Guided Tour with Wine Tasting
Travel back in time to the days of 19th-century plantation life on a guided tour of the Harding family’s Belle Meade. Led by an in-costume guide, you get an insider’s look at the horse farm, which temporarily served as the headquarters for a Confederate general. Learn about life and living conditions for the enslaved people on what was one of the largest slave-holding plantations in Nashville.
Old Towne Trolley Tours of Downtown Nashville
At Old Towne Trolley Tours, we want you to make the most of your Nashville vacation, so we’ve come up with a tool that'll help you plan before you go and discover even more once you get there. Our easy-to-use interactive map will help you maximize your Trolley Tour experience, so you won’t miss all the excitement that Nashville has to offer! And since it works great on mobile devices, you'll have all the information you need during your trip, right in your pocket. You’ll have the best views of the city and 15 convenient stops where you can hop on and hop off as often as you like, all day long.