Area & Activities

An iconic hotel near the Grand Ole Opry® and other landmarks

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center invites you to experience Nashville-style entertainment and fun during your stay. Located on the banks of the Cumberland River, our hotel is near legendary Nashville attractions including the Grand Ole Opry®, Ryman Auditorium®, Wildhorse Saloon® and the General Jackson® Showboat. Marvel at our gorgeous gardens, sparkling waterways and cascading waterfalls, or spend the day at our hotel's exciting indoor water park. We offer easy access to other Nashville-area water parks as well.


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

1.4 km

Grand Old Golf & Go-Karts

Phone: +1 615-871-4701

Golf, Games, and Go Karts

0.8 km

Music City Escape Room

Phone: +1 615-942-5955

17.7 km

Adventure Science Center

Children's Science Center

22.5 km

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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Enjoy a delightful Southern meal and world-class show on the General Jackson Showboat, our 300-foot paddle wheel riverboat that's one of the largest in the country.

General Jackson Showboat

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

0.8 km S from hotel

Grand Ole Opry

0.6 km S from hotel

Ryman Auditorium

15.6 km SW from hotel

Country Music Hall of Fame

15.3 km SW from hotel

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

20.6 km S from hotel

Cheekwood Botanical Garden & Museum of Art

1200 Forrest Park Drive

32.2 km SE from hotel

General Jackson Showboat

2812 Opryland Drive

1.0 km S from hotel

Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens

0.2 km from hotel

Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville

0.6 km from hotel

Texas Troubadour Theater

0.8 km from hotel

The Redneck Comedy Tour

0.6 km from hotel

Opry Mills

1.3 km from hotel

Nashville Nightlife Theater

0.8 km from hotel

Music Valley

0.6 km from hotel

Music Valley Antiques and Marketplace

0.8 km from hotel

The Cowboy Church

0.8 km from hotel

Adventure Science Center

17.7 km from hotel

Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

7.6 km from hotel

Lane Motor Museum

8.7 km from hotel

Fitness nearby

7.1 km

Anytime Fitness

  • Cardiovascular Equipment

Local 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 (1.6 km) Bowling (1.0 km) Hiking (1.6 km) Miniature golf (1.4 km) Nature preserve, trail (1.6 km) Rock climbing (12.9 km)

Local partners

PRA Nashville



Towne Park

Bradley Health Services

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