Discover exciting things to do near the Grand Ole Opry

Book a newly renovated room or suite at the Country Inn & Suites in Nashville to stay near the Grand Ole Opry and other iconic destinations like the Country Music Hall of Fame and Ryman Auditorium. If you’re a history buff, you can learn more about Nashville’s storied past with visits to Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage or to the Parthenon in Centennial Park. Looking for family-friendly things to do? Nashville Zoo at Grassmere offers close encounters with almost 3,000 animals, while Opry Mills provides hours of fun for avid shoppers. Sports lovers young and old won’t want to miss the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame, which honors the state’s most memorable athletic achievements.

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Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage

4.63 mi / 7.45 km from the hotel
Each room at the Hermitage, the former mansion of Andrew Jackson, tells a riveting story about the seventh president of the United States. Watch a live dueling demonstration, and enjoy a tour of the mansion, gardens, and farmland.

The Parthenon

8.11 mi / 13.05 km from the hotel
A full-size replica of the Parthenon in Greece, this awe-inspiring structure sits in the heart of Centennial Park. As you peruse its impressive art collection, don't miss the stunning re-creation of the original 42-foot Athena statue.

Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

6.22 mi / 10.02 km from the hotel
Check out exhibits on country music legends, and attend a concert by the artist in residence. The museum also hosts programs for all ages, engaging interview sessions, and film screenings.

General Jackson Showboat

1.17 mi / 1.89 km from the hotel
Enjoy the music that’s made Tennessee famous while you cruise the Cumberland River on this traditional showboat that can carry more than 1,000 passengers. Sunday cruises include a brunch featuring classic Southern dishes before the concert.

Grand Ole Opry

0.98 mi / 1.57 km from the hotel
Described as “country’s most famous stage,” the Grand Ole Opry has showcased the biggest and brightest country music stars for more than 90 years.

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

9.28 mi / 14.93 km from the hotel
Over 3,000 animals from around the world are housed at this family-friendly zoo. Take a train ride through the park and visit the Grassmere Historic Home, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Opry Mills

1.22 mi / 1.97 km from the hotel
Upgrade your wardrobe at Vera Bradley Outlet, Forever 21, or J.Crew Factory Store. Afterward, grab dinner at any of the mall’s restaurants before catching a movie in the IMAX theater.

Ryman Auditorium

6.18 mi / 9.95 km from the hotel
Touted as country music hallowed ground, this venue has featured legends like Elvis Presley and Patsy Cline. Today, you can still listen to performances by top stars, tour the venue, and catch Grand Ole Opry shows as well.

Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

6.27 mi / 10.09 km from the hotel
Featuring tributes to Tennessee sports legends Pat Summitt and Peyton Manning, this museum is dedicated to honoring the top athletes and teams from the Volunteer State.