Discover exciting things to do in Nashville

A stay in one of the comfortable rooms and suites at Radisson Hotel Nashville Airport puts you just 15 minutes from an array of exciting things to do in downtown Nashville. To enjoy some essential Music City experiences, start with a visit to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum followed by a concert at the Grand Ole Opry. You can make the little ones happy with a trip to the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere or a day splashing around in the rides at Nashville Shores Lakeside Resort. Interested in Tennessee’s rich history? Schedule a tour of Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage or Belle Meade Plantation. Nearby Opry Mills also offers the perfect rainy day refuge thanks to great shopping and an on-site theater.

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Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage

5.7 mi / 9.18 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

8.03 mi / 12.92 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

6.28 mi / 10.11 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

4.46 mi / 7.18 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

4.61 mi / 7.41 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 Shores Lakeside Resort

3.83 mi / 6.16 km from the hotel
More than one million gallons of water flow through this shoreside amusement park. Splash around in the wave pool or rent a boat to cruise on Percy Priest Lake, and then ride the zip line at Treetop Adventure Park to get dry.

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

5.35 mi / 8.61 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

4.38 mi / 7.05 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

6.45 mi / 10.38 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.

Belle Meade Plantation

11.47 mi / 18.46 km from the hotel
Take a guided tour or enjoy a wine tasting at Belle Meade Plantation, established in 1807. Set aside an afternoon to explore the property's mansion, horse stables, mausoleum, and log cabin.

Belmont Mansion

7.28 mi / 11.71 km from the hotel
Once a women's college and the site of Nashville's first public zoo, Belmont Mansion holds 19,000 square feet of American history dating back to the early 1850s.

Hermitage Golf Course

6.46 mi / 10.4 km from the hotel
Choose between two 18-hole courses at this award-winning golf facility, and play a few rounds while the course’s signature sheep roam the greens.