Nashville Journals

Nashville in the Summer

A June 2006 trip to Nashville by CurlyGirl

Grand Ole Opry Photo, Nashville, Tennessee More Photos
Quote: Two whirlwind trips in Nashville to explore the country music, culture, and down home food.

Gaylord Opryland Resort

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Hotel | "Gaylord Opryland "

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An overly extravagant, extremely enclosed mammoth of a hotel resides in Nashville to cater to all your needs. The Opryland Hotel has an indoor river that you can take a boat ride on; myriad shops for clothing and fun to keep you content; a luxurious spa; several outdoor pools; and everything that you might want a hotel to contain! You can easily get stuck indoors, however, and not make it out to explore the rest of Nashville. Thus they have a shuttle that takes you to the Grand Ole Opry and downtown Nashville. The rooms are not that of a luxury hotel, however, and resemble those of a high-end motel. The bed was comfortable, but the room was slightly musty and the views were all of the parking ...Read More

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on December 24, 2006

Gaylord Opryland Resort
2800 Opryland Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
(615) 889-1000

BB Kings Blues Club

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We saw "Tony Coleman and the BB King Houserockers" on a Monday night at this blues club, part of the BB Kings chain family, in downtown Nashville. As I was with an under-21 year old, we had a difficult time to find a place with live music that would let us enter. BB Kings was no problem; and no cover! We walked right in and got a table, but we weren't the only ones who had found this gem. The tables were full, and at least 75 people were also in their enjoying the band.With at least five people on stage at all times, we heard a great range of singers, saxophonists, pianists, and more. The crowd got up to dance at the lively songs, and a few moved souls danced no matter what the song. The ever ...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on December 24, 2006

BB Kings Blues Club
152 2nd Avenue, N.
Nashville, Tennessee
(615) 256-2727

Grand Ole Opry

Attraction

Grand Ole Opry Photo, Nashville, Tennessee
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You just can't go to Nashville and not visit the Grand Ole Opry. Though it's not the same as it once was, and the Opryland theme park is gone, the music and the performers are evergreen at this famous singing joint.Enjoy five or six different acts each evening. While the schedule is typically not released very far in advance, you are guaranteed to see some country music legends such as Little Jimmy or Roy. And we lucked out and had Dierks Bentley as the final act the evening we went! Aaron Tippin was also part of the show; it's always a name of big nights and up and coming favorites at the Opry!The space is large enough to accommodate tons of fans, but small enough that you s...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on December 24, 2006

Grand Ole Opry
2804 Opryland Drive
Nashville, Tennessee 37214
(615) 871-6779