More than just a tech summit

Nashville is the perfect blend of its historic country roots and its hipster and rock & roll present. Explore the city's greatest spots a short trip from the Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center. 

General Jackson Showboat

Distance: 2 miles from Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

Cruise Nashville’s Cumberland River on the General Jackson Showboat with it's four massive decks and a beautiful two-story Victorian Theater. While “rollin’ down the river,” you’ll enjoy stunning views, a delicious meal freshly prepared by our chefs and toe-tapping entertainment.

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Grand Ole Opry

Distance: 9 miles from Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

During the Opry's years at the historic Ryman Auditorium, performers such as Roy Acuff, Minnie Pearl, Ernest Tubb and Bill Monroe paved the way for entertainment icons including Loretta Lynn and Dolly Parton. When the Opry left for its new home in 1974, it placed an 8-foot circle of hardwood from the Ryman center stage in the new venue, symbolizing an unbroken tradition.

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Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Distance: 11 miles from Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

Situated at the epicenter of the city’s rapidly growing core, the museum, called the “Smithsonian of country music” because of its unrivaled collection, recently unveiled a $100 million expansion, doubling its size. Visitors are immersed in the history and sounds of country music, its origins and traditions, and the stories and voices of many of its honored architects.

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Honky Tonk Highway

Distance: 11 miles from Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center

For those who don't know, a honky tonk is an establishment that contains at least one rockin' stage, cold beverages, and a party that lasts all day, everyday. And we mean every SINGLE day. Nashville's Honky Tonk Highway, located on Lower Broadway, is a row of these beautiful things pumping live music into the streets from 10am to 3am.

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