Comfort Suites Airport
2521 Elm Hill Pike
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: (615) 391-3919
Fax: (615) 391-5995
When the mercury rises and the temperature makes you sizzle under the collar, head for Wave Country. It features a number of water slides and a wave machine that creates surf up to four-feet high. There is no better way to cool off on a hot day. The park also has picnic areas and additional recreation space for kids to toss a baseball or Frisbee when the water fun is finished. Admission: $8 for 13 and older, $7 for 12 and younger, 4 and under is free. Free parking. Rental Floats $4.
Two Rivers Golf Course is one of Nashville's oldest and features fast greens and open fairways. Popular with novice and experienced golfers, the par 72 course offers a fair amount of challenge. Tee times are available as early as 7am, and while a reservation is not required, it is highly encouraged. Foursomes are also encouraged, and standard course attire of collars, cuffs and soft spikes is requested.
The Historic Edgefield district, known for its Victorian houses and artists' bungalows, is home to one of the city's oldest parks. Sloping terrain, tiny Lake Sevier and old trees provide peaceful seclusion at the Shelby Park and Golf Course. Come in the daytime for a picnic or to feed the ducks. Trails are available for rollerblading and cycling in addition to softball, tennis court and playground facilities to keep you entertained. The adjacent 72-par Bermuda greens golf course is open to public throughout the week.
Travel back in time in a fully restored 1950's passenger train. The passenger cars feature large picture windows, air conditioning and reclining seats. Themes like train robbery or murder mystery are a surprising part of the excursion. The museum houses a one-of-a-kind library of books on railroads and one of the largest collections of railroad artifacts in the world.
Cool down at Nashville's hottest water theme park. Ride the 700-foot Tennessee Twisters water slide. Enjoy three pools, miniature golf, boat and jet ski rentals, picnic areas, and sandy beaches. Season passes and group rates available. Extra fees for some activities like miniature golf, boat rentals and camping.
This serene 42 mile long, 14,000 acre lake was created thanks to the J. Percy Priest Dam, completed in 1968. A convenient 15 minute drive from downtown Nashville makes this lake popular among outdoor enthusiasts. The vast array of recreational activities include boating, fishing, swimming, camping, hiking, biking, horse back riding and much, much more. With marinas located around the lake, boaters will find easy access to the water.
Choose from 14 spectacular Music City tours! Country music fans will have a hard time deciding between the Grand Ole Opry Shuffle, Music Valley Live and Home of the Stars. Interested in more than country music? Try the Best of Nashville, Jack Daniels Country or Historical tour by Gray Line Tours. If you're looking for daytime romance, board the General Jackson for a leisurely lunch and sightseeing cruise.
Tennessee State Fairgrounds is where Nashville comes to play at the areas biggest events and expos. Situated on 117 acres, the fairgrounds feature several exhibit buildings, an arena, the Nashville Speedway racetrack, an amphitheater and a concert venue. In addition to special events throughout the year like the Spring Nashville Lawn & Garden Show and the Autumn Christmas Village, the area's largest flea market is held on last weekend of each month. Plenty of free parking and handicapped accessible.
The Nashboro Golf Course is considered by many to be the most classic golf course in the Nashville area. Located amidst the hills and wooded area of southeast Nashville, the tree lined fairways offer beautiful color throughout the spring, summer and fall. The rates at the Nashboro Golf Course are some of the best in Middle Tennessee, with a reasonable nine hole anytime fare and a daytime full course fare at a rate that can't be beat. The course also offers a discounted twilight rate. Be sure to call the club or check the website for new specials and promotions. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Music City Motorplex is a NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racetrack, located at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds. It upholds the honor of being one of the oldest tracks in the country. It has held many grand events besides race series and cups. The Motorplex also holds events on a grand scale, with the capacity of 15,000 people and it also offers great packages and good event facilities.
This 200-acre walk-through zoological park is home to the rare and beautiful. You'll encounter cougars, black bears, Bengal tigers, zebras, cheetahs and playful river otters. Kids can even go a bit wild on the Jungle Gym playground. The Croft Center, named for the sisters who left the estate to Grassmere, houses the Unseen New World exhibit and a variety of reptiles. There is also a working farm exhibit and petting zoo.
Vacations are great, but the price of hotels and resorts can wreak havoc with your budget. Why not take all the comforts of home with you? Park your mobile home away from home at this full service camping center called Chad's Camping Center. Or, if you'd prefer, you can rent a fantastic trailer or camper. You will also find all the other camping gear you need—tents, gas stoves and more are available at reasonable prices.