3414 Percy Priest Drive
Nashville, TN 37214
Phone: (615) 391-8074
Fax: (615) 391-8076
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.
This residence still speaks to the fortune and life of David McGavock, a prominent Nashvillian of the mid 19th century. Roman-style marble columns, high ceilings and frescoed walls provide an opulent setting for the fine art displayed inside. It may be rented for private engagements, parties and weddings year round.
Glimpse back to antebellum America and the life of the seventh president, Andrew Jackson, by visiting the home he built in 1835. While living at the Hermitage, Jackson ran a general store, tavern and thoroughbred horse racing tracks nearby, which eventually inspired him to cease his work on the Supreme Court to focus of the Hermitage and its nearby enterprises. This classic Greek Revival mansion retains Jackson's original architecture and furnishings. Visitors view a biographical film and museum exhibits then tour the mansion and grounds, which include original 1804 slave cabins, Jackson's tomb, Tulip Grove Mansion, Old Hermitage Church, and Tennessee Confederate Soldier Cemetery. Also worth checking is the vast plantation site at The Hermitage.
One way to spend a fun and relaxing evening in Cincinnati would be to cruise across the Ohio river on the General Jackson Riverboat. The cruise is scheduled with variety of theater shows and dinner events for you and your family, which could be a highlight of your stay in this city. Besides, the riverboat can also be hired to host variety of family and cultural events.
When the world famous Ryman Auditorium closed its doors to country music performances, a section of the stage was removed and installed here, at the new home of the Grand Ole Opry. Country music artists, past and present, consider performing on this stage the highest of honors, and all the greats have. The 45,000 square foot building seats 4,400 people. It is host to The Country Music Association Awards, various concerts, conventions and business conferences.
Relax among the serene beauty of three nationally acclaimed indoor gardens: The Conservatory, The Cascades, and The Delta. The Conservatory covers two acres and is devoted solely to tropical plants. The Cascades also covers two acres and features waterfalls cascading into a 12,500 square-foot indoor lake. The Delta covers 4.5 acres and features restaurants, shops and a fountain that sends out jets of water 85 feet into the air. A breathtaking river runs through it with passenger-carrying boats. Admission: Free.
Home to some of the best landmarks in Nashville, Music Valley Village is a must-visit destination! From live music shows, dining, shopping, camping and many more fun activities for the whole family! Visit Nashville Nightlife and enjoy their fabulous dinner theater, rub shoulders with the stars at Nashville Palace, check out waxed country stars at Music Valley Wax Museum, pick up country music souvenirs and merchandise at Willie Nelson and Friends Museum and General Store, rekindle country legends and enjoy live performances at Grand Ole Opry and shop for records at Ernest Tubb, the most famous record store in Nashville. The area has many hotels and resorts as well, making the village a perfect holiday destination for the family!
Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland is a beautiful, magical, musical Christmas event not to be missed. Located in Nashville at Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park Camp-Resort, Shadrack's Christmas Wonderland is a fully orchestrated LED drive-through Christmas light show open to visitors from November 5th through January 2nd. Guests drive through the park and watch and experience Christmas lights which dance in time to a local radio station's Christmas music selection. For an example of this attraction, check out the video on the Shadrack's website. This could become a Christmas tradition or a wonderful Christmas memory for kids of all ages. -Lynn-nore Chittom
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.
Prayers are held five times a day at Masjid Qur'aan Wa Sunnah and in Arabic and English. Festivals like Eid, rituals such as marriages and community services take place here. Teachings of the Holy Book Koran takes place very weekend for the children and youth.
Like all the Masjids in the world Salahadden Center and Mosque of Nashville, also hold prayer services five times a day. They have a Friday evening lecture service on the Koran separately for women and men. Friday services are held in English and Kurdish. Sunday school and Summer schools are held for children while there are many youth programs held as well. Apart from festivals and rituals being held in the Mosque, family counseling is alos an important part of the Salahadden Center and Mosque of Nashville.