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Summer of More: Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Debuts Fun, Family-Friendly Activities

by Kimberly Inlander

May 5, 2023

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It’s the return of the Summer of More, perfect for family travelers, at Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland, starting May 19 and running through Sept. 4. An itinerary of summer fun includes pirates- and princess-themed experiences, 9 acres of indoor gardens, a variety of cuisine, a full-service spa, aquatic adventures at Soundwaves, upscale water attractions, waterslides, a giant wave pool and so much more.


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The Summer of More lineup of activities includes the Adventure Kids’ Clubhouse, featuring seasonally inspired crafts; Adventure Kids: Join the Club!, where guests join characters in a live, interactive show; and Pirate Treasure Hide and Sea-k Scavenger Hunt, with clues scattered throughout the hotel. With Adventure Kids Rise & Shine, families can start the morning with yoga on the in-room television. The Lost Treasure Flatboat Voyage lets families look for clues to find gems on a flatboat voyage, or the Delta Riverboat Ride, which travels down a scenic river in a 4.5-acre indoor garden teaching about plants, fish and more. Cascades outdoor resort pool hosts a pool party with music, games and fun.


There’s much for guests to enjoy, both as part of the Summer of More — like light and fountain shows, a Horticultural Trek, selfie spots, Animal Encounters and augmented reality — and resort-wide, including SoundWaves, an upscale water attraction with thrilling rides, and much more.


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The Summer of More offer includes one-night accommodations, two booklets for the Pirate and Treasure Hide and Sea-k Scavenger Hunt, and two passes to create crafts. Rates start at $484. The Summer of More + SoundWaves package is also on offer.


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