You'll check into your deluxe room at the Opryland Hotel on Friday, then get ready for the show that made Country Music famous - the Grand Ole Opry! You'll see new stars as well as legends of country and bluegrass, and you never know who might make a surprise appearance.
After the show, you're invited behind the scenes on the Grand Ole Opry House Backstage Guided Tour. Get a rare glimpse to see how the show is made and learn the fascinating history of the Grand Ole Opry House.
Saturday morning you will see what Nashville's all about on a comprehensive city tour, including visits inside the Ryman Auditorium and the Country Music Hall of Fame. After the tour enjoy free time for shopping and sightseeing.
In the evening, climb aboard the the largest showboat in the world, the historic General Jackson! Savor a delicious dinner as you enjoy an exciting stage show. Relax as you cruise down the Cumberland River and take in the beauty of Nashville. For more details about this wonderful vacation package value, see the Itinerary below. Treat yourself to the best of Nashville in luxury and style!
For vacation packages from November through February, please order our Opryland Weekend Vacation Package in Nashville - November thru January.
Please note: From January through the first weekend in February, General Jackson Dinner Cruises will not be operating. Customers will be contacted with the option to receive a refund for that portion of the package or switch to an alternate evening event.
Length: 3 days & 2 nights
3:00-6:00 pm check-in on Fridays
-February through October
Summary: 7 DAYS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. If you have any children in your party, if your party is greater than 4 people, or if you are requesting more than one room per night, please call 888-881-3279. Prices may vary if your chosen tour dates include a holiday or special event date. PLEASE NOTE: you will be receiving 4 separate E-tickets for this package: one for the hotel room, one for the Grand Ole Opry Show Ticket, one for the Nashville City Tour, and one for the General Jackson Dinner Cruise & Show. Rates include 15.25% sales tax and $2.00 per room per night city tax. There is a $20.00 per day resort fee, payable upon check out. Resort fee is subject to change without prior notice. Resort policy requires that you must be 18 years of age or older to reserve a room. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 888-881-3279.
There is a $6.95 USD processing fee per order. This is a flat fee regardless of the number of tickets or tours purchased on an order. There is a service charge per ticket. This charge will be reflected on your summary before you checkout. The total shown includes any and all taxes, fuel surcharges, and service fees. There are no additional charges, unless otherwise specified.
Friday Evening: Welcome to Nashville & Grand Ole Opry - Enjoy a fantastic evening of country music at the world-famous Grand Ole Opry! You'll see new stars as well as the legends of country and bluegrass. One of the Opry's priceless qualities continues to be the uniqueness of each show - you never know who might strike up a rare duet or who might stop by for a surprise appearance! The show, which includes a live radio broadcast, begins at 7:00 pm and lasts 2.5 hours. Give yourself plenty of time to travel to the Opry House prior to showtime. Please Note: If this event is not available on Friday night, you will be confirmed for Saturday night to accommodate both evening events.
Friday Night: Grand Ole Opry House Backstage Guided Tour - Discover the fascinating history of the Grand Ole Opry House with a backstage tour after your show! This tour begins shortly after the conclusion of the Grand Ole Opry Show – approximately 9:30 pm. You'll get a rare glimpse at what happens behind the scenes of the show that made country music famous. You'll also have time to explore on your own through the halls filled with Opry memorabilia! Please note if you are confirmed for the Saturday night Grand Ole Opry show, you will be confirmed for the Backstage tour on Saturday night as well.
Saturday Morning: Nashville City Tour - See the best of "Music City USA" on this informative and entertaining 3-hour sightseeing tour. You'll be picked up from the hotel between 8:30 and 9:00 am and tour the historic downtown area. Among the sights you'll see are historic Nashville, the State Capitol, the Parthenon, Music Row, and much more. Your morning includes tours of Nashville's finest attractions including the Ryman Auditorium and the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Drive by Tour: - Historic Downtown - 2nd Avenue and Broadway - Fort Nashboro - The State Capitol - The Parthenon - Music Row and Studio B which is the home of over 100 top ten hits of Elvis Presley - Bicentennial Mall - Vanderbilt University.
Stop and Tour: - The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum (admission included with tour) - Ryman Auditorium -- "Mother Church of Country Music" (admission included with tour)
PLEASE NOTE: The Ryman Auditorium stop is ONLY available during the month of February.
Saturday Night: General Jackson Dinner Cruise & Show - Get ready to enjoy a delicious dinner and a great show aboard one of the largest showboats in the world - the famous and historic General Jackson! Plan to arrive at the General Jackson, part of Gaylord Opryland Resort, for boarding at 6:15 pm. The cruise departs at 7:00 pm and returns at 10:00 pm. You'll cruise down the Cumberland River on this 300-foot-long vessel, enjoying the views, a plated dinner and a very enjoyable stage show.
From mid-March to mid-November, a nostalgic journey through America's music called "Country Music USA" takes the stage. A special holiday-theme show rounds out the year in late November through mid-December. You'll love the traditional Christmas music with a country flavor as the General Jackson celebrates the holiday season. Shows are subject to change.You are responsible for arranging your own transportation to and from the General Jackson.
Please note: From January through the first weekend in February, General Jackson Dinner Cruises will not be operating. Customers will be contacted with the option to receive a refund for that portion of the package or switch to an alternate evening event. If this event is not available on Saturday night, you will be confirmed for Friday night to accommodate both evening events.
Gaylord Opryland Hotel & Resort - Spend two nights in a Traditional Room at the Opryland Hotel & Resort, recognized around the world for its extraordinary service and luxurious accommodations.
Under majestic climate-controlled glass atrium, you'll be surrounded by nine acres of lush indoor gardens, winding rivers and pathways, and sparkling waterfalls. Here you can unwind, explore, shop, dine and be entertained to your heart's content.
Highlights of the hotel include a 44-foot waterfall, laser-light and fountain shows. Don't forget to take the free Delta Flatboat tour inside the hotel! Click here to see hotel and room amenities
~ There is a $20 per day resort fee, subject to a 9.25 sales tax, payable upon check out. Resort fee is subject to change without prior notice.
~ Self parking is available for $16 a day (plus tax); valet parking is available for $24 a day (plus tax)
~ Resort policy requires that the individual reserving the room must be at least 18 years of age
~ Check in is between 3:00 pm & 6:00 pm on Friday, and check out is at 11:00 am on Sunday
~ Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Resort is non-smoking facility. Smoking is strictly prohibited. Violators will be charged a substantial cleaning fee.
~ Specific seat selection is not available for the Opry or General Jackson. You will be assigned to best available seats.
~ Hotel pickup is not included for the Grand Ole Opry, the Opry House Backstage Tour or the General Jackson Dinner Cruise.
~ You will be asked to indicate your bed type preference during the check-out process. Please note that we will do our best to accommodate your request, but it is not guaranteed until check-in.
~ You will be receiving 5 individual E-tickets, one for each component of this package.
If you have any children in your party, if your party is greater than 4 people, or if you are requesting more than one room per night, or if you would like additional nights or tours/activities please call 888-881-3279.
"Country Music USA" - A Nostalgic Journey through America's Music
January through November 14
(Shows subject to change)
Looking for a uniquely Nashville experience? Cruise the Cumberland River on the world's largest showboat - The General Jackson! It's an experience like no other. Join in for the last season of the popular evening cruise, Country Music USA, a show that explores the history of country music through the songs that gave a voice to America. Enjoy the music made popular by legends like Hank Williams, Sr. and Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire and Garth Brooks, as well as the blockbuster hits from today by artists such as Rascal Flatts, Carrie Underwood and Taylor Swift. This authentic American musical journey includes a delicious three-course dinner and a relaxing cruise down the Cumberland River.
A Country Christmas on the Cumberland
Mid-November through December 23
You'll love the traditional Christmas music with a country flavor as the General Jackson celebrates the holiday season.
General Jackson Dinner Cruise Menu
Romaine and Spinach Mix with
Cherry Tomatoes, Purple Onion, Shredded Carrots, and Croutons
Cucumber Ranch or White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Broiled Eye Round Topped with Cajun Onion Rings
Pepper Corn Cream Sauce
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potato
Buttered Geen Beans
New York Cheese Cake
With choice of
Raspberry or Chocolate Topping
Vegetarian / Gluten Free (alternate to regular entree)
Gluten Free Pasta
Roasted Vegetables / Marinara Sauce
Children’s Menu (alternate to regular menu)
Macaroni & Cheese (Made to Order)
Freshly made from in season offerings
~ Hair dryer
~ Modem data port
~ Full-size iron and ironing board
~ Cable TV with remote control
~ Alarm clock equipped with CD player
~ Bottled water (limit 2 per room, per day)
~ Pay-per-view movies
~ Pay-per-view music service
~ Pay-per view game system
~ Coffee maker, with stoneware mugs
~ Complimentary coffee and tea
~ Two dual-line telephones with speakerphone (one is cordless)
~ Guest voicemail service
~ Activities desk
~ Relache Spa, Salon & Fitness Center
~ On-site shops and restaurants
~ Outdoor swimming pools
~ Wireless internet access
The resort fee provides in-room high speed internet access, fitness center, spa, local calls, toll-free calls, credit card calls up to 20 minutes, daily newspaper delivery and scheduled shuttle transportation in the Opryland complex. The shuttle travels round-trip from Gaylord Opryland to the Grand Ole Opry House, the General Jackson and Opry Mills. Shuttles run 11:30 am to 7:45 pm Monday through Saturday and 11:30 am to 7:00 pm on Sunday.
7 DAYS MINIMUM ADVANCE BOOKING REQUIRED. If you have any children in your party, if your party is greater than 4 people, or if you are requesting more than one room per night, please call 888-881-3279. Prices may vary if your chosen tour dates include a holiday or special event date. PLEASE NOTE: you will be receiving 4 separate E-tickets for this package: one for the hotel room, one for the Grand Ole Opry Show Ticket, one for the Nashville City Tour, and one for the General Jackson Dinner Cruise & Show. Rates include 15.25% sales tax and $2.00 per room per night city tax. There is a $20.00 per day resort fee, payable upon check out. Resort fee is subject to change without prior notice. Resort policy requires that you must be 18 years of age or older to reserve a room. Please reserve online, or call us toll-free at 888-881-3279.