Sleep Inn Brentwood - Nashville - Cool Springs
1611 Galleria Blvd.
Brentwood, TN 37027-2926
Phone: (615) 376-2122
Fax: (615) 309-8157
Set in the luscious hills of Davidson County, this tourist hot spot is as close as you can get to natural wilderness. Go on a hiking trail in the forest area or catch the wildlife in its most natural form. If you're lucky, you may be able to observe some of the rarest species of wild birds here. Don't forget to see some of the most exotic floral wonders the park features. The sprawling 85-acre (34.398-hectare) lake provides the perfect centerpiece for this tourist haven, which is at its best in autumn. They have a strict no-dogs, no-jogging and no-biking policy, though it is allowed on Otter Creek Road. Radnor Lake State Natural Area is open to the public everyday starting at 6am.
Crossroads Ranch is situated on more than 75 acres of beautiful landscape just south of Nashville in the Nolensville, Tennessee area. The ranch offers top quality riding lessons in a variety of lengths all based on the value of learning how to relate with horses based on the principals of trust, respect, unity and expectations. Crossroads includes miles of scenic riding trails, five primitive campsites, round pens, holding pens, and a confidence course. In addition to offering lessons, Crossroads also provides a quality boarding option for horses in the Middle Tennessee area.
Tucked away in the Belle Meade neighborhood of the city, about 9 miles (14.48 kilometers) from downtown, the Percy Warner Park offers an expansive area of green respite for the residents of the city. Together with the Edwin Warner Park, these two are known as the Warner Parks and cover an area of 2684 acres (1086 hectares). One of the most visited parks in the state, the Percy Warner Park has picnic areas, walking trails, an equestrian center, horse trails, golf courses, and more. Plus, the park has earned a place on the National Register of Historic Places because of the rich heritage it preserves.
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.
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.
The Allen Arena is located at the south end of Lipscomb University's campus and is used for a variety of events predominantly used for basketball and volleyball matches. It is home to the university chapel, Bison and Lady Bisons. The Allen Arena has also played host to events like the 'Annual Minnie Pearl Cancer Foundation Concert' wherein a number of celebrities have made appearances. With a seating capacity of 5,028, this place makes a great venue for athletic events. During concerts, the arena can accommodate upto 3,585 people.
These days, children seem to be spending too much time watching television. But Bellevue Recreation Center is sure to lure your kids away from the electronic babysitter. There's a full-scale community playground with wooden forts and old train cars for kids to explore. Older kids can climb Bellevue Mountain, a large mound of dirt and brush. There are also enough swings, seesaws and slides to keep youngsters busy for hours. And while the children have a nice time, adults can relax in the shaded pavilion.
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.
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.
Home of the Vanderbilt Commodores basketball team, Memorial Gymnasium can seat up to 14,000 spectators. It was dedicated as a memorial in honor of the heroes of World War II. The structure combines a gymnasium and a concert hall designed by architect Edwin Keeble. A $25 million renovation project added a new practice gym, a three cross-court playing floor, coaching offices, donor room, a Hall of Champions, private suites and a new lighting and sound system.
This 27 whole golf course underwent a major renovation in 2007, adding new tee complexes, bunkers and greens. The driving range features 27 hitting stations on two levels. Whether a beginner or seasoned veteran, the McCabe Golf Course is a great Nashville outdoor activity. Find this lush course on the West side of the city, near Sylvan Park.
Centennial Sportsplex, Nashville's premiere recreation venue might just motivate you to get into a better shape! The Aquatic and Fitness Centers offer an Olympic-size pool, aerobic classes, weight machines, treadmills, Stairmasters, stationary bikes and free weights. Two ice rinks and both indoor and outdoor tennis courts are open year-round. Prices and times vary, so call or visit website for details.