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Plan an unforgettable Trip to Nashville

Experience rich culture, history, southern hospitality, and a TOP 16 TRAVEL DESTINATION by Forbes! Nashville, TN is a great place for country music lovers and everyone alike. Whether you’re a “first-timer”, a music lover, a foodie, an arts & culture lover, a nature lover or a shopper, there’s something for everyone. Nashville is filled with exciting attractions and events that are a must-see from morning until night. The best way to be able to experience every single attraction is by staying at the affordable Red Roof PLUS+ Nashville Airport.

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Top attractions are as follows:

  • When visiting Nashville, a trip to the Opry is a must! The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country-music stage concert, which has presented the biggest stars of that genre. See a show while you’re in town! We’re just 7 miles away.
  • Check out the new exhibits at the Country Music Hall of Fame Museum, including Eric Church!
  • The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is just 8 miles away. Come here and see all of your favorite animals and check out the calendar for year round events.
  • The natural beauty of the Cumberland continues as one travels the winding river past huge bluffs and the many tributaries that offer safe anchorage and remoteness. Enjoy beautiful walkways or bike paths along the river.
  • Nissan Stadium is home to the NFL Tennessee Titans, come check out a home game during football season. Check out other year round events at the stadium while you are in town!
  • Join BIG names (Sheryl Crow, Kellie Pickler!) and take over the streets of Music City during the St. Jude Rock ‘n’ Roll Nashville Marathon or 1/2 Marathon! Named a BUCKET LIST race by Runner’s World Magazine. More than a race, it’s a health & fitness expo, live music, unforgettable sights, and an awesome medal. April 29, 2017!
  • Schermerhorn Symphony CenterUpcoming Concerts include: Respighi’s Pines of Rome Feb. 10th – 11th, and MORE. TPAC: upcoming shows include Sound of Music February 14-19. Just 7 mi away.
  • The Parthenon stands proudly as the centerpiece of Centennial Park, Nashville’s premier urban park. Visit the full scale replica of The Parthenon in Nashville, TN. Less than 10 miles away. The Parthenon also serves as Nashville’s art museum.
  • Visit the Nashville Fairgrounds only 7 miles away from Red Roof! From fairs to pet shows to sporting events, there is always something exciting going on at the Fairgrounds! Check out upcoming events here.
  • Looking to explore your inner country side? Head down to Broadway (7.8 miles) and check out all of Nashville’s finest boot stores including – Broadway Boots CompanyBoots CountryBig Time Boots, & more!
  • The Ryman Auditorium launches their 125th anniversary celebration with Little Big Town in residency for 6 shows! See the superstars take the stage at the Mother Church of Country Music in 2017. Book Your Stay for February 24th & 25th, May 19th & 20th or September 15th & 16th.
  • Planning a visit to Vanderbilt University to explore campus, attend a meeting, visit a family member, or go to a sporting event? Stay close-by.

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Red Roof PLUS+ Nashville Airport features newly renoved rooms and Premium Rooms with breakfast and a snack ready in your room! Experience a relaxed room with free Verified WiFi, a flat screen TV, spa-like vessel sinks & showers, wood-like flooring, and more! Heading to or coming from the Nashville Airport? Well, we’re right next door and have a free shuttle service from 6am to 10pm. Book Now.

Safe travels and happy adventures!

-Katie

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Introducing our Newest PLUS+ Location Red Roof PLUS+ Nashville North – Goodlettesville

Nashville tops the charts as the music capitol, food destinations, best places to visit and more, making it one of the best destinations to plan a getaway too. To make your travel experience even better, we have just opened a new PLUS+ right near all the best attractions; Red Roof PLUS+ Nashville North – Goodlettesville.

This pet friendly, family friendly hotel offers Free WiFi and is close to Vanderbilt University, Tennessee State University, the Tennessee Titans training camp, the Grand Ole Opry, Music City, Ryman Auditorium, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Bridgestone Arena. Located 13.6 miles northeast of downtown Nashville!

  • The Grand Ole Opry (13 miles), the show that made country famous, is a weekly country-music stage concert that, unlike typical concerts, presents 8 or more singers a night. See the calendar of events here.
  • Fantastic Dining: Cracker Barrel, Blue Sky, Chef’s Market, Mexican, Arby’s, Kabuto, and Waffle House (walking distance); Rice box and fast food restaurants (0.5 mi). Longhorn, Rafferty’s, Red Lobster, Chilli’s (1 mi). Click here for the best local dining spots!
  • General Jackson Showboat (13 miles), America’s most entertaining cruises, features live country entertainment, great dining & more. Plan your tour or cruise today along the Cumberland River.
  • Football season is here! Traveling to Nashville to cheer on the Tennessee Titans during a home football game at Nissan Stadium? Click here for the 2016 Titans football schedule.
  • Moss Wright Park (2 miles) is the largest park in Goodlettsville and offers trails, picnic tables, playgrounds, a dog park, athletic fields and more.
  • Riverfront Park (14 miles) offers an amphitheater, boat dock, a replica of Fort Nashborough, and many other historic statues along the river.
  • Drakes Creek Park (12 miles) offers athletic fields, playgrounds, 2 miles of trails and picnic areas.
  • For concerts, sporting events, family entertainment and more, check out Bridgestone Arena (14.4 miles) or Nissan Stadium (13.4 miles), home of the Tennessee Titans.
  • For business conventions, special events and great dining, check out Convention Center Gaylord Opryland Resort (12 miles).
  • Visit a family member, explore the campus, check out a sporting event and more at Tennessee State University. Just 15.2 miles away from Red Roof PLUS+ Nashville North – Goodlettsville.
  • Check out Opry Mills (13 miles), Tennessee’s largest outlet and retail destination with over 200 shops, Rivergate Mall (2 miles) and more. For a list of all the shopping locations, click here.
  • Historic Mansker’s Station houses a reproduction 1779 log station and Bowen Plantation House, the longest standing brick structure in Middle Tennessee. Mansker’s Station is just 1.2 miles away from us. Plan your trip today and book now!

Add more WOW to your stay at the budget friendly Red Roof PLUS+ Nashville North – Goodlettesville. This Red Roof PLUS+ hotel features Premium Rooms with breakfast and a snack ready in your room! Our Superior and Deluxe rooms feature ironing boards, hair dryers, in-room coffee and tea makers, and microwaves & refrigerators.

Our hotel also features exterior corridors, free parking & a coin laundry on site. Our guests are invited to work out with a wide variety of equipment, free of charge, at the fitness facility located just next door to the hotel.

All guest rooms feature free Wi-fi and free TV channels, including 3 HBO channels. Experience our coffeehouse-style coffee and tea in the lobby. We welcome you to Red Roof PLUS+ Nashville North in Goodlettsville. Book now!

Safe travels and happy adventures!

-Katie

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Summer Travel Savings: Chattanooga, TN

Long known as a premier outdoor destination, Chattanooga has an endless list of outdoor activities for travelers to experience. From whitewater rafting to the best hiking trails to Canyoneering, travelers will never get bored in this Scenic City.

Guests can relax and decompress at Red Roof PLUS+ & Suites Chattanooga-Downtown (starting at $99.99). Conveniently located in the downtown area, the property features renovated rooms with all new furniture, free continental breakfast and an indoor heated pool. A similar room in the area would cost approximately $100 more over two nights.

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Other activities to experience with the money you save while in town are as follows:

Other nearby Red Roof locations include:

Safe travels and happy adventures!

-Katie

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Experience Nashville’s greatest events!

The CMA Music Festival and Bonnaroo are coming soon in Nashville from June 9-12 and these are 2 major events that you do not want to miss! The Bonnaroo Arts and Music Festival is one of the biggest music festivals in the country and includes 150 epic performances, 10+ stages and comedians all in 700 acres of Tennessee nature at the Great Stage Park. The CMA Music Festival takes place at the Nissan Stadium in Downtown Nashville and features some of the biggest Country music stars including Blake Shelton, Carrie Underwood, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Keith Urban and more!

Get the most out of your festival experience by staying at a budget-friendly Red Roof. Nearby hotels include:

Other nearby attractions to experience while you are in town for the festivals are as follows:

  • Experience music year-round in downtown Nashville! Take a tour of Music Row & visit historic RCA Studio B, the famous recording studio of Elvis. Enjoy Shopping, Honky Tonk Highway, dining, entertainment & more.
  • Visit the full scale replica of The Parthenon in Nashville, TN.  There are group guided tours you can take with family and friends or take a self-guided tour any time during operating hours.
  • The Grand Ole Opry is a weekly country-music stage concert in Nashville, Tennessee, which has presented the biggest stars of that genre. See a show while you’re in town!
  • Visit the Nashville Fairgrounds! From fairs to pet shows to sporting events, there is always something exciting going on at the Fairgrounds! Check out upcoming events here.
  • Come to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and honor those country music artists who have been inducted including Johnny Cash, Dolly Parton, Willie Nelson, George Straight and more. Click here to find out the current exhibits on display.

Safe travels and happy adventures!

-Katie

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Great Summer Travel Destinations: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

Summer is almost over and those of you who are still looking for your great, family-fun adventure, Pigeon Forge, TN is the perfect place to go. With tons of entertainment, amusement parks, museums, attractions, and beautiful mountains to hike, you will always find something to do. Check out this list of places to visit while in Pigeon Forge:

  1. The Island– The Island has an abundance of shopping, dining and great entertainment including the Great Smoky Mountain Wheel, the island fountain show, a ropes course, amusement park rides and more!
  2. The Great Smoky Mountain Wheel-This great observation Ferris Wheel is 200 feet high and provides you with an excellent view of the mountains.
  3. Dollywood– Visit Dollywood for its exciting Dollywood Theme Park and Dollywood’s Splash Country Water Adventure Park, nestled in the beautiful Smoky Mountains.
  4. Dixie Stampede– This exciting dinner show has 32 horses and riders that will entertain you with tricks, competitions, dances, music and more throughout a delicious dinner.
  5. WONDERWORKS– This Indoor Amusement park has over 100 hands on exhibits that are educational and a entertaining challenge for a family fun outing. Some zones include the Physical Challenge Zone, the Light and Sound Zone, Space Discovery, Imagination lab and an art gallery.
  6. Titanic Museum– Walk the hallways, parlors, cabins and Grand Staircase of the Titanic and view more than 400 artifacts directly from the ship and its passengers.  Touch a real iceberg, 28-degree water, and try to stand on the sloping decks, experiencing Titanic first hand. Each guest will receive a boarding pass of an actual Titanic passenger or crew and at the end, you get to discover your passenger or crew’s fate in the Titanic Memorial Room where 2,208 names line this historic wall.
  7. Hatfield & McCoy Dinner Show Home-style dinner feast followed by a family feuding musical with dancing & comedy.
  8. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smoky’s – See thousands of fish and sea creatures, like barracudas, rays, jellyfish, octopus, moray eels and giant sharks! 
  9. Smoky Mountain National Park – Hike the beautiful mountains and see plant life, waterfalls and maybe even a black bear!

Great places to eat:

Don’t forget to stay at Red Roof Inn & Suites Pigeon Forge while you are visiting. A great budget friendly place to stay so you can get the most out of your travel experience!

Safe travels!

-Katie

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