Comfort Inn Downtown Nashville-Vanderbilt
1501 Demonbreun Street
Nashville, TN 37203
Phone: (615) 255-9977
Fax: (615) 242-6127
There are few things more exhilarating than being chased through a dark maze of obstacles. You can experience this thrill at Laser Quest in downtown Nashville. Strap on a laser rifle and chase your friends around the obstacle course. The rifles shoot an invisible, harmless beam of light. If you hit your target, your rifle records the "kill". The laser tag game is perfect for either children's parties or corporate recreation. If you plan on bringing a large group, call ahead to reserve the course.
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.
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.
The quiet city of Nashville loves the tranquil aura that radiates from its Centennial Park. A perfect retreat for avid nature lovers, the park offers a wide range of entertainment and relaxation options for one and all. Take a calming walk in the park, attend cultural events and local fairs, picnic with family and friends or simply lounge around the sprawling green land. Admire the beauty of Lake Watauga or simply enjoy the splendor of the rose arbor. The Parthenon replicates the structure of the ancient citadel right in the heart of the park.The park is famous for its TACA Fall Crafts Fair, which is a fantastic outdoor event that showcases and sells the work of American fine craft artists at the park. You can also buy souvenirs for your loved ones at the park as you discover unusual visual treasures.
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.
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.
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.
Hale Stadium on Tennessee State University campus is a whale of a stadium with a seating capacity of 10,000, which makes this one of the biggest stadiums. It has a natural turf field and a quarter mile track surrounding the field. The stadium is used for all sorts of events like student pep rallies, band showcases and athletics contests.
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.
Along the beautiful Cumberland river is this links-style golf course with 18 holes. Ted Rhodes Park & Golf Course is spread over a vast green expanse with lakes and the river that are home to turtles, fish, muskrats and beavers. A walk around the golf course could well be a trip to the natural wonders of Nashville. The Ted Rhodes Golf Course is home to the Duffers Golf Association that holds the annual tournament to support, Sickle Cell Anemia and MeHarry Hospital'. This place is open from 7a on weekdays and 6.30a on weekends.
The Historic Edgefield district, known for its Victorian houses and artists' bungalows, is home to one of the city's oldest parks. Sloping terrain, tiny Lake Sevier and old trees provide peaceful seclusion at the Shelby Park and Golf Course. Come in the daytime for a picnic or to feed the ducks. Trails are available for rollerblading and cycling in addition to softball, tennis court and playground facilities to keep you entertained. The adjacent 72-par Bermuda greens golf course is open to public throughout the week.
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.