We are lucky enough here in the Tri-State to live a short distance from the big city of Nashville. With all it has to offer, it’s the perfect distance for a day trip or a weekend getaway. Of course, one of the great things it offers is the Gaylord Opryland Resort, and we’re giving you the chance to experience it for free.
Opryland Resort celebrates “the summer of more”
This year, Gaylord Opryland Resort is celebrating the “Summer of More” with a ton of activities and events the whole family can enjoy, including its indoor/outdoor water park, SoundWaves. The indoor park is open year-round and features several large waterslides, a wading pool for the little ones, my favorite the lazy river, and the Crowd Surfer, Nashville’s only dual FlowRider that gives you the chance to surf or boogie board just like you would if you were surfing an ocean wave.
Pirates & Princesses Activities
In addition to SoundWaves, the Opryland Resort will also be offering several activities during “Summer of More” for the little pirates or princesses in your family, such as a Pirate & Princess Academy, a “live interactive show featuring Sword Mistress and Princess Magnolia. Take an official princess oath and join the royal court or hire a pirate to become an honorary member of the captain’s crew,” according to the station’s website.
Other pirate and princess themed activities include an escape room, flat boat ride, treasure hunt and royal tea party.
General Jackson’s Showman
Apart from pirate and princess activities, cruises on the General Jackson Showboat will also take place as they have for nearly four decades. Midday cruises include lunch, while evening cruises include dinner. Both include live music with the midday cruises celebrating “Tennessee Legends” including Dolly Parton and Elvis Presley. The dinner cruises will feature music from some of America’s iconic river towns with jazz, swing and R&B hits being part of the show.
Visit the Opryland Resort website for the full list of activities, live entertainment and dining options planned for “Summer of More”.
Win a trip to experience the “Summer of Plus” at the Opryland Resort
Ready to head to the Gaylord Opryland Resort? Would you like to enjoy a two night stay for free?
(That’s a silly question. Of course, you would or you wouldn’t have clicked on this article.)
Here is what you will get:
- Room accommodation for two nights for up to a family of four (one bedroom)
- Breakfast one morning
- One-day admission to SoundWaves
- All applicable taxes, daily service fees and daily self-parking for one vehicle
A few things to know before entering to win:
- You must be 21 or older to win
- The winner will receive a certificate valid for the stay described above which you must collect from our offices at 20 NW 3rd Street in Evansville (Fifth Third Bank Building)
- Once claimed, you will need to complete the back of the certificate and mail it to the resort to book your stay.
- The certificate is valid until September 5, 2022 and the desired nights must take place no later than this expiry date.
- The prize is valued at over $600, which means we will send you a 1099 tax form at the end of the year, as required by law.
- The complete disclaimer and stipulations are expressly written on the front of the certificate.
Now that we have completed the formalities, enter your information in the form below for a chance to win. You have until 11:59 p.m. on MONDAY, JUNE 27 walk in. We will contact the winner by phone. Good luck!
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