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Nashville Zoo

Nashville Zoo – Holiday Inn Nashville

Enter into the land of the wild without being attacked by the animals. Better yet visit the Nashville Zoo and adore them up close in a controlled environment and in all their majesty. At The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere lots of exotic exhibits with beautiful creatures from across the world can be found throughout 200 acres. Drawing more than 300,000 visitors each year, the Grassmere Zoo is a select Nashville attraction located only 7 miles from our Opryland hotel.

Nashville Zoo at Grassmere

3777 Nolensville Pike
Nashville, TN 37211

Hours of Operation
March 15 – October 13: 9am - 6pm
October 14 – March 14: 9am – 4pm

While in town staying at our Holiday Inn hotel, pay a visit to the zoo in Nashville, a favorite among both travelers and local animal lovers. Before your day adventure we’ll be sure to provide you with a fitness center, free parking, breakfast, an indoor pool and on-site ATM machine in case you need extra cash.

Visit the Zoo in Nashville Near our Opryland Airport Hotel

 In addition to the many zoo facilities which house amazing exhibits the Zoo in Nashville has managed to preserve the original historic plantation house known as Grassmere or the Historic Croft Home. Guests to the Nashville Zoo can tour this 19th century house museum, its gardens and the historic farm during their visit. A host of other intriguing sights and sounds can be found at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere.

Nashville Zoo Attractions

  • Grassmere Historic Farm
  • Gibbon Island
  • The Elephant Savanna
  • The Unseen New World (indoor exhibit)
  • The Bamboo Trail
  • Flamingo Lagoon
  • The largest community-built Jungle Gym in the country
  • Animal Shows
  • Exclusive Zoo events
  • Keeper Talks
  • Wild Animal Carousel
  • Wilderness Express Train
  • Classes & Educational programs
  • Teacher Workshops

Tap into your “wild side” when connecting with the amphibians, bats, pandas, leopards, rhinos, giraffes and flamingos of the Nashville Zoo. “Madagascar” starts seeming like a true Tennessee experience for the family as an array of exhibits, animal tales and exploration come to life.

Book your room at the Holiday Inn Opryland Airport/ Briley Parkway to enjoy complimentary airport shuttle service, free Wi-Fi, free kids meals and fast access to the Nashville Zoo! Group rates are available.