Ramada Inn & Suites Airport North near Opryland
Travel Blogs from Nashville
We drove to Memphis, and decided to splash out on a night in a 12th-storey hotel room. We had a beuatiful view of the Mississippi river. Stunning. Beale street is full of bands and blues, and we sat and ate Cajun food to the strains of David Bowen. Quite different to Bowie! A large black man playing very jazzy blues with the help of a "loop station". Very ...
... bloke at the bar (where the hell did he suddenly appear from i thought) seemed less than impressed with my knowledge of country music. The musician then proceeded to play a song i had never heard before by Garth Brooks.
We walked the rest of the street and then headed over to the "Grand Ole Opry" hotel. Marc and Louise have been to Nashville before and would be heading out tomorrow, while me and Les have decided to ...
Finally on our own and now the trip begins. The Bluebird Cafe is supposed to be the end-all place to go...while Tom waited on line for 2 1/2 hours, I went shopping (surprised?). The Bluebird was not what we expected so we meandered downtown to the 2nd Ave. strip where we were dazzled by the music and the people. Downtown Nashville is spectacular. Along the way we met two lovely San Franciscans, Nicole and Danielle. Stay tuned for Memphis:)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO MY BEST FRIEND!
... that our first dining out off our vacation was going to cost a small fortune. Joanne quickly went into lock-down mode and gave the "we will be plate sharing" look. She quickly began scanning the menu looking for a good mix of palatablity versus cost. The waiter as it turns out was very accommodating and almost seemed to be helping us work out a budget plan for our dinner. In the end we actually squeaked out full and just about a nickel shy of or daily ...
... hotel, the night before. Clearly, I am not good with instructions. All of a sudden I had an epiphany. I took my GPS out of my bag, plugged in the Budget address, and I was finally off in the right direction, albeit looking like a prize tool walking down the road with a GPS.
Picked up the car, a red Ford Focus. Clearly, it would be fast. It is red. Due to my unplanned extra time in getting to Budget, I was now forced to drive in ...
How has this motel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking