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December 07, 2023

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Gaylord’s “Summer of More” Begins May 19

Gaylord Opryland brings a summer of pirates, princesses, pool parties and seasonal adventures May 19 through Sept 4.

Gaylord Opryland’s Summer of More begins Friday, May 19 and continues through Monday, September 4, 2023 (Labor Day). This family-friendly event will focus on all-things pirates, princesses and fun!

Guests can expect activities such as The Captain’s Hidden Treasure Escape Room; The Shiny Stash Scavenger Hunt; Royal Tots Tea & Treats; Delta Riverboat Ride and more. Ticket prices for each event will vary. The itinerary of summer entertainment also includes nine acres of indoor gardens, culinary cuisine, a full-service spa and an aquatic adventure at SoundWaves.

Summer of More Activities: 

NEW! Adventure Kids’ Clubhouse  

Kids can let their inner artist come to life while creating seasonally inspired crafts. 

NEW! Adventure Kids: Join The Club! 

Young guests are invited to join Bella the Blue Tick Hound, Brody the Black Bear, and everyone’s favorite Adventure Kid, Sophie, in this new, live interactive show where they will learn, imagine, explore, and discover the wonders of summer.   

NEW! Pirate Treasure Hide and Sea-k Scavenger Hunt 

Families can set off on a swashbuckling scavenger hunt throughout the resort to search for clues to uncover hidden gems in this interactive treasure quest.  

NEW! Adventure Kids Rise & Shine 

Start the morning off right by using your in-room television to do yoga with Sophie from the Adventure Kids in the comfort of your own room. 

Lost Treasure Flatboat Voyage 

Climb aboard this fanciful flatboat voyage and look for clues to find rare and priceless gems. 

Delta Riverboat Ride 

The resort’s Delta Riverboats travel down a winding scenic river inside of a four-and-a-half acre indoor garden. Learn about the resort’s exotic plants, fish and more during this adventure.  

Cascades Pool Party 

Join in for music, games, and fun in the sun at the Cascades outdoor resort pool.  

Other activities throughout the resort include light and fountain shows, a Horticultural Trek, a variety of selfie spots, Animal Encounters, an educational opportunity where you can have close-up encounters with creatures and, Wildlife Rescue – An Augmented Reality Experience to virtually search the resort for endangered animals. 

Packages, Tickets and More Information

Gaylord Opryland’s Summer of More Package includes one-night room accommodations, two booklets for the Pirate Treasure Hide and Sea-k Scavenger Hunt, and two passes to create a craft in the Adventure Kids’ Clubhouse. Rates start at $484 for a family of four. The Summer of More + SoundWaves Package includes one-night room accommodations, four wristbands to SoundWaves, two booklets for the Pirate Treasure Hide and Sea-k Scavenger Hunt, and two passes to create a craft in the Adventure Kids’ Clubhouse. Rates start at $589. For more information, visit


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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.