Hotels Near the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
The Nashville Zoo at Grassmere is a 200-acre learning experience, located just six miles southeast of Downtown Nashville. Home to thousands of species of animals, guests can observe and learn about the wildlife. Listen for the trumpet of the elephant, beware the Blue Poison Arrow Frog, hop with the red kangaroo, and look way up at the giraffe. Know that monsters exist with a visit to the gila monster and be wary of the Eyelash Viper and Green Anaconda. Not enough to just see the animals? Join in the Backstage Pass Program and get to go behind the scenes with the zookeeper and learn inside information about the animals. Cannot stand to leave at the end of the day? Hotels near the Nashville Zoo make it easy to return in the morning.
Love to snap pictures of the zoo animals? There are photography classes available with the zoo’s official photographer. Visit the Grassmere Historic Home at the zoo and take a tour to learn the history of the Croft House and its family, plus how the zoo came to be located there. The DinoTrek is the ultimate trip back in time, where guests can wander through the hidden forest and meet 15 animatronic dinosaurs. Watch out as they hiss and spit, roar and move. Dig through the “Dino Dig” sand pit and excavate fossils of the prehistoric dinosaurs.
Take a break from wandering through the Nashville Zoo and enjoy something delicious to eat without having to leave. The Zoofari Café is located centrally and offers a large menu selection in a spacious dining room, with dining options from burgers, pizza, wraps, dessert, and kids’ meals. Do not be afraid of the name, no snakes are biting at the Snake Bites Restaurant offering quick bites such as nachos, hot dogs, and drinks. Stop by before you start the Jungle Loop. You could grab a hand-pulled pork or turkey sandwich at the TN BBQ Depot, with a side of corn on the cob and Frips, their famous deep fried potato chips.
Popular Hotels near the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
With so much to see and do at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere, guests may want to come back again and again. There are so many comfortable hotels near the Nashville Zoo that you can. The Four Points by Sheraton Nashville- Brentwood Hotel is just 6.4 miles from the zoo and boasts the Edge@760 on-site restaurant, where you can have a great meal and try a large selection of locally brewed beers off the Best Brew menu. The Embassy Suites Hotel Nashville-Airport is a newly remodeled accommodation, offering a complimentary breakfast and evening reception in the gorgeous light-filled atrium. Plus, a complimentary shuttle will pick you up at the Airport. Affordable and comfortable rooms as well as a free breakfast await guests at the Baymont Inn and Suites Nashville/Brentwood Hotel, located just 7.5 miles from the Nashville Zoo. Stay in one of the Brentwood Suites spacious suites and enjoy complimentary Internet access and a free breakfast, just 7.4 miles from the Nashville Zoo.