Spring Break in Nashville just got a whole lot cooler with the opening of SoundWaves, Gaylord Opryland's pristine indoor and outdoor water resort. With four sprawling acres, 111,000 square feet of indoor attractions, dining and amenities, as well as 106,000 square feet of outdoor water attractions, your next vacation getaway will be as unforgettable as Music City herself.

Take a trip to SoundWaves and enjoy the scores of rides and experiences available. Year-round indoor attractions include a rapid and lazy artificial river; an activity pool complete with rock climbing, obstacle course and basketball; an exclusive adults-only indoor pool; bar and lounging areas and so much more. Try the Rapid Remix mega raft, where four to five guests course through a series of vortex loops, complete with 21 LED lights and 12 music speakers. Or maybe the Crowd Surfer is more your rhythm, Nashville's only double FlowRider where two people can surf at once.

Come this May, you can enjoy SoundWaves' seasonal outdoor amenities like their 315,000 gallon wave pool and massive LED movie screen or a kids' pool with a multi-level play structure. Looking for something with a faster beat? How about the four lane Rock'N Racer water slide where riders compete for first place through tight 360º loops? Or maybe Bass Drop, the intense high-speed, open-flume body ride where riders experience a six-story free-fall into six feet of water.

When you're ready for a break from the sun and the fun, take a seat inside or outside at SoundWave's Decibels restaurant. Or maybe grab a bite at the outdoor food trucks and various bars. And don't forget the resort's nine acres of garden atriums.

For more information on amenities, pricing and packages, visit www.gaylordhotelsnews.com/SoundWaves or call 615-458-6802.


Christopher Dooly is a freelance writer from the Washington, D.C. area. He lives with his fiance, Olivia and pet dachshund Han Solo in New York. He is passionate about the arts, entertainment and politics.