Opryland USA, oh how we rue the day that long-since-departed executives at Gaylord decided to shut down our beloved theme park. And they replaced it with ... a shopping mall. It still hurts.
The destruction of the park is considered by sources close to The Backpage as one of the dumbest decisions in Nashville history. Even current Gaylord CEO Colin Reed, who joined the company three years after the park was torn down, has called the decision a “bad idea.” Click here to read the full article.