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  • Nashville Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

    1. Nashville Hop-on Hop-off Trolley

    The "Home of Country Music", Nashville hosts the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium and the Blue Bird Café. The capital of Tennessee is also famous for The District, a downtown area featuring shopping, dining and entertainment. To view these and other popular attractions like the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Parthenon and Bicentennial Capitol Mall, hop aboard the Old Town Trolley. More than just a sightseeing tour, it's a fun and educational adventure as your trolley conductor provides an entertaining narration that includes little known facts and behind-the-scenes tips. You can avoid city traffic and costly parking when you step off the trolley to explore your favorite attractions. When you're finished, just hop aboard the next Old Town Trolley to continue discovering all that Nashville has to offer. A combination of transportation and entertainment, Old Town Trolley is th...

    Our bus driver was knowledgeable and funny. We stayed on the 90 minutes initial tour to get an overview of the city. Well worth the money, would definitely recommend this tour.

  • Pigeon Forge: Titanic Museum Advance Purchase Ticket

    2. Pigeon Forge: Titanic Museum Advance Purchase Ticket

    Enter the Museum through a half-scale model of the exterior of the Titanic, along with an artificial iceberg. Your ticket lets you skip the ticket purchase line and proceed directly to the advance ticketing line. Here, you will receive a passenger boarding ticket, featuring the name of an actual Titanic passenger or crew member. Once you have followed them throughout the ship, enter the Memorial Room and discover the fate of your assigned person. The Museum not only features the largest display of Titanic artifacts anywhere in the world, but is also an interactive experience that appeals to every age. You will be in awe of the grand staircase, valued at one million dollars. Touch an authentic iceberg, shovel “coal” in the Titanic’s Boiler Room, and learn how to send an SOS distress signal. The Museum is fun for the whole family. It is a living classroom filled with hands-on opportuniti...

    We really enjoyed the museum. It was fun and very informational with an interactive component as well. Your ticket will include the name and info of one of the passengers and you can look for more info about them throughout the exhibit, ultimately learning their final outcome at the end of the tour. I found it fascinating to look at the actual items and artifacts that they had on board - very interesting to see what things were like in a different time. This was definitely one of my favorite places on our trip.

  • Nashville: Double-Decker City Tour

    3. Nashville: Double-Decker City Tour

    See the best of Music City on a double-decker tour bus. Ride in a loop around the heart of Nashville as your guide showcases some of the city's best features.

    Hop aboard a double-decker tour taking you past the city's most visually interesting spots in just 1 hour, making it perfect for busy schedules. Highlighting over 100 points of interest, this excursion is led by fun, informative drivers and guides. Start from the Court of Flags as your tour heads around Nissan Stadium, and up to the Parthenon at Centennial Par. It then progresses back by the State Capitol and down Lower Broadway.

    See sights along the way including the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the stately and impressive Vanderbilt University. You'll also encounter a colorful and lively farmers market, as well as the Grammy Museum Gallery.

    Corey was the BEST tour guide ever!!! We had a blast and learned so much about the city of Nashville. Would highly recommend!

  • Nashville: Grand Ole Opry Show Ticket

    4. Nashville: Grand Ole Opry Show Ticket

    Complete your visit to the Music City with a visit to Country Music's most famous stage, the Grand Ole Opry House. This iconic live performance and radio broadcast brings rising stars, superstars, and country legends together on stage every week, along with great bluegrass, family-friendly comedy, and more. Opry shows are never rehearsed, and never the same show twice. Experience all different shades of Country, Western, and Americana music in one night as you go on a musical journey. This is a can’t-miss experience for fans of all ages. Select your seating area at the time of purchase and enjoy an unforgettable evening at the Grand Ole Opry.

    Get your guide made getting my tickets very easy and all went well from being in line to our seats less then 30 minutes.

  • Nashville Homes of the Stars Narrated Bus Tour

    5. Nashville Homes of the Stars Narrated Bus Tour

    Nashville is known as the music center of America and on this 2-hour tour you will see the homes of the city’s biggest stars. Drive through some of the most beautiful areas of Tennessee to view the majestic homes of such legends as Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Kellie Pickler, Ronnie Dunn, Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood. You will pass the homes of Dierks Bentley, Caleb and Jared Followill of Kings of Leon, Charles Kelley and Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum, Julianne Hough of Dancing with the Stars, Lori Ann Crook of Crook and Chase, Janis Ian, Martina McBride, Jack White, Ronnie Milsap and many more. Hope that one of the legends of the Nashville music scene jumps on board, just as they have been known to do before. On this remarkable tour you will quickly see why so many stars call Nashville home and learn why it became the music capital of America.

    Our tour guide was excellent and knowledgeable on the area. Expected to see more country music star homes, not just song writers.

  • Nashville: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    6. Nashville: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

    Explore the riveting history of one of the most significant developments in 20th-century American music at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. After entering through the ornate Hall of Fame rotunda, styled after musical notations and the black keys of a piano, head into the museum’s core exhibition, Sing Me Back Home: A Journey Through Country Music. Immerse yourself in the history and sounds of country music, its origins and traditions, and the stories and voices of many of its honored architects. Explore an array of photographs, artifacts, text panels, recordings, and archival footage as you move through the museum’s collection. Don’t miss limited-engagement exhibitions, chronicling the thrilling period of country music in the 1970’s, or technologically-enhanced exhibitions focusing on contemporary trends in the genre. Stop by the Taylor Swift Education center to take part in ...

    Great museum with lots of history! We added the audio tour and it was definitely worth it.

  • Pigeon Forge: Lumberjack Feud Show

    7. Pigeon Forge: Lumberjack Feud Show

    Enjoy 1.5 hours of competitive lumberjack events featuring the Dawson and McGraw families’ world-class lumberjacks. These lumberjacks represent both families in a variety of thrilling, fast-paced tests of skill, ranging from chopping and axe throwing to tree climbing and log rolling. Join the fun by cheering for your favorite lumberjack family during the 13 events. During the intermission, children are invited to the stage to cut logs with a lumberjack. Located at Lumberjack Square, the 350-person outdoor venue home to the Lumberjack Feud features padded seating under a covered, climate-controlled grandstand designed for maximum comfort.

    IT WAS COMFORTABLE SEATING IN OPEN AIR BUT COVERED. FUN SHOW IMPRESSED WITH THE GIRLS

  • Nashville: Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour

    8. Nashville: Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour

    Go backstage at the Grand Ole Opry and enjoy exclusive access to the venue that made country music famous. Your expert guide will take you through the venue and introduce you to the famous musicians and stories that have made this such a beloved chapter in Nashville's history. See artifacts and photos from all eras of music history and walk through the artist's entrance. The Grand Ole Opry truly is a family; learn about the bond between the performers, their families, and this incredible piece of living history. Visit 18 different musician dressing rooms, all decorated in different themes to represent pivotal moments in country music. You may even get a chance to visit Studio A, a working television studio which was home to Hee Haw and many more productions.

    Amazingly beautiful. You could feel the emotions of all the people who have had the privilege of performing there. I was surprised at how emotional I felt standing in the circle. Thanks to Bob’s wonderful knowledge and expertise we had fun and learned so much. Everyone should see the backstage area. What a treat to see and feel.

  • Nashville: National Museum of African American Music Entry

    9. Nashville: National Museum of African American Music Entry

    Visit Nashville's newest musical destination, the National Museum of African American Music. Experience interactive and immersive exhibits and learn the history and cultural impact behind your favorite artists. Explore the 56,000-square-foot facility, which is the only museum dedicated to educating, preserving, and celebrating more than 50 music genres and styles.  Learn about the music that was created, influenced, and inspired by African Americans, including spirituals, blues, jazz, gospel, R&B, and hip hop. Discover artifacts, objects, memorabilia, clothing, and state-of-the-art technology. Each gallery is designed to share a different narrative and a unique perspective on African American music and history. Hear the story of how a distinct group of people used their artistry to impact and change the world.

    Very emotional. Informative entertaining...I loved it... beautiful pictures.. costumes. Gowns...other artifacts...need 2 days.

  • Nashville: 15-Minute Downtown Sunset/Night Helicopter Tour

    10. Nashville: 15-Minute Downtown Sunset/Night Helicopter Tour

    Take the ride of your life with a helicopter flight over Downtown Nashville at sunset. Your adventure starts as you take off from John Tune Airport on the west side of town. Fly over historic Sylvan Park, Centennial Mall, Vanderbilt University, Division Street and Music Row. As you make your way downtown you will even get to fly along Broadway, hovering lower than the tops of the buildings. Get an amazing view of the Ryman Auditorium, Bridgestone Arena, The Country Music Hall of Fame, and the AT&T building, otherwise known as The Batman building. You'll also see the Titans Stadium, Historic German Town, the state capitol building and the home of the Nashville Sounds. Bask in the neon glow and don't forget your camera on this thrilling look at Music City from above.

    The pilot was very friendly and provided a good experience It was my sons first helicopter ride and he had a good time.

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Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 1,025 reviews

The vibe of this old church is awesome. It is well worth taking the time to learn about the beginnings of this historically significant structure and the people who work so hard to keep it going and preserve it. But most importantly, the long standing tradition of music and other performances that make that are so important to the history of Nashville!

Our bus driver was knowledgeable and funny. We stayed on the 90 minutes initial tour to get an overview of the city. Well worth the money, would definitely recommend this tour.

B’E’rt was an excellent host. Karrie drove it like a Prius. Great couple of people sat behind us. Have already recommended it and would definitely go again when in Nashville!!

The young lady that have the tour was informative, kind and genuine.

It was absolutely awesome!!! Don’t miss this tour!