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Cultural & Theme Tours

Civil War and Plantation Tour from Nashville

Get an inside look at the bloodiest hours of the American Civil War on this tour from Nashville to Franklin, the site of the famous Battle of Franklin in 1864. Learn from your knowledgeable guide about the war’s dark history as you visit the Lotz House and Carter House, which still bear bullet holes and blood stains. You’ll also tour the Carnton Plantation and learn about its role during and after the war, when it became the country's largest private Confederate cemetery.
7 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Nashville Lotz House Civil War Museum Admission, Guided Tour

Visit the historic Lotz House to hear the story of the remarkable family that built the 19th-century home that now functions as a Civil War museum. Explore displays to learn about the Civil War battle that took place on the property; the property still bears the battle scars to prove it. The home also features an extensive collection of antique furniture, fine arts, and superb carpentry. Your expert guide shares fascinating commentary about the house as you delve into history, just outside Nashville.
1 hour
Cultural & Theme Tours

Afternoon Guided Tour - French Food, Whiskey, & More

Every story has a beginning and it all started with the French settlers for the city of Nashville. The first Europeans built trading posts circa 1680 in an area still known today as French Lick. French Connection Tours celebrates this historical heritage along with the vibrant city Nashville has become today. During these tours you will immerse yourself with authentic French experiences as well as local Nashville historical sites and landmarks.We are the only tour operator in Nashville to offer diving into this French history and culture as well as experiencing southern hospitality. Our guests will enjoy authentic French food as well as whiskey made in Tennessee while discovering the beautiful rolling hills. Our tours are limited to a maximum of 12 guests to insure a personal connection, intimate experience and relaxing, stress-free transportation.
5 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Waterfalls and Breweries Tour

You want to enjoy the Craft Breweries scene in Western North Carolina but don't have a designated driver!? We're your solution. You get the best of both on this Waterfalls and Breweries Tour with a designated driver. This 9 hour tour visits 4 great Western Carolina waterfalls and 5 breweries. The craft brewery tour will give you the best of the Western North Carolina area with a designated driver. Tour starts at 9:00 A.M. in Bryson City and ultimately returns there as well. Tour accommodates up to 4 Guests and is approximately 9 hours. Food trucks available at several breweries along the way. Tour includes a pint of beer at each brewery and transportation.
9 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Holiday Lights Tour

Joyride's Holiday Lights Tour offers a fun and festive way to see the lights of the Holiday Season and get in that holiday spirit!
2.5 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

Nashville Holiday Lights Tour Including Lotz House

Relish the festive holiday ambiance of Nashville on this holiday lights tour! Admire the twinkling Christmas lights and decorations as you tour the neighboring cities of Franklin and Brentwood with your guide. You’ll cruise through extravagantly decorated neighborhoods, pass dazzling homes, and stop at the lavishly decorated Lotz House for a walking tour. Hot cider and cookies are included! This family-friendly holiday outing is a great way to escape the cold while admiring the holiday displays.
2.5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Afternoon Highlights Gordon River Cruise from Strahan

If you’re short on time, why not spend a relaxing afternoon on the 4 hour Afternoon Highlights Cruise?Glide quietly past ancient rainforest aboard Spirit of the Wild on a afternoon Gordon River Cruise from Strahan. With a choice of seating levels on board this state-of-the-art vessel, this cruise fits easily into any sightseeing schedule. Explore the beautiful Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, cruising past Sarah Island and Tasmania's salmon and trout fish farms. Depending on option selected, afternoon tea and beverages may be included.
3.5 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Expert-Led Private Tour of Benjamin Franklin's Philadelphia

Get an in-depth look at an important facet of American history on this Benjamin Franklin walking tour of Philadelphia. Known by most for the famous kite-flying incident, Franklin was in fact a notable 18th-century scientist, businessman and politician who contributed greatly to society. Following your knowledgeable guide, learn about Franklin’s life and role in the Revolutionary War and Continental Congress as you visit sites like Franklin Court, Christ Church, the American Philosophical Society and the post office, where he served as postmaster general.
3 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Tennessee Whiskey Adventure to Nashville's Craft Distilleries

Experience three up-and-coming distilleries for what’s next in bourbon, whiskey and beyond. This immersive spirits adventure to Corsair, H Clark and Leiper’s Fork includes a cocktail experience at Corsair, lunch, guided transportation, and three distillery tours with tastings.  Your day is planned from start to finish so you can dive into Nashville’s rising distilling scene. We take care of the reservations, admissions, timing and itinerary so you can sit back and relax. We know that you’ll make lifelong memories you can’t wait to share.
8 hours
Air, Helicopter & Balloon Tours

Shared Hot Air Adventure

The Hot Air Adventure is available at sunrise or sunset and is suitable for all passengers. This is our most affordable option. You will be joined by additional passengers along with our expert pilot. These flights typically reach altitudes up to 2,000+ ft. and will include one hour* of flight time. Upon landing you will receive a traditional champagne toast.
3 hours