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$65 Cultural & Theme Tours

Discover Nashville

Enjoy a narrated tour of Historic Downtown, Fort Nashborough, the State Capitol, The Parthenon, Vanderbilt University and Music Row. Your tour will also include entrance into the Ryman Auditorium - the Mother Church of Country Music, long time home of the Grand Ole Opry and recently voted the finest concert venue in the United States.You will also tour the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. This 37 million dollar facility is a beautiful tribute to Country Music and the artists who have made it great.

$49 Shows, Concerts & Sports

Grand Ole Opry Admission Ticket

Make your way to the Grand Ole Opry with your ticket for a great seat and a classic country music experience. Started in 1925 as a local radio broadcast, the Opry quickly become popular for its musical variety show, which features styles from bluegrass to modern country. The venue has continued to be a hotbed for introducing new talent, both bands and solo musicians, and has boosted the careers of hundreds of famous country musicians. It is also the home base for the United States' longest-running live radio show. Note the large wooden circle on stage; the six-foot (2-m) oak piece was cut from the stage of the Ryman Auditorium, the original home of the Opry until it moved to the current building in 1974. Outside of the Opry, snap some fun photos of the giant guitar statues and Opry signage. Once you're in, enjoy the 2-hour show. Each performance features six to eight bands or artists from a wide spectrum of musicians. Some of the superstars that have performed here include Patsy Cline, Vince Gill, Alison Krauss, Willie Nelson, Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Dickens. Afterward, head home or to your hotel knowing that you just experienced a show at one of the world’s most famous country music venues.The Grand Ole Opry will take place at the Ryman Auditorium during the months of November, December 2016  and January 2017 Also on February 3, 2017.    Located at: 116 5th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37219

$22 Walking & Biking Tours

Live Nashville Walking Tour

Start at the center of Nashville's entertainment universe, 5th Avenue and Broadway, the heart of Nashville's Entertainment District. See the oldest residence in Nashville, the legendary Ryman Auditorium - original home of the Grand Ole Opry, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge - America's most famous honky tonk. and time-travel to the days before Prohibition with a stop at Nashville's Silver Dollar Saloon (2nd & Broadway), where drink, song, games of chance, and ladies of the night were the rule and never the exception. Take a walk down Market Street through Butler's Run to Riverfront Park, where the hustle and bustle of Nashville's river trade made it the 2nd largest city west of the Appalachians. Amazing views of The Cumberland River, Titans' Stadium, and an exact replica of Nashville's first settlement Fort Nashborough, where we relive the spot where the Cherokee almost ended Tennessee's capital before it got started, abound. Head to Nashville Public Square and meet Andrew Jackson, Tennessee's most (in)famous president, whose exploits in war were only eclipsed by the infamy of his decisions. Off to Printers Alley (Nashville's historic "Men's Quarter"); here the seedy and oft-fun side of Nashville reveals Skull's Rainbow Room, one of Johnny Cash's favorite haunts, along with the site of The Jolly Roger, where Little Richard and Jimi Hendrix cut their chops before skyrocketing to stardom. Continue onto Cherry Street (4th Avenue today), whose inotoriety was so great "no modest woman" would dare risk her reputation treading upon it. Through The Arcade we'll make a brief stop at Country Legend Chet Atkins' Statue before a short trek to The Capitol, one of America's most stunning. The Tennessee State Capitol is a treasure trove of history and was instrumental in the Union's defeat of Confederacy. A brief tale of the critical role Nashville played in Women's Suffrage at The Hermitage Hotel and our tour ends with brief stops at Downtown Presbyterian Church, site of the original Maxwell House, and we are then back in honky tonk heaven between Tootsie's and The Ryman, where many a country legend would sneak a drink or five before taking the stage.

$69 Cultural & Theme Tours

Historic Tennessee - Southern Plantations and Presidents

Your 6.5-hour Tennessee history tour begins with a comfortable charter bus ride to the stately manor of Andrew Jackson, The Hermitage. Home of the seventh U.S. president, historians consider President Jackson’s Hermitage the best preserved early presidential home. Explore its quarters just as President Jackson and his staff did back in 1836.Stroll the lovely formal gardens, then visit the slave quarters, the estate’s original 1804 cabin and the sight where this president and his wife were laid to rest. Afterward, lunch is on your own accord at the on-site historic Hermitage Smorgasbord, offering a traditional Southern Buffet, including dessert. From there, continue on your chartered bus ride to the Belle Meade Mansion.Known as the Queen of the Tennessee Plantations, the Belle Meade Plantation was the centerpiece of a 5,200-acre estate, world-renowned as a thoroughbred stud farm and nursery in the 19th century. It’s a prime example of Southern Greek Revival Antebellum architecture. The present 30-acre site features 10 outbuildings which include an 1832 slave cabin and a colossal carriage house and stables.The day comes to a leisurely close with a wine tasting session at the Winery at Belle Meade Plantation in the afternoon. Sip the estate’s wines, such as chardonnay and cabernet, while enjoying views of the vineyards, then board the bus to return to Nashville.

$52 Cultural & Theme Tours

Nashville Film Locations Tour

You’ll be picked up from your Nashville hotel in the afternoon to begin your 3.5-hour coach tour, which takes you to the real-life filming locations featured on the hit  show Nashville.Learn interesting insider information and little-known tidbits about the show from your friendly, informative guide, who's as big of a Nashville fan as you are! Drive by the homes of the characters Scarlett, Rayna, Deacon and Lamar.  On Sunday's  stop and hop off the coach to enter the historic Ryman Auditorium, where you can get your photo taken on stage standing right where Rayna and Juliette performed their duet, ‘Wrong Song.’ This 2,362-seat live performance venue is best known as the most former home of the world-famous Grand Ole Opry, and has also held artists including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Mae West and Louis Armstrong. Thursday's you will visit the historic Bluebird Café or Two Old Hippies Cafe, where countless artists have made their mark and launched their careers, including Garth Brooks and Taylor Swift. This dynamic 120-seat music club is famous for its intimate acoustic performances by established and amateur artists alike. You'll witness first-hand why playing at this classic venue is a songwriter’s dream gig -- it's no wonder why the entrance lines are usually around the corner!Your guide will take you to several other surprise filming locations throughout the city, making the show come to life right before your eyes. At the end of your tour, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.

$73.13 Shows, Concerts & Sports

Ticket to Grand Ole Opry Radio Show with Transport

After pickup from your Nashville hotel in the evening, head to the Grand Ole Opry for a live 2-hour show and a chance to be a part of an age-old American tradition.The Grand Ole Opry began as a simple radio broadcast in 1925 and has become a world-renowned live-entertainment phenomenon, where hundreds of stars have begun their careers. It’s now the longest running live radio show in the US, showcasing the past, present and future of country music. Enjoy an entertaining performance of six to eight artists or bands from a diverse pool of musicians. Stars that have graced this stage include Jimmy Dickens, Vince Gill, Jean Shepard and hotshots Dierks Bentley and Brad Paisley, as well as legends Willie Nelson and Charlie Daniels.Simply sit back, relax and enjoy the show! Afterward, you’ll be taken back to your hotel.