Welcome to Tennessee


The state's three geographic regions, East, Middle and West Tennessee, are represented by the three stars on the Tennessee flag. Each has its own unique beauty: the heather-colored peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains; the lush green valleys of the central plateau around Nashville; and the hot, sultry lowlands near Memphis.

In Tennessee you can hike shady mountain trails in the morning, and by evening whoop it up in a Nashville honky-tonk or walk the streets of Memphis with Elvis' ghost.


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$66 Cultural & Theme Tours

Elvis Presley's Graceland Tour with Audio Guide & Airplanes

The journey to Graceland begins on Elvis Presley Boulevard at Graceland Plaza.Elvis Experience Tour:Package includes the Graceland Mansion audio-guided tour with orientation film, Elvis' two custom airplanes (if option selected), along with self-guided tours of the Elvis Presley Automobile Museum, Elvis The Entertainer Career Showcase Museum, Elvis Discovery Exhibits, and More! Elvis' two custom jets can be added to this tour.All exhibits, except Graceland Mansion are located in the Graceland plaza or at Graceland Crossing.

$104 Cultural & Theme Tours

Elvis Presley Graceland VIP Tour with Skip-The-Line Entry & Airplanes

Your packaged one-of-a-kind tour includes an audio guide through Graceland Mansion, access to special VIP-exclusive exhibits, and access to the Automobile Museum. See Itinerary for all the attractions included in this VIP package.

$65 Cultural & Theme Tours

Discover Nashville City Tour with Admission to Two Attractions

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.

$30 Cultural & Theme Tours

Memphis City Tour with Optional Graceland Admission

Starting from your downtown Memphis hotel, your friendly, fun, professional guide will take you on narrated sightseeing tour by mini-coach. Cruise down Beale Street and Cotton Row, and travel along the Mississippi River and through Victorian Village, where you’ll see homes built in the 1800s. See statues of Elvis Presley and BB King and pass the National Civil Rights Museum, located in the Lorraine Hotel, where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated. Stop at Schwab, a 120-year-old general store, and pass St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and the Pyramid Arena, an astounding 20,142-seat arena resembling an Egyptian pyramid. You’ll also stop at the Peabody Hotel, famous for the 'Peabody Ducks' that live on the hotel’s rooftop and make their way to the lobby in a daily 'March of Ducks' celebration. Optional Graceland AdmissionUpgrade to include admission to the Graceland Mansion, Elvis Presley’s former home. See his personal mementos, photos, costumes and collection of gold and platinum records as you journey from the icon’s humble beginnings, through his rise to stardom and on to his tragic death. After your tour, you’ll be taken back to your Memphis hotel.

$25 Cultural & Theme Tours

Live Nashville Walking Tour

Start at the center of Nashville's entertainment universe, 5th and Broadway, where the oldest residence in Nashville, the legendary Ryman Auditorium and the world's most famous honky tonk Tootsie's Orchid Lounge greet you. Time-travel to the days before Prohibition with a stop at Nashville's Silver Dollar Saloon (2nd & Broadway), where drink, ladies, songs, and games of chance were the rule, not the exception. 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 the Cherokee almost ended Tennessee's capital before it got started. Head to Nashville Public Square and listen to tales of Andrew Jackson, Tennessee's most (in)famous president, whose exploits in war were only eclipsed by the controversy of his decisions. Off to Printers Alley (Nashville's historic "Men's Quarter") where the seedy and oft-fun side of Nashville reveals Skull's Rainbow Room, a famous Johnny Cash haunt, along with the site of The Jolly Roger, where Little Richard and Jimi Hendrix cut their chops before skyrocketing to stardom. Continue to Cherry Street (4th Avenue), whose notoriety 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 then we are then in "Honky Tonk Heaven" where live music beckons you to your next adventure.

$79 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.

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