Grand Ole Opry

Shuffle on down to the site of Nashville’s most famous weekly music gig, where many a country star has shone.

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Grand Ole Opry: Our most recommended tours and activities

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 the best way to see Music City. Offering 14 convenient stops: • Lower Broadway • Ryman Auditorium • Downtown Hilton • Country Music Hall of Fame • War Memorial/TPAC• Musicians Hall of Fame • Farmers’ Market • Capitol View • Marathon Village• Centennial Park • Midtown • Belmont Mansion• The Gulch • Union Station

Nashville: Grand Ole Opry Show Ticket

2. 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.

Nashville: Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour

3. 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.

Nashville: Opry Country Classics Show at the Grand Ole Opry

4. Nashville: Opry Country Classics Show at the Grand Ole Opry

Presented at the historic Grand Ole Opry House, this show celebrates the songs that made Music City. A celebrity host will share stories and songs; guests will sing their own hits as well as timeless favorites by the likes of Patsy Cline and Johnny Cash; and a spotlight artist will headline the show with several of his or her memorable classics. This is sure to be a classic night of music. Experience and sing along to timeless classics performed at the most iconic venue in country history.

Nashville: Sightseeing Cart Tour

5. Nashville: Sightseeing Cart Tour

Experience Nashville from a local’s perspective while you zip around town in a golf cart, seeing, touching, and smelling your way through the music city. On this 1.5-hour tour, hit 35 of the major sightseeing destinations of the city—from The Parthenon, a full-sized replica of the iconic Greek building, to the Ryman Auditorium, where the Grand Ole Opry, the longest running American radio broadcast in history, is staged—and much more. After you hit all the sights, pick up some recommendations from your local guide for nightlife and restaurants in Nashville so you can make the most of your time in the vibrant city. Make sure to bring your camera—you’ll have many opportunities to stop for priceless photo-ops. The fleet of carts can accommodate groups ranging from 1-50 people per tour—though groups of 2 may be paired with up to 3 other people.

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What people are saying about Grand Ole Opry

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 571 reviews

Loved this tour. It was very informative and amusing. Learned a lot about Nashville and the stops were all great.

Tour guide was excellent - Learned lots of things we did not know about Nashville.

Take tour when you start vacation for further hints and things to do.

So fun. Went to all important stops. Can’t wait to do it again

The driver was amazing but I will never do this again