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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 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: Night Tour of Music City

2. Nashville: Night Tour of Music City

Take a night tour to discover insider stories and intriguing facts about Nashville’s music heritage. Explore the city’s current music scene. Learn about the people, places, and events that gave Nashville its reputation as Music City. The trolley tour passes Music Row, the Ryman Auditorium, Elliston Place, and historic Jefferson Street. Along the tour route, listen to your guide as tells the history of the city’s rhythm & blues heritage, its honky-tonks, and its famous music venues. Learn about the people that contributed to Nashville’s iconic music scene while taking in the stunning sights of this vibrant city.

Discover Nashville: Fully Narrated Half-Day City Tour

3. Discover Nashville: Fully Narrated Half-Day City Tour

On this 3.5-hour Discover Nashville Tour you’ll see the highlights of Music City. You’ll also enjoy admission and self-guided tours at the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum and the Ryman Auditorium. You’ll see Nashville’s most famous landmarks, including the historic downtown area, Honky Tonk Row, Riverfront Park, Fort Nashborough, the Tennessee State Capitol, Bicentennial Mall, the Parthenon, Vanderbilt University, and Music Row – home to historic Studio B. No tour of Music City would be complete without a self-guided tour of the Ryman Auditorium, known as the Mother Church of Country Music, and the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum. The Hall of Fame & Museum is a USD 37 million interactive musical experience and a tribute to Country music and to the city of Nashville. Please note that there are occasions when the Ryman Auditorium or the Country Music Hall of Fame & Museum may be closed, and substitutions will be made as possible.

Nashville: Sightseeing Cart Tour

4. 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.

Nashville: Sights, Street Art & Brewery Tour by Golf Cart

5. Nashville: Sights, Street Art & Brewery Tour by Golf Cart

Begin your day meeting your expert guide and hop aboard a golf cart that will transport you to all the local fun. During your excursion, spend your time seeing the city highlights, viewing beautiful murals, and visiting a brewery or distillery. Stop for picturesque views of the historic city and marvel at its beauty. Stop to take exciting selfies while listening to your knowledgeable guide explaining all the details. Savor the flavors of the southern town as you stop at a local brewery or distillery.

Nashville: Private City Tour with Local Singer-Songwriter

6. Nashville: Private City Tour with Local Singer-Songwriter

Explore Nashville through the eyes of a local musician. See all the best attractions the musical city has to offer. Begin your experience with hotel pickup. Meet the local singer who will be your guide outside your hotel. Then, climb aboard the air-conditioned SUV or Van to be taken to your first stop in Downtown Nashville for an introduction to the sights and sounds of Music City. From there, enjoy a history lesson and tour around the Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. See the Farmers Market, a 200-foot Tennessee state map, the ringing of the bells, and more. Take some beautiful pictures. Next, head to the site of the famous reality show American Pickers, where you will see some antiques and hear interesting stories. Then, after taking a look at the shops, tour Music Row and learn all there is to know about the famous sight from your guide. Perhaps, the local singer will run into one of his friends in the neighborhood and sing a song or two. Finally, visit the Nashville Parthenon for a short history lesson and some great photo opportunities before returning to your hotel.

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What people are saying about Music Row

Overall rating

4.6 / 5

based on 544 reviews

Great tour guide! Very informative and very enjoyable! Professional and prompt. Would recommend this tour to anyone!

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

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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