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Our most recommended Nashville Cruises & Boat Tours

Nashville: Pontoon Party Cruise with a Captain

1. Nashville: Pontoon Party Cruise with a Captain

Travel down the Cumberland River on a 2-hour pontoon cruise designed for you to have fun whilst enjoying the sights of Nashville. Relax on board in the care of your licensed captain as you drink, dance, and listen to music in a fun party atmosphere. Be greeted by your licensed USCG Captain and Deckhand who will help you aboard and ice down your drinks while you settle in the Pontoon Saloon in preparation for the scheduled cruise departure. Once boarded, the famous Nashville river cruise will begin its traditional guided party experience alongside its distinguished crew. The Honky Tonk on the water is amplified by your Deckhand bringing hit tunes, entertainment, and engaging games that bring the crowd together on the dance floor. Enjoy 2 hours in a safe and fun bar-style atmosphere while mingling, dancing, boozing, and taking in views only available aboard the River Cruise pontoon. Choose from a morning, Mimosa, or afternoon tour that best suites your schedule.

Nashville: Double-Decker City Tour

2. Nashville: Double-Decker City Tour

See the best of Music City on a double-decker tour bus. Ride in a loop around the heart of Nashville as your guide showcases some of the city's best features. Hop aboard a double-decker tour taking you past the city's most visually interesting spots in just 1 hour, making it perfect for busy schedules. Highlighting over 100 points of interest, this excursion is led by fun, informative drivers and guides. Start from the Court of Flags as your tour heads around Nissan Stadium, and up to the Parthenon at Centennial Par. It then progresses back by the State Capitol and down Lower Broadway. See sights along the way including the Country Music Hall of Fame, and the stately and impressive Vanderbilt University. You'll also encounter a colorful and lively farmers market, as well as the Grammy Museum Gallery.

Nashville: Downtown Segway Tour Experience

3. Nashville: Downtown Segway Tour Experience

Experience the most unique and relaxing way to explore downtown Nashville as you glide around on a segway. Within 2.5 hours, learn how to ride a Segway, and enjoy a guided Segway tour around the most popular sites in Nashville. In total, cover about 5 miles through downtown Nashville covering such landmarks as the Schermerhorn Symphony Center, Country Music Hall of Fame, Bridgestone Arena, Fort Nashborough, Bicentennial Mall, Farmer's Market, and the Tennessee State Capitol. You'll even see some areas that most tours can't get to because you're on your very own Segway!

Downtown Nashville: Cinderella Private Narrated Carriage

4. Downtown Nashville: Cinderella Private Narrated Carriage

Bring your own royal family or small group for an eye-catching Cinderella tour of Downtown Nashville. This is an amazing way to see all the hotspots of Nashville while making your own new memories. Join your expert guide for a narrated tour while you travel in style. This tour includes hotspots such as: The 5 Star Historical Presidential Hotel The Hermitage Schermerhorn Symphony Center The Country Music Hall of Fame, The Bridgestone Arena The Johnny Cash Museum Riverfront Park Hard Rock Cafe The Wild Horse Saloon Printers Alley The Tennessee State Capitol Building The War Memorial Building Nashville Performing Arts Center Tennessee State Museum The Ryman Auditorium Tootsies Orchid Lounge

Nashville: General Jackson Showboat Dinner Cruise

5. Nashville: General Jackson Showboat Dinner Cruise

Join one of the world's grandest showboat experiences for a delicious dinner cruise down the Cumberland River from Nashville. Enjoy world-class entertainment while cruising aboard one of America’s largest paddlewheel riverboats. Take a spectacular 4-hour dinner cruise, featuring a delicious dinner in the beautiful Victorian Dinner Theater. Departing at 18:00 every evening, enjoy the magic of Nashville lit up against the night sky. After dinner, you will be treated to a new musical experience, “Heart of Tennessee: A Musical Road Trip.” Showcasing the music Tennessee is most famous for, you will catch everything from bluegrass to soul, a little bit of gospel and - of course - a whole lot of country!

Nashville: Music City Spirits Haunted Walking Tour

6. Nashville: Music City Spirits Haunted Walking Tour

Discover Nashville’s sinister secrets and paranormal hotspots on a guided 1-hour tour filled with stories that will frighten you, but also provide a fascinating peek into the Music City’s rich history. Hear a curated collection of historically-based tales and eye-witness accounts, which offer an unflinching look at the darker side of Nashville that is only talked about in hushed whispers. Walk with your guide through Broadway, Nashville’s nightlife area, and find out the ghastly secrets hidden in some of the area’s most popular locations.  See the bar where the ghost of Hank Williams Sr. still grabs a drink and listen to the fabled story of legendary Ryman Auditorium, home of the Grand Ole Opry radio show.  Learn about the mysterious tunnels that snake underneath much of the city and into the Smoky Mountains and hear of the tragic aftermath of the devastating 2010 floods and how they added a deep psychic aura to the city.

Discover Nashville: Fully Narrated Half-Day City Tour

7. 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: General Jackson Showboat Lunch Cruise

8. Nashville: General Jackson Showboat Lunch Cruise

Journey back in time aboard the world-famous General Jackson Showboat. Enjoy a delicious Southern lunch as a fantastic showband fills your ears with bluegrass, roots, and Americana. Hear the sounds of Nashville played live as you cruise down the water.  Let your expert guides take you on a journey straight from your accommodation to a wonderful afternoon of traditional Tennessee entertainment. Enjoy the amazing sights of Nashville and the Cumberland river while listening to the toe-tapping tunes of the band. Enjoy Taste of Tennessee, an excellent country variety show. See rising country artists, country comedy, and impressive fiddle solos. A delicious lunch awaits you onboard the General Jackson Showboat, a chance to taste some of the many flavors of the South. Sample local favorites such as barbecued meats, macaroni-cheese, and indulgent desserts.

Nashville: Murals and Mimosas Tour

9. Nashville: Murals and Mimosas Tour

Kickstart your day by diving into Nashville's hippest neighborhoods on a guided sightseeing and tasting tour. Spend the morning checking out the city's most popular murals and indulging in a mini donut and mimosa pairing (non-alcoholic alternative available). Grab your friends and a camera and head off on a sightseeing tour filled with sweets and sips. An expert guide will take you to multiple eclectic areas of Music City to strike a pose with locally loved street art and murals. A stop at a local bakery includes a sampling of four flavored mimosas or non-alcoholic beverages paired with donuts. Treat yourself to a fun-filled tour and take this special opportunity to experience Nashville's sweet side.

Nashville: 2-Hour Golf Cart Bar Crawl Tour

10. Nashville: 2-Hour Golf Cart Bar Crawl Tour

Start with pickup from your hotel and start a 2-hour game of putt-putt golf whilst visiting some of Nashville's best bars. This recreational drinking game involving a selection of predetermined drinks based on how well you putt, penalty list for penalty points, and transport by golf cart. Enjoy a  fun and unique course to be played by four or more people. Throughout the tour, visit some of Nashville’s hottest midtown bars and experience their southern hospitality.

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What people are saying about Nashville

Overall rating

4.4 / 5

based on 26 reviews

We had a great time with our guide and Jane, our mule. We learned a lot of interesting facts about the city of Nashville. Our ride was nice and peaceful! We highly recommend.

Our guide Corey was very knowledgeable. I’m so glad we did a tour. We saw the main attractions and went back to see our favorites. My 17 yr old son even enjoyed it!! ☺️

It was a great time!! The crew was out going & made sure everyone had a great time too!

They are wonderful and very supportive with the beginners! The tour is great

We had an amazing time and KJ our host was so fun, will do this again 100%