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Nashville: Andrew Jackson's Hermitage Grounds Pass

1. Nashville: Andrew Jackson's Hermitage Grounds Pass

Spend the day exploring the Hermitage, originally the home of past United States President Andrew Jackson. With the grounds pass, explore all the 1,120 acres of one of the top historic sites in Tennessee and one of the largest, most preserved and most visited presidential homes in the U.S. Marvel at the iconic 19th-century home that has been restored to how it originally looked in 1837, making it one of the most accurately preserved presidential residences in the United States. See where Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the United States, lived with his wife and family. Stop at the Andrew Jackson Center, where a film is shown, as well as where the museum and exhibits are located. Take advantage of the included audio tour, which can be accessed on any mobile device as you walk the property. Imagine what the president’s daily life was like as you visit the garden, slave quarters, historical markers, wildlife, hiking trail, historic buildings and the graves of Andrew Jackson and his family. Later, stop at Natchez Hills Winery and enjoy a discounted wine tasting at Natchez Hills Winery and find the perfect souvenir at the Museum Store.

Nashville: 3-Hour Secret Food Tour

2. Nashville: 3-Hour Secret Food Tour

On this 3 hour secret food tour of Nashville you'll get to try a variety of classic Southern foods, including some modern and international twists on the cuisine. This tour begins with a quick snack of juicy pulled pork and jalapeño coleslaw taco at a local favorite spot. From here you'll have a short stroll down the avenue to window shop at eclectic boutiques and antique stores that line the street. Your next stop is a very special and tiny shop where you'll grab a sweet treat to enjoy on your walk later. Soon it'll be time to eat what Nashville is famous for, hot chicken. Visit one of Nashville's most famous BBQ joints. Not too many people know this is where you can get one of the best hot chicken sandwiches in town. The hot chicken sandwiches here are made with the perfect amount of spice and smothered in homemade slaw and pickles. Leave some room for the next stop where you'll devour a secret dish on the tour. Have a local craft beer to wash it all down. Once your stuffed take a leisurely stroll through a beautiful historical park, residential street, and cruise past a legendary, historical landmark that represents what Nashville stands for today, music.  As you enter the last stop of the tour take a seat and get ready to try some real Tennessee BBQ. Enjoy a generous portion of smoked whole hog pulled pork. With three sauces to tempt your taste buds, you're sure to enjoy this southern specialty. Don't forget the bacon and cheese broccoli.

Nashville: Sightseeing Cart Tour

3. 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 tour, hit 35 of the major sightseeing destinations of the city 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. 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.

Nashville: General Jackson Showboat Dinner Cruise

4. 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: Brewery and Distillery Cart Tour

5. Nashville: Brewery and Distillery Cart Tour

After being picked up from your hotel or accomodation, your guide will take you to some of the best spots in the city to enjoy the best of Nashville’s beer and spirit scene. Meet the people behind the local beverages, learn how they make them, and sample the result. See great murals around the city as you drive from one location to the next. The tour lasts approximately two hours with a 20-25 minute stop at each location (alcohol samples must be purchased separately).

Nashville: General Jackson Showboat Lunch Cruise

6. 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: BBQ, Beer, and Bourbon Experience

7. Nashville: BBQ, Beer, and Bourbon Experience

Learn about the stories behind three of Nashville’s most popular food and drink destinations. Chow down on some authentic Southern BBQ cuisine and try a range of local beverages. Visit a brewery and distillery for tastings. Sip a frosty seasonal pint at a local craft brewery while relaxing in the taproom. Immerse yourself in Southern culinary tradition by sampling an award-winning trio of house-smoked meats paired with three Tennessee spirits and sides. Then, taste some of Nashville's best bourbon along with other award-winning whiskeys after enjoying a historical tour of a local distillery.

Nashville: Music City Pub Crawl

8. Nashville: Music City Pub Crawl

This Music City Pub Crawl is proud to be Nashville's oldest and most coveted bar crawl, with attendees from all across the globe. Explore unique watering holes along Printers Alley and historic 2nd Ave. N. in downtown Nashville, and enjoy exclusive drink specials at each venue. Follow world-class tour guides who provide a combination of hysterical and intriguing local history, and a plethora of quirky games and activities, a few of which include karaoke, VR boar hunting, and mechanical bull riding. Listen to the best live music in all the land and enjoy a splash of friendly competition. Head to 4 to 6 local haunts and get to know the other members of your group on a tour perfect for individuals, couples, birthday parties, family gatherings, bachelor and bachelorette parties, and corporate events. Sip on drinks purchased at exclusive prices.

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.

From Nashville: Lynchburg Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour

10. From Nashville: Lynchburg Jack Daniel's Distillery Tour

Travel from Nashville to Lynchburg, Tennessee to learn the story of Jack Daniel, his hometown, and his world-famous whiskey. The ticket includes transportation, a guaranteed reservation for the tour, with an elevated tasting of premium whiskeys at Jack Daniel Distillery, and time to enjoy shopping in small town Lynchburg. The hassle-free day will be filled with local lore, distilling history, and, of course, great whiskey.

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What people are saying about Nashville

Nick was a great tour guide! The tour encompasses Downtown Nashville including Printer’s Alley and the the Gulch. Marathon Motor was an awesome hidden gem that you may not ever find out about if not on tour. MidTown was a lesser ruckus side of Nashville that still had great food spots and scenes. Finished with tour of Music Row. It was a great tour, we went at 7pm, tour lasted for 1.5 hours and didn’t feel rushed at all. Nick was very informative and had great insight on the city. Highly recommend for a unique and intimate tour to see all of Nashville quickly.

Ron was terrific! He was extremely knowledge, funny and entertaining. He shared a lot of interesting facts and showed us things we would have never known about without the tour. We did it our last day which was a nice ending, doing it the first day is a great idea because we were provided with a lot of recommendations. Great activity for all ages!

We had a blast on our tour. They took us to bars we might not have normally gone to. Matt and Kinzey were fun and super friendly, and made us feel like part of a group right away. I highly recommend it!

Walking was long but had many benches along the way Beautiful grounds to enjoy Very informative information on the president’s life Great activity to do

Excellent introduction for 1st time visitors. Pick up from hotel. Tour was interesting and fun. Drew was a great tour guide.