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Our most recommended Nashville Guided tours

Nashville: Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour

1. 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: The Ville All-Inclusive Pub Crawl

2. Nashville: The Ville All-Inclusive Pub Crawl

We generally start the tour in the historic Printers Alley at a bar called Alley Taps. Find out about how the building was established in 1895. Here you'll try custom Nashville Craft Beers. Next, go down to famous Broadway and hit up some great and off the beaten path honky-tonks where you will have some local craft cocktails and enjoy some live music! You will have a tour guide that will guide you and help you along the way. Lastly, end the tour by receiving your killer fanny pack for you to take home with you.

Nashville: Night Tour of Music City

3. Nashville: Night Tour of Music City

Take a night tour to discover insider stories and intriguing facts about Nashville’s music heritage. Ride through the city in a climate-controlled coach and learn facinating facts about the city's musical history from your guide. Hop aboard the bus to 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 the historic Jefferson Street. Listen to the history of the city’s rhythm and blues heritage, its honky-tonks, and its famous music venues. Discover the people that contributed to Nashville’s iconic music scene while taking in the stunning sights of this vibrant city.

Nashville: Homes of the Stars Narrated Bus Tour

4. Nashville: Homes of the Stars Narrated Bus Tour

Nashville is known as the music center of America and on this tour, you will see the homes of the city’s biggest stars. See the glamorous homes of stars like Taylor Swift, Kellie Pickler, Joe Don Rooney of Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town, Martina McBride, Reese Witherspoon, and Dierks Bentley. Hope that one of the legends of the Nashville music scene jumps on board, just as they have been known to do before. On this remarkable tour you will quickly see why so many stars call Nashville home and learn why it became the music capital of America.

Nashville: Brewery and Distillery Cart Tour

5. Nashville: Brewery and Distillery Cart Tour

After being picked up from your hotel or accommodation, 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: BBQ, Beer, and Bourbon Experience

6. 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

7. 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: 3-Hour Secret Food Tour

8. 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: Street Art & Instagram Golf Cart Tour

9. Nashville: Street Art & Instagram Golf Cart Tour

Explore Nashville's incredible street art culture on a memorable golf cart tour through the city streets -perfect for anybody interested in art, urban art, or photography. Discover some of the best spots with your local guide and take home some awesome memories of Nashville. Visit hot spots in the areas of the Gulch, Midtown, Marathon Village, Downtown, SOBRO, and North Gulch in Nashville. Enjoy a unique way of taking in city sights and the local atmosphere. This tour is especially great for Instagram users who love to fill their feeds with cool new photo backgrounds. Take pictures of incredible walls, covered with fresh, unique works of art. Update that profile pic with a great photo in front of Nashville's vibrant murals.

Nashville: Drag Queen Party Bus Tour with Games & Drag Show

10. Nashville: Drag Queen Party Bus Tour with Games & Drag Show

Celebrate any occasion in style on this Nashville drag queen bus tour. Pass Downtown Nashville’s must-see sights, including Music Row, Honky Tonk Highway, and the Vanderbilt Library. All the while, dance, sing, and let loose on a custom-made party bus with the most entertaining guides in town. Meet the bus crew at Tribe, a bar in Midtown, where you can make a start with pre-drinks, shop for souvenirs, and prepare yourself for the ride. Then, let the fun and games begin as you hop aboard the bus accompanied by two drag queens who know how to put on quite a show. Make use of the amenities on your custom-made tour bus, decked out with a professional sound system, built-in ice coolers, and laser lights to create the perfect party atmosphere. Your guides will lead the fun with drag performances, as well as putting on games, quizzes, and other activities for everyone to play. Look out for sights along the route including Honky Tonk Row (Broadway), The Gulch, Midtown, Demonbreun Hill, SoBro, Music Row, Vanderbilt, and Nissan Stadium.

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What people are saying about Nashville

The City Tour was fun, informative, and a useful guide in planning our Nashville visit. John was knowledgeable & humorous and offered tons of useful advice and suggestions (places to eat and visit) that were so helpful during our stay. Definitely recommend.

interesting information provided about Nashville locations as well as general history of the area. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and a great singer and providing continual entertainment.

The chance to see the Opry from a perspective you can’t experience from simply attending a show.

It’s a nice easy way to see some of the main sights of Nashville

Joe Dissmore was an incredible guide. Very accommodating!