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Nashville: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour

Nashville: Hop-on Hop-off Trolley Tour

Journey through the top sights of Nashville, the "Home of Country Music", with a hop-on hop-off trolley tour. Head through 'The District,' a downtown area featuring opportunities for world-class shopping, dining, and entertainment. Learn about Nashville's rich history. Hop aboard the Old Town Trolley to view popular attractions like the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Parthenon, and the Bicentennial Capitol Mall. 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, behind-the-scenes tips and video clips. Avoid city traffic and costly parking with an option that leaves you free to concentrate on taking in the sights. 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, the Old Town Trolley is the best way to see the city. Offering 13 convenient stops: 1) 1200 Clinton St: Marathon Motor Works 2) 27th Ave. North: Centennial Park, The Parthenon 3) 1901 Broadway: Hot Chicken 4) 1900 Belmont Blvd: Belmont Mansion 5) 404 12th Ave. S.: The Gulch 6) 1037 Broadway: Frist Art Museum, Union Station Hotel 7) 472 Domonbreun St.: Country Music Hall of Fame 8) 201 Broadway: Live Music Bars 9) 116 Rep. John Lewis Way: Ryman Auditorium 10) 6th & Deadrick: Legislative Plaza, State Capitol 11) 401 Gay St: Musicians Hall of Fame 12) 7th Ave North: Farmers' Market 13) 1018 Nelson Merry Street: Capitol View

Nashville: Grand Ole Opry Show Ticket

Nashville: Grand Ole Opry Show Ticket

Complete your visit to 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 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 are taken 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. Upgrade your visit by selecting one of the Premium Experience options, which includes a show ticket in either a Tier 1 or Tier 2 seat and provides access to the exclusive Circle Room Lounge. There you will meet an Opry performer, enjoy appetizers, two top-shelf beverages, and receive a commemorative photo to take home. Opens 1 hour before the show and remains open through intermission.

Nashville: Double-Decker City Tour

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.

Pigeon Forge: Titanic Museum Advance Purchase Ticket

Pigeon Forge: Titanic Museum Advance Purchase Ticket

Step aboard the popular Titanic Museum in Pigeon Forge, experience the largest display of Titanic artifacts anywhere in the world, and interact with exhibits that appeal to all ages. Listen to an audio tour that brings the Titanic's story to life. Enter the Museum through a half-scale model of the exterior of the Titanic. Get your passenger boarding ticket, featuring the name of an actual Titanic passenger or crew member. Follow them throughout the ship, enter the Memorial Room, and discover the fate of your assigned person. Stand in awe of the grand staircase, valued at one million dollars. Touch an authentic iceberg, shovel “coal” in the Titanic’s Boiler Room, and learn how to send an SOS distress signal. Get your whole family involved with this living classroom’s hands-on opportunities to motivate, educate and inspire. Every child receives a boarding pass profiling a youngster who sailed on the Titanic and can listen to a special audio tour just for kids. Don’t miss the onboard scavenger hunt. New in 2023: The Titanic Museum honors the 135 children aboard the RMS Titanic, who ranged from 9 weeks to 15 years, each with a story to tell. New displays. New stories.  A moment in time all guests can pay tribute to these young lives.

Nashville: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Nashville: Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum

Explore the riveting history of one of the most significant developments in 20th-century American music at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. After entering through the ornate Hall of Fame rotunda, styled after musical notations and the black keys of a piano, head into the museum’s core exhibition, Sing Me Back Home: A Journey Through Country Music. Immerse yourself in the history and sounds of country music, its origins and traditions, and the stories and voices of many of its honored architects. Explore an array of photographs, artifacts, text panels, recordings, and archival footage as you move through the museum’s collection. Don’t miss limited-engagement exhibitions, chronicling the thrilling period of country music in the 1970’s, or technologically-enhanced exhibitions focusing on contemporary trends in the genre. Stop by the Taylor Swift Education center to take part in instrument and songwriting programs on the weekends, or catch a panel discussion. The walkthrough of the museum concludes in the esteemed Hall of Fame Rotunda to view the artists' plaques who have earned Country Music's highest honor. Upgrade to the Hatch Experience to go behind the scenes at Hatch Show Print. Learn all about the history of this iconic letterpress poster shop. Listen to the presses run, and see 150 years worth of brilliantly colored posters printed for your favorite entertainers. Handle the tools of the trade to print your own keepsake poster!

Nashville: Line Dancing Class with Keepsake Video

Nashville: Line Dancing Class with Keepsake Video

Feel like a line-dancing rockstar with a lesson that’s fun for kids and adults alike. Keep up with all the country music hits in Nashville by learning the most popular routines step-by-step. Follow your instructor at an easy pace and work up to a full-length group choreography. Kick off with a casual meet-and-greet with your group and instructor to get to know everyone. Next is a simple line dance to get everyone warmed up and ready to go. Your instructor will show you three dances and you can choose as a group which choreographies you want to practice and learn. In the 1 hour class, you’ll be taught back-to-back line dances that are well-known in dance halls all over the US. Take your time getting comfortable and building confidence with routines that range from beginner to advanced depending on your experience and preferences. After the end of the lively session, don’t forget to grab a video of your dances to show off your progress to everybody at home.

Nashville: Music City Nighttime Trolley Tour

Nashville: Music City Nighttime Trolley Tour

Ride through Nashville at night in a stadium-seating trolley and learn fascinating facts about the city's musical history from your performer guide. Enjoy musical excerpts as you sing along to classic tunes as you explore. Discover insider stories and intriguing facts about Nashville’s music heritage. Learn about the city’s current music scene as well as the people, places, and events that gave Nashville its reputation as Music City. Admire the views and points of interest including the many recording studios on Music Row, the Ryman Auditorium, the Parthenon, the honkey tonk bars on Broadway, the Musicians Hall of Fame, and the Tennessee State Capitol Listen to the history of the city’s rhythm and blues heritage, its honky-tonks, and its famous music venues. Discover the people who contributed to Nashville’s iconic music scene while taking in the stunning sights of this vibrant city.

Nashville: Grand Ole Opry Backstage Tour

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: Homes of the Stars Narrated Bus Tour

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.

Pigeon Forge: Dollywood Theme Park Entry Ticket

Pigeon Forge: Dollywood Theme Park Entry Ticket

Experience the thrill of a lifetime with a 1-day ticket to Dollywood Theme Park and Dollywood's Splash Country, two of the most popular attractions in the Great Smoky Mountains in Pigeon Forge. Choose the 1-day ticket to discover Dollywood Theme Park for an immersive experience into Dollywood Theme Park and Dollywood's Splash Country. Explore Dollywood, a 150-acre park home to roller coasters, live shows, and interactive activities with the 1-day ticket. Discover Wildwood Grove, a land of adventure featuring 11 themed attractions, including a suspended family roller coaster, a treetop tower, and the world's fastest wooden coaster. At the end of your adventure, leave with unforgettable memories and stories to share. Continue exploring the Smoky Mountains or head back to your hotel.

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It was very enjoyable. The singers worked very hard to provide an enjoyable show. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The seats were very good. You could see the show well. I would definitely recommend the show if you like Motown music. I was sad not being able to order the food from the website. I’m not sure if I just missed it but I would have liked to order the plate of food but was told it had to be ordered when the tickets were purchased so they can prepare the plates needed. So just beware and try to find the food order when purchasing your tickets online.

I took the tour at the last moment of my trip, and I had so much fun. We all sang, laughed, reminisced about the singers and songwriters that have passed on, and those still with us! Great time

Courtney was a fantastic guide to have. Very enthusiastic and engaging story telling. Everyone in our group had a great time and were already looking for another tour to do with them.

My grandson and I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The ice cream at the end made it better. Told several of my friends about it.

Ride was very fun and exhilarating! Would definitely do it again!