Music City Tours [brochure]
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Experience all of Nashville with Gray Line of Tennessee. See Taylor Swift’s condo, Elvis Presley’s gold Cadillac, and cruise down a river on a flatboat all in one day.
See Civil War battlefields and tour homes that still bear the scars of the cannon balls from one of the fiercest fights. Hear the stories and see the haunts of stars young and old who have called this incredible city home. Visit mansions fit for Presidents and drink wines from local vineyards. Explore the Parthenon a centerpiece of Centennial Park, Nashville’s premier urban park.
There is so much to see and hear in Nashville and our experienced and knowledgeable tour guides are ready to take you on one or more of our daily tours right now. Discover Music City with Gray Line of Tennessee! (Photo courtesy of Nashville Convention & Visitors Corporation)
Spend a morning or afternoon uncovering the beauty of Nashville. An experienced tour guide will blow you away with incredible stories of Music City, which is rich with history in so many areas. Enjoy a driving tour of attractions such as Honky Tonk Row, the State Capitol, Bicentennial Mall and Farmers Market, The Parthenon, world famous Music Row, and Studio B, where Elvis recorded the majority of his hit records.
Home of the Stars
Combo - Home of the Stars & Discover Nashville
Enjoy a driving tour through the neighborhoods of Country Music greats & famous Nashvillians that call Music City USA their home. See the homes of Taylor Swift, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Dolly Parton and many more.
Enjoy a backstage dressing room tour of the all new Opry House and get a behind-the-scenes, look at country’s most famous show – a true entertainment phenomenon. Hear the stories that make up the history of this iconic structure and stand in the very circle where the brightest and best of Country Music played and still perform at the Grand Ole Opry.
Combo - Home of the Stars & Discover Nashville
Combo - Discover Nashville & Grand Legends
Combine our most popular tours and save money. If you have a full day to spend, consider combining two of our most popular tours and save some money at the same time! Time for lunch is provided between tours with the promise of a day full of memories to take home with you!
Prepare to experience the city behind ABC’s hit TV drama Nashville, and explore real-life filming locations featured in the show with Gray Line of Tennessee. Discover the insider information that brings ABC’s Nashville alive for its biggest fans.
During this five and a half hour tour, you will learn the real inside story of Johnny Cash. The Man in Black is undoubtedly one of the most influential musicians of the 20th Century. Having been inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, it is clear that Johnny Cash and his music tapped into something universal in us all.
A day of Southern Plantations, Presidential Estates, and Nashville and Civil War History will begin with a visit to Belle Meade Mansion, the centerpiece of a 5,200 acre plantation and world renowned as the top thoroughbred stud farm in the 19th century.
The Battle of Franklin is known as “the five bloodiest hours of the Civil War.” On this tour hear the stories, see the bullet and cannon ball holes and walk the blood stained floors that bear witness to the savage nature of this horrific conflict. Ground zero locations for this incredible battle are included.
Nashville’s first Hop-on, Hop-off Trolley service is a treat for anyone! Check out all the major attractions of Historic Downtown; see the Stars’ favorite hangouts and world famous Music Row; learn about the history and present day happenings of Music City as you stay on and ride along…or get off and explore on your own.
Like to plan your own schedule? Why not try our All About Nashville Day Pass and combine our Music City Trolley Hop + Nashville Unpublished Walking Tour with a ticket to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and save money.
Experience the flavor of Music City on this Food Tour throughout the heart of downtown Nashville. Taste a variety of specially selected foods at 6 local restaurants and eateries. Know you want to try Nashville fare, but not sure where to start? This is it! Along the way, learn the history of the sites that made Nashville what it is today, including the Ryman Auditorium, Tootsie’s World-Famous Orchid Lounge, Printer’s Alley, and The District.
Take a short walk through Nashville’s most famous district and into some of its most historic buildings and hear the stories both naughty and nice of what made this town Music City. See the Hatch Show Print Shop, Earnest Tubb Records and The Silver Dollar Saloon. Spend some time in Tootsies Orchid Lounge, which is now celebrating over 50 years of hosting great songwriters and musicians like Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings, Patsy Cline, Charlie Pride and recently Kid Rock.
Experience Nashville with a night to remember on the Nights & Lights tour. A visit to Music City would not be complete without a tasty dinner at a local barbeque joint. After dinner, soak in the beauty of this historic city with an evening tour that includes Historic Riverfront Park, the Ryman Auditorium, Schermerhorn Symphony Hall, The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the State Capitol, Bicentennial Mall, LP Field (home to the Tennessee Titans), The Parthenon in Centennial Park and much more.
“A Tribute to the King: Thru the Years 1953 – 1977” is a high-energy, two-hour musical biography that stars John Beardsley portraying all 6 eras of The King’s career. With over 30 songs and 5 costume changes, Elvis’ longtime drummer, DJ Fontana says “It’s a GREAT show, very authentic!”
General Jackson Lunch Cruise
General Jackson Dinner Cruise
Enjoy a spectacular cruise down the Cumberland River on one of the largest and grandest paddlewheel riverboats in the country. Choose from the “All Aboard” lunch cruise, offering a family style lunch as you enjoy a rousing country /comedy variety show with “Steve Hall and Shotgun Red,” or take the incredible dinner cruise, featuring a scrumptious dinner in the beautiful Victorian Dinner Theater.
Tuesday Night Show
Friday Night Show
Saturday Night Show
The Grand Ole Opry is a MUST SEE for anyone visiting Nashville! This is the longest running live radio show in the United States, showcasing the past, present, and future of country music. Don’t leave Nashville without a visit to the World Famous Opry.
Discover Nashville’s seedy past including murder and corruption in the infamous Printers Alley, untold stories of the Civil War, ghosts and hauntings at notable Nashville landmarks, and so much more!
Enjoy a night out in Nashville and see more than just the downtown Honky Tonk Strip! Check out all Nashville has to offer by hopping on board the Honky Tonk HOP.
Travel from Music City to the Mississippi to experience the legendary Memphis! Visit Graceland, Elvis Presley’s home and see the burial site of the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll. See the famous duck walk at the Peabody Hotel and explore Beale Street. Experience Blues, Bar be Que, and more on this tour of Memphis!
We are pleased to offer a select group of sightseeing tours that are offered seasonally or to groups with interest in a particular subject. Let us provide your group with a unique and memorable customized experience.