Day 1 You'll See:
- Nashville City Tour
- Grand Ole Opry
- Tennessee Performing Arts Theater
- General Jackson Showboat Cruise
Day 2 You'll See:
- Ryman Auditorium
- Country Music Hall of Fame
- Historic 2nd Avenue
- Mansion at Fontanel
- Belle Meade Plantation
Day 3 You’ll See:
- Tennessee Aquarium
- Chattanooga Choo Choo
Day 4 You’ll See:
- Lookout Mountain
- Ruby Falls
- Incline Railway
- Rock City Gardens
- Point Park
- Southern Belle Cruise
Day 5 You’ll See:
- Great Smoky Mountain National Park
- Old Mill Square and Little Pigeon River
Day 6 You’ll See:
- Dixie Stampede
Nashville City Tour-
Everyone hop on and hold on tight for this double decker bus tour of the city of Nashville! Lasting roughly one hour, this tour takes you and your group around the beautiful city of Nashville to show you all the wonderful things the city has to offer. Some of the venues you will see are Nissan Stadium (home of the Tennessee Titans), Vanderbilt University, the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Tennessee State Capitol, the Parthenon at Centennial Park, and many more! A fun quick way to start your trip!
Grand Ole Opry-
The infamous Grand Ole Opry is the longest running broadcast in U.S. history! A mix of blue grass, country, gospel and many other genres of music, as well as comedy performances, the Grand Ole Opry is one of the most visited tourist destinations and a weekly music marvel! Experience the thrill of walking in the footsteps of famous musicians and learn how country music became famous!
Tennessee Performing Arts Theater-
Composed of four performance venues, this is a focal point of entertainment! Three of the venues are named after a president that was from Tennessee: Andrew Jackson Hall, James K Polk Theater and Andrew Johnson Theater. There is also the War Memorial Auditorium. Every year, more than 100,000 students are brought here to watch the Nashville Ballet, opera, and more! The three theaters can seat a total of over 3,500 people and have hosted some fabulous performances.
General Jackson Showboat Cruise-
Set sail on one of the largest showboats ever built: the General Jackson! As you float down the Cumberland River, be prepared to experience freshly prepared meals by the ships chefs, and wonderful entertainment in the General Jackson’s two story Victorian Theater! (No firearms or weapons of any kind are permitted on your voyage.)
The original site of the Grand Ole Opry, the Ryman Auditorium is a 2,362 seat live music venue. Step onto the stage that famous musicians such as Elvis Presley once danced upon! While there check out the Rock Hall at the Ryman and the star-studded exhibits!
Country Music Hall of Fame-
Need we say more?! The highest of honors for country music singers, step inside and behold the legends that sang their way into musical immortality! Famous artists such as Hank Williams, Patsy Cline, Brooks and Dunn and Reba McEntire are enshrined in this hall dedicated to their honor! The hall has places to shop, dine and exhibits for the whole group to enjoy.
Mansion at Fontanel-
Built for country music star Barbara Mandrell and her family in 1988, I would bet you’ve never seen a “log cabin” like this! This amazing building sits on 186 acres of land which also hosts a bed and breakfast called The Inn, ziplines, the Natchez Hills Winery, one of two Prichard’s Distilleries, public walking trails and MORE! You are in for a real treat!
Experience the amazing architecture of Greece in Tennessee! The Parthenon is an exact replica of the Parthenon located in Athens, Greece. Along with a 42 foot tall statue of Athena, the Parthenon also boasts Nashville’s art museum including a collection of 63 paintings by 19th and 20th century artists.
Belle Meade Plantation Tour-
Explore the Belle Meade Plantation by walking the grounds and outbuildings, the outdoor game court, walking trails, gift shop and more as you learn the history behind this historic landmark. Rich in history, the Belle Meade has a tale woven around the home of many slaves and it’s fame for horse breeding!
Founded in 1992 and expanded upon in 2005, the Tennessee aquarium is home to all sorts of under water wild life! It is the only accredited aquarium or zoo in the United Sates to hatch the Beal’s Eye Turtle, an endangered species from Asia.
Chattanooga Choo Choo-
Once opened in 1909 as a train terminal, the Chattanooga Choo Choo is now a wonderful tourist resort! Either book one of their standard rooms or stay in one of their restored sleeper cars that were originally intended only for the wealthiest of guests. This 24 acre hotel has places for dining, retail shops, rose gardens and more!
Home to three amazing attractions, Lookout Mountain is just a hop, skip and a jump away from downtown Chattanooga. Experience the tallest and deepest underground waterfall, take a trip through Rock City and across the famous Swing-A-Long Bridge, and ride one of the world’s steeopest passenger railways. Don’t let me spoil all the surprises, just wait till you see it for yourself!
The tallest and deepest underground waterfall, Ruby Falls was accidentally discovered in 1928 by Leo Lambert and was named after the founder’s wife, Ruby Lambert.
One of the steepest railways in the world, the Incline Railway was first operation in 1895! Visit the machine room and watch the gigantic gears as they work the machine.
Rock City Gardens-
Trek through a winding path of the Rock City Gardens and see such amazing things! As you make the 4,100 foot trek through the gardens, experience amazing rock formations, caves and beautiful woodland gardens!
Known as the site for the Civil War battle of “The Battle Above the Clouds”, experience audio/visual presentations about the battles for Chattanooga and gaze upon the mural painted by James Walker who was an eye witness to the battle itself!
Southern Belle Cruise-
Set sail again on the Southern Belle! This cruise offers cruises during the day and at sunset, providing fabulous views of the City of Chattanooga and the setting sun on the Tennessee River. The cruise has 45 minutes of live narration!
Great Smoky Mountains National Park-
On the border of North Carolina and Tennessee rests the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. This park is known for it’s beautiful mountains, diverse wildlife, and it’s Sothern Appalachian heritage! Have fun at America’s most national park!
Old Mill Square and Little Pigeon River-
Grab your Deloreon and charge the flux capacitor because we are going back in time! A true blast to the past, Old Mill Square focuses around an, you guessed it, old mill! Enjoy the nostalgia feel of this American classic while enjoying over 70 years of pottery making goodness, gift shops, ice cream and food!
Owned by Dolly Parton and Herschend Family Entertainment, Dollywood is epic in terms of it’s fun status! With so many rides and attractions, it would seem almost impossible to experience all of this amusement park in one day! But by Dolly, we are sure gonna give it our best shot!
Dinner and a show, the famous Dixie Stampede! Prepare to experience the good food and drink and amazing riding skills of the Dixie Stampede. A timeless classic, this will be a show you remember for the rest of your days!