Best tours in Nashville

Check out the top tours in Nashville, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Robert's Western World
1. Robert's Western World
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103 local reviews
416 Broadway, Nashville
Open now
+1 615-244-9552
BarRestaurantFood
Chuck & Susan
so, you must go to downtown Nashville at some point and do what the tourists do! When you do, do yourself a f…
Parallel
Not a tourist trap bar like the rest on Broadway! Great live bands playing all night- what better to do in Mus…
Christie
Not a tourist trap bar like the rest on Broadway! Great live bands playing all night- what better to do in Mus…
1. Robert's Western World
1. Robert's Western World
host-0host-1host-2
103 local reviews
416 Broadway, Nashville
Open now
+1 615-244-9552
Chuck & Susan
Chuck & Susan
so, you must go to downtown Nashville at some point and do what the tourists do! When you do, do yourself a favor and go hear the real deal…
Parallel
Parallel
Not a tourist trap bar like the rest on Broadway! Great live bands playing all night- what better to do in Music City than dance to some rea…
Christie
Christie
Not a tourist trap bar like the rest on Broadway! Great live bands playing all night- what better to do in Music City than dance to some rea…
2. The Station Inn
2. The Station Inn
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56 local reviews
402 12th Avenue South, Nashville
Open now
+1 615-255-3307
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Tori
Best place to watch live music, way better than the tourist trap "blue bird"
Alece
Live bluegrass venue... Casual, chill, good music, locals not tourists...
Brian
Bluegrass and Roots music venue located in "The Gulch". Fun spot to grab a beer and listen to Bluegrass music…
2. The Station Inn
2. The Station Inn
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56 local reviews
402 12th Avenue South, Nashville
Open now
+1 615-255-3307
Tori
Tori
Best place to watch live music, way better than the tourist trap "blue bird"
Alece
Alece
Live bluegrass venue... Casual, chill, good music, locals not tourists...
Brian
Brian
Bluegrass and Roots music venue located in "The Gulch". Fun spot to grab a beer and listen to Bluegrass music. This place is "Real" and no…
3. The 5 Spot
3. The 5 Spot
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82 local reviews
1006 Forrest Avenue, Nashville
Open now
+1 615-650-9333
Night clubBarPoint of interest
Amanda
This is where Lady GaGa stopped first on her dive bar tour this year. Craft beer and PBR's with local talent. …
Joel
They always have great music here that isn't country and its not touristy.
Michele
Everything- from 80's dance parties to a round robin of local singers and song writers. Every night is somethi…
3. The 5 Spot
3. The 5 Spot
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82 local reviews
1006 Forrest Avenue, Nashville
Open now
+1 615-650-9333
Amanda
Amanda
This is where Lady GaGa stopped first on her dive bar tour this year. Craft beer and PBR's with local talent. Less country more alternative …
Joel
Joel
They always have great music here that isn't country and its not touristy.
Michele
Michele
Everything- from 80's dance parties to a round robin of local singers and song writers. Every night is something new and it's all about fun …
4. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
4. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
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151 local reviews
222 5th Avenue South, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-416-2001
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Helen Gaye and Earl
The history of country music is here in an interactive setting. It's also a great place for lunch and they usu…
Kelly
Without question the first item on any visitor's to-do list in Nashville is a trip to the building that is hom…
Letty
Venture to the heart of country music, Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame®, for an up-close look at legend…
4. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
4. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum
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151 local reviews
222 5th Avenue South, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-416-2001
Helen Gaye and Earl
Helen Gaye and Earl
The history of country music is here in an interactive setting. It's also a great place for lunch and they usually have some quiet live musi…
Kelly
Kelly
Without question the first item on any visitor's to-do list in Nashville is a trip to the building that is home to more country music treasu…
Letty
Letty
Venture to the heart of country music, Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame®, for an up-close look at legendary artists, lively exhibits, …
5. Belle Meade Plantation
5. Belle Meade Plantation
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38 local reviews
5025 Harding Pike, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-356-0501 ext. 125
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Andy
This was my second time to the Belle Meade Plantation (6yrs apart). I enjoyed it just as much this time as I d…
Sara
I love the tour here at Belle Meade Plantation. Once the most famous horse farm in the country, it has been pr…
Parallel
One of the most arguably beautiful plantations that still stands today is the Belle Meade. There are guided to…
5. Belle Meade Plantation
5. Belle Meade Plantation
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38 local reviews
5025 Harding Pike, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-356-0501 ext. 125
Andy
Andy
This was my second time to the Belle Meade Plantation (6yrs apart). I enjoyed it just as much this time as I did the second. The wine tastin…
Sara
Sara
I love the tour here at Belle Meade Plantation. Once the most famous horse farm in the country, it has been preserved and the tour guides te…
Parallel
Parallel
One of the most arguably beautiful plantations that still stands today is the Belle Meade. There are guided tours around the grounds and thr…
6. The Bluebird Cafe
6. The Bluebird Cafe
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84 local reviews
4104 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville
Open now
+1 615-383-1461
CafeBarFood
Diego
Not in the downtown Tourist area, more of a local hide-out for musicians and song writers, you never know who …
Alexa
The Famous Bluebird Cafe. Come early to stand in line. They empty the room between sets and let new people in…
Greg and Stephanie
Yes, THE Bluebird. Very touristy and terrible food and drinks, but worth seeing a performance. Avoid having t…
6. The Bluebird Cafe
6. The Bluebird Cafe
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84 local reviews
4104 Hillsboro Pike, Nashville
Open now
+1 615-383-1461
Diego
Diego
Not in the downtown Tourist area, more of a local hide-out for musicians and song writers, you never know who will be on stage! Make sure t…
Alexa
Alexa
The Famous Bluebird Cafe. Come early to stand in line. They empty the room between sets and let new people in. Look online or inside your Na…
Greg and Stephanie
Greg and Stephanie
Yes, THE Bluebird. Very touristy and terrible food and drinks, but worth seeing a performance. Avoid having to sit at a table and order "fo…
7. Centennial Park
7. Centennial Park
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132 local reviews
2500 West End Avenue, Nashville
Open now
+1 615-862-8400
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Chelsea
Awesome park where we often picnic and kick a soccer ball. The Parthenon is in the center and you can take a t…
Chase
Popular spot to relax and enjoy the fresh air! This park often hosts festivals on the weekends with live music…
jill
This park is right in the city and is famous for having a replica of the Greek Parthenon (which you can tour)…
7. Centennial Park
7. Centennial Park
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132 local reviews
2500 West End Avenue, Nashville
Open now
+1 615-862-8400
Chelsea
Chelsea
Awesome park where we often picnic and kick a soccer ball. The Parthenon is in the center and you can take a tour for $6, its an exact repli…
Chase
Chase
Popular spot to relax and enjoy the fresh air! This park often hosts festivals on the weekends with live music and food trucks. You can also…
jill
jill
This park is right in the city and is famous for having a replica of the Greek Parthenon (which you can tour). Expect to see people playing…
8. Frist Center for the Visual Arts
8. Frist Center for the Visual Arts
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136 local reviews
919 Broadway, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-244-3340
CafeFoodMuseum
Kathy & Mike
Former art deco post office that has been turned into an art musuem downtown. Most exhibits are touring so it …
Kendall
Past and present exhibits include Roman art, Australian Aboriginal art, collections by Nashville-born artists …
Mary
Free Senior Mondays - check website for dates. Rotating exhibits Cafe Music in Lobby or in Cafe Was once the …
8. Frist Center for the Visual Arts
8. Frist Center for the Visual Arts
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136 local reviews
919 Broadway, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-244-3340
Kathy & Mike
Kathy & Mike
Former art deco post office that has been turned into an art musuem downtown. Most exhibits are touring so it changes every few months. Part…
Kendall
Kendall
Past and present exhibits include Roman art, Australian Aboriginal art, collections by Nashville-born artists and more. The museum also prom…
Mary
Mary
Free Senior Mondays - check website for dates. Rotating exhibits Cafe Music in Lobby or in Cafe Was once the Main Post Office and renovated…
9. Cheekwood: Estate and Gardens
9. Cheekwood: Estate and Gardens
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67 local reviews
1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-356-8000
ParkPoint of interestEstablishment
Emily
Set amidst the gorgeous estates of Bellemeade, Cheekwood offers a beautiful estate to tour and lush botanical …
Nan
Botanical Gardens with a big mansion on top of the hill that you can tour. Lovely Japanese Garden, too. Only 5…
Sara
Check their calendar. There is always something great from art exhibits to botanical garden tours. Adult Adm…
9. Cheekwood: Estate and Gardens
9. Cheekwood: Estate and Gardens
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67 local reviews
1200 Forrest Park Drive, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-356-8000
Emily
Emily
Set amidst the gorgeous estates of Bellemeade, Cheekwood offers a beautiful estate to tour and lush botanical gardens. They do special event…
Nan
Nan
Botanical Gardens with a big mansion on top of the hill that you can tour. Lovely Japanese Garden, too. Only 5 minutes away.
Sara
Sara
Check their calendar. There is always something great from art exhibits to botanical garden tours. Adult Admission $14
10. Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
10. Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
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24 local reviews
4580 Rachels Lane, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-889-2941
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Kathy & Mike
Well preserved home of former President Andrew Jackson and the grounds. Good tour of his home and property wit…
 Paul
Home of 7th President Andrew Jackson. Costumed Tours, Museum and special exhibits.
Sara
Greek Revival mansion, museum & historic site tells president's life story through exhibits & tours
10. Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
10. Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
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24 local reviews
4580 Rachels Lane, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-889-2941
Kathy & Mike
Kathy & Mike
Well preserved home of former President Andrew Jackson and the grounds. Good tour of his home and property with many original pieces and lot…
 Paul
Paul
Home of 7th President Andrew Jackson. Costumed Tours, Museum and special exhibits.
Sara
Sara
Greek Revival mansion, museum & historic site tells president's life story through exhibits & tours
11. Carter House
11. Carter House
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23 local reviews
1140 Columbia Avenue, Franklin
Closed now
+1 615-791-1861
MuseumPoint of interestEstablishment
Heather
Historic Carter House is from the Civil War era, served as a hospital, and offer tours of the grounds.
Lydia
Another Civil War tour. Get the package with the Carnton Plantation just miles away.
Erin
Highly recommend a tour of all three historic homes in Franklin- but recommend starting here- where the battle…
11. Carter House
11. Carter House
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23 local reviews
1140 Columbia Avenue, Franklin
Closed now
+1 615-791-1861
Heather
Heather
Historic Carter House is from the Civil War era, served as a hospital, and offer tours of the grounds.
Lydia
Lydia
Another Civil War tour. Get the package with the Carnton Plantation just miles away.
Erin
Erin
Highly recommend a tour of all three historic homes in Franklin- but recommend starting here- where the battle began/ was mainly fought. The…
12. Pancake Pantry
12. Pancake Pantry
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52 local reviews
1796 21st Avenue South, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-383-9333
BakeryRestaurantFood
Robert
Located in Hillsboro Village. Extremely popular tourist spot, great food, be prepared to wait in line...
Daniel
If you haven't been to the Pancake Pantry, you have not toured Nashville. Yummy pancakes - great variety. Supe…
Mary (and Joe)
Tourist spot, may have to wait in line!
12. Pancake Pantry
12. Pancake Pantry
host-0host-1host-2
52 local reviews
1796 21st Avenue South, Nashville
Closed now
+1 615-383-9333
Robert
Robert
Located in Hillsboro Village. Extremely popular tourist spot, great food, be prepared to wait in line...
Daniel
Daniel
If you haven't been to the Pancake Pantry, you have not toured Nashville. Yummy pancakes - great variety. Super long line but goes pretty qu…
Mary (and Joe)
Mary (and Joe)
Tourist spot, may have to wait in line!