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Nashville is the home of Country Music and the getaway to the culture and charm of the South. Nashville is also the home of the Country Music Hall of Fame, a massive real-sized replica of the Parthenon in the Centennial Park, and the home of Elvis Presley. The places of interest in this Tennessee city are as many as they are varied.

If this is one's first time in Nashville, the best way to get acquainted (and not overwhelmed) with all the many highlights of Nashville is with a trolley tour. A hop-on / hop-off trolley tour is undoubtedly a central part of any essential weekend itinerary for Nashville.

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Viator's Nashville Hop On Hop Off Trolley Tour

Viator's Nashville Hop On Hop Off Trolley Tour is a great way for first-timers to get acquainted with Nashville. This is a very popular 90-minute trolley tour that includes over 100 points of interest along the way. The tour features a live onboard commentary and really delves into what makes Nashville, Nashville, and what makes it one of the main cultural centers of the United States.

  • Points of Interest: Over 100 Points
  • Stop: 14 Stops
  • Duration: 90 Minutes

The tour has a notable stop at the Bicentennial Square/Farmer's Market - this is one of 14 stops along the way. Some key points of interest include the Country Musician's Hall of Fame, the Nashville Farmer's Market, the Ryman Auditorium, the Tennessee State Capitol, the Centennial Park, and the Belmont Mansion among others.

The Nashville hop-on / hop-off trolley really is a great way to kick back and relax as one explores Nashville stress-free. After the tour, one will have a much better idea of what there is to see more deeply and how to plan the rest of one's day or weekend in Nashville.

The trolley tour is flexible, anyone can start the tour at any one of the stops listed. All one needs is a mobile voucher (or a paper copy) and to present it at the ticket booths at the location to board the trolley.

  • Times: Every 30 Minutes 9:30 am to 4:00 pm
  • Days: Every Day
  • Accessibility: Wheelchair Accessible

The tour is constantly running, so one needed stress about the time or missing the trolley - the tours leave every half hour between 9.30 am and 4.00 pm every day.

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Nashville - The Bachelor/Bachelorette Party Capital

Lonely Planet says Nashville is a city "on a roll that just won't stop". It has plenty of brand-new honky-tonks and is a magnet for bachelor and bachelorette parties. It is a massive pull for musicians from around the nation and from across the world.

  • Parties: Nashville Is A Popular Destination For Bachelor And Bachelorette Parties

In 2018, The New York Times even called Nashville "the hottest destination for bachelorette parties in the country" because of the honky-tonk bars' live music.

Nashville has garnered the reputation as being the Vegas of the South and is even nicknamed Nashvegas. If one is planning a Stag or Hen party, then there are plenty of websites to help one plan it - maybe include the trolley tour too.

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Key Attractions And Sites In Nashville

Nashville is the capital of Tennessee with a metropolitan population approaching 2 million. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country

Country music is undoubtedly the largest draw card of Nashville. It is the home of country music (its name is sometimes synonymous with country). No tour of Nashville is complete without a visit to the venerable Country Music Hall of Fame. Nashville has numerous museums dedicated to timeless musicians like Johnny Cash, George Jones, and Willie Nelson.

Another of the musts to see is a live performance of the Grande Ole Opry - the world's longest-running live radio show.

  • Grande Ole Opry: The World's Longest Running Live Radio Show

Some key attractions and museums in Nashville include:

  • The Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Belle Mead Plantation
  • The Tennessee State Museum
  • The Full-Scale Replica of the Parthenon
  • The Johnny Cash Museum
  • The Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art

The many events and festivals of Nashville mean that it is a destination that one needs to visit throughout the year - there is always something happening! But if it's one's first time, then kick it all off with a trolley tour!