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Music City Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour

Why you should go

Nashville’s only hop-on, hop-off tour is a customizable way to sightsee at your own pace

Highlights

  • Hop on and off at your leisure, discovering Nashville along the way
  • Stops Include: Riverfront Train Station, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, The Johnny Cash Museum, Ryman Auditorium, The Tennessee State Museum, Musician's Hall of Fame, Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park/Farmer's Market, Marathon Motors Creative Village featuring Antique Archaeology from the show American Pickers, the Parthenon, Spirit of Nashville, and the Frist Center for the Visual Arts

Inclusions

  • 24 Hour Hop On/Hop Off Ticket during hours of operation (hours of operation are 9:30am-5pm with the last departure leaving the Riverfront Train Station at 4pm).
  • Guided Tour

Exclusions

  • Hotel Pickup
  • Gratuities (Optional)
  • Admission to attractions

Please Note

To hop on the trolley, you must have a printed voucher or ticket. We do not accept E-Vouchers.

Description

Check out Music City at your own pace! Nashville’s only hop on/hop off tour is a customizable treat, allowing you to see the sights at your own pace. Jump on the 1-Hour City Tour at the Riverfront Train Station and hop off where you want to hop off! If you are looking for the flexibility to experience Nashville on your terms, this is it. It is not only ideal for those who want to spend several days in Nashville, but also for those who may only have a couple of hours. See the Ryman Auditorium, the Parthenon, Antique Archaeology, Country Music Hall of Fame, and more!

Stops Include (Please see Itinerary information below for exact pick up points and approximate times):

1. The Riverfront Train Station at 108 1st Avenue South. This is the beginning and the ending of the tour.

2. Ryman Auditorium - Tootsies, Legends Corner, Jack's Bar-B-Que, Rippy's, Bridgestone Arena, Visitor's Center

3. Tennessee State Museum - The Arcade - Tennessee Performing Arts Center - Avenue of the Arts

4. Musician's Hall of Fame and Museum - Tennessee State Capitol Building - Municipal Auditorium

5. Bicentennial Mall State Park & Nashville Farmer's Market - (Public Restroom) Beautiful 19 acre urban State Park, giving visitors a taste of Tennessee's history and natural wonder. Nashville Farmer's Market includes a daily food court and unique shopping on weekends.

6. Marathon Motors Creative Village - Not only will you find Antique Archaeology, Mike Wolfe's shop from the HISTORY Channel's hugely successful show American Pickers, but you'll also find "O" Gallery, Bang Candy, Garage Coffee, and MORE.

7. The Parthenon - (Public Restroom) A full scale replica of the original in Athens, Greece. The Parthenon houses an incredible art museum including a 42 ft tall statue of Athena holding a 6 ft statue of Nike in her hand! 9:00am-4:30pm Tues.-Sat, Sun. 12:30-4:30pm

8. Spirit of Nashville - Great photo ops and locally-made Music City souvenirs featuring the award winning print & gift collection! Mon.- Fri. 9:00am-5:30pm Sat. 11:00am-4:00pm

9. Frist Center for the Visual Arts - Flying Saucer - Union Station Hotel - Unlike any traditional museum you have ever visited, the Frist not only houses great art but is also the home to ArtQuest, an interactive family friendly place to make a print, paint a watercolor, or create your own sculpture. Mon.-Wed. 10:00am-5:30pm, Thur.-Fri. 10:00am-9:00pm, & Sun. 1:00pm-5:30pm.

10. Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum - Hatch Show Print - Walk of Fame Park - Music City Center - Symphony Center Plaza

11. Johnny Cash Museum - Goo Goo Clusters Shop - Pedestrian Bridge to Cumberland Park


Itinerary

To hop on, you must have a printed ticket or a voucher. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Riverfront Train Station at 108 1st Avenue South or online. You may hop on at any stop.

NOT ALL TROLLEY STOPS ARE MARKED – THIS IS WHERE TO CATCH THE TROLLEY:

Trolleys come around approximately every 30 minutes (pick up times can vary drastically and are only to be used as an approximation - please call 615-248-4437 if you have any questions)

1. :00; :30 Riverfront Train Station – Directly in front of the station at the Hop on/hop off sign at 108 1st Avenue South

2. :04; :34 Ryman Auditorium – 5th Avenue, directly in front of the Ryman steps at the Hop on/hop off sign

3. :08; :38 Tennessee State Museum/The Arcade/Tennessee State Capitol –At the bus stop with the bus bench near the stop light at the corner of Deaderick and 5th Avenue, directly across from the Tennessee State Museum.

4. :10; :40 Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum – at the Hop on/hop off sign at the corner of Gay Street and 5th Avenue near the fire hydrant.

5. :12; :42 Farmers Market/Bicentennial Mall – Along the one billion year wall at the cross walk where North and South are divided. Directly across from the metal corn stalks and tomatoes on the right hand side.

6. :24; :54 Antique Archaeology – At the Hop on/hop off sign at the loading dock directly in front of Marathon Village on Clinton Street

7. :32; :02 The Parthenon – on the back side of the Parthenon at the Hop on/off sign in the grassy median (Not on the side where the entrance to the museum is)

8. :34; :04 Spirit of Nashville – Directly across from the store itself on the corner of Poston and 25th avenue.

9. :49; :19 Frist Center for the Visual Arts – Directly in front of the Frist Center in the bus pull-in area on Broadway or at the bus stop right after the pull-in

10. :53; :23 Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum – (This is the hardest spot to locate a customer due to high traffic) Anywhere in front of the Country Music Hall of Fame on Demonbreun – drivers pull in as close as they can

11. :55; :25 Johnny Cash Museum – On 3rd Avenue directly across from the Museum itself near the garage doors. There is a bus stop there but it is not a Hop on/off sign.

Redemption Instructions

nashville@grayline.com -- (800) 251-1864 -- PRINT and present this voucher at the Riverfront Train Station at 108 1st Avenue South or to the driver at any one of the stops. Please see the Itinerary Information to find out where the stops are as they are not all clearly marked or call 615-248-4437 or (800) 251-1864 to find the nearest spot. Seats are on a first come first serve basis. We do not allow standing on the trolleys

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