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Nashville: Donut Tour with Tastings

1. Nashville: Donut Tour with Tastings

Take a donut walking tour of Nashville and savor the different donut flavors that the city has to offer. Find out more about the history of donuts in Nashville from your local guide. Taste hand-picked samples from a variety of donut institutions like Parlor Doughnuts, Rise Donuts & Biscuits, and Donut Distillery. Fill up with glazed, cream-filled donuts and more. Stroll around the city and stop at 4 donut shops with a guide that is passionate about donuts for two hours.

Nashville: Sightseeing Cart Tour

2. Nashville: Sightseeing Cart Tour

Experience Nashville from a local’s perspective while you zip around town in a golf cart, seeing, touching, and smelling your way through the music city. On this 1.5-hour tour, hit 35 of the major sightseeing destinations of the city—from The Parthenon, a full-sized replica of the iconic Greek building, to the Ryman Auditorium, where the Grand Ole Opry, the longest running American radio broadcast in history, is staged—and much more. After you hit all the sights, pick up some recommendations from your local guide for nightlife and restaurants in Nashville so you can make the most of your time in the vibrant city. Make sure to bring your camera—you’ll have many opportunities to stop for priceless photo-ops. The fleet of carts can accommodate groups ranging from 1-50 people per tour—though groups of 2 may be paired with up to 3 other people.

Nashville: 3-Hour Secret Food Tour

3. Nashville: 3-Hour Secret Food Tour

On this 3 hour secret food tour of Nashville you'll get to try a variety of classic Southern foods, including some modern and international twists on the cuisine. This tour begins with a quick snack of juicy pulled pork and jalapeño coleslaw taco at a local favorite spot. From here you'll have a short stroll down the avenue to window shop at eclectic boutiques and antique stores that line the street. Your next stop is a very special and tiny shop where you'll grab a sweet treat to enjoy on your walk later. Soon it'll be time to eat what Nashville is famous for, hot chicken. Visit one of Nashville's most famous BBQ joints. Not too many people know this is where you can get one of the best hot chicken sandwiches in town. The hot chicken sandwiches here are made with the perfect amount of spice and smothered in homemade slaw and pickles. Leave some room for the next stop where you'll devour a secret dish on the tour. Have a local craft beer to wash it all down. Once your stuffed take a leisurely stroll through a beautiful historical park, residential street, and cruise past a legendary, historical landmark that represents what Nashville stands for today, music.  As you enter the last stop of the tour take a seat and get ready to try some real Tennessee BBQ. Enjoy a generous portion of smoked whole hog pulled pork. With three sauces to tempt your taste buds, you're sure to enjoy this southern specialty. Don't forget the bacon and cheese broccoli.

Nashville: BBQ, Beer, and Bourbon Experience

4. Nashville: BBQ, Beer, and Bourbon Experience

Learn about the stories behind three of Nashville’s most popular food and drink destinations. Chow down on some authentic Southern BBQ cuisine and try a range of local beverages. Visit a brewery and distillery for tastings. Sip a frosty seasonal pint at a local craft brewery while relaxing in the taproom. Immerse yourself in Southern culinary tradition by sampling an award-winning trio of house-smoked meats paired with three Tennessee spirits and sides. Then, taste some of Nashville's best bourbon along with other award-winning whiskeys after enjoying a historical tour of a local distillery.

Nashville: Rural American Farm Tour

5. Nashville: Rural American Farm Tour

Get out of Nashville for the day and check out a local farm while getting acquainted with the culture and traditions that embody the American South. Go on a tour that connects farm-curious food lovers with the farmers, ranchers, and craftspeople of rural Tennessee. See firsthand how food is grown and hear from the hard-working individuals who bring food to tables across the country every day. Drive from the pickup point in Cross Plains in a not-so-shiny Chevy Suburban that your local guide refers to as "dirty, but in a good way…like cool dirty.” Spend the day riding around telling stories, meeting farmers, and visiting parts of town known only to the locals. You are sure to meet a few colorful Southerners and tour a whole crop of farms. Benefit from the guidance of a local whose family has lived on and loved the land of Robertson county for many generations. A natural-born storyteller in the true Southern tradition, your guide will tell you the tales she heard from her grandaddy as well as the ones she heard only yesterday.  After touring the farms around the area, savor a traditional Tennessee lunch at a favorite locally-owned restaurant. Stop at Thomas Drugs, a town staple that has been in business since the early 1900s and has the best hobo float in Tennessee, or Tesha's Cafe where cafeteria meat-and-three is prepared every day for the locals and macaroni and cheese is considered a vegetable.

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What people are saying about Nashville

Our guide, Landon was excellent! He was very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful. We loved hearing about all the history and stories he told us. Even though, it rained heavily, we enjoyed our tour very much. Landon was a great conversationalist! I would recommend this Sightseeing Cart Tour to anyone, especially if Landon was their guide.

I loved this tour!! Our guides were Jason and Brian, and they were amazing! We spent five days in Nashville and out of everything we did and saw this was by far our favorite! I totally recommend this tour you will enjoy thoroughly!

This was fun, informative, and a great way to start a morning in Nashville. It was a delicious experience in pastries and the food vibe of town.

It was great! Donuts were amazing and I loved all the spots! Brian was very wonderful tour guide!

Had so much fun, tour guide was awesome gave us many suggestions on places to see and visit.