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Spirits of the Ancient South: Uncover the myths of Mississippi on an audio tour

Spirits of the Ancient South: Uncover the myths of Mississippi on an audio tour

Twenty years ago a bulldozer breaking ground to build a new library in Brentwood Tennessee uncovered the human remains that were the skeleton key that would unlock deep mysteries of the ancient south. Learn what one curious local discovered about the fascinating lives of the ancients as you stroll along the paved trail at the front of the library, then follow across Knox Valley Drive and Little Harpeth River. This is a self-guided GPS audio tour. Please download the tour using the VoiceMap app while in a wifi zone. You can then start the tour whenever you want simply select the Start Tour button when you're in the right spot.
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  • 20 to 30 minutes
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$5.00
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$5.00

Private Jack Daniel's Hometown Experience with Miss Mary Bobo's

Private Jack Daniel's Hometown Experience with Miss Mary Bobo's

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Travel from Nashville to Lynchburg to learn the story of Jack Daniel, his hometown, and his world-famous Tennessee whiskey. This immersive Jack Daniel’s tour experience includes guided transportation with a whiskey expert, guaranteed reservation for an “Angel’s Share” tour with an elevated tasting of premium whiskeys at Jack Daniel Distillery, an exclusive salute to Jack Daniel at his gravesite, lunch at Miss Mary Bobo’s restaurant, and time for shopping in charming Lynchburg. The hassle-free day will be filled with local lore, Jack Daniel distilling history, and, of course, great whiskey!
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  • 7 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$1,000.00
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$1,000.00
per group
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Grand Ole Opry House Guided Backstage Tour

Grand Ole Opry House Guided Backstage Tour

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Go behind the curtain at Nashville’s premier country music stage, the world-renowned Grand Ole Opry, on this guided backstage tour. Walk in the footsteps of countless country music superstars and get an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at this legendary venue and show that made country music famous. This is a bucket-list item experience for all fans of country music.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.00
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$35.00
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Elvis Presley Childhood Home Tour from Memphis

Elvis Presley Childhood Home Tour from Memphis

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Visit the Elvis Presley Birthplace on this tour from Memphis to Tupelo, Mississippi, where the singer was born and spent his childhood. With your entrance to the site, you'll see the humble 2-room house and learn about his modest upbringing with his parents.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$180.90
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$180.90

90-Minute Belle Meade Guided Segway Tour

90-Minute Belle Meade Guided Segway Tour

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Tour the Grounds of Belle Meade on this guided 90-minute Segway Tour with professional guide. Explore Belle Meade's history from a working farm perspective by viewing its remaining Outbuildings. Belle Meade still retains 30 acres of its original property for you to explore including the Mansion and original Log Cabin.  Explore one of the most historic sites in Nashville with this guided Segway Tour through the Grounds.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$35.90
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$35.90
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Belle Meade

Belle Meade "Journey to Jubilee" Guided History Tour

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Embark on a 1-hour journey into Belle Meade with its Journey to Jubilee historic tour. Join us as we take an honest look at the lives and stories of the African Americans who were enslaved, and later employed, at Belle Meade with intentional respect and empathy. Our Journey to Jubilee tour is intended to honor the legacy and sacrifices of the individuals held in legal bondage on this property from 1807 until emancipation in 1865, as well as to explore the complexities of their new freedom in the post-Civil War years. Using a unique approach that includes reading aloud from primary sources, and engaging dialogue with the audience, this experience creates a forum for exploring the history of slavery in a new way. Enjoy a complimentary Wine Tasting after your tour and access to the Grounds for a self-guided tour.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$24.62
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$24.62
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Nashville at Night Trolley Tour

Nashville at Night Trolley Tour

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Ride through Nashville, lit up for the night, on this downtown trolley tour hosted by a performing guide. Learn about the history of music city and hear tales of all the superstars who have passed through over the years. Stop at some of the must-see spots in town and snap photos while hearing insightful commentary from your entertaining guide.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.65
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$43.65
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Haunted Nashville Food & Ghost Walking Tour

Haunted Nashville Food & Ghost Walking Tour

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What could be better than a food tour combined with a ghost tour? Nothing! You will meet your guide in downtown Nashville for exclusive access to our haunted restaurants. At the restaurants, we have set up 1-3 food tastings per location. Tours last about 3 hours and cover approximately 3/4 mile of walking with plenty of stopping for stories and food along the way. Tours will include the history of Nashville, tales of its many ghosts, and stories of the restaurants we visit.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$63.55
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$63.55

Haunted Nashville All-Ages Ghost Walking Tour

Haunted Nashville All-Ages Ghost Walking Tour

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Nashville has a rich history dating all the way back to 1779, and our walking tour will take you on a journey through the city’s spookiest haunts. Most of the spirits are friendly, but just in case you want to avoid any ghostly encounters, each tour will be equipped with a few EMF readers so we know exactly where the ghosts are lurking.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$21.20
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$21.20
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Haunted Nashville Ghost and Pub Walking Tour

Haunted Nashville Ghost and Pub Walking Tour

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Enjoy drinks as you hear ghost stories on this guided walking tour through historic downtown Nashville. Stop at several bars housed in historic buildings and learn about the legends and tales associated with them. This tour offers an interesting twist on the pub crawl. Drinks are at your own expense.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$26.50
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$26.50

Chattanooga's North Shore & Coolidge Park Guided Segway Tour

Chattanooga's North Shore & Coolidge Park Guided Segway Tour

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Avoid hours of walking and navigating when you book a Segway tour of Chattanooga's highlights, including parks, bridges, and riverside vistas you may not have found if exploring on your own. In addition to pointing out landmarks that visitors often miss, your guide provides trivia and background on the city’s rich history.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$70.62
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$70.62
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Historic Downtown Chattanooga Segway Tour

Historic Downtown Chattanooga Segway Tour

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A Chattanooga Segway tour is an easy way to get to know the city’s highlights in just a short amount of time. Glide through the city to top Chattanooga sights such as Miller Plaza, Tivoli Theater, and the Tennessee Aquarium. As you tour, your guide shares fascinating trivia and fun facts about Chattanooga history and culture.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$82.39
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$82.39
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2.5 Hours Memphis African American History Caravan Guided Tour from Own Vehicle

2.5 Hours Memphis African American History Caravan Guided Tour from Own Vehicle

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Explore the city of Memphis through the lens of the Civil Rights Movement during this driving sightseeing tour. See key landmarks and monuments that are important to African-American history such as Slave Haven, the National Civil Rights Museum, and Beale Street. Listen to engaging commentary about the history of the area from periods of slavery to the civil rights movement to present-day.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$56.00
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$56.00
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Elvis Presley Birthplace Park in Tupelo with Transport from Memphis

Elvis Presley Birthplace Park in Tupelo with Transport from Memphis

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Visit the birthplace of Elvis from Memphis, on this guided tour with hassle-free transportation. After being picked up at your hotel, travel to Tupelo, Mississippi, the home where Elvis lived for 13 years. With a guide, tour the 2-room house built by Elvis’ father. Then, visit his elementary school, church, and soda fountain he often frequented.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$200.00
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$200.00

Elvis Presley's Childhood Home with Lunch & Transportation from Memphis

Elvis Presley's Childhood Home with Lunch & Transportation from Memphis

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When in Memphis, taking this tour to Elvis’ childhood home is a must for fans of the King. Enjoy a comfortable, narrated coach ride to the town of Tupelo, Mississippi, and then tour the Elvis Presley Birthplace childhood home and church, plus the Elvis Presley Museum, Tupelo Fairgrounds, and Tupelo Hardware Company—all important sites in his childhood and musical career.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$101.54
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$101.54

Guided Segway Tour of Downtown Franklin

Guided Segway Tour of Downtown Franklin

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Explore Civil War history, downtown streets, and riverside scenery on a guided Segway tour of Franklin, Tennessee. Cover more ground than walking by using a smooth-riding, self-balancing Segway, and hear stories about the Battle of Franklin, and life in Williamson County, Tennessee.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.93
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$83.93
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Live Downtown Nashville Walking Tour

Live Downtown Nashville Walking Tour

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Explore Nashville’s honky-tonk history and most colorful characters on a walking tour of downtown with a storytelling guide. Find the city’s landmarks, from a pre-Prohibition saloon to the place where Andrew Jackson fought historic duels, and see the streets where musical legends were made.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$25.00
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$25.00

Discover Nashville City Bus Tour with Admission to Two Top Attractions

Discover Nashville City Bus Tour with Admission to Two Top Attractions

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See the sights and sounds of Nashville on this guided sightseeing tour around Music City. Choose from a morning or afternoon departure, then enjoy the ride. Get an educational and entertaining live narrative from the experienced guide while rolling past famous landmark locations like historic Riverfront Park, Ryman Auditorium, Schermerhorn Symphony Center, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Tennessee State Capitol and more. Admission is included to Ryman Auditorium and the Country Music Hall of Fame, as well as pick-up and drop-off to and from your Nashville hotel.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$93.34
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$93.34
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Civil War Tour from Nashville with Lotz House, Carter House, Carnton Admission

Civil War Tour from Nashville with Lotz House, Carter House, Carnton Admission

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Step back in time to 1864 and the Civil War’s Battle of Franklin on this full-day tour from Nashville. The Battle of Franklin was one of the worst disasters of the war for the Confederate States Army. On this tour, see the bullet and cannon ball holes as well as the battle-scarred floors that still bear witness to the carnage of this dark time in history. Spend time in the town of Franklin to shop, eat and view its historic sites. Nashville hotel pickup and drop-off included.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$95.90
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$95.90
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Beale Street Guided Walking Tour

Beale Street Guided Walking Tour

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Follow in the footsteps of musical legends, such as Louis Armstrong, Muddy Waters, and B.B. King, on this walking tour of Beale Street in downtown Memphis. Your guide knows the ins and outs of the street—said to be where blues began—ensuring you won't miss a beat of its storied past. Pass by highlights including Lansky Brothers, where Elvis Presley was known to shop, as well as the more-than-100-year-old A. Schwab General Store.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$15.00
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$15.00
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Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour

Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour

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Trace Memphis' history, from the Civil War to modern-day, on this guided walking tour. Learn about the history of this rowdy blues, soul, and rock ‘n’ roll river town, and visit many of the city’s top attractions—Beale Street and sections of the Mississippi River among them. Experience, too, a time-honored Memphis tradition: Peabody Hotel's March of the Ducks.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$25.00
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$25.00
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Memphis Discovery Tour with Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission

Memphis Discovery Tour with Rock 'n' Soul Museum Admission

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Explore downtown Memphis on this all-inclusive tour. Visit the Smithsonian’s Rock N' Soul Museum along with top attractions such as Beale Street, known as the home of the blues, and Lorraine Motel, where Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. A barbecue tasting and trip to the Peabody Hotel's March of the Ducks, a much-loved Memphis tradition, are also included.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$43.90
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$43.90
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Chattanooga Guided Walking Tour

Chattanooga Guided Walking Tour

Learn about Chattanooga’s rich architectural and Civil War history on Chattanooga's only guided walking tour! The tour is led by by local author/historian, J.D. Harper. J D will take you through the heart of downtown Chattanooga, passing by the Tennessee River Walk, Ross’s Landing, Tennessee Aquarium, The Historic Read House Hotel, The Tivoli Theatre and more. Along the way, J.D. will share fascinating details about America’s Scenic City and her captivating book, Glint. Not your typical time traveling treasure hunt, Glint is an action adventure novel set in and around Chattanooga amid its rich Civil War history and rock climbing culture. The novel follows a 16-year-old rock climbing enthusiast and his two best friends as the trio hatch a get rich quick scheme: uncover buried treasure, after discovering a way to time travel back to Civil War era Chattanooga, circa 1863. With hints of history, mystery and romance, this tale of friendship will take you on the journey of a lifetime.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$22.99
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$22.99
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The Smoky Mountain Valley Adventure by Helicopter

The Smoky Mountain Valley Adventure by Helicopter

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Fly high above the Great Smoky Mountains on this helicopter tour over the Tennessee countryside. See a broad 24 mile range of undeveloped mountains, including Bluff Mountain and Sugar Loaf Mountain, and learn about the environment through narration from your pilot as you weave through the sky.
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  • 12 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$79.82
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$79.82

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