Want a tour that’s a little more personal and tailored to your interests? There are several tours that could fit the bill, here courtesy of toursbylocals.com we list five of the more unusual ones…
Nashville’s history of Booze, Beer and,… Private Nashville Tour of Whiskey, Prohibition and the Making of alcohol
If you like whiskey you will love this tour! This exciting tour is about Nashville’s favorite vice from an expert in how whiskey is made and how the laws were passed to keep it from being sold. Learn about how whiskey became the favored drink after the Civil War and it led to the creation of a movement to build Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium and how it caused political victories and defeats including the killing of the political rival of the Tennessee Governor who lost the election.
Downtown Nashville Walking Tour – A Journey into the Past and the Lively Present
A walking tour visiting and interpreting key sites in downtown Nashville such as Union Station, the Ryman auditorium, lower Broadway, Fort Nashborough, Downtown Presbyterian Church, site of 1960 sit-in protests, and much more. In an afternoon tour you’ll surely hear the bands playing, smell the food cooking and see the pedal taverns partying on Lower Broad!
Private tour featuring the haunts, homes, and museums of Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn.
Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline were the best of friends. Tour the incredible Patsy Cline Museum in downtown Nashville, which houses Patsy’s custom-made clothing, furnishings, and personal artifacts. Stroll up Broadway to visit Ernest Tubb Record Shop, home of the iconic Midnite Jamboree live radio show, which connected the two women. Stop at Tootsie’s Orchid Lounge, frequented by both Patsy, Loretta, and their husbands.
Woman’s Suffrage Tour – How Tennessee gave 27 Million Women the Right to Vote in 1920
The Woman’s Suffrage Tour is a journey of the footsteps Tennessee Women took to fight to ratify the 19th Amendment in 1920. This historic story involves learning about the Tennessee Women who successfully lobbied the State Legislature to pass this historic amendment. Learn about Nashvillian Anne Dallas Dudley who organized the first woman’s suffrage parade in 1914 and was instrumental in getting Nashville to host the national convention of the Woman’s Suffrage Party that year.
Private Civil War Tour in Middle Tennessee: The Nashville Campaign-The Western Confederacy’s Last Gamble
Are you a serious Civil War buff? This is for you! A day-long journey exploring Civil War sites such as Winstead Hill, the Carter House, Lodz House, and the Carnton Cemetery in Franklin and then a visit to several key sites relating to the 1862-1865 Federal occupation of Nashville (downtown) and key sites on the Nashville battlefield- December 15-16, 1864 including Fort Negley, Belmont mansion, Redoubt Number 1, the Peace Monument, Shy’s Hill and much more.