Guided Tour Takes Approximately 1 Hour, and Hop-On Hop-Off Pass Lasts 24 Hours
Buses Run from 10 AM to Approximately 4 PM
Appropriate for All Ages
Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
You'll get acquainted with the area as you see great landmarks, while having the option to hop off and take a closer look or to take the tour at once in its entirety. Whether you take the tour to get familiar with the area or to enjoy the unique experience of riding a Nashville trolley, the Music City Trolley Hop is one of the most quaint sightseeing excursions available in Music City, and this 24-hour pass allows you to enjoy access to all the sights within a 24 hour period. Throughout the tour, you will visit sights like the Ryman Auditorium, Bicentennial State Park, Marathon Village, the Parthenon, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts, and the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum.
Detailed Tour Itinerary
Hop-On Hop-Off at Nashville Farmers Market
The Farmers Market has been a crucial part of Nashville life since it's origins on the town square in the early 1800's. Today, it is home to various shops and merchants, including a weekend Flea Market, Farm Store, and an interior Market House.
Hop-On Hop-Off at The Spirit of Nashville
This location and it's mother store were created to capture the essence of the Music City, and have been able to do so with numerous abstract and rustic combination pieces of art that will make you feel like you know the city personally!
Hop-On Hop-Off at The Arcade
Built in 1902, the Arcade was opened as Nashville's first shopping center and was designed after an Italian shopping arcade. It sits in the center of Downtown Nashville's Arts District and is home to 17 galleries.
Hop-On Hop-Off at Riverfront Train Station
This fantastic station sits on Nashville's Music City Star rail line, and was built around 1902 with a passenger station and several tracks originally used for freight services. The station held passenger service until 1955.
Hop-On Hop-Off at The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN
Completed in 1892 as the Union Gospel Tabernacle, the auditorium was later renamed in honor of Thomas Ryman, the building's visionary. The Ryman Auditorium was initially built to project the voice of Reverend Sam Jones as he spoke, and the building was designed in a Late Victorian-Gothic Revival style.
Hop-On Hop-Off at Country Music Hall of Fame
Founded in 1961, the Country Music Hall of Fame has continued to serve the general public, Nashville locals and visitors, country music fans, and members of the musical community since it's first building was erected in 1963. Just a few of the first inductees included Fred Rose, Hank Williams, and Jimmie Rodgers.
Hop-On Hop-Off at Johnny Cash Museum
This awesome museum features the largest and most comprehensive collection of Johnny Cash artifacts and memorabilia in the world. Officially authorized by the Estate of Johnny Cash, this museum has state-of-the-art exhibits, a gift store, and special events to make this the number one Cash venue to visit!
Hop-On Hop-Off at Tennessee State Museum
Check out the Tennessee State Museum for special displays of Tennessee-made furniture, silver, weapons, quilts, and paintings, as well as a life-size water wheel and reproductions of an 18th century print shop, pioneer cabin, Antebellum parlor, and Victorian painting gallery. While you're at this tour stop, you can also check out the Arcade, a covered shopping arcade built in 1902 when it was Nashville's first shopping center. This is a perfect place for all your shopping desires, and it also has a wide array of eateries available.
Hop-On Hop-Off at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum
Open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the first floor of the historic Nashville Municipal Auditorium, the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum honors all musicians regardless of genre or instrument. On this tour stop, also check out the Tennessee State Capitol, the home of Tennessee legislature and the governor's office and a National Historic Landmark.
Hop-On Hop-Off at Tennessee State Capitol Building
This prominent Greek Revival style building was completed in 1859 after 14 years of construction, and has been listed as a civil engineering landmark by the American Society of Civil Engineers. It is home to many monuments, including statues of Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson, both former Tennessee residents and US Presidents.
Hop-On Hop-Off at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Located in the heart of downtown Nashville, the park preserves the last remaining view of Nashville's Capitol building along with commemorating Tennessee's 200th birthday with its concept of a mall similar to the one in DC. The scenery and atmosphere give visitors a taste of the history and natural wonder of the area, and adjacent to the park is the Farmer's Market, open every day except holidays.
Hop-On Hop-Off at Antique Archaeology
Serving as a model of adaptive reuse of historic structures, Marathon Village is one of Nashville's most creative communities, with more than 45 tenants representing fine, commercial, and performing arts. At Mike Wolfe's Antique Archaeology, you can find beautiful antique treasures pulled out of the trash!
Hop-On Hop-Off at The Parthenon
As a full-scale replica of the Parthenon in Athens, this Nashville Parthenon functions as an art museum and stands as the centerpiece of Centennial Park, a large public park west of downtown Nashville. This version serves as a monument to what is considered the pinnacle of classical architecture.
Hop-On Hop-Off at Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Housed in the city's historic US Post Office building, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts opened in 2001, and this magnificent gallery has approximately 24,000 square feet of space for non-permanent exhibits. During your visit, you will have the opportunity to see one of the many traveling exhibitions from around the country and the world.
Stops may change due to traffic, weather, maintenance, etc.
You'll get views that aren't possible from the seats on an enclosed bus as you enjoy the trolley ride, so be sure to bring your camera along in case you catch a glimpse of your favorite country music star heading to the recording studios along Music Row, and be ready to capture fantastic photos of the incredible Country Music Hall of Fame, which expands out across an entire city block!