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If you’re looking for a unique student, performance or homeschool trip, Nashville should be at the top of your list.  History, science and (of course!) music are at the heart of this lively capital city

History

For a glimpse of southern living at its historical best, visit the Belmont Mansion, the largest house museum in Tennessee. Then step into the Hermitage, a jewel of the antebellum south and home of President Andrew Jackson.  Backtrack just a bit further in time to The Parthenon, a full-sized replica of the Greek original built in 1897 for Tennessee’s Centennial Exposition.

STEAM

For a more STEAM slant, be sure to stop at the Adventure Science Center, with interactive exhibits and award-winning programs guaranteed to inspire any budding scientist. Start by exploring the exquisite Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum for beautiful gardens and galleries.  Then take in the Nashville Zoo, a 200-acre zoo and historic plantation farmhouse just outside of Nashville.  There is much fun and so much to learn!

Music

At its core, however, Nashville IS the Music City!  The sights and sounds of country music are the essence and soul of this town.  First up, The Ryman Auditorium, known as the Mother Church of Country Music, is a must-see. Take in a show or tour and you’ll feel the history of the place.  Next visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum for a nitty gritty exploration of the roots of country music.  After that sidestep over to the Wildhorse Saloon for outstanding grub AND line dancing lessons! However, you can’t visit Nashville without a backstage pass to the famed Grand Ole Opry– you never know who you’ll run into!

If you are looking for an exceptional travel opportunity for student, performance or homeschool groups, Nashville is an outstanding option!

Itinerary

Our itineraries are just a starting point for your adventure.  We work directly with you to create a student trip that’s perfect for your group.  If you want a unique performance or learning experience, we make it happen. Need to change days or add an attraction, consider it done.  If you just need a trip planner that gives you great options, we have you covered. Our promise is always travel beyond expectations!

 

Day 1:     

Arrive in Nashville and meet your “full-scope” tour director, a seasoned pro who will handle the details of your trip.  Next, get your Music City visit started with a song writing clinic and the “Star for A Day” tour of Historic RCA Studio B.  Lunch is on your own as you explore the Entertainment District.  Next, visit Madame Tussaud for a selfie with your favorite wax celebrity before taking a backstage tour of the Grand Ole Opry (where you never know who you might meet!)  Finally, dinner is included this evening, followed by a high energy show at the Grand Ole Opry.

 

Day 2:     

The fun continues with breakfast (included) and a trip to the Country Music Hall of Fame.  After that, get a “kick” out of lunch at the Wild Horse Saloon with line dancing lessonsThen head over to the iconic Ryman Auditorium for the “Soul of Nashville” pre-tour experience.  After that is a stop at the Frist Center for The Visual Arts and a visit to the Musicians Hall of Fame.  After a busy day, enjoy a relaxing dinner included in your trip cost.

 

Day 3:    

Start with breakfast (included) and depart for The Hermitage. Tour the historical mansion, museum and grounds of President Andrew Jackson’s home.  Wrap up your time in Nashville at the Nashville Zoo at Grassmere.  Lunch is included as you check out the magnificent animals and attractions.

 

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Christy Hauert

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