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Franklin

Known for Shopping, Live Music and Historical Buildings

Discover the historic city of Franklin—sports teams, live music, and top sights like CoolSprings Galleria.

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Discover the historic city of Franklin—sports teams, live music, and top sights like CoolSprings Galleria.

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Just a short ride from Nashville’s downtown honky-tonks, a much-loved replica of Greece's most famous temple serves as the high altar to the city's cultural life.

The pride and joy of Nashville residents and hallowed ground for country music fans the world over.

You’re toes will be tappin’ in no time at this incredible country-music-history hoedown.

Civil War bullet holes, log cabins and fine wine; Southern history and style come to life at this historic plantation house.

From a humble frontier cabin to a stately plantation house, this grand southern estate is a slice of early American history.

Take a tour of this historic performing arts venue and watch shows on a stage that has welcomed world-renowned names from Sarah Bernhardt to Johnny Cash.

Walk in the footsteps of former U.S. presidents and state governors on a tour of this elegant 19th-century legislative building.

Song birds, mating calls and monkey screeches; the residents of this attraction make their own special brand of music.

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Venture to the heart of country music, Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame®, for an up-close look at legendary artists, lively exhibits, and soulful tunes. Whether you like bluegrass, Cajun, rockabilly, or honky-tonk, this self-guided tour explores a century of country music culture.

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Experience the nightlife of vibrant Nashville as your local guide drives you by the most popular landmarks of the city. After a delicious dinner, pass by famous places, including the Ryman Auditorium, the Parthenon, and the Honky Tonk Row, all spectacularly lit up at night.

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Cruise around Nashville's most iconic sights on this immersive tour around Music City. Check out Honky Tonk Row's music venues, get up-close looks at the capitol building, and buzz by the campus of Vanderbuilt University while your guide regales you with tales of the city's history.

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Circle the sights of the country music capital of the world aboard a comfortable hop-on hop-off trolley that allows you to visit the city's famous landmarks at your own pace. Learn about music legends at the Country Music Hall of Fame, and tour the beautiful campus of Vanderbilt University.

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Unlock the story of the Lotz House Museum during a guided tour of the site where the Battle of Franklin was fought in the Civil War. During your illuminating visit, an expert historian reveals how the Lotz estate came to play a fundamental role on the fateful evening of November 29, 1864.

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Immerse yourself in the long-standing tradition of Old No. 7 with a day trip to the distillery in historic Lynchburg, Tennessee. Board a bus in the heart of Nashville and head south toward Lynchburg, where the Jack Daniel Distillery was founded and still stands.

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For over 90 years, country's best have mesmerized audiences at the Opry, the show that made country music famous. Each Opry show features an array of performances by new stars, superstars and legends of country music as well as bluegrass, comedy and more.