Classic Nashville Getaway

4 Nights & 5 Days

Nashville > Franklin > Nashville

Discover Nashville, Tennessee’s distinct Southern charm on an exhilarating itinerary that illuminates its well-earned reputation not only as of the “Music City,” but as a cosmopolitan hub with some of the nation’s most exciting creative energy. From Civil War-era Plantations to the hippest underground music venues, Nashville’s wide range of musical, culinary and historical attractions promises an inspiring getaway for even the most discerning travellers.



This morning, arrive in Nashville and be transferred by VIP transportation to your home for the next 4 nights, the elegant Hermitage Hotel. Get a taste of Southern hospitality at Tennessee’s only Forbes Five Star and AAA Five Diamond hotel, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Nashville.

Tonight, experience the Opry House in the most exclusive way possible– backstage! Superstar Opry member Garth Brooks said it best: “No offence at all to the people sitting in the seats, but the real show is backstage. That’s the Opry.” With a knowledgeable guide, go behind-the-scenes in the exciting moments just before showtime, learning about the inner workings of the show, and watching Opry staffers and artists prepare for another great night of music. Spend some time in the green room, and then from the side of the stage, watch the curtain rise as the first performance commences! After witnessing the opening act from the stage, a personal escort will take you to your seats to enjoy the rest of the country music’s most famous show!

Overnight at The Hermitage Hotel


This morning, your driver/guide will pick you up from the hotel and take you on a private tasting tour to sample Nashville’s unique and delicious culinary offerings. The city is famous for its slow-roasted, ultra-tender BBQ, and delightfully flavorful (and spicy) hot chicken. Your guide will take you to neighbourhood eateries that have been serving up the most authentic representations of these dishes for decades. During this driving tour, your guide will also point out the city’s various landmarks– from the Capitol to Germantown.

After your tour concludes, enjoy some downtime before meeting your Nashville music scene insider guide for an evening of curated live entertainment. Transportation will be included in the form of a private driver, as you may be heading to multiple neighbourhoods including East Nashville, SoBro, The Gulch, and the West End. Visit several top venues, both small and large, curated to focus on the genres of music that you are most interested in. Some of the venues will include 12th & Porter, Exit/In, Bluebird Cafe, Blue Room, Station Inn, Basement East, Back Corner, and Marathon Music Works. Your guide will be with you for up to 4 hours and entry fees will be included.

Overnight at The Hermitage Hotel


Today, your driver and guide will take you on a scenic journey from Nashville to Franklin. Pass by stately antebellum mansions along the way and learn about the historical importance of this fascinating corridor. Upon arrival in Franklin, tour the Carter House and Carnton Plantation, gaining valuable insight into the often-overlooked Battle of Franklin, a critical fight in the American Civil War that had a profound impact on the ultimate outcome. After your eye-opening experience at the old plantation, enjoy time for lunch, then continue further south to visit some of Tennessee’s famous whiskey distilleries. such as Jack. Make your way through the countryside’s rolling hills and hollers as your guide regales you with tales from the long and storied history of Tennessee’s whiskey-making heritage. Make sure to taste a few samples on an engaging private tour of a historic distillery, then head back to Nashville to enjoy the rest of the evening at your leisure.

Overnight at The Hermitage Hotel


Today you will visit the Country Music Hall of Fame for an exclusive musical and storytelling performance by one of Johnny Cash’s surviving family members. The family member will either be John Cash, Johnny and June Carter Cash’s only son, or Chelsea Crowell, Johnny’s granddaughter through his daughter, Rosanne Cash. During this experience, you will learn about the personal and cultural impact that Johnny Cash had on his family and the world at large. Trace Johnny Cash’s musical biography on an insightful journey replete with heartfelt performances and poignant anecdotes. Johnny Cash is widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century, and is one of the best-selling musical artists of all time, with over 90 million records sold worldwide. The one-hour session will conclude with a meet-and-greet and autograph signing.

In the afternoon, learn how a recording studio works in “Music City,” and hear insider stories on the Nashville scene from a professional songwriter and music producer who has worked with some of the city’s up-and-coming stars. Then, you will have the chance to be recorded as you sing a group vocal! No musical skill is necessary. Lastly, you will walk the Nashville Studio Tour Red Carpet where you can take pictures to show your fans back home.

Overnight at The Hermitage Hotel


After breakfast, today, meet your driver and be privately transferred to Nashville International Airport to begin your journey home. Safe travels!


This pre-designed itinerary can be booked as is or be completely customized to your tastes. You can change details like upgrading accommodation or adding extra nights and excursions to suit your budget, interests and needs.


  • Go behind the scenes at the Grand Ole Opry in the exciting moments just before showtime, then watch from the opening act from backstage
  • Sample Nashville’s delicious gourmet offerings on an authentic culinary journey that will, of course, culminate with a taste of Nashville’s famed hot chicken
  • Enjoy an exclusive musical and storytelling performance by one of Johnny Cash’s surviving family members at the Country Music Hall of Fame
  • Head out into the countryside to sample Tennessee’s legendary whiskey on an engaging private tour of a historic distillery