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Walkin' Nashville - Music City Legends Tour

414 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219-1757
+1 615-499-5159
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Best walking tour to start your trip

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Established July 2012. Hank, Johnny, Chet, George, Tammy, Conway, Loretta, Dolly, Willie . . . There was a time when country music was on a first name basis with its fans. A time when the streets of downtown Nashville were alive with the sound of backroom guitar pulls, Midnight Jamborees and the Grand Ole Opry. Now you can recapture the magic of this golden era on the Walkin' Nashville Music City Legends Tour. Packed with history and behind-the-scenes anecdotes about your favorite country legends, this 90-minute walking tour tells the real story of how Nashville came to be called Music City. You'll see Printer's Alley, The Ryman Auditorium, Tootsie's Orchid Lounge, Ernest Tubb Record Shop and Hatch Show Print.Your friendly guide is Grammy-nominated journalist and musician, Bill DeMain. A longtime resident of Nashville, he will show you hidden corners of the city not found in any guidebook and tell you stories you won't hear on any other tour.From APRIL - OCTOBER, tours run Tuesday, Thursday-Saturday. From NOVEMBER - MARCH, tours run Friday & Saturday only (weekdays available by special arrangement for groups of 8 or more)Start Time: 10:30 AM (Please arrive 10-15 minutes early to check in)Tour Length: Approx. 2 Hours
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414 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219-1757
+1 615-499-5159

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is Bill's tour, and he sure knows his stuff. He's both a musician and a writer, successful on both counts, and his passion for country music is clear. His depth of knowledge is impressive, and he's also just a very pleasant guy. One of...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Bill is amazing! We took this tour our first day in Nashville and the entire group loved it. You cannot go wrong booking this. You'll not only gain an understanding of Nashville and its country music legacy, but get invaluable info and tips on what...More

Thank sandie75
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on the tour this morning and it was amazing! Neither me or my friend know much about Country music but that doesn't matter because Bill is super insightful and full of knowledge about Nashville and the music scene. He also has so many fun...More

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bill is extremely knowledgeable and is willing to share with everyone. He made a hot day manageable by leading us to shady areas; very much appreciated.

Thank 418donnak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bill's knowledge and insight into the musical history and legends of Nashville is second to none. We enjoyed listening and engaging with Bill and the special musical guests he brought along. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone who wants to get under the...More

Thank Foodieofthamesditton
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was an excellent walking tour. Bill is extremely knowledgeable and friendly. He really was interested in everyone who was on the tour. He engaged one on one with all of us. The tour was leisurely and he even gave out trivia prizes (everyone got...More

Thank djbls
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This music related tour is one of the best I ever made, if not the best! Bill has such an enormous knowledge and I am sure he could tell interesting stories more than the whole day long. You get to know profound facts and he...More

Thank kosdar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bill led an excellent tour with lots of information, including personal stories from his interviews with the celebrities. Follow-up email with the links to music, videos and local information was an added bonus. Great way to start our Nashville visit!

Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amidst all the party pedal trolleys and endless bachelorette parties is an absolute gem. Bill is not only super knowledgeable about the history of what makes Nashville truly the Music City (much moreso than just country), he is an amazing storyteller. He is gracious with...More

Thank TaipeiLesly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Trip Advisor never steers me wrong! As soon as I knew Nashville was a destination I hit up Trip Advisor for walking tours. I selected this tour because it wasn't a big corporation running a cookie cutter tour. Bill is passionate about music and Nashville...More

Thank Beth C
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Mario M
Cost and Total Walking Distance?
11 April 2017|
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Response from Bill D | Property representative |
The cost is $25 per ticket for adults / $12 per ticket for kids 12 and under We cover a little over a mile You can learn more on my site
We are staying at the Gaylord.. do you offer pick up at the hotel? If not, what is the easiest way to get to your tour?
21 February 2017|
Response from Bill D | Property representative |
Walkin' Nashville is off for the winter. My tours resume on March 3rd. For future reference, I do not offer pick ups at the hotel. I'd suggest a taxi or Uber downtown.
Hi, what would you like to know about this attraction? My wife & I will be in Nashville April 14th to 17th. for our 46 year anniversary.!! whew.!! - First time visit to Nashville, staying at the Omni, and would like to do a private, (semi private, up to 6 total) waking tour of the downtown area to get an overview of the city and it's history - light & fun. - What can you offer.??
31 January 2017|
Response from Bill D | Property representative |
Thanks for your interest and happy anniversary! I'll be offering regularly scheduled tours on April 14 and 15 at 10:30 am. You can book through my Walkin' Nashville website. For off-day private tours, I'd need a minimum of... More