Offering a unique perspective of Music City, Old Town Trolley Tours of Nashville lets guests enjoy an entire day to hop on and off the trolley at their own leisure. Guests can choose to stay on the trolley for an almost two hour fully narrated tour of the city or stop off at the Ryman Auditorium, Lower Broadway, Vanderbilt University, or other popular attractions along the ride.
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The Old Town Trolley Tour is approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes if you ride the tour all the way around without getting off and on.What are the hours of operation for the tours?
The first tour begins at 9:00 am daily at 201 Broadway (stop #1 ). The last day tour varies depending on the depot you are starting from, the time of year, the day of the week, and any citywide events in town. Please refer directly to Old Town’s tour schedule.How much knowledge do the conductors have about Nashville?
You will be amazed at how knowledgeable the conductors are and what great storytellers and entertainers they are! The tour conductors undergo a rigorous six-week training program to ensure that their tour is safe, their information is accurate, and their customer service is outstanding.Are there parking lots near any of the stops?
Parking in Nashville is sometimes a challenge and can be on the expensive side. Still, there are many parking options around the city, including parking garages, parking lots, and city-metered spaces.Are the tours narrated?
Knowledgeable, expert guides fully narrate the Old Town Trolley. However, an Old Town Trolley Tour is more than just a narration; it’s an experience! You’ll hear sound effects and much more.Can I get on and off wherever I want?
Yes! This is one of the most unique and enjoyable aspects of an Old Town Trolley Tour. You can hop off and hop back on at 15 different stops around the city, sightseeing at your own pace.Where does the trolley stop?
Stops include 201 Broadway, Ryman Auditorium, Music City Walk of Fame, Country Music Hall of Fame, Legislative Plaza, Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum, Farmers' Market, Capitol View, Marathon Motor Works, Centennial Park, Hot Chicken, Belmont Mansion, The Gulch, and First Art Museum.Are food and drinks allowed while on the tour?
Food and drinks are welcome. However, alcoholic beverages are not allowed for the safety and comfort of all our guests.Can the trolleys accommodate an electric scooter?
Electric scooters are allowed where the combined weight of the guest and scooter/wheelchair is less than 600 pounds.Do I have to start at stop #1?
You may start your Old Town Trolley Tour at any of our 13 convenient stops.Are dogs allowed on the trolleys?
Assistance animals, such as seeing-eye dogs, are the only animals allowed on board the trolleys.Are the trolleys handicap accessible?
A certain number of our trolleys are equipped with hydraulic wheelchair lifts. Please call ahead to arrange the use of these vehicles.Are your trolleys enclosed?
The trolleys are open-air vehicles but have plastic “isinglass” windows that can roll up or down depending on the weather conditions.Does the tour run in inclement weather?
Yes, the tour operates rain or shine, hot or cold, year-round. However, bear in mind that some winter conditions can prohibit safe operation. Occasionally, the tour is forced to close operations for safety.Are the trolleys heated?
Yes. During the wintertime, heated trolleys are used with glass-enclosed specifically for the colder weather.Are the trolleys air-conditioned?
The trolleys are open-air vehicles that allow for optimal sightseeing and picture-taking.How many times can I go through the loop?
You may ride the Old Town Trolley Tour as often as you wish. However, we recommend you get off and on as you go and take advantage of the sights. As the day wears on, many attractions will get increasingly busy, so it’s often best to take advantage of the stops as you go. In addition, you will hear essentially the same information presented each time you go on tour, although presented by each driver with their style and flair.How often does the trolley pass each stop?
Old Town Trolley Tours of Nashville operates the city’s largest fleet of sightseeing vehicles, allowing us to pick up and drop off more frequently than any other trolley company. The frequency of the trolleys depends on the time of the year and traffic and weather conditions. In addition, trolleys tend to run more frequently on weekends than on weekdays.If I get off and go to a museum or attraction, do you wait outside?
The trolleys go around the city continuously, allowing guests to hop off and hop on at the designated stops. When you hop off a trolley to see the sights at a particular stop, that trolley will continue with the tour, and another trolley will arrive shortly to make another pick-up.Can I bring my luggage on board?
Space on the trolleys is limited, but in some cases, it may be acceptable to bring a small suitcase on board. Bear in mind that our trolleys are designed specifically for sightseeing and therefore contain limited storage space (as compared to motor coaches.)Can I bring my stroller on board the trolley?
Strollers are allowed, but they must be collapsible and be stored up front with the conductor. Strollers in the aisle ways would constitute a safety hazard.