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Take a journey back in time to visit two of the most extraordinary and historic homes in the United States on this 7-hour tour of Tennessee. Visit the Hermitage, built as the home of the country’s seventh president, Andrew Jackson. Stop for lunch at historic Hermitage House Smorgasbord, a full southern buffet, then travel to Belle Meade Mansion, formerly a world-renowned thoroughbred horse farm. The day ends with a wine tasting at the Winery at Belle Meade Plantation. Transportation, admissions and a downtown Nashville hotel pickup and drop-off are included.

Highlights

  • A 6.5-hour historic tour of Tennessee, from Nashville
  • Visit the Queen of the Tennessee Plantations, Belle Meade Plantation
  • See the stately manor of Andrew Jackson - The Hermitage
  • Stop for lunch at historic Hermitage Smorgasbord (own expense)
  • Enjoy wine tasting at Belle Meade

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What You Can Expect

Historic Tennessee - Southern Plantations and Presidents

The Hermitage, home and final resting place of Andrew Jackson

This historic Tennessee tour begins with a downtown Nashville hotel pickup, followed by a 30-minute drive east to the Hermitage, Andrew Jackson’s historical plantation home. Explore the mansion, just like President Jackson and his staff did back in 1836. Then visit the museum and its exhibits as well as the garden and grounds, featuring farm buildings, slave sites, a tulip grove, a church and more.


For lunch (own expense), try the onsite Hermitage House Smorgasbord, serving a buffet of Southern staples, including fried chicken and fritters, or the Kitchen Cabinet, with delicious southern-style picnic fare.


In the afternoon, take another 30-minute ride — this time back west towards Nashville — to the Belle Meade Plantation. Known as the Queen of the Tennessee Plantations, this historic mansion was a world-renowned thoroughbred horse farm and nursery in the 19th century. It’s a classic example of southern Greek revival antebellum architecture. Tour the original stable, carriage house, dairy, slave cabins and more, then close with a relaxing wine tasting at the Winery at Belle Meade Plantation.


The tour ends with a downtown Nashville hotel drop-off. 

Customer Reviews

Judy W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2016

Very interesting tour with super guide and narration by driver.

Heather K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Loved the tour! Especially enjoyed the school kids at the Andrew Jackson Hermitage dressed in the time period who were stationed around the grounds giving out important facts about Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Also, enjoyed learning about the Belle Meade Plantation and sampling their wine. I would definitely recommend this trip.

Nonie J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Great day, steve our driver was very well informed, knew his history and provided good dialogue. Left at 830 and back by 4:00 pm.
Great plantations and history!

wendy m

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Loved the opportunity to see the lovely historic homes with the bother of driving myself in a new city! Great service - Informative guides! Wonderful trip!

Kathy W

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

This was awesome. Highly recommend it!

Patricia O

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Took this tour of Andrew Jackson's mansion and Belle Meade. Our tour guide was very informative and personable. My husband and I learned much about the history of Tennessee. It also included a stop for lunch where a buffet was available with good food. The only drawback to the whole experience was that it rained the whole time but of course you can't pick the weather. I would recommend this trip.

Larry N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Very knowledgable staff and tour guide.

Terri H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

My husband and I really enjoyed the tours. The driver and site tour guides were very interesting and informative.

Antoinette H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

The best tour I have ever experienced and will for sure be back again.
our driver Terry was the best!

christinfaber

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2016

This was an excellent tour. My friend and I booked our tickets ahead of time and it was so easy. We stayed at an AirBNB in Nashville so we just took an uber to the meeting point--not too bad. Our tour guide was very friendly and we all enjoyed the lunch stop--kind of a 70's buffet vibe but I felt like it added to the experience. The guide even gave us an amazing lunch recommendation for the next day--MoNell's. Best food we had the whole trip! They give you ample time at each location. We were able to wander the grounds and see everything at the Hermitage in plenty of time. We did the house and grounds tour first, which I would recommend so you don't spend too much of your time in the museum at Hermitage. Belle Meade was almost a little too much time but I like that they err on the side of too much time rather than too little! I am SO glad we booked this tour as it gave us a wider history of Nashville and we walked away with more memories than downtown alone could offer.

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