The hermitage hotel

“In support of the local community, Nashville's iconic Hermitage Hotel is offering a Summer Package for students or families of students enrolled in the Fine Arts Summer Academy. The package includes: - 10% Off our Best Available Rate -  Complimentary Breakfast -  Complimentary Valet parking As the only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond-rated hotel in Tennessee, and five surrounding states, guests of The Hermitage Hotel enjoy the finest amenities and luxurious accommodations. Since opening in 1910, The Hermitage Hotel has consistently been ranked on the "World’s Best" and "Top U.S. Hotels" lists of the nation's top travel publications. For more information, visit www.TheHermitageHotel.com or call 888-888-9414.

“In support of the local community, Nashville's iconic Hermitage Hotel is offering a Summer Package for students or families of students enrolled in the Fine Arts Summer Academy. The package includes:

- 10% Off our Best Available Rate
-  Complimentary Breakfast
-  Complimentary Valet parking

As the only Forbes Five-Star and AAA Five Diamond-rated hotel in Tennessee, and five surrounding states, guests of The Hermitage Hotel enjoy the finest amenities and luxurious accommodations. Since opening in 1910, The Hermitage Hotel has consistently been ranked on the "World’s Best" and "Top U.S. Hotels" lists of the nation's top travel publications. For more information, visit www.TheHermitageHotel.com or call 888-888-9414.

 

Nashville

Fontanel Mansion (#1 Tourist Destination on Trip Advisor in Nashville):

Fontanel Mansion is a 27,000 square foot log home formerly owned by Country Music Hall of Fame member Barbara Mandrell, and is Nashville’s only country music mansion tour giving visitors a sneak peek into the lives of country music greats. The home, situated on the 186 acre property, is nestled in the rolling hills of the Whites Creek Valley. 

Price
•    Adults: $24
•    Seniors: $22
•    Youth (6-15): $14
•    Kids (5 and under): Free

Website: http://fontanelmansion.com  

 

Country Music Hall of Fame:

The one and only place to see memorabilia from all of your favorite country music stars. 

Price
•    Adults (13+): $24.95
•    Youth (6-12): $14.95
•    Child (5 and under): Free

Website: http://countrymusichalloffame.org 

 

The Hermitage-The Home of President Andrew Jackson:

“Walk through the story and history of The Hermitage mansion — From Jackson’s initial purchase and major remodeling through a devastating fire and restoration, the mansion has endured to be visited by millions today.”

Price
•    Adult: $20
•    Senior: $17
•    Student: $15
•    Child: $10

Website: http://thehermitage.com 

 

Lane Motor Museum:

Lane Motor Museum is one of the few museums in the U.S. to specialize in European cars. There are nearly 400 vehicles in the collection. Lane Motor Museum rotates its collection on a regular basis to keep the exhibit floor fresh for returning guests.

Price
•    Adult (18-64): $9
•    Seniors (65+): $6
•    Youth (6-17): $3
•    Age 5 and under: Free

Website: http://www.lanemotormuseum.org 

 

Johnny Cash Museum (#1 on National Geographic's “Pitch Perfect Museums” dedicated to a Single Musician):

The Museum contains many never before seen historical documents, letters, awards, costumes and instruments that take the visitor on a three dimensional journey through Johnny Cash’s life with interactive technology. 

Price
•    Adults: $16
•    Seniors: $15
•    Youth (6-15): $11
•    5 and under: Free

Website: http://www.johnnycashmuseum.com 

 

Belle Meade Plantation:

Belle Meade Plantation, located in Belle Meade, is a historic plantation mansion whose grounds now function as a museum. It also currently serves as a wedding and event venue. Belle Meade Plantation consist of 30 remaining acres and features a winery, visitor's center, original outbuildings including the Harding cabin, dairy, carriage house, stable, mausoleum and a reconstructed slave quarters.

Price
•    Adults: $18.00
•    Seniors (65+) $16.00
•    Student (Ages 13-18)- $12.00
•    Youth (Ages 6-12) – $10.00
•    Child (5 and under)-FREE
•    Grounds Only- $10.00

Website: http://bellemeadeplantation.com 

 

Frist Center for the Visual Arts:

The Frist Center opened in April 2001, and since that time has hosted a spectacular array of art from the region, the country, and around the world. Unlike any traditional museum you’ve ever visited, the Frist Center for the Visual Arts has become a magnet for Nashville’s rapidly expanding visual arts scene. With an exhibitions schedule that has new art flowing through the magnificent Art Deco building every 6 to 8 weeks, no matter how often you visit, there is always something new and exciting to see in the spacious galleries.

Price
•    Adults: $10
•    Seniors: $7
•    Youth (18 and under): Free

Website: http://fristcenter.org

 

Tennessee State Museum 

The Tennessee State Museum currently occupies three floors, covering approximately 120,000 square feet with more than 60,000 square feet devoted to exhibits.

Price
       Free

Website: http://www.tnmuseum.org

 

General Jackson showboat

The General Jackson is designed to recreate the showboats that plied the waters of American rivers in the 19th century. Several different shows are presented during the primary March-December season, with two cruises usually taken each day. Most cruises feature the country music for which the Opry is known, though variety musicals and gospel music are also featured.

Price
•    Adult: Day (includes show and lunch buffet) $64
                 Evening (includes show and dinner) $91 

•    Children (4-11): Day (includes show and lunch buffet) $40
                                Evening (includes show and dinner) $62

Website: http://www.generaljackson.com 

 

Cheekwood Botanical Gardens & Museum of Art

Beautiful gardens and exhibits all year round. 

Price
•    Adults: $14
•    Seniors: $12
•    College students: $10
•    Youth (3 - 17): $7
•    2 and under: Free

Website: http://www.cheekwood.org  

 

Nashville Zoo

 

Price
•    Adults and Teens : $15
•    Seniors (65+) : $13
•    Children (2 - 12) : $10
•    Children Under 2 : Free

Website: http://www.nashvillezoo.org 


Parthenon

Today the Parthenon, which functions as an art museum, stands as the centerpiece of Centennial Park, a large public park just west of downtown Nashville. Alan LeQuire's 1990 re-creation of the Athena Parthenos statue is the focus of the Parthenon just as it was in ancient Greece. The building is a full-scale replica of the Athenian original; and the 42-foot statue of Athena Parthenos within is a reconstruction of the long lost original.

Price
•    Adult: $7
•    Youth (4-17): $5
•    Children under 4: Free
•    Senior (62+): $5

Website: http://www.nashville.gov/Parks-and-Recreation/Parthenon.aspx 

 

OPRYLAND HOTEL GARDENS:

Tour the incredible gardens of the Opryland Hotel that are arguably offer the best gardens of any hotel in the U.S. 

Price
•    Free

Website: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/bnago-gaylord-opryland-resort-and-convention-center/ 

 

Radnor Lake State Park

Price
•    Free

Website: http://radnorlake.org 


Centennial Park

Price
•    Free

Website: http://www.nashville.gov/Parks-and-Recreation/Parks/Centennial-Park.aspx 


Percy Warner Park

Price
•    Free

Website: http://www.nashville.gov/Parks-and-Recreation/Parks/Warner-Parks.aspx 


Edwin Warner Park

Price
•    Free

Website: http://www.nashville.gov/Parks-and-Recreation/Parks/Warner-Parks.aspx 


Percy Priest Lake 

Price
•    Free

Website: http://www.percypriestlake.org 

 

franklin 

Carnton Plantation:

Built in 1826, Carnton served as a Confederate field hospital during and after the Battle of Franklin. The McGavock family cared for the wounded and later established a cemetery for the falledn Confederate soldiers.

Price
•    Adults: $15.00
•    Seniors (over 65): $12.00
•    Children 6 – 12: $8.00
•    Children under 6: free
•    Grounds tour only: $5.00

Website: http://www.carnton.org 

 

Carter House:

The Carter House, built in 1830, served as a Federal headquarters on November 30th, 1864. The Cater family sought refuge in their basement as the Battle of Franklin raged around their home.

Price
•    Adults: $15.00
•    Seniors (over 65): $12.00
•    Children 6 – 12: $8.00
•    Children under 6: free
•    Grounds tour only: $5.00

Website: http://www.carnton.org 

 

Lotz House Museum (#1 Tourist Destination on Trip Advisor in Franklin):

Browse the finest Civil War antiques in the South. The Lotz House is located in the heart of Franklin, TN at the epicenter of the Battle of Franklin, the five bloodiest hours of the war.

Price
•    Adults $10
•    Seniors (65+) $9 
•    Children ages 7–13 $5
•    Children 6 and under Free

Website: http://www.lotzhouse.com 

 

Downtown Franklin Tours

“Franklin On Foot explores the fascinating history and sometimes-scandalous past of this memorable town, now known for its authenticity and eclectic atmosphere. Join one of our dynamic tour guides as you delve into our rich heritage—either by foot or on two wheels. Most tours are offered daily by reservation.” 


Price 
•    $15-20 depending on tour for Adults
•    $10 teens 
•    $5 children ages 6-13.

Website: http://www.franklinonfoot.com/#_=_