Musical City Bus Tour and Travel Package. Bristol, Nashville & Memphis, TN. April 23-May 1, 2022.
We start our first tour in Bristol, TN. The Birthplace of County Music. Onward to Nashville, TN. for six nights, with a day trip to Memphis, TN.
Bus departs Lancaster, PA.
If not local to Lancaster, meet us on the way. Contact Bucket List Tours for meet us in Nashville package.
Sign-up by August 10th and receive a complimentary admission to the Glen Campbell Museum.
Day 1: Depart Lancaster. Made to order Breakfast included. Traveling to Bristol, TN. for a Guided Tour of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum, and a hot dinner included, before we check into the Courtyard by Marriott, 3169 Linden Dr., Bristol, VA. where we will spend our first night. Remainder of evening on your own.
Day 2: Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Depart for Nashville. Our first tour is a Guided Tour of the Ryman Auditorium followed by 1½ hour Private Old Town Trolley Tour. Next, we check into our hotel for the next three nights, Drury Hotel, 300 Korean Veterans Blvd., Nashville. The hotel is conveniently located a few blocks off Broadway and other attractions. 5:30 – 7:00 P.M. nightly enjoy free hot food and cold beverages at the 5:30 kickback. This includes a rotating menu of hot food, beer, wine, mixed drinks. and soft drinks. Limit of 3 free drinks per person, per night. Each evening complimentary soft drinks and popcorn for a great nighttime snack. Remainder of the evening on your own.
Day 3: Breakfast buffet at the hotel. If you’re interested in joining me for a morning walk, we will meet at 7:30 A.M. to take a leisurely walk across the John Seigenthaler Pedestrian Bridge. 9 A.M. everyone meets at the Johnny Cash/Patsy Cline Museum for a self-guided tour. Remainder of the day on your own to utilize your two-day pass for the Hop-on/Hop-off, Old Town Trolley Tour and Monday or Tuesday anytime admission to Musicians Hall of Fame Museum. Don’t forget the nightly kickback at the hotel and complimentary soft drinks and popcorn.
Day 4: Breakfast buffet at the hotel. 8:30 A.M. Experience the famous Studio B Guided Tour, followed by Self-Guided Country Music Hall of Fame Tour.Remainder of the day on your own. Don’t forget the nightly kickback at the hotel and complimentary soft drinks and popcorn.
Day 5: Breakfast buffet at the hotel. 9:30 A.M. Time to depart downtown for the Gaylord Opryland Hotel, 2800 Opryland Drive, our home for the next three nights. Before checking into your room, we will have a private Guided Tour of the Gaylord Opryland Hotel. Also, a ticket for the Delta Flatbed Boat Tour through the Gaylord Atrium, time for lunch, shopping or taking in the beauty of the hotel on your own. After checking into your hotel room to freshen up we depart for the General Jackson Showboat for music, dinner and a show. Return to hotel.
Day 6: 5:45 A.M. We depart for Memphis. Breakfast To-Go bags for you to enjoy in route to Memphis. Our first stop is Graceland, where you will have 4-1/2 hours for a Self-Guided Tour. This is the recommended time for a ½ day tour. Our next tour is Sun Studio and Edge Motor Museum feature cars of the Sun Studio era. Moving on, we will stop for photos at the Lorraine hotel, where Martin Luther King was assassinated. Dinner at Central Barbecue a local Memphians favorite.
Day 7: Hot made to order breakfast in the Gaylord Atrium on your own. 11 A.M. Back Stage Guided Tour of the Grand Ole Opry. Afternoon on your own. 7:00 P.M. Experience Premium Seating in front center sections 3,4 or 5 of the Grand Ole Opry. We are first in line for Premium Seats, behind the guests of that evening’s, performers. Return to hotel.
Day 8: Unfortunately, it’s time for us to depart Nashville. Hot made to order breakfast in the Gaylord Atrium on your own.
9:15 A.M. We depart the Gaylord for Opryland Mall for self-guided tour of Madame Tussauds. Our last guided tour in Nashville is the Willie Nelson & Cooter’s Museums. We will have lunch before we depart for Courtyard by Marriott, 3169 Linden Dr., Bristol, Va. Remainder of the evening on your own.
Day 9: Breakfast buffet at the hotel. Depart for Bristol Motor Speedway for outside track photo opportunity. It’s too, far out to confirm due to Bristol Motor Speedway’s schedule. If scheduling permits, we will take some laps around the track, either in our motorcoach or in vans. If the gift shop is open, we will allow time to purchase souvenirs. Depart for Lancaster.
Tour includes: 8 Nights Lodging – 3 Downtown Nashville, 3 Gaylord Opryland Nashville, 2 Marriott Bristol, TN., 3 Made to Order Breakfasts, 5 Buffet Breakfasts, 1 To Go Breakfast, 1 Dinner, 3 Nightly Kickbacks, General Jackson Showboat with Dinner and Show, 1½ Hour Private Trolley Tour, 2 day Hop-on/Hop-off Trolley Pass, Self-Guided Country Music Hall of Fame Tour, Guided Studio B Tour, Self-Guided Musicians Hall of Fame Tour, Self-Guided Johnny Cash & Patsy Cline Museum Tour, Guided Birthplace of Country Music Museum Tour, Guided Tour of Ryman Auditorium, Premium Seating at Grand Ole Opry, Backstage Guided Grand Ole Opry Tour, Guided Walking Tour of Gaylord Opryland Hotel, Gaylord Flatbed Boat Tour, Self-Guided Madame Tussauds Tour, Self-Guided Graceland Tour, Guided Sun Studio Tour, Guided Edge Motor Museum Tour, Guided Tour Willie Nelson Museum. If scheduling permits with Bristol Motor Speedway, we will take laps around the track on our motorcoach. Water and Snacks on the Motorcoach, Welcome Gift 1 per family, Round Trip Deluxe Motorcoach, Knowledgeable and Experienced Tour Representative on Motorcoach and at Hotel, All Taxes.
Bucket List Tours is not responsible for schedule change due to weather or any other reason out of our control.
Cost: Total Tour Cost.
Standard Room at Gaylord Opryland -
1 Per room - $3,312.00
2 Per room - $2,434.00
3 Per room - $2,170.00
4 Per room - $2,030.00
Or Upgrade to Atrium View Room at Gaylord Opryland -
1 Per room - $3,486.00
2 Per room - $2,517.00
3 Per room - $2,2290.00
4 Per room - $2,074.00
Deposit of $500.00 per person is needed to reserve your seat. Second payment of $500.00 per person is due August 10th, 2021. Third payment of $500.00 per person is due December 10th, 2021. Final payment is due February 10th, 2022.
Payment options: Check, Credit Card, PayPal, Money Order, Venmo or ACH Transfer.
A full refund will be given 60 days prior to tour departure. Minus any monies for reserved seat tickets or any other admission that has been paid by Bucket List Tours by Barb. All monies will only be refunded if the ticket is resold. Cancellations received 45 - 60 days prior to tour will be subject to a $75.00/person per day cancellation fee. Plus any monies for reserved seat tickets or any other admission that has been paid by Bucket List Tours by Barb. All monies will only be refunded if the tickets are resold. No refunds within 45 days or less prior to departure.
Travel Insurance is strongly recommended and my be purchased through Travel Guard https://www.travelguard.com/ 877-316-9153
or Allianz Travel https://www.allianztravelinsurance.com/
Additional Tour Information:
Each person may bring one large suitcase to be stowed underneath the bus. Please pack a small carry on suitcase packed for the one night hotel stay on the way to our destination and on the way home. You may bring a small cooler on the bus that fits at your feet.