FAQS

 

You have questions, we have answers!

 

How long is a tour? 

 

The tours vary in length, from 90 minutes to 2 hours. They are all themed so you get to experience Nashville the way you want!

 

Where is the pickup/drop-off location? will will pick us up from our hotel?

 

We have a pickup/drop-off location in downtown Nashville at Cummins Station (271 10th Ave. South). We can also pick you up at your downtown hotel or Airbnb for an additional fee.  

 

Is there parking available?

 

Yes there is paid parking at our pickup location. However, we strongly urge you to take an Uber or Lyft if you will be drinking. 

 

Is the "top always down?"   

 

It's all your call! Top down, top up. Heat/AC on, heat/AC off. The top stays up in the rain or snow. 

 

Do we make any stops? What if I have to use the restroom?   

 

Yes. Depending on the tour, we make anywhere from one to two stops. If you need to go to the restroom, we can make an additional stop.

 

What can I bring?   

 

Alcohol to drink, mixers, non-alcoholic drinks. Everything must be poured into a plastic cup, which we provide. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothes. We provide the cooler, ice, and cups (the classy red ones). Snacks are also welcome. A playlist on your phone and tasteful decorations (ahem, bach weekend?) if you want.    

 

What are the alcohol laws in Tennessee?   

 

  • You must be at least 21 years old to drink alcohol

  • Wine, beer and liquor may be purchased at liquor and grocery stores Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

  • Beer may be purchased at grocery stores, convenience stores and gas stations Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. until midnight, and on Sunday from 10 a.m. until midnight.

  • All alcoholic beverages sold by the drink in bars and restaurants are legally available on Monday-Saturday from 8 a.m. until 3 a.m.; on Sunday from 10 a.m. until 3 a.m.

  • Alcohol sales are prohibited on Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter.

  • You may carry an open alcohol container on the approved block: on Fifth Avenue between Demonbreun Street and Korean Veterans Boulevard; and as you walk between Music City Center, Country Music Hall of Fame and the Omni hotel.

Sooooo, get your booze early!  Please don’t get sick in the Jeep. There is a $500 fine for clean-up.  

 

What if I don’t want my alcohol or snacks when the tour is over?   

 

We will dispose of it no problem.   

 

What should I not bring? 

 

No glass and no illegal drugs. Smoking is also not allowed in the vehicles.  

 

Do I need to have a reservation?   

Yes. You must book online and fill out the waiver. If you forget to fill out the waiver, we will have them for you to fill out before your tour. 

        

Do I have to pay in advance?  

 

Yes. You can also split payments with other guests in your party.

 

How early do I need to arrive before my tour?   

 

Please arrive 10 minutes before your tour starts.   

 

Do I have to be 21 years old to take a tour?   

 

All guests must be at least 21 years old.

 

Can you ACCOMMODATE large groups?  

 

Absolutely! We offer smaller Jeep tours for groups of 2-4. For groups of 4-10, we offer an experience in our new "Top Down Cruiser." In the cooler months, we have the top up and heat on, so our guests are comfortable year-round.

 

What if I need to cancel?   

 

Sure. Stuff happens. Cancellations must be completed a week in advance for a 50% refund. After a week there are no refunds, but we can reschedule for free.  

 

What about inclement weather?  

 

We have soft tops on our Jeeps and Cruiser. We can have the windows down, top up, top down, side windows off, back window off, or all on. We will make sure you are having a great time without getting drenched or freezing. Our #1 goal is to make sure you are comfortable and have a GREAT time!

 

Can I take pictures?  

 

Yes! If you use our hashtags #TDTOURS AND #YourNashville during your tour, we might send you some cool swag. Our guides are all local tourism professionals and we take all the pictures throughout your experience as well as create a list of things for you to do after your tour, based on your interests. This is all sent to you for FREE! 

          

What is your tipping policy?  

 

We appreciate any gratuities for our TDT Guides. We accept cash and Venmo @topdowntours. We also greatly appreciate Trip Advisor, Google and Facebook reviews!

 

Will you stop so we can pick up booze?   

 

Yes, if everyone in your party agrees to stop.    

 

How do I get some Top Down Tours merch?  

 

You can click here or purchase some great merch while on your tour! You can also add on merch when you purchase your ticket.

 

Can you drop us off somewhere besides the starting point?  

 

Yes, most of the time we can drop you off anywhere downtown.

 
 

Other questions? Email us here  or text us at 615-779-6227