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Carriage Rides Through Time

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12 Sep 2018
“Very informative ”
4 Sep 2018
The Hermitage by Wagon offers visitors a look into The Hermitage's past from a truly unique perspective. This 30 minute horse drawn wagon tour winds through the scenic plantation past several archaeological sites including the First Hermitage, the...more
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4580 Rachels Ln, Nashville, TN 37076-1331
+1 502-655-1379
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 May 2014 via mobile

We would definitely recommend this as a great way to see the enormous grounds of The Hermitage and learn a bit more about the lives of the enslaved people living there at Jackson's time. If we had merely walked out to the area where the...More

3  Thank Jon G
Dawn B, Owner at Carriage Rides Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2014

We are so glad you enjoyed your tour! Thank You for taking the time to write us a review! Dawn

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Touring the same land where up to 150 enslaved lived and labored was a surreal experience. Our tour guide was personable, yet I found her comments about lives of the enslaved to be flippant. It seemed she was trying "to keep things light" and wasn't...More

1  Thank FezzD
Dawn B, Owner at Carriage Rides Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2014

I want to first thank you for your review and secondly let you know the issue has been corrected. In no way can I tolerate the type of behavior you have described. If you would like to discuss this further please contact me at the...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Diane was a wonderful driver & guide. Very personable & gave a lot of info. Great addition to the tour.

Thank Lorraine J
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Took a day trip to see The Hermitage and decided to take a trip back in time...it was amazing to here how things were and learn a little about the history of where we are living. It was perfect for my little ones as it...More

Thank Nyoka D
Reviewed 6 July 2017

The wagon ride at the Hermitage was the highlight of our trip! The driver was funny, knowledgeable, and did an amazing job of bringing history to life. Dolly and Molly (the horses) did their part too, but the driver awesome -- I can't say enough...More

1  Thank Charlotte K
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This was, by far, my favorite part of our trip to Nashville. Our driver, Craig, was knowledgeable, gracious, and engaging. In many ways, we learned more from the carriage ride than from the tour of the home. It may sound silly, but I truly appreciated...More

1  Thank Mommy_Likey
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This is something that you must do when visiting the Hermitage. Craig, our driver and tour guide, was excellent in his delivery, amusing, and he was full of excellent information. The carriage ride was delightful and we were able to really get a feel for...More

Thank hrhvictoria
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The drivers are very informative about the history of Nashville. It is a nice way to travel around the area.

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Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend the wagon tour at the Hermitage. The tour adds stories to a visit through the former plantation. Go early, it fills up.

Thank Walter S
Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

My teenage daughter and I visited Andrew Jackson's Hermitage in Nashville, TN. We opted to take the Carriage ride while there. This was a great addition to our visit! Our carriage guide provided wonderful insight into the daily life of the residents. My daughter had...More

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Reviewed 6 February 2016

Incredible carriage ride through a former slave plantation. Even more amazing -- it was owned by a US President. Great fun for kids and a wealth of information for adults.

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Dawn B, Owner at Carriage Rides Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2016

Thank you very much for taking your time to review us on TripAdvisor. We appreciate the kind words and your assistance in building our family business. We hope to see you again in the future at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage!

Reviewed 11 January 2016

The home tour was quite enlightening. Our guide was very interactive and open to questions. We also enjoyed our leasurely stroll around the grounds. The most enjoyable part of our day at the Hermitage as by far our ride through the grounds. Our guide was...More

1  Thank Barbara P
Dawn B, Owner at Carriage Rides Through Time, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2016

Thank you very much Barbara P. for taking from your time to post a review. Any and all feedback helps us perfect our tours. We hope to see you again.

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John B
5 June 2018|
Response from Dawn B | Property representative |
The cost $11.00 per person above the age of 5. This is in addition to the Hermitage entrance fee. Tickets for the wagon tour can be purchased at the ticket booth