Spend President’s Day weekend in Nashville!
Mint Julep Experiences has added several fun Nashville tours on President’s Day and the weekend before. Taste Tennessee whiskey, sample regional BBQ and explore the best Tennessee destinations with us. Plus see other great ideas to discover presidential ties to Nashville and Tennessee and enjoy the Music City between Feb. 15 and Feb. 18, 2019.
President’s Day Weekend Tours
Legends Tennessee Whiskey Adventure to George Dickel and Jack Daniel’s
Visits Jack Daniel Distillery in Lynchburg, TN and Cascade Hollow Distillery in Tullahoma (the home of George Dickel brands) for full tours with Tennessee whiskey tastings plus lunch and guided transportation. Departs at 9:00 a.m. from Omni Nashville Hotel and returns at approx. 6:30 p.m. Available Friday, February 15 and Saturday, February 16.
Barbecue, Beer & Bourbon to Edley’s Bar-B-Que, Bearded Iris Brewing and Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery
Visits Edley’s Bar-B-Que for a whiskey and smoked meats pairing, Bearded Iris Brewing for a pint of Nashville craft beer and Nelson’s Green Brier Distillery for a full tour with Tennessee bourbon and whiskey tasting with guided transportation. Two tours available for lunch (11:45 a.m.) or dinner (5:15 p.m.). Available Friday, February 15, Saturday, February 16 and Sunday, February 17.
Jack Daniel’s Hometown Experience to Jack Daniel Distillery and Lynchburg
Visits Jack Daniel Distillery and downtown Lynchburg, Tennessee for a look into the life of Jack Daniel with “Angel’s Share” tour and tasting at Jack Daniel’s and guided transportation. Departs at 9:00 a.m. and returns at approx. 3:00 p.m. Available Sunday, February 17 and Monday, February 18.
More Things To Do In Nashville For President’s Day
Hot Chocolate 15K/5K
Chocolate lovers will converge in Nashville for this fun run with a sweet theme! Choose from a 15K or 5K running around the city’s biggest attractions. A chocolate tent will greet them at the end with a warm cup of specialty hot cocoa, chocolate fondue and more treats to dip in chocolate. The Hot Chocolate 15K/5K benefits Make-A-Wish® charity and takes place Saturday, Feb. 17. LEARN MORE
Black History Month at Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage
Learn the stories of President Andrew Jackson, his family and the enslaved African Americans who lived and worked at his home, the Hermitage. In honor of Black History Month, the Hermitage has planned a panel discussion on Friday, February 16 discussing the role of archaeology in the interpretation of enslaved communities there and in the southeastern region of the United States. LEARN MORE
Presidential History at the Tennessee State Museum
Tour the beautiful Tennessee State Capitol and learn presidential history related to Tennessee. Visit the tomb of President and Mrs. James K. Polk, located on Capitol grounds, and see a statues of former presidents Andrew Jackson and Andrew Johnson. LEARN MORE
Book A Private Nashville Tour
Charter a bus for your group to leave Nashville and explore great food and drinks in the region! Mint Julep Experiences offers tour package options incorporating Tennessee Whiskey Trail distilleries, local breweries, historic landmarks, boot makers, leather goods craftsman, top restaurants and craft cocktail bars.
About the Author – Rachel Nix
Rachel Nix has been Director of Marketing at Mint Julep since 2017. Her extensive bourbon education includes becoming an Executive Bourbon Steward through the Stave & Thief Society and graduating from Woodford Reserve’s Bourbon Academy. She is a Certified Tourism Ambassador and enthusiastic advocate for her adopted hometown of Louisville. When she’s not promoting Mint Julep’s portfolio of southern experiences, she can be found walking her dog or enjoying a drink on a Germantown patio.