Downtown Nashville Sunrise Photography Tour

Join our expert photographer on a 2-3 hour photography tour of Downtown Nashville! Our knowledgeable navigator will lead you to the best spots to capture stunning shots of the city skyline. You'll learn about camera settings and image composition while exploring different locations around town. You'll have the chance to visit famous landmarks such as the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Ryman Auditorium, and the Tennessee State Capitol. Discover hidden gems and secret photo spots that only locals know about. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced photographer, this tour is perfect for anyone who wants to take home amazing images of Music City. Don't forget your camera!

2-3 Hours


Downtown Nashville


  • Experience the city of Nashville like a local by exploring it during its least crowded times. Avoid the crowds and discover hidden gems that are often overlooked during peak hours.
  • Capture stunning images of Nashville’s most iconic landmarks and create lasting memories of your trip.
  • Discover new ways to compose your photos and take your photography skills to the next level. Whether you’re interested in learning about the rule of thirds, using leading lines to draw the viewer’s eye, or experimenting with different perspectives, there are endless opportunities to improve your photography skills
  • Go off the beaten path and discover Nashville’s hidden gems that are known only to the locals.

Tour Details

Sunrise Photography Tour

Are you a photography enthusiast looking to explore Nashville in a unique way? Join us for a 2-3 hour photography tour around Downtown Nashville at sunrise!

Starting early in the morning, we’ll explore Nashville at its least crowded time, allowing you to capture the city’s iconic landmarks without the hustle and bustle of tourists. We’ll take you to some of the most photogenic spots in the city, including the stunning AT&T building, the pedestrian bridge, Fort Nashborough, the Country Music Hall of Fame, and Bridgestone Arena. With the soft light of sunrise illuminating the city, you’ll have the perfect opportunity to capture beautiful photos of Nashville’s skyline and historic landmarks.

During the tour, we’ll also teach you new methods of composing your images, so you can take your photography skills to the next level. You’ll learn about the rule of thirds, using leading lines to draw the viewer’s eye, and experimenting with different perspectives to create more dynamic images.

But that’s not all – we’ll also take you to other popular spots that make Nashville special. From the historic Fort Nashborough to the modern Bridgestone Arena, you’ll get a taste of Nashville’s unique culture and charm.

This 2-3 hour photography tour around Downtown Nashville at sunrise is perfect for both amateur and professional photographers who want to discover the city’s landmarks and capture stunning images. Join us for an unforgettable experience that combines photography, exploration, and local culture.

Sunrise - XPLR Tours


Does the tour operate rain or shine?

Yes, the photography tour will take place rain or shine. If there is lightning and thunder, or even severe rain, we will seek shelter until it is safe to proceed. Please bring either a rain jacket, poncho, or umbrella if there is a chance of rain. 

What is the group size of the tour?

The group size can depend on the navigator, but for this tour, we will typically have groups up to a maximum of 6.

Can you accommodate wheelchairs?
We do have alternate routes on the tour that can accommodate an ADA path with appropriate ramps. Please let your navigator know that you will need to access ADA ramps or paths. Please note that much of Downtown Nashville is on a slope, so there will be many downhill sidewalks on the tour. 

What should I bring on the tour?
Cameras will not be provided on the tour, but every type of camera is welcome, including smartphones! XPLR Tours will provide the navigator and the knowledge of photography! Please make sure that you bring plenty of water, sunscreen, a hat for the sun, and good walking shoes. Check the weather to see if a hat or umbrella will be needed for the day. 

Who is this tour suitable for?
This is the ideal tour for families, couples, friends and friend groups, and solo travelers. We welcome all ages on this tour.

How much walking do you do on the tour?
This tour can range from one to possibly three miles depending on the weather, cloud conditions, etc. 

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