2033 Hemlock Dr.

Spring Hill, TN 37174


Local: 865-774-6574

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Your Friends in Tennessee!

We have the BEST step on tour guides in Tennessee!

It is easy to find a tour guide with book knowledge, our guides have EXPERIENCE KNOWLEDGE!  In the Smoky Mountains we have guides that grew up near Dolly, retired park rangers, retired teachers and story tellers.

In Nashville, some of our guides can take you on a music tour, dress you up like Elvis, take you on an African-American History Tour, University Tour, and get you through the complicated and changing traffic patterns of Nashville.

Do you have a CUA for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park?

Our most popular tours:

Smoky Mountains   

$80 per hour, 3 hour minimum


  • Smoky Mountain SpecialStandard 3 hour tour of the Smoky Mountains
    Your local guide will meet you and board the coach for a three-hour Smoky Mountain Tour. Your adventure takes place in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most biologically diverse place on planet earth. You’ll travel to the Smokies’ high country and along the way see some spectacular views and hear some amazing stories about these mountains and its people. You may even catch a glimpse of a black bear, the symbol of the Smokies, or other wildlife abundant in the national park.
  • Foothills of the Smokies East Side 3 hours
    Join a local guide and begin your informative tour in Sevierville, the 8th oldest town in Tennessee, where you will visit the Dolly Parton statue at the historic Sevier County Courthouse and learn of its unique history.  Then travel to nearby Chestnut Hill, TN to visit Bush’s Beans Visitor Center which is housed in the family’s original General Store which dates back to 1897. Enjoy a delicious southern-style lunch at Bush’s Family Café before departing for Gatlinburg and a drive along the scenic Foothills Parkway East. Once in Gatlinburg, you’ll take a spirited tour of Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery, complete with samples to taste.
  • Foothills of the Smokies West Side4 hours
    Join a local guide and begin your tour down the West side of the Great Smoky Mountains on the newest section of the Foothills Parkway.  Ride through beautiful Wears Valley through to Townsend, Tennessee for a quick stop, then ride through Walland and hit the Foothills Parkway.  Along the route, there are the most incredible views of the valley below and the trip features some incredible picturesque scenes.  A short ride from the Parkway will bring you right back into Pigeon Forge.
  • Cherokee, North Carolina6 hours
    Your local guide will meet you and board the coach for a six-hour Smoky Mountain Tour. Your adventure begins in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the most biologically diverse place on planet earth. You’ll travel to the Smokies’ high country and along the way see some spectacular views and hear some amazing stories about these mountains and its people. From the highlands, it’s on to the quaint town of Cherokee where shopping and souvenirs are prominent. You may want to try your luck at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino. On the return trip over the mountain, you’ll make a stop at GSMNP’s Oconaluftee Visitor Center and visit the pioneer farmstead. Here, you may even spot some of the Smokies’ beautiful elk.
  • Mountains of Faith Tour3 hours – This is a premium tour – Cost $300
    Your tour guide will meet you at your hotel today for a three-hour Mountains of Faith Tour.  Join us as we travel through the beautiful back roads of the Smokies en route to several of the “old country churches” of our area.  Inside the churches, you will hear some old-time “camp meeting” songs, sing the familiar church hymns you knew as a child, and learn of the preachin’ and practices of the mountain people’s faith.  Coupled with this strong faith was their God-given skill in handcrafts, such as basket making, wood carving, and pottery to provide for their family.  Our last stop will be at America’s largest Arts and Crafts Community to browse and buy in their unique shops.
  • Good Golly Miss Dolly Tour4 hours – This is a premium tour – Cost $400
    Your local guide will board your coach today and take you back in time so you may see where country music’s sweetheart, Dolly Parton, started out.  You will begin your tour in Dolly’s hometown of Sevierville, TN at the Sevier County Courthouse where a special statue of Dolly was erected in her honor.  You will see where Dolly was born and lived as a normal child before she became a Nashville Celebrity. Our guide will tell stories about her childhood, you’ll see the home of the Doctor who delivered her and the Elementary School she attended.  It’s an inspirational story of a young mountain girl from a humble home who grew up and became a beloved movie and recording star.
  • Mountain Moonshine Tour3 hours – This is a premium tour – Cost $300
    Your tour guide will meet you today for a three-hour Moonshine & Mountain Tour. Head into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with your “country cuzin” who will share history, mountain lore, and if you’re lucky – moonshine still locations! Then we’ll head back down the mountains to visit our friends at Ole Smoky Moonshine Distillery in Gatlinburg for a taste test of some authentic White Lightin’.


$80 per hour, 3 hour minimum

  • Music City Special – Standard 3 hour tour
    Your friendly and knowledgeable local guide will escort your group on a sightseeing tour of Music City USA. From Greek temples to Greek-Revival mansions to its strong musical heritage, the state capitol of Tennessee wears its history proud. Your tour will take you past some or all of the following: Ryman Auditorium, Tennessee State Capital Building, the Parthenon, Bicentennial Park, Honky-Tonk Row, Music Row with its many recording studios and publishing companies, Country Music Hall of Fame, Vanderbilt and Belmont Universities, Fort Nashborough and more
  • Jack Daniels Tour – 6 hours – Tour down to Lynchburg, TN
    Good whiskey and a good story go well together. And your group will enjoy both as you walk through the Jack Daniel’s Hollow guided by one of their seasoned storytellers. Learn the story of the 150 year old whiskey that made Lynchburg, Tennessee famous – Old No. 7 – Jack Daniels’s signature charcoal-mellowed whiskey. A trip to the distillery wouldn’t be complete without a stop by the Lynchburg Hardware and General Store for a memento of your visit.  (per person admission fees apply at the distillery)
  • Black Heritage Tour – 3 hours – This is a premium tour – Cost $300
    The African-American history of Nashville begins with the founding of Nashville, twenty years prior to the State of Tennessee being formed. You will see a replica of Fort Nashborough, the settlers built against Native American attacks. Learn about Black Bob, an enslaved person who was a friend of the future president Andrew Jackson. See buildings from the Civil War era, sites that are part of the African-American history. You will be shown the state capitol building built primarily with enslaved persons. Visit the campus of the African-American university, Fisk University, the oldest university of Nashville. Learn about the medical school which has graduated the most African American doctors in the US. See the sites of the 1960 sit-in demonstrations. Learn about the suffrage movement and the adoption of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution and how an African-American woman played a major role. See the sites and sound of Country Music which has a strong history from Negro Spirituals.
  • Civil War Tour of Franklin – 4 hours – This is a premium tour – Cost $400
    The Battles of Franklin and Nashville are considered the last major battles of the Civil War. You begin in Franklin where in about five hours over 10,000 lives were lost. See the site of the battle, the locations of union and confederate headquarters. See the building from 1825 used as an observation post. Visit two homes, the owners of them witnessed hand-to-hand combat in their front yard. Then travel to Nashville for lunch on your own. Thereafter see the sites that were most important to the Battle of Nashville, buildings from 1850s still in use today. Explore Fort Negley the largest western most Union fort. See mansions used as headquarters of Union and Confederate Generals.
Email us at tours@tnexpresstours.com or
call us at 1-800-533-3993 to book your next guide service!

Tours that do not start and end in the same location will require guide transfer charges.
We do not offer tour greeter/on site package management only for groups that we did not organize