Smoky Mountain Guided Tours

Smoky Mountain guided tours include nature walks, hikes, and backpacking  

Other Smoky Mountain guided tours feature driving tours, dinner shows, and scenic sightseeing. More guided tours include visits to historic structures, helicopter tours, woodland trekking, and multi-day hikes.

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A Walk in the Woods

Smoky Mountain guided tours feature nature walks, hikes, backpacking, driving tours. Experts in Great Smoky Mountains National Park talk about medicinal and edible uses of wild plants and mushrooms.  Other topics feature wild animals and their habits, backpacking, primitive skills, outdoor survival, and local human history, including the Cherokee and early settlers.

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One of the many structures you might see on your guided tour in the Smokies. Image by Jeaneane Payne

Cades Cove Heritage Tours

Fully guided tours on comfortable 19-passenger Alternative Transportation Vehicles with experienced and friendly guides. Moreover, learn about the history, personal stories, and natural resources that make the Smoky Mountains so unique.

Diamond Tours

Smoky Mountain guided tours of the Blue Ridge and Smoky Mountains include dinner shows in Pigeon Forge, a visit to the Titanic Museum, and a stopover in downtown Gatlinburg.

Mountain Memories Tours

This locally owned scenic sightseeing tour company offers insightful narration, intriguing stories and mountain folklore while exploring the Appalachian roads less traveled.

Rocky Top Tours

Experience a journey to the upper reaches of Great Smoky Mountains National Park where you will see some of the most spectacular, panoramic views of the Smokies. Visit Sugarland’s Visitor Center, beautiful mountain overlooks, Newfound Gap where Roosevelt dedicated the National Park & Clingman’s Dome. Visit old homesteads, a working grist mill, and churches in Cades Cove. Shuttle service offered to many locations.

Scenic Helicopter Tours
Sightseeing flights include amazing views of various rivers, Douglas Lake, and gentle rolling farmland. Some flight will take you above Sevierville and Pigeon Forge where you will view high mountain valleys, pristine estuaries, and the foothills of the national park. One of the most popular flight will take you over Gatlinburg and Great Smoky Mountain National Park. More extensive tours will take you deep into the national park to Cades Cove, The Chimneys, Clingmans Dome, or The Sawteeth and Mt. LeConte.

Smoky Mountain Guides
Offer a variety of trips from auto tours and guided day-hikes to multi-day trips and corporate retreats. Shuttle service available.

Smoky Mountain Helicopters
Smoky Mountain Helicopters has been offering scenic helicopter tours of Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Cherokee, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville and surrounding areas since 1964.

The Wildland Trekking Company
Enter a hiker’s paradise into the Great Smoky Mountains’ magnificent forests, endless ridges, high peaks, cascades and waterfalls, wildlife, and clear mountain streams with a guided tour.

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