Sightseeing

UPDATE 

6/4/21

Summer 2021

Mondays: 10 AM -Cades Cove Discover the last settlement within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Cades Cove has been preserved to reflect life as it was at the turn of the century. First settled in 1818, this tour is a trip back into history of the area long before it was part of the National Park.  Old homesteads, a working grist mill, and churches remain intact.  Cades Cove is also one of the best places to view wildlife within the park with nearly 5,000 acres of open meadows.  Please feel free to bring snacks, drinks, or a small cooler.

Mondays: 12:30 PM –“Lodges I have Loved” On this backroads tour you will be able to take a peek at some of the most unique lodges in the Smokies! We will visit the Historic Inn where our state song “Rocky Top” was written. We will see a B&B in the loft of a 100 year old tobacco barn, a beautiful family owned country inn, a unique “boutique” style inn in the Historic district of Sevierville as well as many stories of well known people who have stayed at these lodges. Then to top it off a stop at Ms. Dolly’s beautiful “DreamMore Resort.” MINIMUM NUMBER OF PASSENGERS REQUIRED FOR THIS TOUR TO RUN

Tuesdays: 10 AM –Rags to Riches-This original Dolly tour will travel along the back roads of Sevier County seeing many of the sights heard about in Dolly’s movie “The Coat of Many Colors” Places such as the grammar school where she met her best friend Judy Ogle, the church where her grandpa Jake Owens preached. Sprinkled along the way you will hear amusing stories about the hollers and traditions of the mountains and its people.

Wednesdays: 10 AM- Smoky Mountain SpecialEnjoy a journey to the upper reaches of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. As you tour on the Smoky Mountain Special you will experience some of the most spectacular, panoramic views of the Smokies. Beautiful mountain overlooks, Newfound Gap where Roosevelt dedicated the National Park, Clingman’s Dome and Sugarland’s Visitors Center.

Fridays: 10 AM –The “3D” Tour- The Dam, Dandridge & Duke                 Join us on a scenic backroads tour along the beautiful French Broad River  en-route to the Historic town of Dandridge. We will stop at the Douglas Dam overlook. The Dam is part of the T.V.A. system and was the fastest dam built in America, the overlook has a majestic view of the mountains and the lake below. The entire town of Dandridge is on the National Historic Register. We make stops at one of the oldest, continuously operated courthouses in America, visit the Revolutionary War cemetery and see the inn where Andrew Jackson and other famous people have stayed. You will have some free time for lunch and shopping in town. As we travel back, hear about Davy Crockett and his stomping grounds and go by the home and factory of America’s #1 selling baked beans- Bush Beans, along the way “tails” of their famous dog Duke, who knows we might even share the “secret recipe” with you!

Our knowledgeable drivers and tour guides will entertain and inform you as you enjoy the region’s beauty and culture. Our comfortable tours are the ideal way to enjoy the sights and scenery of the Great Smoky Mountains. All of our vehicles are fully licensed and insured. Leave the driving to our experienced Rocky Top Tours driver.

In addition to normal cleaning procedures, all buses are disinfected after each trip using an Electrostatic Disinfection System

Please call 1-800-877-8687 or 1-865-429-8687 for reservations.