Explore Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge: Our Best Smoky Mountain Tours

Rocky Top Tours is your premier destination for an unforgettable Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge vacation experience. Our diverse range of tours encompasses Gatlinburg bus tours, Pigeon Forge bus tours, Cades Cove tours, and Smoky Mountain guided tours that showcase the very essence of this picturesque region. We provide the best Smoky Mountain tours and we take pride in guiding you through the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Immerse yourself in the wonders of nature, engage in captivating sightseeing in Gatlinburg, and embark on adventures tailor-made for you and your family. Explore our carefully crafted itineraries, and let us be your gateway to an extraordinary journey amidst the beauty of The Smokies, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge.

Smoky Mountain Special

Indulge in a Relaxing Expedition to the High Peaks of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park with Rocky Top Tours. Our Smoky Mountain Special offers an unparalleled opportunity to bask in the breathtaking vistas of the Smokies. Explore iconic destinations such as Sugarlands Visitor Center, picturesque mountain overlooks, Newfound Gap (where President Roosevelt dedicated the National Park), and Clingman’s Dome, soaring to an impressive 6643 feet in elevation, making it the highest point in the Smoky Mountains and the entire state of TN. On clear days, revel in the astounding panoramic views that stretch over 100 miles across the horizon!

  • 4 Hours
  • Photo opportunities
  • For all ages
  • Up to 25 passengers

Historical Cades Cove Tour

Explore the rich history of Cades Cove with Rocky Top Tours’ Historical Cades Cove Tour. Uncover the legacy of the last settlement in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, where time stands still. Established in 1818, this immersive journey takes you deep into the past, offering a glimpse of the area before it became part of the National Park. You’ll encounter well-preserved old homesteads, a functioning grist mill, and charming churches that transport you to a bygone era. Cades Cove, spanning nearly 5,000 acres of open meadows, is also renowned as a wildlife haven, making it one of the prime spots for observing the diverse flora and fauna within the park.

  • 5 Hours

  • Wildlife viewing

  • Photo opportunities

  • For all ages
  • Up to 23 passengers

Dolly Parton’s Rags to Riches Tour

Embark on an exclusive Dolly Parton experience with Rocky Top Tours. Our Dolly Parton Rags to Riches Tour takes you on a captivating journey through the picturesque back roads of Sevier County, delving into the very essence of Dolly’s life and inspirations, as featured in her acclaimed movie, ‘The Coat Of Many Colors.’

Explore significant landmarks such as the cherished grammar school where Dolly met her lifelong friend Judy Ogle, the historic church where her grandfather, Jake Owens, delivered sermons, and pass by the residence of the legendary ‘Sawdust Lindsey,’ whose tales inspired Dolly’s iconic song, ‘Apple Jack.’ Along the way, be enthralled by entertaining narratives that shed light on the enchanting ‘hollers’ and timeless traditions of the mountain communities, preserving the spirit of a bygone era that continues to captivate hearts.

  • 3.5 Hours

  • Photo opportunities
  • For all ages
  • Up to 20 passengers

Special Tours are available for Charters

Tour Safety Features

Yearly Bus Inspections

GPS tracking System

Background checks

Driver Annual Physicals

Random Drug Testing

Tour FAQ

What are the main highlights of your sightseeing tours?2023-09-08T06:09:54+00:00

Our sightseeing tours offer a diverse range of highlights that showcase the best of the region’s natural beauty, history, and culture. Some of the main highlights you can expect on our sightseeing tours include:

  1. Scenic Views: You’ll have the opportunity to enjoy breathtaking views of the stunning Smoky Mountains.
  2. Historical Landmarks: Our tours often include visits to historical landmarks and sites of cultural significance, providing insights into the area’s rich history.
  3. Wildlife Encounters: Keep an eye out for wildlife such as bears, deer, elk, birds, and other local fauna as you explore the region.
  4. Knowledgeable Guides: Our tours are led by knowledgeable guides who share fascinating stories and insights about the places you visit, making your tour informative and engaging.
  5. Photo Opportunities: There will be ample opportunities to capture memorable photos of the picturesque scenery and landmarks.
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