Sights of the Smokies All Day Tour with Lunch

15 Reviews | Pigeon Forge, USA

8 hours (Approx.)
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Enjoy an all day 8-hour sightseeing bus tour of sights in and around The Great Smoky Mountains. This tour also includes lunch at Elvira's Cafe or Hillbillies restaurant in Wears Valley. This tour will start in Pigeon Forge, Head into Gatlinburg for a short tour of the city and its history, then up the mountain to Rockefeller Memorial then back down and into Wears Valley for lunch, then to Townsend, and the Foothills before going back towards Pigeon Forge. Along the way you will hear amazing stories of local history, shop in some of the most unique places, be introduced to some of the best local dining establishments, see some of the best and least known sights, and discover some of the most amazing views in the Smoky Mountains. You will be guided by a born and raised local who knows all about what these areas have to offer. Do more than just see the mountains, experience them like never before.


  • Snacks and Beverages included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Ideal choice for families
  • Get inside tips from a local



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Average 4.40 out of 5 stars based on 15 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor.

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Jane W, Sep 2019 Verified

Very nice tour and lunch was very good I would recommend this tour for anyone no matter what age they will surely enjoy it our guide Dereck was wonderful

Carolyn S, Aug 2019 Verified

If you are ever in Pigeon Forge and have a free day, you won’t want to miss this tour. Our tour guide was wonderful, humorous and very informative with the history, the culture, the geography, politics and folklore as well. I really can’t say enough about the day trip with him. The van that we traveled in was excellent and lithe restaurant was a fun place that was not just a name brand, but a local eatery. He stopped often for photos and views of the magnificent Appalachian Mountains as well. A great tour and lots of fun for any age!

Judith M, Jun 2018 Verified

Dustin was a great tour guide, and brought Pam along for the ride, who we had toured with the day before to Cade's Cove. We were with another couple our friends, and once again were the only tourists on the van. It was a great day - not rushed seeing and learning about the town of Gatlinburg stopping for great sights, shopping and lunch and seeing the amazingly beautiful Smokies. Learning about the mountains, the establishment of the national park and the people of the area was a wonderful way to spend the day. A must!

Melodie W, Nov 2017 Verified

Absolutely great tour. Fascinating info about the Smokies and people of the Smokies. We want to come back for more tours.
Thanks for the good lunch and great day.

David M, Aug 2017 Verified

Great tour. Tour guide was excellent.

LuAnn D, Aug 2017 Verified

A must take tour. Our tour guide was Dustin and he knows all this history of the area.

Carla R, May 2017 Verified

We really enjoyed our tour. Our tour guide was so knowledgeable about the history of the Pigeon Forge/Gatlinburg area. He was a local resident, a 7th generation member of his family from the area, and was able to pass on so much information. We saw a mama bear and her two cubs in the woods, in addition waterfalls, streams and beautiful scenery. We shopped at several local businesses, including a pottery store where we sat and watched an employee spinning vases. It was mesmerizing to watch, we could have sat there for hours. The tour was a lot of fun. We learned a lot and we would highly recommend it.

Laura L, May 2017 Verified

Really nice day. Dustin was great. A nice way to see the National Park. Lunch was great too. We stopped at Elvira's. Some light hiking trails are optional which was really fun too.

Roe B. L, May 2017 Verified

Everything began as it should we arrived at the visitor center early and so did Dustin the tour guide, after all the other guest arrived we started on our trip. We then started our tour through the Smokies and just before the first stop we noticed high wind and limbs falling into road, we stopped at first stop and was enjoying the beautiful scenery of mountain stream and lush vegetation. About two miles after the first stop we saw a park ranger with help pulling a small tree from road we then proceeded on our way and then saw a much larger tree in road, in just a few minutes the same ranger came up behind us and told us we had to get out of the park pronto. Dustin then had to back the bus at least a mile to find room to turn around. All roads into the smokies were closed and Dustin had to come up with plan
B. He backtracked and did the latter part of the plan and then showed us Buffalo, art district etc., being a local he knew every pig path in the area so we had a marvelous trip, I know the original trip would have been great but we had an adventure not a tour. You will be in the most capable of hands with Dustin and he is a great communicator. Best tour I have ever been on and if not in capable hands would have been a disaster.

Patty W, Apr 2017 Verified

Good Tour! Destin was our driver and tour guide. He does a good job and he picked a local restaurant we could eat at that had excellent food for lunch! I would recommend this tour for anyone wanted to know the history of the Smoky Mountains.

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