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Official Tennessee Tourism Apps

Great River Road Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Make your way along the western border of Tennessee carved by the mighty Mississippi and once the western boundary of America. Use the app to begin your trip in Memphis and travel the Great River Road National Scenic Byway & Trail, the southwestern most point in the state, and travels to the northwestern border at legendary Reelfoot Lake. The route from corner to corner is a part of the larger Great River Road National Scenic Byway, a designated route spanning 10 states, from the Mississippi River's headwaters in Minnesota all the way to the Gulf of Mexico. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
Nashville’s Trace
Designsensory, Inc.
Discover Nashville’s Trace, a delightful road trip through charming Tennessee towns linked together by the history and scenery of the Natchez Trace Parkway. Explore all that downtown Nashville has to offer, but don’t let the experience end there. Use this app to discover the hidden gems that surround Nashville and the Natchez Trace Parkway. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
Old Tennessee Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
The Old Tennessee Trail is waiting for you! Explore scenic drives through settlers’ homesteads, rolling farmlands and historic sites with this easy-to-use, interactive guide. Get out of the city and explore the charming towns that surround Franklin. The Old Tennessee Trail app allows you to venture off the beaten path, customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
Pie in the Sky Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Chattanooga is the jumping-off point for your Pie in the Sky adventure through the peaks and valleys of beautiful Southeast Tennessee. Use the app to travel to the world-renowned Tennessee Aquarium and Bluff View Arts District, then to iconic attractions on Lookout Mountain that have brought tourists to the area for over a century. Visit the home of Lodge Cast Iron and the National Cornbread Festival; tour historic Falcon Rest Mansion, and explore the site of the 1925 Scopes Trial that inspired the classic film Inherit the Wind. Come hungry - it's your chance to sample pastries from Tennessee's oldest family-owned bakery and fill up on comfort food at a working farm. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
Promised Land Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Hit the road with one of Tennessee's most interesting excursions and discover the Promised Land Trail. Use the app to travel through a mix of big cities and small towns, courthouse squares and state parks, and a variety of history and attractions that promise to be everything you'd expect. The Trail begins in Nashville, and then leads you to some of the most charming cities in the state. Retrace some of the very routes our state’s earliest pioneers forged through the forested mountains and hills of Middle Tennessee.
Ring of Fire Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
This is your ticket to the Ring of Fire Trail, a drive stretching from Nashville across the gorgeous Cumberland Plateau and back again. Use the app to discover some of Middle Tennessee’s most beautiful scenery as you roll through the hills and farms in the heart of the region. Fall in love with Dale Hollow Lake, one of America’s favorite lakes and home of the world’s record small mouth bass; gaze out from high above the breathtaking Cordell Hull Dam; encounter the quiet power of the Cumberland River. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
Rocky Top Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Get to know the spirit of Appalachia on the Rocky Top Trail when you explore the culture, history and beauty of this region through its world-class attractions and “best-kept secret” spots outside the city limits. From serious adventurers to shutterbugs and picnickers, the natural attractions provide something for everyone. Use this app to experience the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, explore an underground world, take a wildflower hike and see firsthand why this magical landscape draws nature-lovers from around the globe. Bring your appetite for Southern cuisine; enjoy a meal overlooking an apple orchard or a scenic lake, get an old-fashioned soda at a classic diner, eat lunch with a side of live music or make a reservation for fine dining, Rocky Top style.
Screaming Eagle Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Get ready to explore the Screaming Eagle Trail, a journey through Middle Tennessee’s history, landscape, music and cuisine. Use the app to begin your trip in Nashville then head west, through charming small towns built by the iron industry in the 1800s. Along the way, stop to sample some of Tennessee’s best BBQ ribs, coffee shop treats, family-style soul food and more. Fall in step with military history, from the legendary 101st Airborne at Fort Campbell to the Civil War stories of Fort Donelson National Battlefield. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
The Jack Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Saddle up and explore the horses, distilleries, history and music along The Jack Trail that give Tennessee its reputation. The Jack Trail app guides you through downtown Nashville, through Middle Tennessee’s rolling countryside and into the local treasures that lie just off the beaten path. Use the app to fully customize your trail experience, find specific points of interest and share your journey with friends.
Sunnyside Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Use this app to make Sunny Side your next road trip, a drive through Smoky Mountain backroads and lush Appalachian countryside, through small towns brimming with history and attractions bursting with adventure. Maybe you find your thrills at amusement parks, or maybe it’s the thrill of a shopping hunt that gives you a charge. And if you love exploring the unique, one-of-a-kind places and roadside attractions that make up the fabric of Tennessee, you’ll love finding gems like the childhood home of Dolly Parton or an authentic drive-in movie theater. It’s all here - all you need is a full tank of gas. Sunny Side explores Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg like you’ve never seen them, highlighting artists committed to preserving the region’s arts and crafts, as well as showcasing master carpenters and brick masons from our past. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
Tanasi Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Up for an Adventure? This app will take you on a journey into the wild side of Tennessee. You’ll explore this amazing region through its rails, trails and roads, including early Native American footpaths, the passages of the early West-bound settlers, the railroads that changed life and commerce forever, and today’s protected scenic byways and gorgeous overlooks. Out here on the Tanasi Trail, you’ll find some of the most picturesque panoramas America has to offer, with the Blue Ridge Mountains bordering the route on the east and the Tennessee River and its array of lakes to your west. The drive also includes five of the state’s most scenic rivers: Ocoee, Hiwassee, Tellico, Tennessee and Little Tennessee. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
Walking Tall Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Get ready to explore West Tennessee like you’ve never seen it before on the Walking Tall Trail. Use this app to explore a collection of charming small towns, mom-and-pop eateries, courthouse squares and barbecue gems. Dig a little deeper and you’ll uncover the fascinating stories, people, and places that have shaped American history and culture. It’s a trail defined, in part, by the stories of the larger-than-life figures with ties to the area. W.C. Handy, B.B. King and many more blues legends got their start on Beale Street; Rockabilly pioneers like Carl Perkins, country legend Eddy Arnold and international icon Elvis Presley all have their roots here. You’ll visit the home of railroad legend Casey Jones, and learn how President Andrew Jackson and frontiersman David Crockett are tied to these towns. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
Tennessee River Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Discover the good life on the Tennessee River Trail. This app will take you to quaint historic towns like Waverly, Linden and Paris, and river overlooks that provide the perfect backdrop to your Tennessee vacation. Try canoeing along the Buffalo River, or birdwatching at a Tennessee National Wildlife Refuge unit, like Big Sandy or the Duck River Bottoms. For more outdoor fun, rent a boat and try your hand at fishing at Paris Landing State Park, and keep an eye out for deer and wild turkey as you drive the history-filled Woodlands Trace National Scenic Byway through the Land Between The Lakes. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
The Tennessee Civil War Sesquicentennial
Tennessee Department of Tourist Development
The Civil War in Tennessee tells the story of a state divided and a population at the mercy of total war. This complimentary app from the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development and the Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission provides a look at the people, places and battles of the war that pitted friends and family against each other in bitter conflict.
Top Secret Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Use this app to find your next adventure on the Top Secret Trail, a journey through some of East Tennessee’s beautiful scenery and best-kept secrets. You’ll start your trip in Knoxville, then set off into the Upper Cumberland Plateau and the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, where you’ll explore the area’s culture, marvel at the landscape, and sample some home cooking. Visit fascinating towns, from the “Secret City” of Oak Ridge and its atomic mysteries to Harriman and Rugby, both built on the principles of their founders. Enjoy the historic character of the town squares, general stores, and local museums on the route. Appreciate the Appalachian heritage exhibited in the region’s arts and crafts, and tap your toes to the sweet sounds of Americana Music flowing from venues and shops along the way.
White Lightning
Designsensory, Inc.
Get ready for White Lightning - 200 miles of unique American stories told every day through Appalachian arts and crafts, preserved buildings and sites, historic town squares and the tales of legendary characters. This app will tell you the story of a trail which gets its name from the area’s history as a prohibition-era, Moonshine-Running Corridor. Rebels careened around the curves of "Thunder Road," transporting illegal, homemade corn whiskey under the cover of darkness. More History-Changing Pioneers made their marks along this route. As you cruise through rolling hills and valleys, you'll be traveling along the path first cut by Daniel Boone himself. You'll walk with the ghosts of Civil War soldiers and coal miners, visit forts that protected the territory's first settlers and see the school where the Clinton 12 stood their ground in the name of civil rights. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.

Partner Apps

TN State Parks Outdoor Guide
ParksByNature Network LLC
Outdoor enthusiasts can now experience nature like never before with this official mobile guide powered by Pocket Ranger® technology. This all-inclusive app offers an environmentally friendly way to explore the parks. Users can decide which park to visit using a comprehensive list of activities or search for nearby parks or parks within a particular region. Advanced GPS Map technology invites users to track trails, mark waypoints, and locate landmarks in the great outdoors, while interactive features guide users through the parks and keep them informed.
Clarion Inn Smoky Mountain Travel Guide
Katy Koontz
They don't call them the GREAT Smoky Mountains for nothing! Indeed, the Smokies is the most visited national park in the country--and this guide will show you why. It covers the best things to do in the national park as well as attractions, restaurants, accommodations, and shopping opportunities in the surrounding gateway communities of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville, Townsend, and Cherokee. (The most popular locations are covered in the greatest depth.) Whatever your bliss--going miniature golfing amidst dinosaurs, hiking to waterfalls you can walk behind, floating in mid-air at a skydiving simulator, discovering chic sandwich shops and gourmet hotspots, soaking in a private hot tub with amazing mountain views, or shopping for outlet bargains and local crafts--this essential guide's got you covered. With this app you can: * get the real insider's scoop on what to see and do in the Smokies * sort entries you want to read by geographic area, by price, or by category * view more than 2,400 gorgeous images * get prices, rates, and hours * link directly to an entry's webpage and/or call its phone number * get turn-by-turn directions and see it on a map
creative push
Whether you’re a long-time local or just passing through, CookeVegas will keep you in the know with the area’s entertainment, shopping and active lifestyle business and event listings. Search by category, choose by date, get directions and check the weather for your next outing.
Cotton Junction Trail
Designsensory, Inc.
Get ready for the Cotton Junction Trail, a rural journey through West Tennessee, named for the hypnotic beauty of the region’s signature cotton fields in early fall. This app connects you to the area's classic small towns, with plenty of stops to admire handsome courthouses, pop into art galleries, and visit local museums. Learn about the American experience through the stories of early pioneers, railroad heroes, the reign of "King Cotton," the struggles of slaves and sharecroppers, and more. Sample some famous West Tennessee barbecue, and indulge your sweet tooth - and your nostalgic side - at one of the best old-time candy stores in the South. Customize your trail experience and share your journey with friends.
Explore a Smoky Mountain adventure at Dollywood and Dollywood's Splash Country in Pigeon Forge, TN. Check out this app to discover all that the Dollywood experience has to offer. Plus, while visiting Dollywood, use the app to find the rides, shops or restaurants near your location. And best of all, the Friend Finder feature allows you to find your friends and family around the park during your visit! This app will help you learn more about Dollywood, spanning 150 acres and located near the entrance to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Dollywood offers more than 40 rides and attractions, including Wild Eagle, the country’s first wing coaster, as well as Thunderhead wooden coaster and the steel thriller Mystery Mine. You can also explore Dollywood’s Splash Country, which offers 35 acres of summertime fun for all ages. Adjacent to the theme park, Dollywood’s Splash Country water adventure park features a variety of water slides and attractions—from mild to wild. Download this fun and informative app before visiting Dollywood and/or Dollywood’s Splash Country to prepare for your Smoky Mountain adventure.
Dollywood's Mobile Adventures
Introducing Dollywood’s Mobile Adventures, an interactive hub designed for you to explore the authentic, wholesome fun of the Dollywood experience! To celebrate Tennessee’s first and only water coaster, RiverRush, at Dollywood’s Splash Country, we invite you to Crush the Rush and take a maiden voyage on our first Mobile Adventure, RiverRush—The Game. This thrilling 3-D journey features the twists, tunnels and hair-raising turns of RiverRush in the palms of your hands. You’ll race through the course collecting coins to upgrade your boat with special accessories. Once you’ve tricked it out, compete against your friends on Facebook for the high score! After you’ve mastered RiverRush—The Game, experience the real thing at Dollywood’s Splash Country. Riders face an initial 25-foot, 45-degree drop before swift rushing water propels them up hills, through rapids and plunges them into three more scream-inducing drops. It’s all the fun of a roller coaster…in a blast of rushing water!
Follow the Quilt Trail
Get wrapped up in the Quilt Trail! All proceeds from your download help the Trail continue. "Follow the Quilt Trail Mobile" is your guide to exploring the 100+ quilt blocks in Northeast Tennessee, a celebration of Appalachian heritage and handicraft. List sites by county or view on map. Access stories about the families behind the quilts. But most importantly, get accurate travel information to plan your visit! Along your journey you will discover farm stores, seasonal produce, local museums, art galleries, antiques, Century Farms, and plenty of Tennessee mountain hospitality. The Northeast Tennessee Quilt Trail & "Follow QTM" are made possible by the Appalachian RC&D Council, Tennessee Arts Commision Arts Build Communities (ABC), East Tennessee Foundation, Tennessee Arts Commission, Eastman Chemical Company Foundation, West Virginia Conservation Corps, and many others.
Hiking & Biking in the Smokies-Cades Cove, Townsend, Maryville & Alcoa
Smoky Mountain Tourism Dev Authority
A virtual brochure that highlights the hiking and biking trails in the foothills of the Smoky Mountains for the Blount County area. Once downloaded, this app will work without cellular service. Available in Google Play Store and for iPhones.
Nashville Live Music Guide
The NASHVILLE LIVE MUSIC App is the Who, What, Where, When and How to find live music playing in Nashville, better known as Music City! This is the only App of its kind that gives you total access to all the best live music in Music City.
Sevierville's Smoky Mountains
Sevierville Chamber of Commerce
Discover hidden gems, local favorites and travel deals with the Sevierville’s Smoky Mountains app - a fun and informative way to explore Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee with GPS guided tours and money-saving coupons. Plus, get great savings in the Smoky Mountains with downloadable coupons for hotels and restaurants, attractions and shopping in Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Take the tour of historic downtown Sevierville, the eighth oldest town in Tennessee. Snap a photo with the bronze statue of Dolly Parton on the courthouse lawn and use our searchable coupons to get the best deals at Sevierville’s outlet stores. Then travel to hidden spots for authentic southern cuisine in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The Visit Sevierville app also highlights major attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg as well.
Sevierville's Smoky Mountains: Historic Sevierville
Sevierville Chamber of Commerce
On this GPS guided walking tour of historic downtown Sevierville, visit Dolly Parton's bronze statue on the courthouse lawn, stroll past an earthen mound created by the Dallas Phase people who once inhabited this region and see a 1940 "Home of Tomorrow". The Sevier County Courthouse (an excellent example of Victorian architecture) and the Forks of the River Cemetery are two other notable stops on this 20 location walking tour.
Smoky Mountains Vacation Guide-Cades Cove, Townsend, Maryville & Alcoa
Smoky Mountain Tourism Dev Authority
This is a virtual guide of the local tourist information guide including accommodations, restaurants and attractions. Once downloaded, you can use this app even without cell service. Available download in Google Play Store and for the iPhone.
Tennessee Aquarium
TN Tech University
The Tennessee Aquarium's free App, powered by Tennessee Tech University, helps you plan your visit with lots of useful information. Make the most of your aquatic adventure and share highlights with family and friends. Set reminders for animal programs so you don't miss a thing, listen to animal calls, take a funny photo in our Photo Booth and share it via Facebook, Twitter and E-mail. Discover cool animal facts while playing our Habitat game.
Tennessee State Parks Pocket Ranger
ParksByNature Network LLC
Provides access to all Tennessee State Parks, historic sites, and golf courses with detailed information, amenities, facility maps, and directions.
Tennessee Titans Mobile
Tennessee Titans
This is the official mobile app of the Tennessee Titans. Make your iPhone or iPod Touch a unique part of your game-day experience for Titans games. Want to catch breaking news of the team? See real-time statistics for every drive? Watch video-on-demand clips of press conferences and player interviews? Follow post-game blogs and pre-game previews of the matchups?
Travel Southeast Tennessee
Southeast Tennessee Tourism Association
Travel Southeast Tennessee is a free mobile app offering access to off-the-beaten path adventures and travel destinations in Southeast Tennessee, featuring easy access to outdoor adventure opportunities, cultural heritage sites (such as Civil War and Native American sites), agritourism activities, and small-town fun within the 10 counties of Southeast Tennessee. In addition to allowing the visitor a variety of search topics, the free travel app provides site information including photos, address, phone number, website links and social media links, and maps each location through Google Maps. Travel Southeast Tennessee is a free travel app that is downloadable through the App Store and Google Play.
Visit Gatlinburg
VisitApps LLC
Download the Official Gatlinburg app brought to you by the Gatlinburg Convention and Visitors Bureau. Our FREE app has mountains of information: Learn about special events and festivals, attractions and outdoor adventure, our unique restaurants, places to stay, maps and much more!
Bluebridge Tourism LLC
Get the most out of your time in Chattanooga, Tennessee with the official Visitors Bureau App. We'll help you find the best restaurants, hotels, entertainment and attractions for you and your group. Build a personalized itinerary with the trip building function and then find the best deals with Chattanooga Coupons. Use the GPS function to find what's nearby. Can't find what you're looking for? FaceTime with us through the app! Our app is totally free! Search for restaurants, hotels, attractions, outdoors activities, music and entertainment. Scroll through events happening in Chattanooga and find coupons to save some money.