Reservation Hotline: 800 256 4024
Reservation Hotline: 800 256 4024

Self Guided Tours

Knoxville is a very easy city to navigate, whether on foot or cruising around town. Add some entertainment and education to your day with one or more of these tours. For more information, contact the Downtown Visitors Center.


Civil War Knoxville Driving Tour

The tour highlights Knoxville’s Civil War History and includes stops at historical homes, battle sites and cemeteries.

Cradle of Country Music Walking Tour

The tour highlights Knoxville’s first Custom House and Post Office and includes markers regarding Hank Williams, Elvis Presley, Dolly Parton, the Everly Brothers and Roy Acuff, among others.

Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways

Discover Knoxville in a new way by exploring these three tours: the Rocky Top Trail, Top Secret Trail, and White Lightning Trail. TNTrailsandByways.com

Historic Downtown Knoxville Walking Tour

This self-guided walking tour features 60 historic buildings throughout downtown Knoxville.

Historic Homes of Knoxville

From log cabins to frame houses and stately stone mansions, these seven Knoxville homes invite you to step back in time and experience firsthand the history of Knoxville. Save by purchasing a combo pass for all seven homes at the Downtown Visitors Center. HHKnoxville.org

Thunder Road Wine Trail

Experience a new generation of vintners and their award winning wines. Tour the historic Thunder Road Wine Trail, winding through East Tennessee. One stop on the trail is Blue Slip Winery, Knoxville’s first winery and Tennessee’s first urban winery. ThunderRoadWineTrail.com