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Tours found within the mountains of:

Eastern KY ~6

Western NC ~48

Northeastern TN ~36

Virginia ~4

Southern West Virginia ~2


Self Driving





Smokey Mountains (Hiking/Climbing/Water)


Blue Grass & Smokey Mtns

Kentucky Bourbon

Shenandoah Valley

Ken Burns American Journey



Girl Scout

Step On Tours




Just Get Outdoors.  About.

Slogan. "It just doesn’t get any better than this!”


Vision.  that each individual will come away with feelings of great satisfaction, joy, and strong desire to care for and return to our natural areas.  

Focus. "Just Get Outdoors specializes in customized guided day hikes, Naturalists Adventure Tours."    

Appalachia.  Wildflower Outing in the Smokies

                       Synchronous Fireflies and Naturalist's Ramble

                      Azaleas and Scenic Grassy Balds

                      The Elk of Cataloochee and Fall Colors

                      Smoky Mountain Autumn Splendor

Sustainable. Environmental Education

Tourism.  Great Smokey Guide Demo.   TripAdvisor.

Collaboration. JGO Friends



Audley   About

Slogan"Taylor-made vacations and safaris, created by experts"



Focus.  Travel with Confidence.     Audley's Flexibility Promise.  

Appalachia.  Luxury Georgia and the Carolinas Self-Drive Tour 

Sustainable.   Responsible Travel

Tourism.  Trip FinderInquiry Form.  

Collaboration.  Travelife


Vacations By Rail    About us

Slogan.  "Discover America By Rail"



Focus.  Vacations By Rail® is North America's most comprehensive provider of global rail travel...

Appalachia.  Autumn at the Greenbrier & Historic Trains  (9 Days)   

                      Smoky Mountain Rail Adventure (9 Days)


Tourism.  Travel Advice.  




Intrepid.  Their Story.

Slogan.  "Small Group Travel that makes a difference."  



Focus. Being a Responsible Traveler.  

Appalachia.  Georgia History Trail to Nashville (7 Days)

Sustainable.  Certified B. Corp  Responsible Business.    

Tourism.  6 Reasons to Travel with Intrepid.  Intrepid Insiders.  Trip Styles.   Taylor-Made Travel.    

Collaboration.  Local Leaders.  The Intrepid Foundation.  Partners. 

Globus.  History of Globus.

Slogan.  "A World Beyond"



Focus.  First Class Touring.  Passion, hard work, innovation and love for travel.

Appalachia.  Bourbon, Bridles & Bluegrass (AT) (8 Days)

                      Historic Trails and Blueridge Mountains (14 Days) [Cosmos Affordable Touring]

                      The Bold & The Brewtiful: Mid-Atlantic America By Design (10 days)

Sustainable. Help Save the Lion & Rhino.  Preservation of Attractions.  Sustainable Tourism. 

Tourism. Tour Resources.  Travel Tips.   Choice Touring by Globus.   Touring 101.   Trip Planning.  

Collaboration.  Globus Lighthouse Project.  Partnerships & Affiliations 



Holiday Vacation.   About   




Focus.  One of America’s most reputable tour companies, producing unparalleled travel experiences since 1973.

Appalachia.  Kentucky & The Smokies  (9 Days)

                      Smokey Mountain Christmas (6 Days)


Tourism. Worry-Free Guarantee.   The Holiday Advantage.


Collette.  About.

Slogan.  "With Collette, the World is Within Your Reach"



Focus.  worldwide travel collection features comprehensive land tours, river cruises, rail journeys, small group tours, family trips, garden holidays and more.

Appalachia. Bluegrass Country & the Smoky Mountains (9 Days)

                     Nashville & the Smoky Mountains Holiday  (8 Days)

Sustainable.  Social Responsibility  Protecting the Planet  Responsible Travel  Team Empowerment

Tourism. Mobile App.   3 Easy Ways to Book.  

Collaboration.  Collette Foundation.



much better adventures   Their Story

Slogan.  "Proper Adventures in Wild Places"

Mission.  We're on a mission to build the world's most positive impact adventure company.  

Purpose.  To protect our world's wild places, one adventure at a time.

Focus.  Small group adventure holidays for a quick weekend or longer.  

Appalachia.   Hike the Appalachian Trail through the Great Smoky Mountains (3 nights)

Sustainable. The Much Better Foundation.   The 'Much Better' Bit

Tourism.  Guaranteeing HappinessRisk Free BookingForeign Travel Advice

Collaboration.  Offer Amazing Adventure Experiences.  

DuVine.  About.  


Mission.  for every traveler to experience the world by bike.


Focus.  DuVine is an international cycling and adventure company curating unforgettable travel experiences. We’re all about the local details.

Appalachia.  Blackberry Farm Bike Tour: A Luxurious Weekend in the Smoky Mountains (4 days)

                      Shenandoah Valley 4 day Bike Tour

                      Shenandoah Valley 6 day Bike Tour

Sustainable.  Sustainable Travel.

Tourism. Peloton Loyalty Club.   Levels.

Collaboration. Feeding America.    Outdoor Afro.


BackRoads   About

Slogan.  "Live your Adventure.  Go Active."  



Focus.  Why Travel with BackRoads?


        NC's Blue Ridge & TN's Great Smoky Mountains Walking & Hiking Tour (5 Days)

        The Carolinas Bike Tour (5 Days)

Sustainable.  Responsible Travel.  

Tourism. Travel Advisor Portal.  Pro Tips.  BEST Club.  

Collaboration.  Community Partners

Active Adventures.  About.

Slogan. "Out there, your next adventure awaits"



Focus. "Small Group Hiking & Adventure Tours"

Appalachia.  North Carolina Adventures

Sustainable. Sustainability Pledge

Tourism.  Meet Your Guides.   Reviews.  Fitness Guide.  Active Adventures Assurance.

Collaboration.  The Active Hearts Foundation.   Kea Conservation Trust.  180 Degree Trust.

Smokey Mountains


REI-co-op Adventures   About REI

Slogan.  "Plan your escape"

Core Purpose.“… inspire, educate and outfit for a lifetime of outdoor adventure and stewardship.” 


Focus.  Investing in adventure, all across America 

Appalachia.  Smokey Mountains (6 Tours that range from 3-4 Days)

Sustainable.  Stewardship.  Co-op Journal Impact

Tourism.  Garage.  Expert Advice.  Private Departures

Collaboration. Conversations.  Travel Agents

Wildland Trekking   About

Slogan.  "Unforgettable Hiking Vacations" 

Mission.  To be a global leader in the adventure travel industry by providing exceptional hiking adventures, in a responsibly sustainable way, which promotes the conservation of both natural and human communities.

Vision.  Healthy people. Healthy planet.

Focus. 100% focused on the trekking experience. 

Appalachia. Great Smoky Mountains National Park (10 Tours.  Day Hikes.  3-5 Days)

                     Asheville Hiking Trips (8 Tours.  Some Day Hikes)

Sustainable.  Use our Business as a Tool for Conservation. 

Tourism.  Wildland Trekking Reviews

Collaboration.  Philanthropy

A Walk in the Woods Great Smoky Mountains.  About.

Slogan. "Touring the Smokies Since 1998"

Mission.  “raise environmental awareness through direct, fun, positive experiences with nature


Focus. "Our guides have vast knowledge in “leave no trace”, botany, wildlife, geology, culture and history of the Great Smoky Mountains."  Great Smoky Mountains National Park 

Appalachia.  Groups

                       Driving and Step On Tours

                      Girl Scout Groups

                      Guiding Backing (Overnight Tours)

Sustainable. LNT  2012, REI Top Guide Award 

Tourism.  Blog   Shuttles and AT Support   Backpacking/Camping Consultations  Tripadvisor

Collaboration. Executive Board Member of Discover Life in America.

RE Adventures  About


Mission.  Our mission is to enrich the lives of our guests by guiding exceptional trips while supporting local businesses and causes in destination.

Vision.  The goal of AE Adventures is to provide fun and safe outdoor recreation while supporting local business owners.

Focus.    Our kayaking, canoeing and hiking itineraries are all unique and not available elsewhere.

Appalachia.   Smoky Mountain Kayaking Adventure. (6 Days)

Sustainable.  Avoids times of high use.  Opts for lesser known destinations

Tourism. Custom Trips.  Sign up for Adventure news.  

Collaboration.  Supports local business owners.

Climbworks Smokey Mountains.  About.

Slogan.  "AlwaysCLIMB"    

Mission.  To get people out of their comfort zones in a safe and controlled environment

CLIMB: Challenge. Learn. Inspire. Master. Believe.

Focus.  Adventure and Nature  

Appalachia.   5 Packages around Gatlinburg, TN

Sustainable.  Our Eco-Friendly Footprint 

Tourism.  Packages.   Plan your visit.         

Collaboration. SMO Rafting.   Looking for a Partner in the Adventure Industry?



7 Tours in Asheville-North-Carolina

George L.

Kentucky Bourbon

Modern Adventure  Our Manifesto

Slogan.  "To a world of connection and access, joy and celebration.  Welcome to your experience of a lifetime."  

Mission.  Modern Adventure is a new way to travel. We seek the brave, the joyful, and the curious. Join us in using travel as a force for good.

Vision.  We enable travel that serves as a force for good in our lives and the lives of the people and places we visit.

Focus.  We craft trips both close to home and spanning the globe, from the rugged and adventurous to the sophisticated and sublime, family escapes to multi-generational celebrations.


Sustainable.  Certified Benefit Corporation.  Certified Climate Neutral company.

Tourism.   How We Work.  Tastemakers.  Plan your Trip.  MO/AD Magazine.

Collaboration. Adventure Travel Conservation Fund.  Adventure Travel Trade Association.

Shenandoah Valley

Peaks of Otter Lodge  About




Focus.   Outdoor recreation and relaxation.  Blue Ridge Parkway Mile Post 86.

Appalachia.   Virginia's Shenandoah Valley & Blue Ridge Views (4 Days)

Sustainable.  Conservation

Tourism. Mailing List. Gift Certificate.   TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence.

Collaboration. Explore the Beauty of Blue Ridge Parkway in Virginia.  Bedford Area

Ken Burns American Journeys


Tauck.     Their Story

Slogan.  "Travel Beyond Ordinary."

Mission.  We are a leader in the creation of enriching travel experiences that enhance people’s lives by broadening their knowledge and fulfilling their dreams. We are a family company built on a timeless philosophy of integrity, innovation and respect. By exceeding customer expectations, we continually build a loyal and dedicated following.


Focus.  Personalized service, quality experience, inclusive value  

Appalachia.  Bluegrass and Blue Ridges:  Louisville to Nashville  (9 Days)

Sustainable.  Impact.

Tourism. Your Peace of Mind.   The Tauck Difference.

Collaboration.  Ken Burns American Journeys

Reserved spot.

ACME  About





Appalachia.   Daniel Boone Country. (link would go to another organization's website)



Collaboration.  ASTC_LLC


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