Tourism Grants

Tourism grants provide funding for marketing assistance to tourism organizations, tourism infrastructure to municipalities and enhancements to marinas. 

Tourism Initiatives

Find additional information on Retire Tennessee, Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways, Adventure Tourism and the Civil War Trails. 


The Soundtrack of America. Made in Tennessee. logo is emblematic of Tennessee’s rich heritage and legacy — the two should never be used separately in logo form. 

Vacation Guide

Requests for bulk guides, transportation maps, Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways can be ordered online. 

New Co-Op Options

The annual co-op marketing program provides all tourism partners the opportunity to leverage TDTD media investments to extend the reach of their budgets through discounted rates on marketing programs.


The Tenessee Department of Tourist Development offers scholarships for registration fees to various hospitality and tourism conferences in Tennessee. 

Welcome Centers

The state’s welcome centers act as a contact point for travelers entering Tennessee and serve as a major distribution point for information about the state’s attractions, accommodations and other travel-related facilities. 

Our department is fortunate to have permission from our statewide partners to use their images to showcase their attractions. However, our department also has a responsibility to give credit where credit is due and maintain records of those submissions and usage rights via our Photo Release Form.