Tourism Initiatives

Adventure Tourism

The program is designed to identify the category and help businesses in the classification gain a foothold in rural areas by promoting outdoor recreational opportunities.

Civil War Trails

A trail program connecting visitors to Civil War sites across Tennessee through interpretive markers and a map guide.

Retire Tennessee

Consisting of rural and urban communities that meet the state’s criteria of providing the resources and amenities needed to be a viable retirement destination.

Trails & Byways

Sixteeen self-guided driving trails and five National Scenic Byways designed to extend the stay of our visitors by showcasing points if interest in each county.

Tennessee Music Pathways

A program identifying, interpreting, promoting and preserving a broad perspective of Tennessee music events, locations and stories.

2019 Spring Co-Op Program

The Tennessee Department of Tourist Development is excited to announce the 2019 Spring Co-op Program. This year, there are two options available, each with multiple tiers.