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Our Story

As a premier tour company, XPLR TOURS was founded by two adventurous souls, Stuart Deming, and Erin Pennington, with a passion for travel and exploration. The vision of the company is to offer unique and authentic adventures that showcase the culture, history, and natural beauty of Tennessee while providing unparalleled customer service.

At XPLR TOURS, we believe that traveling should be more than just sightseeing. We strive to provide immersive adventures that allows you to truly connect with the local culture and people. Whether a solo traveler, a couple, or a group, XPLR TOURS offers a wide range of tours that cater to different interests, preferences, and budgets.

At XPLR TOURS we want to take you on a journey that leaves you with unforgettable memories. From hiking through stunning landscapes, to sampling delicious cuisine, we at XPLR TOURS aim to make each journey as authentic and enjoyable as possible. We work closely with local communities to support their economic and social development, ensuring that our tours benefit both you and the places you visit.

One of the most popular tours offered by XPLR TOURS is the Waterfall Tour, which take you to some of the most stunning waterfalls in Tennessee. The tour provides an opportunity to hike through the wilderness and witness breathtaking views. Another popular tour is the History and Hogs Tour, which takes you on a journey to explore the rich history and delicious BBQ of Middle Tennessee that fall along the Civil War Trail. You get to experience the culture and heritage of Tennessee firsthand and enjoy some of the best BBQ Tennessee has to offer.

For photography enthusiasts, XPLR TOURS offers a unique photography tour that takes you to some of the most scenic locations in Nashville. The tour is led by a professional photographer who offers tips and guidance on how to capture the perfect shot. This tour is perfect for anyone who wants to improve their photography skills and capture stunning images of Nashville’s vibrant scenery.

Our dedication to providing exceptional service has earned us a loyal following of guests who rave about their tours. They often praise the company for our knowledgeable guides, breathtaking locations, and exceptional customer service. We at XPLR TOURS take pride in these reviews and use them as motivation to continue providing the best possible experience for you.

XPLR TOURS LLC is derived from team that started XPLR.NASH, Nashville Daily Podcast, and XPLR TENNESSEE. Both Companies were created by Stuart Deming and Erin Pennington. XPLR, LLC focuses on providing digital content, such as podcasts, videos, and articles, that showcase the culture, history, and natural beauty of Nashville and Tennessee.

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Chief Executive Officer

Stuart Deming

Chief Creative Officer

Erin Pennington

Director of Operations

Michael Higdon