Welcome Center

State of Tennessee
Department of Tourist Development
Welcome Center

6111 Lake Spring Road
Portland, TN 37148
Phone: (615) 325-4721


Note: the above address is for mail only.  Passenger cars cannot enter the Welcome Center from Lake Spring Road.  (There is a locked gate that only service vehicles can use.)  To reach the Center, passenger cars must go to Franklin, Kentucky, and enter I-65 southbound at exit 2.

The State of Tennessee, Department of Tourist Development, operates an official Welcome Center just inside the Tennessee state line.  Visitors traveling south on I-65 can pull off into the welcome center where they will find rest rooms, vending machines, maps and tourist information.