Just why is Sevierville, TN “Where Smoky Mountain Fun Begins?” Because Sevierville is filled with shopping, shows, fun things to do, and great attractions you just don’t find anywhere else.
Take a walk on the wild side at educational attractions featuring exotic animals like kangaroos, zebras, snakes and emus. There are even museums featuring classic cars and war bird airplanes, plenty of go-kart tracks and putt-putt golf to keep everyone entertained. And, of course, Sevierville Tennessee shows are family friendly and dazzling.
While we’re well known for the exciting things to do in Sevierville, Tennessee we’re famous for our shopping. Two of the largest outlet malls in the area are located in Sevierville totaling over 120 high-end, name brand outlets. Shopping ranges from high-end outlet stores and boutiques to galleries, antique stores, flea markets, and even a scrapbook store with the largest inventory in the U.S.
There’s no better way to experience Sevierville than in the great outdoors. Whether you enjoy hunting, fishing, hiking, ATV riding, rafting canoeing, horseback riding or just generally having a great time under the open skies, Sevierville has the outdoor experience for you. Best of all, Sevierville is only minutes away from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, America’s most visited national park and the only one that is free to enter and enjoy. Hike the Great Smoky Mountains or explore the caverns on guided tours beneath the foothills.
Is golf your game? Sevierville’s Eagle’s Landing Golf Course offers 18 championship style holes and will soon open an additional 18-hole resort style course. Sports fans also enjoy one of the regular home games played April through September by Sevierville’s Tennessee Smokies Baseball team, an AA affiliate of the Chicago Cubs.
Getting to know a place is easy once you get to know its food prepared by the locals. In Sevierville, TN our dining experiences range from down home cooking to international cuisine and leisurely dining to grabbing food on the go. While Sevierville has a wide variety of nationally known chain and franchise restaurants, we also have authentic mountain cooking – and lots of it. Enjoy a homegrown dinner prepared in authentic mountain ways at many of Sevierville’s local restaurants.
Sevierville is also the hometown of music legend Dolly Parton. Dolly was born and raised here along with her 11 brothers and sisters. She was regularly heard on Sevierville’s WSEV radio station before she was 10 years old and was also a regular on the Knoxville television program, “The Cas Walker Show.” A statue of Dolly, which was sculpted by local artist Jim Gray, has graced the lawn of the Sevier County Courthouse since 1987 – only a year after she opened her Dollywood theme park. Dolly comes home each Spring for the park’s seasonal grand opening and makes several other appearances throughout the year.
Happy couples have long known that Sevierville, Tennessee cabins in the Great Smoky Mountains are one of the most romantic spots couples can go to escape. Getting married in Sevierville is romantic, memorable and simple. Whether you want to take to the skies for an aerial wedding or plan a lavish ceremony and reception with a sweeping mountain view, Sevierville, Tennessee offers a variety of options.