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Commonly referred to as the Gateway to the Smokies, Sevierville is one of the most interesting places to visit in East Tennessee. While many visitors travel through to reach Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, there are many attractions and hidden gems located in Sevierville as well! Not only is this a fun place to visit, but it also holds a tremendous amount of stories and history. Here are 5 interesting facts about the history of Sevierville Tennessee:

When you visit the Smoky Mountains, you will notice there is not a shortage of things related to Dolly Parton. She was born in the area and continues to give back to the place she calls home. That is why the entire community likes to pay tribute to the country music superstar. If you are wanting to find Dolly-themed apparel, we have the perfect place that is new to the Smoky Mountains! Here is everything you need to know about Jolene’s on Bruce Street in downtown Sevierville:

When you plan a trip to the Smoky Mountains, you probably are visiting Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. But, many people don’t visit Sevierville TN, another mountain town that has just as many fun things to do and incredible places to eat! We know your schedule is probably full, but just spending a day in Sevierville can be full of fun activities! Here’s our guide for spending one day in Sevierville TN:

Since many people had to stay home last year, everyone has been dreaming about where they would most like to visit. Airbnb took a survey and asked people where they would most like to visit in the entire world, and Sevierville TN made the list! Find out more about Airbnb naming Sevierville TN one of the most wishlisted destinations in the world:

The Smoky Mountain area is constantly growing and opening new places for both visitors and locals to enjoy. The next project to open in Sevierville is a shopping center called Smoky Mountain Gateway! Smoky Mountain Gateway will include Hamrick’s, Publix, Home Goods, Five Below and several other tenants. We have all the details on this new place for shopping in Sevierville!

The Smoky Mountain area is home to the popular towns of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, but the small town of Sevierville is a can’t-miss destination on your vacation! From gorgeous cabin rentals to exciting attractions, there is so much to love about Sevierville TN. To help you plan your trip, we’ve made a list of the top 5 reasons you need to visit Sevierville TN on your vacation.

A local Sevierville artist has brightened up downtown Sevierville with her beautiful art! If you haven’t been downtown yet to see the butterfly mural, you should definitely plan a visit. The mural, titled “Wings of Wander,” is the first mural in downtown Sevierville! Learn more and see pictures of the butterfly mural in Sevierville TN:

Whether you want to tour a local winery or to battle the rapids on the Pigeon River, knowing the average Sevierville TN weather will help you plan your trip. No one can accurately predict the weather, but knowing the monthly averages can help you be prepared. Here are the monthly averages for temperature lows, highs and precipitation in Sevierville for the past year:

As part of its 2020 Travelers’ Choice Awards, TripAdvisor made a list of the top trending destinations in the United States! The spots that made the list are places that saw the biggest spikes in top reviews and ratings last year. Our very own Sevierville came in spot 23 on the list! Learn more about what makes Sevierville a top trending travel destination below.

Contractors working on a facelift in downtown Sevierville came upon something they didn’t expect — Smoky Mountain railroad tracks! The workers weren’t sure what they had dug up, but our Sevier County historian knew right away. The railroad tracks were 110 years old and had been paved over when the rail service ended. We’ve gathered all the details on this Smoky Mountain railroad tracks discovery and the history of railways in the Smoky Mountains.

On Sept. 18, 2019, Sevier County celebrated its 225th birthday! Our birthday celebration featured food, fun, live music and so much more. If you missed out on the big celebration, you can watch a video of some of the best moments below and learn more about what makes the beautiful Sevier County TN so wonderful!

We’re excited to announce that one of our favorite Smoky Mountain cities is getting some major recognition! TripAdvisor recently released its list of the 15 Best Honeymoon Destinations in the U.S., and Sevierville, TN took the #1 spot. Sevierville ranked higher than a number of tropical locations, including St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Honolulu in Hawaii, and Key West in Florida.

Sevier County, TN and the city of Sevierville, TN were both named after John Sevier - and it’s easy to see why! Few people have done more to shape the history of of the Great Smoky Mountains region and the state of Tennessee than Sevier. As a frontiersman, military leader, and the first Governor of Tennessee, John Sevier helped to literally (and figuratively) put Tennessee on the map.

Sevierville Tennessee is ready for its close up! One of our favorite Smoky Mountain cities will be the subject of an upcoming episode of the popular TV show “Family Travel with Colleen Kelly”. Airing nationally on Public Television, Family Travel with Colleen Kelly is a half hour program that showcases the best family vacation destinations around the world. Visit My Smokies has all the details on Sevierville’s moment in the spotlight.