Sevierville, Tennesee: Located at the foothills of the Great Smoky’s

Sevierville, Tennesee: Located at the foothills of the Great Smoky’s.

The history of Sevierville

John Sevier who was the first governor of Tennessee in 1796 was one of the founding fathers of Tennessee. Not only was he one of the founders but he was also an American soldier, politician, and a frontiersman. He is buried in Knoxville, Tn. which you can visit his grave at the courthouse lawn. He was instrumental in the beginnings of this area in Tennessee and named for the city of Sevierville.

Vacationers love Sevierville

Sevierville is one of the nations top cities visited and, vacationers have been coming here non-stop over the years. Due to its location near the Smoky’s, it makes it a great destination to rent a cabin or hotel and enjoy the surrounding areas.

Quaint City who stood their ground

This city also supported the Union during the civil war. During this time Sevierville had suffered from frequent looting from both sides, the Union and Confederate armies. This city offered African-Americans a refuge of freedom compared to other areas during the war.

A singer is born!

Dolly Parton’s hometown is Sevierville, Tn. She has since moved to Nashville where she can stay connected with the music business. She has never left her roots of Sevierville, Tn. She grew up with a large family which has connected her with this area. With so many family memories she has never forgotten her city. Her generosity is genuine and, when they had the Gatlinburg fires, she was there to donate to families that lost everything in the Great Smoky mountains in 2016, which some might not know this about her. A good-hearted person!

Exploring Sevierville.

There are tons of things to do and see Sevierville, Tn. Where do you begin? As a tourist or someone that has been back many times to the Great Smoky Mountains you know the many choices that you have to enjoy the area. Check out these:

  • Rainforest Adventures
  • Legacy Mountain Ziplines
  • Jayell Ranch Ziplines and Horseback riding
  • Kyker Farms
  • Sevier Air
  • Forbidden Caverns
  • Christmas Place
  • Nascar Speedway
  • Shadrack’s Christmas Wonderland
  • Hillside Winery
  • Must see Exhibits
  • Shows for all ages
  • Rock Climbing and mini golf

The List is endless!

As you can see the list goes on and on! Most of these places are in Sevierville–No one will be bored in Tennessee!

Shopping in Sevierville

There are numerous choices when you want to go shopping. The Tanger outlets is a nice change for an outlet center. It might not be the biggest in the land but, it offers the shoppers some good choices. If you are looking for coats, shoes, clothes for men, women, and children then you have come to the right place. They also have purse outlets, jewelry stores, food places and more. It is worth a stop if you need a shopping fix!

The little gem mine is great for people who are passionate about rocks and gems. It’s perfect for young boys who collect rocks and enjoy searching and digging for that different rock. One customer said, “If you’re looking for a great gem mine, look no further!” and the owner was more than happy “to explain the different rocks and gems to our son and was so patient.” Make it a special time for any little boy or girl.

Try the Christmas and Candle shop. A fantastic store that has every Christmas decor one could imagine, or it looks like it does. Lots of choices! Always a treat to shop here and I know I find something almost every time I go there. It’s a fun place even if you are there in July!

They also have a Bass Pro shop that is interesting to go and see. They have a restaurant on the premises. There is plenty of outdoor gear, clothes, decor and more. Plus, they offer seminars, one example is trout fishing, so fun for all to enjoy. Check it out next time you are near Sevierville.

Of course, they have all kinds of tourist stores. You will be able to find anything that has to do with bears and more; a place to shop for something that you might like to have as a momento.

Where to stay in Sevierville?

A cabin is a highlight for most vacationers. They have the room to spread out and get what they need. If you have a large group, then you can choose a larger cabin that will accommodate your party. Check out Smokymountain.co for great choices from a 2-bedroom to a 12-bedroom and in-between; many decisions to make your stay comfortable and fun!

So grab your family and friends and explore the city of Sevierville and surrounding areas. It’s fun, entertaining, and relaxing.

Tennessee Attractions and Entertainment

Tennessee Attractions and Entertainment

Shows! Shows! Shows! These are some of the Tennessee attractions; welcome to Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge entertainment show-stoppers and do they entertain. Whether you are looking for just a show or a show and dinner, then you are in for a delightful surprise. The entertainment is very diversified. If you want comedy, singing, animals, magic, Biblical, or some dramatic, comedic, or magical skits then you have many choices for fun and a memorable time; even with the kids. There are so many to choose from this might be the most challenging part of your stay in the majestic smoky mountain area. With so many Tennessee attractions you will be busier than you think!

Special Offers!

Before you book a show look for any special offers, also when you stay at certain cabins they offer coupons and free shows when you stay in the Smoky’s. Check out Smokymountain.Co cabins they do offer specials when you want to see a show. All discounts help the budget so be sure and do your homework and find the best deal. Go to our Coupon section to get the latest and best coupons for the area. http://www.smokymountains.company/coupons/

Food is good.

It’s a pleasant surprise to know that when you see a show and have dinner that the food is tasty. It ranges from fried chicken, pulled pork, corn on the cob, grilled chicken, chocolate cake, tossed salad, honey baked Ham and more choices. Each dinner show has there own menus, and you won’t be disappointed in their play or their food. It is finger ‘lickin’ good – they do supply forks! Not only is it a Tennessee attraction but the meals are satisfying!

Smoky Mountains Afternoon

It’s just a fun way to enjoy an afternoon or evening with family and friends. Plus, the main factor is the affordability of the Tennessee attractions and, everyone enjoys the entertainment no matter what age you are. There is a show for everyone’s taste.

Talented performers

There are lots of different personalities and individual character, plus when you have such a variety of talent when you see these shows; the entertaining is quite enjoyable. Great performers work hard to put on these fantastic shows, and they love their audiences. They can show everyone a great time with lots of laughs and good times. These Tennesee attractions will draw the crowds.

Here are a few suggestions about some the shows, there is so many you to choose from; where do you begin!

Loosen your rope belt and enjoy the feast that the Hatfield and McCoy show provides. With granny’s cooking, how can you not enjoy the food? For starters, how about fried chicken and BBQ pork, added to the feast is mashed potatoes, or as the families like to put it, mashed ‘tators’ Added to the supper is corn on the cob and slaw. Plus, Granny has a surprise dessert!

South “versus” North

They make you feel like part of the show. The Hatfield’s and McCoy’s do a bang-up job and include you in the show from the get-go.
You are part of the fuss! You have to help the Hatfield and McCoy’s settle their differences, which ‘ain’t’ easy we can tell you! Where do you begin with the longest running feud in history? Sit-back and watch the show from their stunts, banjos and, fiddlers. They have some great dancers, comedy, and lots of laughing from the audience, whether your country folk or city slickers you will enjoy a nice time with family and friends.

Dolly Parton Dixie Stampede show

Another show that is high on the radar is Dolly Parton’s Dixie Stampede. This one of the most popular dinner shows. During Christmas, it is nicely done with Christmas decorations, during the year it an impressive showing too! The show has a live band where you can enjoy some country music and Bluegrass as well. The stunts are impressive, with thirty-two beautiful horses, and some comedy tossed in. They do have some impressive special effects with spectacular musical productions too.

Be proud of the red, white and blue.

The North and South have a friendly rivalry with lots of laughs and comedy along the way. It’s a very patriotic show; Dolly wrote and recorded it herself. Her show is a high-rated Tennessee attraction that will make any American proud of their red, white, and blue colors.

One fantastic Lady!

We can’t say enough about her shows, a very generous and heartfelt person, Dolly Parton was born in the city of Sevierville, Tn. Her shows entertain and keep people coming back for more.

Magic, anyone?

If you enjoy magic, then there is a lot of magic shows to watch and enjoy. Whether choosing Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg, there are some excellent choices with a variety of shows for everyone to enjoy. These different shows will keep you guessing as far as how the heck they did this or that! Be sure and check out Terry Evenswood and The Wonders of magic, or check out one of the funniest magic show in the Smokies; “Impossibilities: An Evening of Magic, Mindreading, and Mayhem.” Whatever your choice you will be mystified at the magic and have an unforgettable day or evening by some of the best magicians around.

So come start planning on the shows and see what all the fuss is about with so many Tennessee attractions that you want to see. The choices are endless.