The Tennessee Smokies are a perfect destination for outdoor adventures, and springtime is a great time for a visit.
By Julie Matthews. Photo Courtesy of @Sevierville CVB
This year say “yes” to new and exciting activities and experiences. Start planning your mountain getaway today and consider spending some time in Sevierville, located in the foothills of Great Smoky Mountains National Park and also the hometown of music legend Dolly Parton.
Sevierville is an outdoor playground full of family-friendly recreational opportunities. The area’s stunning natural surroundings, including not only the mountains as the backdrop but also Little Pigeon River and Douglas Lake, make this a wonderful vacation destination year-round. Hiking, bicycling and horseback riding, plus water recreation such as fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are just some of the fun activities available here.
If you are seeking more extreme adventures, perhaps to check off your bucket list, think about some of these thrilling experiences. How about soaring above the area’s treetops while inhaling incredible views while gliding on one of the area’s zipline attractions, where there is a variety of elevations and courses available. If you prefer a water activity, consider spending the day on the river on a white water rafting trip.
Or if you are looking to get off the beaten path try off-roading through the foothills of the Smoky Mountains. Experiencing an ATV ride on a rugged trail will surely get your adrenaline pumping, no matter if you are a beginner or an expert. Also auto tours, such as Jeep tours, are also a fun expedition to embark on to enjoy extensive scenic drives throughout the region. Many additional attractions abound throughout Sevierville, closer to town, from visiting a zoo and experiencing a waterpark to go-karting and taking a scenic chairlift, just to list a few.
Whatever you decide to do, the area has activities that will interest visitors of all ages. Come explore the Smokies and make some mountain memories to last a lifetime!
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