Sevierville: Birthplace of Dolly Parton
Sevierville is famous for being the birthplace of Dolly Parton. Dolly is proud of her Tennessee roots, and Sevierville is definitely proud of her.
The community installed a statue of a young Dolly Parton outside the courthouse to commemorate the relationship. Visitors by the thousands stop by to see the iconic artwork each year.
Like Dolly said, “there is so much to do here between shopping, attractions, and delicious restaurants” you will want to come back again and again.
Visitors to Great Smoky Mountains National Park often underestimate Sevierville. Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg are just down the street and they are popular places to visit. However, you will miss out on some of the best outdoor adventure East Tennessee has to offer if you bypass Sevierville.
Helicopter rides, zip lines, golf, and a multitude of other activities are all based here.
The Tennessee Smokies, Chicago Cubs’ AA minor league team, have a fantastic ballpark here. Kris Bryant, Kyle Schwarber, Javier Baez, Wilson Contreras, and many other Cubbies played for the Tennessee Smokies before being called up to the big show.
Smokies Stadium is an exciting and fun place to see future stars of Major League Baseball.
Last but not least, Sevierville is known for its “Shopportunities”. Baseball and shopping are the favorite pastimes of America, and we have both!
Things to Do | Dolly Parton’s hometown offers a world of outdoor adventure. Don’t underestimate the exciting activities just waiting for you here. From horseback rides to helicopter riders, we have it. The outlet malls make Sevierville a shopping destination. Shop till you drop and never see it all!
Food & Beverage | Everyone has to eat, and Sevierville is home to great restaurants, cafes, and just about every kind of eating establishment. What you may not know is that Sevierville is home to famous distilleries and wineries. Peruse our list of places to eat and our quality wineries or distilleries.
Lodging | Our lodging options provide amenities for those on a tight budget or someone with considerable resources. We have a list of top rated hotels and motels, cabins and chalets, resorts and condos, or campgrounds. The lodgings on our lists are highly rated by guests. Take a gander and see if you like what you see.
Event Calendar | Our event calendar is full of events for Sevierville and all the other cities on our site. Don’t miss out on anything when you visit by looking at our calendar beforehand.