This gateway to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park gets its share of tourists, but Sevierville (pronounced severe-ville) has more to offer than fudge shops and Dolly Parton memorabilia.
One of the oldest towns in the state, the city has many grand old homes and buildings; there's even a covered bridge. Residents can picnic and fish in the Little Pigeon Forge River and Douglas Lake, and the national park is a treasure trove of wildlife, scenic viewpoints, and historical buildings.
When it's time for a change of scene, residents head 40 miles to Knoxville for performing arts, museums, and more.
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