THE BEST BACHELOR & BACHELORETTE PARTY SPOTS IN SEVIERVILLE TENNESSEE
Before saying I do, say adieu to single life in the Smoky Mountains.
Planning a party to celebrate the end of singledom? Sevierville, Tennessee is here to help! Whether you and your friends will spend an entire weekend together or just a few hours, you’ll find everything needed for an epic experience right here. From low-key to rousing, charming to adventurous, glamorous to rugged—however you define “fun,” you and your besties will have a blast in the Smoky Mountains.
Where To Stay
Getting to Sevierville is easy: It’s less than a day’s drive for more than 75 percent of the U.S. population and just a half-hour drive away from the Knoxville airport. Once here, lodging options abound. Whatever the size of your group, you can stay together at a cabin: Rentals at both Hidden Mountain Resort and Oak Haven Resort range from one to 14 bedrooms with wow-factor amenities like fireplaces and fire pits; big-screen TVs and arcade games; hot tubs and private swimming pools; ping pong, foosball, and pool tables; and more. Or stay in the heart of walkable downtown Sevierville in a two- or three-bedroom suite at Central Hotel, a historic boutique hotel with an upscale vibe. Or stick close to the hubbub of the Five Oaks neighborhood at The Lodge at Five Oaks, a farmhouse-inspired hotel. Or bask in the great outdoors at any of Sevierville’s super cool campgrounds, some with rental cottages, tiny homes, and/or glamping tents in addition to RV and tent camping spots.
What To Do
Sevierville boasts a staggering array of things for friends to enjoy together at any speed. Get adrenaline pumping at Foxfire Mountain Adventures by swooshing through treetops on the highest ziplines in the Smokies. Drive an ATV over boulders on a mountain adventure with Bluff Mountain Adventures. Battle Class III and IV rapids on a whitewater rafting trip with Big Creek Expeditions. Climb Clingmans Dome in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, the tallest point in Tennessee, the highest point along the Appalachian Trail, and the third-highest mountain east of the Mississippi River. Get behind the wheel of a racecar at NASCAR SpeedPark Smoky Mountains and zoom around eight different tracks. Defy gravity at Sevier Air Trampoline & Ninja Warrior Park jumping into the air on 60 different trampolines. Jump out of an airplane with Skydive East Tennessee, the state’s No. 1 skydiving center. Shoot to splatter the competition at Tennessee Mountain Paintball. Ready for a slightly easier pace? Tee up and play golf at Sevierville Golf Club, which boasts two championship courses. Soar above the Great Smoky Mountains on a flight with Scenic Helicopter Tours. Reel in a big catch at your pick among our world-class fishing rivers, streams, and lakes. Go horseback riding on scenic trails with Five Oaks Riding Stables. Go shopping at Tanger Outlets Sevierville, the state’s largest authentic outlet center. Mug for the camera at dozens of photogenic spots across Sevierville. Relax with your besties with pampering services at any of the spas in Sevierville. For makeovers and hair styling in addition to therapeutic facials and massages, head to Wanderlust Salon & Spa. You can even book a traveling party for groups of six or more.
Where To Drink
Enjoy alcoholic beverages while playing games at East Tennessee Billiards, a pool hall and eatery with six diamond pool tables. The Pines Downtown, a new entertainment venue in Downtown Sevierville, featuring duckpin bowling, snookball, shuffleboard, Giant Jenga and more. The building itself was once The Pines Theater where Dolly Parton played her first paying gig at the age of 10. Prefer to keep the focus on tasting? Sip Italian-style wines made using Tennessee grapes at Hillside Winery, sweet dessert wines at Apple Barn Winery, or craft spirits including moonshine at Old Tennessee Distilling Co., Tennessee Shine Company, or Tennessee Legend. Crave an elegant setting? Head to the rooftop of the Central Hotel for 101 Sky Lounge to sip craft cocktails surrounded by downtown Sevierville and the Smoky Mountains. Snag seats near a fire pit on chilly nights. Looking for a vibrant party vibe? On Fridays from 8 to 11 p.m., head to the indoor/outdoor brickyard at Quaker Steak & Lube where local musicians perform country and oldies tunes. Pair your beer with “the best wings in the Smoky Mountains” served with your choice of over 25 different sauces. Graze Burgers is best-known for its grass-fed beef burgers, but its hot dogs, soups, salads, and other options are equally scrumptious, and the drink menu offers craft beers, creative cocktails, and even spiked shakes. Live musical performances on most Fridays and Saturdays ramp up the vibe.
Where to Eat
Whatever you crave, you’ll find it among Sevierville’s hundreds of dining options. Among the possibilities, Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant —Sevierville’s oldest restaurant—serves hearty, traditional, comfort-food favorites like chicken and dumplings, fresh local trout, and meatloaf. Southern-style breakfast, lunch, and supper is served at the spacious Five Oaks Farm Kitchen where popular favorites include eggs benedict, beef short ribs, and fried chicken. Hickory Cabin is a casual place with award-winning barbecue smoked for 16 hours on site. Rubs and sauces run the gamut from sweet to spicy, ensuring something for everyone. Big Daddy’s Pizzeria cooks every pizza at 550 degrees in a wood-fired brick oven. Choose a combo or build your own pie among the list of 40 possible ingredients. At Holston’s Kitchen the menu is loaded with upscale familiar favorites, from hand-cut steaks to house-smoked pork spareribs, fried catfish to juicy burgers. Healthy Balance proves that good-for-you food can also taste great. Every menu item has zero trans-fat and no refined carbohydrates plus all produce is organic. Crave a snack? Try a hot or iced coffee drink at Honeybee Coffee Company; fresh-churned soft ice cream treat at Cruze Farm Dairy; or fresh-baked goodie at Adina’s Sweet Shop.