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Several neighborhoods in Sevierville, Tennessee boast multiple attractions within close proximity.
Want to squeeze as much fun as possible into every hour? Sevierville, Tennessee makes it easy to do! Head to any one of these four neighborhoods where shopping, attractions, and dining options are next door to one another, and you can spend more time having genuine fun and less time driving between stops. Multiply the fun and stay long enough to see all four neighborhoods!
Situated west of the West Prong of the Little Pigeon River along US 441 South (locally referred to as “The Parkway”) between Ogle Lane and New Era Road, the area known as Five Oaks has been owned by the Ogle family since 1925. These days, members of the ninth generation oversee the development that’s bursting with fun-filled stops, including…
Tanger Outlets Sevierville , a shopping haven since the early 1990s, is Tennessee’s largest authentic outlet center and boasts nearly 100 brand-name stores. Find designer clothing, shoes, accessories and more at discount prices of up to 70 percent off retail.
While at Tanger, be sure to visit Xperia: Ocean Journey. This all-new, immersive digital experience takes you beneath the ocean to experience the majesty and beauty of our seas like never before.
Ogle Brothers General Store offers handmade goods from local artisans including pottery made on site as well as clothing, jams and jellies, candy, toys, souvenirs, baked goods, and other useful items.
Ripley’s Old MacDonald’s Mini-Golf has three 18-hole mini-golf courses that incorporate water features, barnyard characters, and interactive elements while animatronic farm animals comment on each golf swing.
SkyLand Ranch is an all-new 100-acre mountaintop experience that starts with a peaceful chairlift ride to the mountaintop (or take the shuttle). Once there, enjoy the views, live entertainment, great food, shopping, and the opportunity to meet and learn about a host of miniature animals who make their homes at the ranch. Looking for a thrill? Hop aboard The Wild Stallion - the southeast’s longest mountain coaster - for an exhilarating 8-minute ride!
Adventure Park at Five Oaks is a 70-acre natural park located on the original Five Oaks farm with views of the Smoky Mountains. Five Oaks Riding Stables guide horseback riders on trails through valleys and up rolling hills. Zipline tours navigate seven lines over trees and reach thrilling speeds of up to 50 miles per hour.
Five Oaks Farm Kitchen presents Southern cuisine inspired by recipes from the owners’ great grandmother, Blanche Ogle. Menu options include hickory-smoked pork ribs, chicken and dumplings, pan-fried rainbow trout, and sugar-cured ham steak, among other temptations.
Want to stay in the neighborhood? Check into The Lodge at Five Oaks.
Adjacent to Five Oaks just east of the West Prong Little Pigeon River along Collier Drive sits Governor’s Crossing, a neighborhood jam-packed full of appealing places, such as…
NASCAR SpeedPark Smoky Mountains , a top-rated 25-acre attraction with fun indoors and out. Beyond the huge arcade of nearly 75 games you’ll find bumper cars, multiple race-themed go-kart tracks, bumper boats, amusement park rides, a three-story climbing wall, two miniature golf courses, and more.
Rainforest Adventures Discovery Zoo is home to more than 600 creatures that represent more than 130 species. Among the exotic birds, bugs, reptiles, mammals and amphibians on display are some of the smallest and rarest monkeys on earth.
Sevier Air Trampoline & Ninja Warrior Park is the area’s largest park of its kind with 60 trampolines, an obstacle course inspired by the popular “Ninja Warrior” TV show, a three-story net system designed for youngsters, dodgeball courts, a two-sided rock wall, three basketball goals, two tumble tracks for gymnastics, a rope swing, and a jousting area above a foam pit.
Hillside Winery produces sparkling and Italian-style wines made from Tennessee grapes. Head to the tasting bar to sample wines from dry to sweet, white to red. Tastings are free to adults age 21+. Free half-hour tours are also offered, Tuesdays through Saturdays, that showcase the facility’s wine production area.
Quaker Steak & Lube claims it makes “the best wings in the Smoky Mountains” with a choice of over 25 different sauces.
The Resort at Governor’s Crossing makes it easy to stay in the neighborhood and offers perks like an indoor waterpark, a nature trail, and an outdoor activity area called Firefly Cove.
Historic Downtown Sevierville
Sevierville’s oldest (and newest) neighborhood is its historic downtown. With many buildings dating back to the nineteenth century and a spectacular Beaux Arts style courthouse, the downtown area is picturesque and provides the perfect place to share Sevierville’s history. Multiple historic walking tours, covering everything from Sevierville’s history to the impact of African-American-owned construction companies on the town’s significant structures, can be enjoyed. Snap photos with vibrant public art, including a statue of Sevierville’s own Dolly Parton, and whimsical murals that pay homage to the singer’s early life and career.
Exit 407, at the intersection of Interstate 40 and Winfield Dunn Parkway, can keep locals and visitors busy from morning to night. Among the amusements…
The world’s largest Buc-ee’s is a must-see! Indulge in those famous Buc-ee’s snack foods and fill up on their world-famous BBQ. Then shop till you drop for gifts, home items, clothing, and Buc-ee the Beaver merchandise. Want your car looking its best? Whip through their 220-foot-long car wash to make your ride sparkle.
Bass Pro Shops supplies outdoor enthusiasts with everything from dog training tools to fishing lures, ammunition to marine electronics, boat covers to tents, pack horse gear to cooking stoves, and so much more.
KaTom Restaurant Supply, Inc. , ranked as one of the nation’s top 25 restaurant-quality supply stores, stocks over 130,000 pieces of equipment and cooking essentials. Cooking classes led by local and regional professional chefs are also offered.
Smokies Stadium, “America's Friendliest Ballpark,” is home to the Tennessee Smokies , the Double-A Affiliate of the Chicago Cubs. Inspired by Wrigley Field yet smaller in scale, the stadium has seats close to the action and a wide concourse that loops around the field.
The Beef Jerky Outlet stocks over 200 different flavors and types of jerky—and invites you to sample for free—a stop can make your taste buds spin, in the most delightful way.
The Chop House offers private booths and menus with abundant mouthwatering temptations from fresh seafood to thick steaks, crisp salads to decadent desserts.
The 407 neighborhood boasts several hotels representing various national brands including Best Western, Comfort Suites, Days Inn, Fairfield Suites, Hampton Inn, and Holiday Inn.
Knife Works Area
South of the French Broad River on Winfield Dunn Parkway sits a retail-rich neighborhood that lacks an official name and even a locals’ nickname, yet is worth a visit. Among its charms…
Smoky Mountain Knife Works , “The World’s Largest Knife Store,” stocks an amazing selection of collectible and antique knives, hunting and camping knives, kitchen and tactical knives, swords, hatchets, axes, museum-quality cutlery, plus fantasy, movie and superhero blades. Don’t miss the 3.4 billion years of historic treasures in the Relic Room . Hundreds of thousands of fossils and artifacts representing every period of geological and human history are for sale and the authenticity of every item is guaranteed.
Lodge Cast Iron Store sells classic cast iron cookware as well as enameled cast iron options, a new premium line of triple-seasoned cast iron pieces, accessories, and more cooking essentials. Don’t miss the seconds area for amazing deals.
Tony Gore’s Smoky Mountain BBQ & Grill serves “the best ribs in the Smokies.” Drizzle the juicy meat with your pick among five barbecue sauces. The restaurant plays a Southern Gospel soundtrack since restaurant owner Tony Gore is a renowned singer and leader in that field.
Among the neighborhood’s overnight options, Riverside RV Park & Resort is a laid-back resort located just steps from the Little Pigeon River. In addition to 300 level campsites, it offers some rustic cabins.