Blog posts for category "Sevierville Attractions"

Splash The Day Away At Soaky Mountain

Waterpark in Sevierville, TNWhen a lot of folks think about waterparks in the Smokies, the first thing to come to mind may be Dollywood's Splash Country, which has been around for about 20 years. But now there's a new outdoor waterpark game in town. It's called Soaky Mountain (you gotta love the wordplay), and it's located just off Tenn. Hwy. 66 in Sevierville, near Wilderness at the Smokies Resort. (By the way, that resort is known for its large indoor water park that guests can enjoy year 'round.)

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Sevierville Attractions Even the Locals Love

Tennessee Smokies Baseball gameTourism in the Smokies dates back to the 1930s and 1940s, when visitors started coming to the new Great Smoky Mountains National Park. From there, Gatlinburg became a tourism destination thanks to its crafts and its proximity to the park. By the 1970s and 1980s, Pigeon Forge was developing as a tourist stop thanks to the 1982 World's Fair and the opening of Dollywood in 1986.

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