Why not visit Maryville, Tennessee? When you visit the Great Smoky Mountains in Tennessee. Maryville, Tennessee has a great deal to offer being close to the park and having plenty of activities in the city. It will take about half an hour to forty five minutes to travel between Maryville, Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains Maryville has plenty of hotels in town. Maryville, Tennessee also has many chain and local restaurants to suite your budget and taste. There are blues, jazz and other night clubs in town. There is a Harley Davidson dealership in Maryville, Tennessee. And The Dragon is about a half an hour south of Maryville, Tennessee. To travel between the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and The Dragon on highway 129 would take about an hour or more. There is a road called the Foothills Parkway which goes from 321 near Walland, Tennessee over the mountains to highway 129 near The Dragon. The Foothills Parkway can cut thirty minutes or so off travel between Townsend and The Dragon on 129.
Maryville, Tennessee also has many miles of walking trails which are generally well kept and safe. The police sometimes patrol on bicycles. There is also a mall in Maryville, Tennessee it is called Foothills Mall. There are also many other shopping opportunities in Maryville, Tennessee, including clothing stores and antique stores. Maryville, Tennessee is a beautiful little city to see if you are coming to the Great Smokey mountains National Park. Maryville, Tennessee is located on highway 129 and highway 321 on the way to the Townsend side of the Great Smoky Mountains National park. Stop on by and enjoy this city.