Smoky Mountains Visitor Center at Maryville
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Smoky Mountains Visitor Center at Maryville

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The two Visitor's Center, located in Maryville and Townsend, are operated by The Smoky Mountain Tourism Development Authority's which directs its efforts toward attracting appropriate tourism business to the area, providing authentic experiences for the traveling public, and being a good neighbor to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Through the operation of welcome centers, SMTDA informs tourists of accommodations and attractions and works with local businesses, travel writers, travel agents and tour operators. As an arm of county government, the Tourism Authority works with the Chamber and Economic Development Board and is wholly funded by the county's hotel/motel tax.

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Sunrise at Cades Cove
Sunrise at Cades Cove
A scenic view at Cades Cove
A scenic view at Cades Cove
Winter in Cades Cove
Winter in Cades Cove
Waterfalls in the Smokies
Waterfalls in the Smokies
Music can always be heard
Music can always be heard
A cabin in Cades Cove
A cabin in Cades Cove
Waterfalls can be found on trails
Waterfalls can be found on trails
Wildlife abound in the Smokies
Wildlife abound in the Smokies
Sunset in the Smokies
Sunset in the Smokies
Bears at home in the Smokies
Bears at home in the Smokies
You'll never know what you'll find in the Cades Cove Loop
You'll never know what you'll find in the Cades Cove Loop
Bluegrass festivals are held in the spring and fall
Bluegrass festivals are held in the spring and fall
Festivals are held in Townsend in the spring and fall
Festivals are held in Townsend in the spring and fall
Pickin' on the porch
Pickin' on the porch
Ad hoc bands perform at the festivals
Ad hoc bands perform at the festivals
Pull up your lawn chair for great music
Pull up your lawn chair for great music
Get up close with the musicians
Get up close with the musicians
Music the way it was intended
Music the way it was intended
You never know where you'll find a musician
You never know where you'll find a musician
Great Bluegrass music
Great Bluegrass music
More festival music
More festival music
Shut up and pick
Shut up and pick
What a wonderful sound
What a wonderful sound
This banjo has played a lot of venues
This banjo has played a lot of venues
Hear old time favorites
Hear old time favorites
Grilled meat. Nothing better.
Grilled meat. Nothing better.
Oh the places we've been
Oh the places we've been
Scottish heritage is celebrated
Scottish heritage is celebrated
Grab your kilt the bagpipes are playing
Grab your kilt the bagpipes are playing
Caber tossing. Look out.
Caber tossing. Look out.
What a view
What a view
The first frost
The first frost
Can you hear the silence?
Can you hear the silence?
Old time wagon
Old time wagon
The green of spring
The green of spring
Deer moving on
Deer moving on
Can you see me?
Can you see me?
Wild turkey
Wild turkey
Birds of a feather
Birds of a feather
Taking it easy
Taking it easy
Vintage cabin in Cades Cove
Vintage cabin in Cades Cove
The flowers in the mountains
The flowers in the mountains
Smoky Mountains Visitor Center at Maryville

201 S. Washington St.
Maryville, TN 37804

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None. Free tourist information for Blount County.
Dates Closed
Saturdays and Sundays.
Most holidays.
Hours
Mon-Wed-Thurs-Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tues 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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