Regardless of where you're from, Maryville has an appealing hometown atmosphere. 

 

 What you'll discover here in East Tennessee's Blount County is plenty of simple, down-home cooking with a flair for flavor. A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park's ancient mountains, remnants of Southern Appalachian culture and a diversity of plants and wildlife. Horseback riding, camping, fishing. Amazing places to put in a canoe and float down a refreshingly cool river or stream. Accommodations with welcoming hosts and rocking chairs. And, fascinating architecture brimming with historical secrets and stories.