Don your Stetson near the winding fingers of Center Hill Lake and hike through Appalachian country to the town of Smithville. The clean pine air and hospitality of the hotels in Smithville, TN will wrap you up during your journey to the Volunteer State.
Stroll the blocks in the town square to hear the classic American tale: This town began in 1838 with 50 acres gifted from a local Southern gentleman. Fast forward your imagination to 1922, when the first light bulb glowed in a Smithville salon and locals looked on in awe. The bulb promised a bright future, and the townspeople took up that cause with all the energy of the new industrial era. Open your eyes and ears to these heroic tales, traveler, as you share apple fritters in Smithville hotels and pubs with locals.
While inspiration may have you wishing for a horse, the rental cars in Smithville are likely your best mode of transport to the Appalachian Center for Crafts. Are you an artistic protégé, yet to be discovered? You won’t know for sure until you join a crafter’s workshop and brandish heavy metalworking tools. Feeling those callouses build on your palms proves you’ve made your mark—even after one day—as a Tennessee craftsman and have earned a good sleep in your choice of Smithville, TN hotels that evening.
If guitar twangs drift to you from Nashville, it’s only a short hour’s drive from Smithville haunts. Here you can weave through speakeasies, brick mansions, and local pubs and never be without your own soundtrack. The live music fills the night air throughout the city, every day of the week. Step through the lyrical streets and grab a Nashville hotel deal from Travelocity. The stay will fit perfectly in your travel chapters on classic American experiences.