Greenville Vacations & Travel Packages!
A town and the county seat of Green County in the US state of Tennessee, Greeneville is known as the town where President Andrew Johnson started his political career. It is the second oldest town in the state. This town showcases its history in brick sidewalks and pristine historic sites, homes, and churches against a setting of imposing mountains and lovely waterways and streams enhanced in scenic color by four very definite seasons, making it a pleasant travel experience for tourists on Greeneville vacation. Greeneville is located in one of the largest counties in the Tennessee and offers the amenities and lifestyle of much larger towns while keeping a distinctive small-town ambiance intact. Weather-wise, the best time to visit Greeneville is from September to December when the weather is pleasant and apt for sightseeing. Book Greeneville vacation package in advance to avoid paying extra.
Places of Interest in Greeneville
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site
Andrew Johnson was the first US president who had been neither a lawyer nor a war hero. Andrew Johnson National Historic Site, the most notable attraction in Greeneville, includes Andrew Johnson's early home, Andrew Johnson National Cemetery, and a visitor center that encompasses a museum and his tailor shop. It also includes the Homestead, the place where Andrew Johnson lived before and after his presidency.
Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park
Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park, located along the Nolichucky River, is spread in 105 acres centered on the traditional birthplace of legendary Tennessee soldier, frontiersman, and politician Davy Crockett. Including a replica of his birth cabin, a large campground, and a museum, Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park includes facilities such as a visitor center, 2 picnic pavilions, a public boat launching ramp, 88 campground sites, 2 picnic areas, a playground, and a swimming pool.
Greeneville boasts a number of farms owned and operated by the same family for about a century. Listed on the National Register of Historic Place, Elmwood Farm includes an 1831 home, a smokehouse, and an original 1784-1789 blockhouse. Susong Farm is located around eight miles south of Greeneville. This farm is open to the public during Greeneville's Historic Homes Week, and includes the original farmhouse built in 1862 and lots of other early 19th century buildings.