©

Sweetwater trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Sweetwater

Trip Planner USA  /  Tennessee  /  Sweetwater
(2.8/5 based on 750+ reviews for 3 attractions)
Things to do: nature, shopping, zoos & aquariums
Sweetwater is a city in Monroe and McMinn counties in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the most populous city in Monroe County. The population was 5,586 at the 2000 census and 5,764 at the 2010 census. Sweetwater is the home of the Craighead Caverns which contains the Lost Sea, the United States' largest underground lake.HistoryA legend states that the town's name originated from settler's descriptions of area springs.Sweetwater was established in the 1850s on a series of lots sold by Isaac Lenoir (1807–1875), a local politician and son of the founder of Lenoir City (located a few miles to the northeast in Loudon County). Sweetwater was officially incorporated in 1875.GeographySweetwater is located at . The city lies along Sweetwater Creek, which flows northeast for several miles before emptying into the Watts Bar Lake impoundment of the Tennessee River. The creek's drainage has created a lowland area known as Sweetwater Valley, which is surrounded by low hills.Sweetwater is centered along U.S. Route 11 between its junction with State Route 68 to the south and State Route 322 to the north. Interstate 75 passes along the western boundary of Sweetwater.
With the Inspirock online itinerary creator, Sweetwater and other destinations across the globe can be made central to your personalized travel plans.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Sweetwater

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Where to stay in Sweetwater

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Sweetwater:
Nature, trails, wildlife areas
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Sightseeing, zoos & aquariums, nightlife
Visit for: 4 daysStart a plan »
Nature, theme parks, scenic drive
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »
Nightlife, sightseeing, nature
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »
Adventure, shopping
Visit for: 1 dayStart a plan »

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News