Four Beautiful Faces of the Smoky Mountains

Whether you’re a spring, summer, fall or winter person, the Great Smoky Mountains offer year-round opportunities to tap into your own unique spirit of adventure.  Nature’s wonders abound and no matter when you decided to visit, you’re sure to have a great time. Catch Spring Fever (March – May).  With temperatures ranging from chilly to […]

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3 Best BBQ Places in Smoky Mountains

Barbecue (or is it barbeque?) is loved worldwide, but nowhere more than in the United States.  In fact, before the Civil War, it is estimated that Americans ate about five pounds of cooked pork for every pound of beef.  During the 19th century, when pigs were considered to be a low-maintenance food source, pork barbecue […]

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How Did Cherokee Indian Hunting Grounds Turn into Family-Friendly Resort Town.

Pigeon Forge, located in the eastern portion of Tennessee, is known for its traditional Appalachian crafts, music and folklore. Visitors flock to Pigeon Forge each year to enjoy popular tourist attractions, like Dollywood, unsurpassed shopping and some of the best chalets, vacation condos, and cabins in Smoky Mountains. But long before it was a popular […]

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4 Amazing Museums in Gatlinburg

The Great Smoky Mountains are home to a wide variety of outdoor activities … but there’s also plenty to do indoors (other than enjoying a hot tub at your Gatlinburg cabin). Looking for something out of the ordinary to add a twist to your mountain vacation? Look no further than the museums of Gatlinburg. You’ll […]

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The 300 Million Year Old Park You Can Still Enjoy Today

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the most pristine natural areas in the eastern United States. It’s a treasure trove of natural wonders, offering breathtaking mountain scenery, flowing rivers and streams, and ancient hardwood forests that provide a natural habitat for more than 10,000 species of plants, animals and invertebrates. In fact, […]

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