How to Vacation in Pigeon Forge for Under $30 a Day

There are many reasons to visit Pigeon Forge—its incredible natural beauty and amazing attractions make it a premiere vacation destination for any family. And, on top of all it offers, Pigeon Forge is extremely affordable. To prove it, check out this fun-filled—and incredibly active—day that keeps all your expenses under $30. 8 to 9:30 am: […]

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Family Vacation in Gatlinburg

Families have flocked to Gatlinburg for years because of the myriad activities and attractions available to keep every member pleased and occupied. Both adults and kids can never claim boredom with the nature, amusement parks, museums and food all at their Gatlinburg cabin doorstep. Only in Gatlinburg can the entire family find such a wide […]

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Spring Festivals in Smoky Mountains

There is no better time to visit Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains than the springtime. Newly blooming plants, newly energized animals, and an abundance of sunshine define this season for eastern Tennessee, so it is no wonder the locals feel like celebrating! Plan your visit to include one of these wonderful festivals, and welcome […]

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Gatlinburg: The hidden pancake capital of the south

Breakfast lovers unite! Why would anybody eat anything else? Especially the king of breakfast foods, pancakes? It’s cake! For breakfast! And who knew that Gatlinburg, Tennessee, the Smoky Mountain home for family-friendly and romantic getaways, also boasts tons of pancake houses? If you’re visiting historic Gatlinburg, or nearby Pigeon Forge, there’s a pancake waiting for […]

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5 Things to Know About Fishing in Smoky Mountains

For many Smoky Mountain vacationers, the trip is not complete without a day of fishing.   In fact, for the true angler, it is the only reason to visit the Smokies. Year-round fly fishing is permitted in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  You can start fishing thirty minutes before official sunrise but must finish up […]

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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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