New Attractions of 2023

Get to the Smokies in 2023 and check out all the new attractions and adventures opening this year! Are you ready to get under the ocean, on the green, and in a 3-story water coaster? You’ll be able to get under the sea at Xperia: Ocean Journey, a 3-D immersive attraction. See amazing marine life […]

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Happy Birthday, Dolly Parton!

In our book, the day we say, “Happy Birthday, Dolly Parton”, should be a holiday! The pride of Tennessee, Dolly Rebecca Parton, was born on January 19, 1946, in Sevier County, Tennessee, also home to The Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Undoubtedly, you’ll find that it’s the most visited national park in the United States, […]

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Valentine’s Day In The Smokies

As we kick off 2023, we can hardly wait for a reason to celebrate love in the Smoky Mountains! Make it a memorable Valentine’s Day for your special someone with a romantic getaway to the Great Smoky Mountains. You’ll find everything from breathtaking scenery and friendly local culture to outdoor adventures and eclectic shopping. How can […]

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The Difference Between a Cabin and Chalet

Have you every asked yourself, “what’s the difference between a cabin and chalet? If you’re planning a Smoky mountain getaway, you should! When you decide to take a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains, naturally you want a great place to stay while visiting.  The region offers a wide variety of vacation hideaways, from condos […]

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Christmas Shopping

There’s nothing like Christmas shopping in the Smoky Mountains to bring joy, and a sense of warmth to the soul. After all, f you can’t live in the mountains, take something home to remember your trip, give as gifts to friends and family. Original hand-made art can be found in The Arts and Crafts Community. Do the […]

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Romantic Ideas For Your Honeymoon in Gatlinburg

Are you headed to Tennessee for a honeymoon in Gatlinburg? Wondering exactly what to do when you get there? Over 11 million people visited the Great Smoky Mountains National Park last year. To be sure, there are many fun activities to enjoy in the Smoky Mountains. But activities and beautiful scenery aren’t limited to the […]

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Winterfest 2022

The Smoky Mountains are calling you to celebrate Winterfest 2022! Pigeon Forge’s annual Winterfest 2022 celebration starts this Thursday, November 10, 2022, and runs through February 19, 2023. Turn on all the twinkly Christmas lights and let’s get to celebrating! Winterfest – started in 1990 – is a mix of holiday celebrations, themed special events and millions […]

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Smoky Mountain Ghost Stories

It’s time to settle in for Some Creepy Smoky Mountain Ghost Stories. It’s campfire season and that means smores and ghost stories! We have a few to curl your toes and keep you company while you’re in the Great Smoky Mountains in a cozy and safe cabin. Or if you feel adventurous, go check out […]

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6 Things NOT to do in Gatlinburg

Heading up to Gatlinburg is a ticket to amazing natural wonders, nights around the fire, nature walks, zip lines, ice skating, great food, cozying up in a Gatlinburg cabin rental and so much more! Before you head the Great Smoky Mountains, we’ll share with you some things you are not to do – some of […]

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Best New Restaurants in the Smoky Mountains

People come to the Smoky Mountains for the beauty and serenity and the food! There are some new places to try on the next visit. Here’s our top “best new restaurants” plus two bonus spots that are coming soon! Trotter’s Whole Hog BBQ is located in the historic downtown district of Sevierville and opened recently […]

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