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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5 Reasons You Need to Visit Dollywood

It’s a one-of-a-kind place named for a one-of-a-kind superstar entertainer! What could be more fun that a trip to Dollywood, the Smoky Mountains’ very own theme park with a real Hollywood connection? Fun for the whole family is guaranteed with thrilling rides, musical shows, shopping, and great food. Whether you want the excitement of roller […]

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How Did Pigeon Forge Get It’s Name?

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. The Pigeon Forge area served as a […]

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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 in 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. The park provides a natural habitat for more than 10,000 species of plants, animals and invertebrates.  In […]

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Six Fun Facts You Didn’t Know About Dolly Parton
Dolly Parton receiving the Woodrow Wilson Award in 2008

In 2021 Dolly Parton celebrates her 75th birthday!  In honor of the Smoky Mountain’s (and Sevier County’s) most famous resident, here are six fun facts about the songstress herself: She’s a one of the most-honored music artists of all time Dolly Parton has had 26 songs reach Number 1 on the Billboard country charts – […]

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