Gatlinburg Earth Hour Celebration March 26th, 2011

Information from http://www.eventsgatlinburg.com Join Nantahala Center’s Great Outpost and the City of Gatlinburg as they turn off the lights to celebrate Earth Hour, the world’s largest public environmental action. Family activities will take place in the Great Outpost parking lot from 6 to 10 p.m. with the observance of the “lights out” initiative from 8:30 […]

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Dick’s Last Resort set to open in Gatlinburg, Tennessee March 15th, 2011!

Dick’s Last Resort coming to downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee March 15th, 2011.  Touted as “The Shame O’ The Smokies” and “The joint your momma warned you about”, this quirky restaurant is a wacky and wild eatery where the staff is mean to you on purpose, typically dishing out obnoxious, yet witty insults. Dick’s Last Resort is […]

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Running in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg Tennessee

Looking for some unique and wonderful  places to run when visiting Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains aside from right down the main parkway?  There are many great places to log some miles in the area. We put together a list of a few our favorites. No matter where you choose to […]

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Saddle Up! Pigeon Forge Tennessee February 24th – 27th, 2011

Saddle Up, an annual Pigeon Forge event, brings the Wild West to the city of Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. Wrapping up the Pigeon Forge WinterFest 2011 festivities  is the 11th Annual Saddle Up Week, sponsored by the city of Pigeon Forge.  This year Saddle Up runs from February 24th-27th.  This award-winning festival brings entertainment presented the cowboy way, […]

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10 Beautiful Flowers in Tennessee

Tennessee and the Great Smoky Mountains have more biodiversity than nearly every other place on earth.  That beauty is apparent within the state, from the gorgeous bodies of water to the majestic Smoky Mountains. Surrounding these features of mother nature are the flowers that add pops of color and floral scents to the air.  Here […]

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5 Most Romantic Spots in the Smokies

Love is always in the air in the Smoky Mountains.  Nature ensured that with sweeping valleys, high mountain peak views, brilliantly colored foliage, cascading waterfalls, and magnificent sunsets of vibrant hues.  Finding romantic locations to share adoring looks and sweet kisses is super easy.  Simply walk outside!  For a few specifics, read on: 1. The […]

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Top 10 Hunting Blogs

What are the top hunting blogs out there? We asked ourselves this question because a lot of our readers are hunting enthusiasts. To answer that question, we did extensive research. We asked our past Gatlinburg cabins guests, polled some of our readers, and scrutinized the feed readers of our staff.  All that work allowed us […]

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Best Tennessee Christmas Recipes

Good eats have always been a part of the Southern appeal.  Homemade fares full of rich flavors such as buttermilk fried chicken, biscuits, casseroles, and more are staple treats the South is known for.  These scrumptious foods are truly prepared to perfection for the holiday season.  Here are some top notch Holiday recipes to share […]

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5 Myths and Legends of Tennessee

Tennessee is a state with a very rich history of legendary proportions.  Some myths are tall tales and some are about real people.  A few are so epic that you’d think that the stories must be false.  Check out a few of these myths and legends of Tennessee: Jasper Newton “Jack” Daniel The king of […]

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