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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Our Picks for the Top 10 Sevierville Restaurants

Sevierville, the home of Dolly Parton, offers many choices when it comes to dining. Choosing just the right restaurant for your family can be a challenge. Exploring Sevierville you will come across lots of wonderful dining choices. Not only will you see plenty of chain restaurants here are also many unique local spots to choose […]

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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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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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4 Great Souvenirs to Bring Back Home From Gatlinburg

Taking a trip to the Smokies is fun, so why not bring home a token of your good memories with a cool souvenir?  Some souvenirs can offer the cheese factor that we’ve come to expect.  There are always classic gift shop coffee mugs and t-shirts.  But a really cool and unique souvenir can also be […]

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5 Best Gatlinburg Desserts

Have an insatiable sweet tooth? You’re on vacation! Why not indulge in some ooey-gooey goodness?  The Smoky Mountains already provides a feast for the other senses.  Don’t leave your poor sense of taste out of the equation!  Close your eyes and imagine these delicious treats dancing on your tongue. 1. Mayfield Dairy Bar Rich creamy […]

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Gatlinburg: The Pancake Capital of the South
A stack of pancakes with a pat of butter on top, sitting on a white plate and a red and white tablecloth.

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, 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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3 Best BBQ Places in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge
BBQ at a local restaurant.

Barbecue (or is it BBQ?) is loved worldwide, but nowhere more than in the United States.  In fact, before the Civil War, it is estimated that Americans ate five times more pork than beef.  During the 19th century pigs were considered to be a low-maintenance food source. Therefore, pork barbecue was the culinary favorite in […]

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