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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Top 5 Places for Entertainment in the Smokies

After a long day of hiking, fishing, white water rafting, and photographing epic scenes of nature in the Smoky Mountains, why not wind down with the live entertainment of dinner theater?  Whether in the mood for horror, comedy, or drama, there’s a show to suit your needs and provide a yummy feast on top of […]

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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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Plan a Relaxing Day in Pigeon Forge
The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, TN

Pigeon Forge in the Great Smoky Mountains is a town filled with every kind of adventure and excitement.  But you can also enjoy a peaceful and relaxing day in this great mountain getaway town.  Here are just a few ways to enjoy a slower paced day relaxing in Pigeon Forge. 8:30 AM: Breakfast is an […]

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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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