The 10 Best Places to Go Hiking in The Smoky Mountains
hiking in the smoky mountains

Summer is just around the bend, and so is your next outdoor excursion to the Great Smoky Mountains. Of all the national parks in the United States, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited. In 2016 alone, over 11.3 million people visited the park. The park itself is centered around the ridgeline […]

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Summer Getaway Ideas in Pigeon Forge
The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, TN

  Nestled against the beautiful Smoky Mountains in Tennessee is the town of Pigeon Forge. Long summer days and wide open spaces make this quaint mountain town a popular destination. Whether you’re in need of some rest and relaxation or outdoor adventures, there’s something for everyone in Pigeon Forge. Ready to take a trip? Read […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in the Smoky Mountains
things to do in the smoky mountains

The Smoky Mountains is one of the most popular travel destinations in the United States. In fact, more than 11 million people visited the Smoky Mountains in 2017. The Smoky Mountains are by far the most popular national park. Nearly 7 million more people visited the mountains spanning from North Carolina to Tennessee than the […]

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What to Look for When Booking Cabins Near Dollywood
cabins near dollywood

Are you thinking about taking a trip to Dollywood? With the exciting rides and fun attractions, it’s tough to beat a visit to Dollywood and a great vacation with the family. Plus, with the new Wildwood Grove expansion in 2019 there’s even more park to enjoy! One of the best ways to experience the park and […]

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The Perfect Valentine’s Day in the Smoky Mountains
romantic couple spending time at cabin on valentine's day

Valentine’s Day On February 14th each year romance is the first thing that comes to mind.  Many questions come to mind when planning the perfect Valentine’s Day with your loved one.  Where should we go? What should we do?  Will it be unforgettable? This fool proof plan to the perfect Valentine’s Day in the Smoky […]

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Relaxing Things to Do in Gatlinburg: Plan for a Leisurely Day

Relaxing Things To Do In Gatlinburg Planning a visit to Gatlinburg?  Well, there’s certainly a bevy of entertaining activities available, depending on the time of year and your personal interests.  But what if you just want to relax for the day and avoid theme park attractions and outdoor adventures.  Here are just a few ways […]

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Fall Foliage in the Smoky Mountains

Autumn is right around the corner and brings both a beautiful and busy time to the Great Smoky Mountains.  It’s the annual show of colors in the fall that attract sightseers in huge numbers to the area.  As the summer comes to an end, the green pigments in the leaves of nearly 250 species of […]

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Gatlinburg Tennessee in The Great Smoky Mountains rolls out free trolley service for the summer!
Gatlinburg Trolley Free

For another summer, the City of Gatlinburg is offering free trolley service to summer visitors along the length of the Parkway during the peak visiting season.  Visitors and local residents can board the specifically designated trolleys at numerous stops along the Parkway at no charge.  The shuttle service extends from traffic light #1 at the […]

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Dollywood Pigeon Forge, Tennessee – Summerlong Extended Operating Hours with Nightly Fireworks, Season-Long Marquee of New Shows Lead the Biggest Entertainment Year In Dollywood’s 28-Year History

From spring’s Cirque Shanghai to Dollywood’s A Christmas Carol, and The Great American Summer in between, Dollywood’s award-winning entertainment takes center stage. Pigeon Forge, TN – March 2013 / Hospitality 1ST / Dollywood treats its 2013 guests to more shows and more time to enjoy them as the Smoky Mountains theme park introduces a spectacular […]

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