5 Ways To Avoid Crowds in Gatlinburg

Sometimes we just want to avoid crowds in Gatlinburg and get away from everyone except our loved ones when we vacation. The Great Smoky Mountains is perfect for doing just that. The Smokies are the place to enjoy the quiet of the mountains, a secluded cabin, walks in the woods, wildlife, fishing, or a peaceful […]

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Pet Friendly In The Smokies

If your trying to plan the perfect pet friendly vacation, then we can get you off to a great start. Guests who come to the Smoky Mountains area know that a Smoky Mountain family vacation is for every member of the family, including the 4-legged ones. To make sure your pet friendly vacation is a […]

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Car Shows of July 2023

Car enthusiasts rejoice! There are more car shows coming up in the Great Smoky Mountains. Not only can you view and explore the vehicles, you also can connect with people selling parts for your motorized baby. Aug. 11-13 Mustang Invasion Run by the Mustang Club of America, the Annual Smoky Mountain Mustang Invasion is held […]

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Wheelchair Accessible Adventures

The Smoky Mountains and American Patriot Getaways cabins have many wheelchair accessible adventures and cabins. An accessible cabin is a property that typically has a level parking spot. In addition, they have no more than one step required for entry, utilize a 3-foot or greater entry door, and include an entry level bedroom and bathroom. The […]

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Bear Safety in the Smokies

Seeing a black bear on your trip to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park is an amazing and exciting experience that people are thrilled to share in their social media posts. It’s a “Bucket List” event for many people. With more than 1,600 black bears in the area, the chances of seeing a bear are […]

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Celebrate Father’s Day

Celebrate Father’s Day in the Smokies with a Guy’s Weekend or Family Outing. Whether it’s your dad or you are the dad you’re celebrating, the Great Smoky Mountains has everything you could possibly want for a guys’ Father’s Day weekend or a family weekend celebrating Dad. This year, Father’s Day is Sunday, June 18. Let’s […]

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Hotel or Cabin

How do you choose between a hotel and a cabin when you’re planning a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains? As you probably know, there’s no shortage of entertaining activities when you vacation in The Smokies. Enjoy a day at a theme park. Get back to nature hiking in the National Park. Spend the day […]

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