Happy Birthday, Dolly Parton!

Today Dolly Parton celebrates her 73rd Birthday!  In honor of the Smoky Mountain’s (and Sevier County’s) most famous resident, here are some some fun facts about the songstress herself: She’s a one of the most-honored music artists of all time – Dolly Parton has had 26 songs reach Number 1 on the Billboard country charts […]

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10 Things to Pack for Your Smoky Mountain Cabin Getaway
smoky mountain cabins

We all love to talk about how much we need a vacation. But the truth is, Americans are terrible at taking the vacation time they’ve earned. The majority of us let at least some portion of our vacation days go unused. This year, take advantage of that hard earned time off by booking the ultimate […]

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7 Reasons to Ditch the Passport and Plan a Smoky Mountain Vacation
sunrise above the peaks of smoky mountains

Longing for an exotic getaway? You imagine some far-flung locale with mystic smoke rising up from a land of lush green vegetation, teeming with wildlife and adventure around every corner. We’ll let you in on a little secret… that bucket-list destination might not be so far after all. Mystic smoke… check. Lush landscape…check. Wildlife galore…check. Non-stop […]

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5 Fast Facts About the History of Gatlinburg
history of gatlinburg

Congratulations! By choosing a trip to Tennessee to soak up the history of Gatlinburg, you’re in great company. Approximately 12 million people visit Gatlinburg’s County, Sevier, every year. That’s quite a difference from just the 71,000 residents of the county (plus 1,600 bears!). Whether you’re planning to hike, tour, ski, shop, or rest, don’t visit […]

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Your Guide to Smoky Mountains Wildlife
smoky mountains wildlife

If you’re trying to get away from it all, there are few better escapes than the Smoky Mountains. Complete with stunning landscapes and easy access to the many attractions in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, the Smokies have everything you could want in a vacation destination. And that includes wildlife. From flying squirrels to owls to […]

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Checklist: How to Pack for a Smoky Mountain Vacation
smoky mountain vacation

A vacation to the Smoky Mountains is filled with natural beauty, fresh mountain air, and a host of activities and attractions for people of all ages. On a Smoky Mountain vacation, travelers can experience hiking in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, frolicking on the fun water slides of Dollywood, viewing the unique aquatic exhibits of Ripley’s […]

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The 7 Best Pigeon Forge Attractions
pigeon forge attractions

Are you looking for a fun and fascinating place to take a trip with your friends or family? Do you want a unique experience that includes beautiful views and fun for everyone? If you answered yes to either of those questions, then Pigeon Forge in the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee is the perfect location for your next […]

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How to Prepare For Your Gatlinburg Cabin Rental
gatlinburg cabin

A mountain getaway. There actually might not be anything better on this earth, and Gatlinburg has no shortage of mountain beauty. There is a very good reason (several, in fact) that Gatlinburg is one of the top vacation destinations in the United States. Its beauty and charm are second to none, and there is truly […]

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