Gatlinburg Tennessee in The Great Smoky Mountains rolls out free trolley service for the summer!
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
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 […]
Annual Great Smoky Mountain Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
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 […]
Spring in the Smoky Mountains near Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee
“The pilgrims are coming! The pilgrims are coming!” Join the Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage’s enthusiastic participants April 24-27 in Gatlinburg. Activities during the much-anticipated event. Included are educational hikes, motorcades, photography tours, and indoor programs, all celebrating the flora, fauna, and cultural history of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The wide variety of events on the […]
Clingmans Dome to be open early for visitors this Friday February 15th, 2013
During the spring time of year, the Smoky Mountains begin to bloom! Spring break trips to Pigeon Forge will be filled with fun for all ages. From Car Shows to Bar-B-Que festivals, the Smoky Mountains has something to offer everyone during the spring time. Take a hike in the mountains to catch some amazing […]
Frequently Asked Questions about visiting Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Great Smoky Mountain Cabins
In a change from the norm, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park has decided to open Clingmans Dome Road to visitors starting this Friday, February 15th, 2013. The road is a popular high elevation destination and typically closes in winter months because of a threat for winter weather. The park plans to open the road […]
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies in Gatlinburg, Tennessee will ring in 2013 with its 12th annual “Dance with the Sharks” New Year’s Eve Party. Dec. 31, 2012.
Those planning a Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge Smoky Mountain vacation usually have similar questions in mind when making their plans. Below are a number of frequently asked questions. Cabins, Chalets and Condos How many cabins does American Patriot Getaways rent? We manage more than 400 cabins in the Smoky Mountains. How big are your Gatlinburg cabins? […]
The Santa Hustle – Thousands of Santas Running on the Parkway
Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies will ring in 2013 with its 12th annual “Dance with the Sharks” New Year’s Eve Party. Dec. 31, 2012. Guests will have the opportunity to explore the underwater world of Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies while they party the night away and welcome a brand new year. The party will […]
Wilderness Wildlife Week is May 7-11th in 2019!
Thousand of Santas will be running down the parkway in Pigeon Forge Sunday. The annual Santa Hustle starts at Wilderness at the Smokies in Sevierville on December 9 at 8 a.m. The race is a holiday-themed half marathon and 5K road run. Participants receive Santa hats, beards, and custom Santa shirts. Each year, thousands of […]
When Pigeon Forge launched Wilderness Wildlife Week more than 25 years ago, there were four programs on a single Saturday afternoon. Wilderness Wildlife Week has now expanded into a nearly week-long event with all ages and abilities in mind. The home base for the programs in 2019 will be at LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge. […]