3 Best BBQ Places in Smoky Mountains
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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5 Reasons You Need to Visit Dollywood

It’s a one-of-a-kind place named for a one-of-a-kind superstar entertainer! What could be more fun that a trip to Dollywood, the Smoky Mountains’ very own theme park with a real Hollywood connection? Fun for the whole family is guaranteed with thrilling rides, musical shows, shopping, and great food. Whether you want the excitement of roller […]

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How Did Pigeon Forge Get It’s Name?

Pigeon Forge, located in the eastern portion of Tennessee, is known for its traditional Appalachian crafts, music and folklore. Visitors flock to Pigeon Forge each year to enjoy popular tourist attractions, like Dollywood, unsurpassed shopping and some of the best chalets, vacation condos, and cabins in Smoky Mountains. The Pigeon Forge area served as a […]

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The Difference Between a Cabin and Chalet

You’ve decided to take a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains.  Naturally you want a great place to stay while visiting.  The region offers a wide variety of vacation hideaways, from condos to cabins to chalets, featuring every type of amenity. Many vacationers seek an escape from the “big city” feel of their homes in […]

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4 Amazing Museums in Gatlinburg

The Great Smoky Mountains are home to a wide variety of outdoor activities … but there’s also plenty to do indoors (other than enjoying a hot tub at your Gatlinburg cabin). Looking for something out of the ordinary to add a twist to your mountain vacation? Look no further than the museums in Gatlinburg. You’ll […]

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The 300 Million Year Old Park You Can Still Enjoy Today

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park is one of the most pristine natural areas in the eastern United States. It’s a treasure trove of natural wonders, offering breathtaking mountain scenery, flowing rivers and streams, and ancient hardwood forests. The park provides a natural habitat for more than 10,000 species of plants, animals and invertebrates.  In […]

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