New and Exciting Attractions in 2019
sunrise above the peaks of smoky mountains

Thrilling rides from sky-view heights, family-friendly new attractions and play areas at Dollywood, and games galore are in store for travelers to the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge area in 2019. Gatlinburg Skylift Gatlinburg takes riders up 1,800 feet to the top of Crockett Mountain, showcasing the spectacular Gatlinburg area views – forests, mountains and the […]

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How to Find the Best Smoky Mountain Cabin Rentals

Ahhh, the Smoky Mountains.  A place surrounded by gorgeous streams and mountain peaks.   Not only are these mountains beautiful, it turns out they’re healthy for you, too.  Spending a day in the great outdoors contributes to weight loss and lower stress levels.   Is that convincing enough for you?  Then you’ll need a place […]

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Happy Birthday, Dolly Parton!
Dolly Parton receiving the Woodrow Wilson Award in 2008

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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5 Fast Facts About 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 County, every year. That’s quite a difference from just the 71,000 residents of the county (plus 1,600 black bears!). Whether you’re planning to hike, tour, ski, shop, or rest, […]

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