Best Places to Get Married in Gatlinburg

With the beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains at every turn and every amenity in one homey hamlet, what better place to say “I Do” then in Gatlinburg, Tennessee?  It is, after all, the wedding capital of the South!  With many options  waiting, you’ll have wedding location and memories of your dreams.  Don’t stress about […]

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4 keys to enjoying Smoky Mountain Wilderness
Gatlinburg TN

Check your backpack before hiking the twisted trails of the Smoky Mountain wilderness. Is everything you need securely inside? Carefully packing for any hiking trip is as important as a hiking buddy and people at home who know your plans and general whereabouts. These are only four gear items important to remember, but regardless of […]

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Take a Walk in Dolly’s Stilettos

Whether a super fan or a road warrior, if you’re visiting Eastern Tennessee, you must take a historical journey along the lifeline of the most famous resident: Dolly Parton. Dolly Parton still considers Tennessee home.  She has remained true to her roots in her song lyrics, philanthropy, and overall personality.  So put on your rhinestone […]

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What to Do With Your Church Group in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

If you are planning a trip with your church group, Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains are a great choice. Among the many different wholesome attractions and activities, there is sure to be something appealing to every member of your group. Here are some of the region’s most popular activities to consider as you are […]

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How to Vacation in Pigeon Forge on a Budget

There are many reasons to visit Pigeon Forge. The incredible natural beauty and amazing attractions make it a premier vacation destination for any family.  And, on top of it all, Pigeon Forge can be extremely affordable. To prove it, check out this fun-filled and busy day on a budget! 8 to 9 am: Breakfast at […]

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Gatlinburg: The Pancake Capital of the South
A stack of pancakes with a pat of butter on top, sitting on a white plate and a red and white tablecloth.

Breakfast lovers unite! Why would anybody eat anything else? Especially the king of breakfast foods – pancakes! It’s cake! For breakfast! And who knew that Gatlinburg, the Smoky Mountain home for family-friendly and romantic getaways, also boasts tons of pancake houses? If you’re visiting historic Gatlinburg, or nearby Pigeon Forge, there’s a pancake waiting for […]

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Plan a Relaxing Day in Pigeon Forge
The Old Mill in Pigeon Forge, TN

Pigeon Forge in the Great Smoky Mountains is a town filled with every kind of adventure and excitement.  But you can also enjoy a peaceful and relaxing day in this great mountain getaway town.  Here are just a few ways to enjoy a slower paced day relaxing in Pigeon Forge. 8:30 AM: Breakfast is an […]

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5 Things to Know About Fishing in Smoky Mountains

For many Smoky Mountain vacationers, the trip is not complete without a day of fishing.   In fact, for the true angler, it is the only reason to visit the Smokies. Year-round fly fishing is permitted in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  You can start fishing thirty minutes before official sunrise but must finish up […]

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Four Beautiful Faces of the Smoky Mountains

Whether you’re a spring, summer, fall or winter person, the Great Smoky Mountains offer year-round opportunities to tap into your own unique spirit of adventure.  Nature’s wonders abound and no matter when you decided to visit, you’re sure to have a great time. Catch Spring Fever (March – May) With temperatures ranging from chilly to […]

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