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 […]
2013 – Contract Issued For Repairs To Newfound Gap Road In Great Smoky Mountains National Park
“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
If all goes as planned, visitors will be able to cross Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina and Tennessee on the Newfound Gap Road by mid-May, the date set for completion of repairs to a stretch of road swept away by landslide in January 2013. The Federal Highways Administration on Wednesday awarded a […]
Paws N’ Claws: A Magnificent 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Luxury Smoky Mountain Vacation Home
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 […]
The Great Smoky Mountains Sugarlands Visitor Center in Gatlinburg, Tennessee to get immediate renovations
Paws N’ Claws near Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee is offered exclusively by American Patriot Getaways. If you are looking for an Amazing Pigeon Forge getaway, this is the place to stay. The cabin is located in the Sky Harbor Resort, which allows you to be secluded. You’re still close to Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg […]
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.
Beginning January 7, 2013, Sugarlands Visitor Center in Great Smoky Mountains National Park will begin getting much needed renovations to better accommodate the 850,000 thousand visitors that come through the visitor center annually. Improvements will include the main lobby and visitor contact area. Artist rendering of renovations at Sugarlands Visitor Center. The new visitor contact […]
Wilderness Wildlife Week is May 7-11th in 2019!
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 […]
Hike of the Month to Rhododendron Creek in the Great Smoky Mountains: Saturday, October 27, 2012
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. […]
Meet Park Ranger Carey Jones at the Greenbrier Ranger Station no later than 9 a.m. on Saturday, October 27, and carpool to this increasingly popular hike. There are multiple waterfalls on this walk, so be prepared to do at least one serious creek crossing, depending on recent rainfall. A hiking stick will be an asset […]