6 Reasons You Should Visit Cades Cove
Springtime Landscape at Cades Cove by Nancy J Olds

It’s no secret that Cades Cove is a favorite destination for many people visiting the Smokies.  In fact, if Cades Cove was its own National Park, it would be the third most visited national park in the country! With more than 11 million people coming through the Smokies each year, and nearly 4 million of […]

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The Best Breakfasts in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg
A breakfast table set with sweet and savory dishes.

Imagine you’re staying in a Smoky Mountain cabin with those breathtaking Tennessee views and you awake to beautiful newly fallen snow an incredible sunrise. You grab your down jacket, lace up your boots and head out on a morning hike with your camera, some water (stay hydrated!), a map and a great walking stick. You […]

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Gatlinburg Tennessee in The Great Smoky Mountains rolls out free trolley service for the summer!
Gatlinburg Trolley Free

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 […]

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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
Dollywood

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 […]

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Annual Great Smoky Mountain Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage
Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage

“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 […]

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Paws N’ Claws: A Magnificent 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Luxury Smoky Mountain Vacation Home
Paws N' Claws

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 […]

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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.

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 […]

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