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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The Great Smoky Mountains Sugarlands Visitor Center in Gatlinburg, Tennessee to get immediate renovations
Artist rendering of renovations at Sugarlands Visitor Center.

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 […]

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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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Tomb, a New Attraction, coming to Pigeon Forge at Walden’s Landing

“It’s called Tomb, an interactive attraction that resembles a pyramid. And it’s coming to Pigeon Forge, home of some of the most interesting and creative attractions this side of Orlando. A pyramid constructed of plastic foam and stucco is being built in Waldens Landing on the Parkway, yet another reason for visitors to choose Sevier […]

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Gatlinburg Earth Hour Celebration March 26th, 2011

Information from http://www.eventsgatlinburg.com Join Nantahala Center’s Great Outpost and the City of Gatlinburg as they turn off the lights to celebrate Earth Hour, the world’s largest public environmental action. Family activities will take place in the Great Outpost parking lot from 6 to 10 p.m. with the observance of the “lights out” initiative from 8:30 […]

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Dick’s Last Resort set to open in Gatlinburg, Tennessee March 15th, 2011!

Dick’s Last Resort coming to downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee March 15th, 2011.  Touted as “The Shame O’ The Smokies” and “The joint your momma warned you about”, this quirky restaurant is a wacky and wild eatery where the staff is mean to you on purpose, typically dishing out obnoxious, yet witty insults. Dick’s Last Resort is […]

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