Pigeon River Rafting Trips Offer Unforgettable Adventures

Posted on Jun 23, 2017 in Attractions, Blog, Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains, Rafting, Traveling, Vacation

Pigeon River Rafting Trips Offer Unforgettable Adventures

The vast Pigeon River that resides mainly in East Tennessee is home to a wide array of exciting things to do and places to see. No trip to Pigeon River is complete without taking some time to go rafting. These unforgettable adventures will pique the interest of anyone you travel with, whether they are 8 or 80. Situated just over 20 miles from Gatlinburg, any outdoor and nature lover will enjoy taking a few hours out of their day to go river rafting. Offers Thrilling Experiences Rafting is extremely popular within the Smoky Mountains, with no...

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Why So Many People Choose To Have A Gatlinburg Wedding

Posted on May 5, 2017 in Blog, Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains, Honeymoon, Wedding

Why So Many People Choose To Have A Gatlinburg Wedding

The quintessential wedding destination of the South, Gatlinburg, Tennessee is the picturesque gateway to the sprawling Smoky Mountain State Park and several mountaintop attractions. With an abundance of unique venues, lodging, accommodations, and photo shoot opportunities; it is no wonder that couples are flocking in mass to wed in the heart of the Appalachian Trail. Gatlinburg offers a bounty of wedding essentials, including onsite honeymoons, which make it a distinct and memorable choice for a destination wedding.    Choosing a Chapel...

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Earth Week in Gatlinburg: Where “Going Green” Is More Than Just a Saying

Posted on Apr 18, 2017 in Activities, Blog, Festival, Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains

Earth Week in Gatlinburg: Where “Going Green” Is More Than Just a Saying

Many people know that Earth Day 2017 takes place on Saturday, April 22. Did you know that Gatlinburg, Tennessee celebrates the week of Earth Day as Earth Week? From April 17th through the 21st, Gatlinburg hosts a festival of activities for the whole family that focus on keeping the Earth clean and beautiful. Earth Week in Gatlinburg kicks off Monday the 17th with a compelling presentation on wildfire ecology from Nigel Fields, Chief of Resource Education for the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Fields has been at the heart of helping to...

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Top Things To Do During Your Smoky Mountains Spring Vacation

Posted on Mar 10, 2017 in Activities, Arts, Blog, Crafts, Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains, Hiking, Spring, Traveling, Vacation, Wildflowers

Top Things To Do During Your Smoky Mountains Spring Vacation

The Great Smoky Mountains area is an exceptional destination to experience the beauty, color, and rebirth of spring. As temperatures rise and the frost-covered ground thaws, hundreds of flowering plants begin to bloom and wildlife emerges from winter resting places. Spring is a wonderful time to experience a more serene Smoky Mountains, as the land starts to awaken before the busy summer tourist season arrives. During spring, you will find comfortable temperatures in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, offering much needed opportunities to...

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Best Places to See the Amazing Smoky Mountains Sunset and Sunrise

Posted on Feb 8, 2017 in Activities, Blog, Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains, Traveling, Vacation

Best Places to See the Amazing Smoky Mountains Sunset and Sunrise

There is nothing quite like the beauty of a sunrise or sunset, and this is especially true of the Smoky Mountains area. Although the mountains can often block the gorgeous red and orange hues of daybreak and dusk, there are many locations that provide the perfect vantage point for an excellent view of these events. Some of these locations are easy to get to. All you need to do is park your car, sit back, and enjoy. Others are more of a challenge with steep hiking trails, but you will be well rewarded for your effort. The following information...

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Best Time & Places to See Beautiful Gatlinburg Snow

Posted on Jan 12, 2017 in Activities, Blog, Gatlinburg, Traveling, Vacation, Winter

Best Time & Places to See Beautiful Gatlinburg Snow

It’s been sung about in countless songs, idolized by the masses, and enjoyed by kids and adults alike. No we’re not talking about a movie star. We’re talking about snow! Just like it makes things look a lot like Christmas and makes for a great winter wonderland to walk around in, it makes your view of the Great Smoky Mountains just that much more special when viewed in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. You might want to know when you should go to have the most snow visibility, where you should go, and what to expect when you get there....

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The Day Wildfires Roared into Gatlinburg

Posted on Dec 22, 2016 in Uncategorized

The Day Wildfires Roared into Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg and all of East Tennessee are picking up the pieces after wildfires roared through the mountains and into town, On November 28th, many buildings and homes in Gatlinburg burned down to their very foundations. More than 150 buildings in all were destroyed. Many people lost their homes and possessions, as they were forced to flee the fires. The final toll included 2,460 structures damaged or destroyed in Sevier County, and worst of all, 14 lives lost and 191 injured. But don’t you even get the idea that this is the end of the...

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Things to do in Gatlinburg in December

Posted on Nov 10, 2016 in Activities, Attractions, Blog, Gatlinburg, Holidays, Winter

Things to do in Gatlinburg in December

The month of December is a special time for many people. There is Christmas and New Year’s to look forward to, hot chocolate to drink while it snows outside, and time to spend with your close friends and loved ones. But sometimes you just want to escape from the daily grind and take a vacation somewhere instead. If you are looking for an ideal spot to visit during the holiday season but do not want to deal with tons of tourists and heavy crowds, you will find that the city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee fits the bill. Located in the heart of the...

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Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff

Posted on Oct 17, 2016 in Activities, Attractions, Blog, Festival, Food, Gatlinburg, Holidays, Music, Winter

Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff

The Great Smoky Mountains are one of the most visited National Parks in the United States for good reasons. The serene beauty of the highest mountains in the eastern part of the Country is what brings so many visitors here. From spring wildflowers to snow covered peaks, these mountains remain one of the most popular travel destinations around. Nestled in the heart of these majestic peaks lies the beautiful town of Gatlinburg. With a ton of activities to keep tourists occupied, no wonder this small town attracts so many visitors throughout the...

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Everything to Know for Oktoberfest Gatlinburg

Posted on Sep 19, 2016 in Blog, Festival, Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains, Music

Everything to Know for Oktoberfest Gatlinburg

Arriving in Gatlinburg, TN for Oktoberfest is one of the best ways to experience fall in the Smoky Mountains. The leaves are changing yet there is still a hint of warmth in the air; summer still lingers and the air is still fresh, inviting you to step outside. The sun is beginning to set earlier yet the cider mills are opening up and there’s always the excitement of pumpkin style beers and heavier fall foods that are comforting and nice to eat as the seasons begin to change. At Oktoberfest Gatlinburg there is a variety of Bavarian style...

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