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Top 5 Pigeon Forge Attractions for Kids You Can’t Miss

DATE : May 10, 2022

Ready to start planning your next family vacation to the Smoky Mountains but you aren’t sure what you should do? Thankfully there are so many family friendly attractions in the area you will want to try, from theme parks to museums! Check out these top 5 Pigeon Forge attractions for kids you can’t miss: 
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4 of the Best Downtown Gatlinburg Restaurants for Dinner

DATE : April 18, 2022

Are you trying to decide where you should eat for dinner while you’re in Gatlinburg? This little mountain town is full of incredible restaurants with a variety of cuisines to choose from. No matter what you’re in the mood for, you’ll find a place that is calling your name! Here are 4 of the best downtown Gatlinburg restaurants you should try for dinner: 
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9 Best Places to See an Amazing Smoky Mountains Sunset and Sunrise

DATE : April 4, 2022

There is nothing quite like the beauty of a sunrise or sunset, especially in the Smoky Mountains! 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. Some of these locations are easy to get to, and 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 with gorgeous views. Here are 9 of the best places where you can enjoy an amazing Smoky Mountains sunset and sunrise. 
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4 Perks of the Location of Our Gatlinburg Hotel on the River

DATE : March 28, 2022

When you’re trying to decide where you will stay on your Smoky Mountain vacation, location may be one of the deciding factors. You want to be close to all the exciting attractions and incredible restaurants in the area, but maybe you also don’t want to be in the middle of all of the action. Our hotel is the best of both worlds since we’re close to the Strip but we aren’t right in the middle of downtown. To learn more about why you'll love our location, check out these 4 perks of the location of our Gatlinburg hotel on the river: 
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Top 4 Things to Do on the Gatlinburg Strip

DATE : March 15, 2022

There is nowhere else in the world quite like downtown Gatlinburg TN! Commonly known as The Strip, the heart of the city may only be a few blocks long, but it is absolutely jam-packed with incredible attractions, restaurants, and shops. Over 11 million people come to Gatlinburg each year to experience everything our Smoky Mountain city has to offer. To help you get started planning your next trip, check out these top 4 things to do on the Gatlinburg Strip: 
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Top 5 Places to Get Ice Cream in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

DATE : March 8, 2022

One of the best parts of going on vacation is treating yourself with delicious food! Maybe you’re craving something sweet, or the heat of summer is hitting you hard while you’re in the Smokies. Either way, you’ll find plenty of ice cream shops in the area to try! Here are the top 5 places to get ice cream in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge: 
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Top 5 Pigeon Forge Museums You Don’t Want to Miss

DATE : February 21, 2022

When you’re visiting Pigeon Forge, you may be wondering what you should do while you’re in town. Some of the most popular attractions in the Smoky Mountains are museums, full of interactive exhibits that are fun and educational! This is the perfect family activity, and you’ll find a variety of places to visit. Here are the top 5 Pigeon Forge museums you don’t want to miss: 
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Top 3 Gatlinburg Restaurants on the Strip You Must Try

DATE : February 14, 2022

Would you love to visit Gatlinburg and the Smokies but avoid traffic on most days? If so, staying with us at Bearskin Lodge on the River is perfect for you. During your stay with us, you will be in downtown Gatlinburg on the river and within walking distance of the national park and all of the best spots around town. You’ll also be able to take a stroll to the top culinary experiences in the area as well. Here are the top 3 Gatlinburg restaurants on the Strip that you must try while you’re on vacation in the Smoky Mountains. 
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Top 5 Family Friendly Downtown Gatlinburg Attractions

DATE : February 8, 2022

Gatlinburg is the perfect destination for your next family vacation! You’ll be right outside the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and there are plenty of fun things to do downtown! If you’re wondering what the best activities are for families, you’ll find there are plenty to choose from! Here are the top 5 family friendly downtown Gatlinburg attractions: 
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5 Ways to Stick to a Budget on Your Smoky Mountain Family Vacation

DATE : January 24, 2022

Going on vacation to the Smokies doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg! You can take your family to the mountains on a modest budget if you prepare before you go. There are several things you can do to make sure you stay within budget. Check out these 5 ways to stick to a budget on your Smoky Mountain family vacation: 
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6 Amenities You Will Love at Our Downtown Gatlinburg Hotel

DATE : January 6, 2022

The best parts of staying in a hotel in Gatlinburg are the amenities! The extra perks elevate your stay to the next level, making you want to come back again and again! At our hotel, there are all kinds of benefits everyone will enjoy on their vacation! Check out these 6 amenities you will love at our downtown Gatlinburg hotel: 
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Top 3 Candy Shops in Gatlinburg That Have the Best Smoky Mountain Taffy

DATE : December 23, 2021

You may not immediately think of candy when you think about visiting the Smokies, but there are several candy stores in the area! They are known for hand making all different kinds of delicious sweet treats. Whether you prefer chocolates or fruity candies, you’ll find the perfect one at these shops! One of the most popular sweets is taffy, and they come in a variety of flavors! Here are the top 3 candy shops in Gatlinburg that have the best Smoky Mountain taffy: 
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