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5 Things to Do in Gatlinburg in December

DATE : November 1, 2022

Tis the season for holiday fun in Gatlinburg and the Smokies! The month of December is filled with festive events and extra sparkles of Christmastime beauty around every corner of our charming town. It’s a wonderful time to make memories with your loved ones that you’ll remember for many years to come. Below are just 5 of the many things to do in Gatlinburg in December. 
spring in the smoky mountains

Enjoy Smoky Mountain Springfest in Gatlinburg TN

DATE : May 9, 2022

The Great Smoky Mountains come alive as winter gives way to spring and there is no better way to celebrate than attending Smoky Mountain Springfest! Gatlinburg, TN has an abundance of events where you can catch your spring fever this year Appalachian style during your Easter or early spring vacation. 
A scenic photo of Gatlinburg TN and the mountains.

When to Visit Gatlinburg TN: The Best Time for a Vacation

DATE : June 16, 2018

If you’re still deciding when to visit Gatlinburg TN, you’re not alone! People frequently call our vacation specialists to ask when the best time to travel to the Smoky Mountains is. Truth be told, there is no single “best time” for a Gatlinburg getaway; it all depends on what you want to see and do during your trip. To help you choose the perfect dates for your unique interests, the Bearskin Lodge has put together a guide to vacationing in Gatlinburg throughout the year. 
Solar eclipse in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Watching the Solar Eclipse in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

DATE : August 7, 2017

The Great Smoky Mountains are one of America’s natural wonders. You can’t help but feel a swell of patriotic pride when you drive through the forested roadways of the area. It’s the ultimate place to get back to nature, beneath the rolling mist of the Smokies. If you’ve been looking to get away and enjoy […]
Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff

Gatlinburg Winter Magic Kickoff & Chili Cookoff

DATE : October 17, 2016

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 […]
Oktoberfest in Gatlinburg

Everything to Know for Oktoberfest Gatlinburg

DATE : September 19, 2016

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 […]
guitar from annual Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival

It’s All About the 5th Annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival

DATE : August 8, 2016

Gear up for a great experience! The 2016 5th Annual Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival is about to get under way beginning Wednesday, August 24th through Sunday, August 28th. Based on previous years festivals, this is guaranteed to be another great time for everyone. Four days of free live music in the downtown Gatlinburg, Tennessee area […]
Music and Moonshine: Back Porch Concert Series at Sugarlands Distilling Company

Music and Moonshine: Back Porch Concert Series at Sugarlands Distilling Company

DATE : June 16, 2016

Finding fun things to do is never a problem in the Great Smoky Mountains. Beautiful hikes, family fun theme parks, shopping, rafting and other activities abound. After a day of fun and frolicking, nothing beats enjoying a delicious drink or two while you enjoy authentic mountain music. Sugarlands Distilling Company offers a summer full of […]
Crochet at Gatlinburg Craft Fair

Gatlinburg Craft Fair: Thanksgiving and Christmas Shows

DATE : November 20, 2015

For more than two centuries, the people of Gatlinburg and the Great Smoky Mountains arts and crafts community have been creating attractive and useful crafts using skills that have been handed down from one generation to the next. They include almost every kind of art or craft of which you likely have ever heard, reflecting […]