Plentiful Wildlife Encounters in the Smokies

Plentiful Wildlife Encounters in the Smokies

Want to see a variety of animals in their natural habitat? Look no further than the Great Smoky National Park! Cades Cove, Cataloochee, and the Roaring Trail Motor Nature Trail all offer an abundance of beautiful wildlife to visitors. The park is home to sixty-five mammal species, over two hundred varieties of birds, numerous fish, and over eighty types of reptiles and amphibians.
Read More


Fun Family Summer Activities in Gatlinburg

Fun Family Summer Activities in Gatlinburg

It is not just the number of family activities available in Gatlinburg, but the variety. There is something for the adventurous, athletic, artistic, the young, the old and everyone in between. The following are just some of the opportunities available to make great family memories.
Read More


Fourth of July Gatlinburg Fun

Fourth of July Gatlinburg Fun

Gatlinburg is the perfect place to spend July 4th. Festivities abound, with a host of things to do that are filled with fun, excitement and the special feeling that makes Gatlinburg unique. Bring the family and be prepared for a great holiday celebration!
Read More


Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales 2017

Smoky Mountain Tunes and Tales

The Parkway, the main road through Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and other streets in the city will become interactive stages for seven weeks during the 12th Annual Smoky Mountains Tunes and Tales event. From 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. each night from June 9 to July 29, entertainers including musicians, dancers and storytellers share the history of this wonderful region through their performances. Gatlinburg is a proud city that loves having visitors walk around town to get to know it and its people up close. That is what makes this event even more special.
Read More


Our Favorite Family Friendly Attractions in Gatlinburg

Our Favorite Family Friendly Attractions in Gatlinburg

In the heart of the Smoky Mountains, Gatlinburg is full of family-friendly activities that make it an ideal vacation spot awash in natural beauty. Here are 4 of our favorite attractions in Gatlinburg guaranteed to delight kids and adults of all ages.
Read More


Things to do in the Smokies Over Memorial Day Weekend

Things to do in the Smokies Over Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend is a popular time for families to enjoy a long weekend together. Grilling, picnics, and getaways to the mountains are fun ways to celebrate together. On the borders of North Carolina and Tennessee is a treasure – the Great Smoky Mountains. Memorial Day Weekend here can be as action-packed or laid-back as you choose.
Read More


May is National BBQ Month – What are the Best BBQ Places in Gatlinburg?

National BBQ Month

BBQ is one of the most popular foods in the Smoky Mountains. BBQ enthusiasts know that BBQ varies by region and in Tennessee it tends to include a tomato based sauced on pulled pork, brisket, or chicken. The sides that go with the smoked meats are also a very important part of the meal. Mountain restaurants offer their own take on popular sides like cornbread, BBQ baked beans, macaroni and cheese, and cole slaw. The Gatlinburg area is home to many different BBQ restaurants, and since May is National BBQ Month, this list gives an idea of some of the best places in the area for BBQ.
Read More


5 Best Places to Take Your Mom to Eat for Mother’s Day in Gatlinburg.

There’s nothing like spending a great day with your mom in the Great Smoky Mountains in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. Of course, spending Mother’s Day in Gatlinburg can give you plenty of options for eating out, but finding the best restaurants can be a difficult task. Below are just five of some of the best restaurants in Gatlinburg, located next to some of the best attractions, to make celebrating your mother or wife a day she will never forget.
Read More


Planning Your Summer Gatlinburg Cabin Getaway

Escape to the mountains of Tennessee this year for cool, fresh breezes, warm and friendly people and a good time at every turn. Surrounded by the Smokey Mountains, cabin getaways can be as simple or as luxurious as you want.
Read More