Best Places for Tubing in the Smokies

Tubing In The Smokies

Are you looking for some summertime fun this year? What better way to spend a warm day than tubing in the Smokies. Tubing offers a more relaxed and family friendly alternative to kayaking and rafting in the area. The Smoky Mountains has numerous locations for your next adventure. Here are a few of the best places to go tubing in the Smokies.
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Smoky Mountains Songwriters Festival August 2017

Smoky Mountain Songwriter's Festival

It just doesn’t get any better than a peaceful retreat in the Smoky Mountains. These ancient wonders, between 200-300 million years old are crisscrossed by hundreds of hiking trails and draw nature lovers, outdoor enthusiasts, families, and people who just want to leave the hustle and bustle behind and relax in the majesty of the Smokies. They’re the place to go when you just need to chill out.
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Best Places to Picnic in the Smokies

Best Places to Picnic in the Smokies

Rising along the divide between Tennessee and North Carolina, the Great Smoky Mountains have been designated an International Biosphere Reserve and a United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Site. The lower elevations are covered with the largest old growth forest east of the Mississippi River while the upper elevations are covered with Southern Appalachian spruce-fir trees. This park has many wonderful places to have a picnic.
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Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair – July 14th – 23rd

Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair

The annual summer Gatlinburg Craftsmen’s Fair will be held from July 14th through July 23rd, 2017. This event highlights the culture and history of the Smoky Mountains through music, crafts, and local artwork. This fair is ideal for all ages and the live music throughout the event is sure to keep the kids entertained. Be sure to get out and explore the town of Gatlinburg after visiting the fair. There are many shops, dining places, and entertainment options that will please the entire family.
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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.
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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.
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