A Traditional Oktoberfest in Ober Gatlinburg, TN

Oktoberfest in Ober Gatlinburg, TN

If you don’t have the time or money to travel to the original Oktoberfest in Munich this autumn, fear not. Ober Gatlinburg hosts one of the world’s finest Oktoberfests outside of Deutschland.

Ober Gatlinburg’s Oktoberfest has been delighting locals and tourists for six years. It begins at the end of September and lasts all the way through month of October. This festival hosts a variety of both indoor and outdoor events right beside the scenic Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
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Top Golf Courses in the Smoky Mountain Area

Bent Creek Golf Course

During your stay in the Smoky Mountains, you may want to partake in a round of golf. There are a variety of golf courses that offer breathtaking views of the Great Smoky Mountains. If you want to know where to find some of the best golf courses in the area, here is a list of the top golf courses in the Smoky Mountains.
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When Do Fall Colors Peak in Gatlinburg

Fall Weekend Getaway Tips for the Smokies

Deciding the exact time when Gatlinburg’s trees will show the peak of color, is not an easy prediction. In years past, the time of the spectacular peak of color in the leaves has been during the last two weeks of October. Sometimes the color peaks a little later, lasting through the first week or two of November. An accurate prediction depends on several variables. The weather plays a large part in the progression of color change in the leaves. We are hoping for the ideal weather for the best peak of color in the leaves this year.
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Best Places to View the Fall Colors in Gatlinburg

Best Fall Hikes of the Smokies

Every year by the end of the summer you’ve grown tired of the long lasting daylight hours and the hot weather. While once excited to see the greenery bursting with life after a cold, gloomy winter, you can’t wait for the most magical time of year, fall. Aside from cool breezes, the changing colors of the trees is what you have been anticipating to behold since the previous year and you want to make sure you can take in all that fall has to offer. There are plenty of places to get the views of the fall colors in Gatlinburg, but you might be wondering where the best spots are located. Below are 5 can’t miss places to view all the different shades of fall.
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Weekend Getaway Tips in the Smokies

Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Visiting the Great Smoky Mountains can be a wonderful experience whether you only have two days to spend in the area or an entire week. The people are friendly and the area is blessed with natural features that you really can’t see anywhere else. Whether you’re staying in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, Sevierville or somewhere in between, you’re sure to feel at home in the Smoky Mountains. If you only have the weekend to see the area, there are a few places that you really should visit to truly experience what the mountains have to offer.
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Labor Day Activities in the Smokies

Labor Day Activities in the Smokies

Labor Day is one of the best times of year to visit the Smoky Mountains. Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and surrounding areas offer natural beauty as well as entertainment and historic sites. The weather is ideal for hiking, fishing and other outdoor activities. Let’s look at some of the events that will be taking place in the Smokies this Labor Day.
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Smoky Mountain Songwriter’s Festival

Smoky Mountain Songwriter's Festival

The Fifth Annual Smoky Mountain Songwriter’s Festival will take place August 24th through August 28th 2016. This is four days of one hundred twenty free live music shows in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. The Songwriter’s Festival celebrates the talented writers behind some of the biggest hits by the biggest names. Many of these writers celebrate their origins in the Appalachians of eastern Tennessee and want to share their talents with everyone. Their motto is “there would not be a song without a songwriter.”
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