Earth Week

Gatlinburg Celebrates Earth Week As if the 2016 Gatlinburg fires could teach us anything more, it’s to appreciate our land on a daily basis! The approaching Earth Week comes as a reminder to demonstrate that appreciation by physically doing what we can to make the world a better place each and every day. If you’re […]

Dollywood 2018

  New at Dollywood Second only to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Dollywood is an iconic destination in East Tennessee. What started as Rebel Railroad, Dollywood has grown to earning numerous Golden Tickets and even ranking third best theme park in the world! The 2018 season will likely earn more awards as Dollywood adds […]

Gatlinburg Holiday Craft Shows

   Gatlinburg Crafts Community Thanksgiving & Christmas Craft Shows As the gift-giving season will be in full swing in just a few short weeks, the time to start thinking about the perfect gift is now. You’re sure to find that just-right item at the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Holiday Shows, which will take place […]

Halloween in Pigeon Forge

Halloween Family Fun WonderWorks is a big attraction in Pigeon Forge and for good reason. Kids love all the hands-on activities, sights and sounds and adults love watching their kids have some educational fun. (Right?) It’s interesting, interactive, and challenging, and it gets even one better on Halloween. On October 31, you’ll find signs of […]

Fall Colors in Gatlinburg

Changing Leaves in the Smokies Color is coming. As the evening air turns crisp and the afternoons get shorter and shorter, the Great Smoky Mountains National Park will soon be bursting with a vivid array of oranges, reds, and yellows. A lot of people talk about fall foliage “peak weekend” as if the changing of […]

Pickin’ On The Porch

Dulcimers, BanJammers, Back Porch Pickin’ Surely you’ve heard the expression; “There’s music in them thar hills!” And it’s never been more true than in Townsend TN. You can hear guitar strummin’, fiddle playin’, and bass jammin’ in and around the Pigeon Forge-Gatlinburg area, and sometimes even on their street corners. But you won’t find any […]

Dollywood TN BBQ & Bluegrass Festival

Southern Barbecue Recipes & Bluegrass Music Concerts It’s the unofficial start of summer when Dollywood rolls out the annual Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival! Both are southern traditions, and a big ‘ol festival combining the two is definitely a tradition at Dollywood. For 10 days beginning May 26, you can enjoy both to the fullest right […]

Parades in Pigeon Forge

Dolly’s Homecoming Parade & Shriner’s FunFest Parade Who doesn’t love a parade?? Pigeon Forge TN is well aware of such family fun, and for that reason, parades are regularly scheduled! In fact, two are coming up on back-to-back weekends in May. The mother of all parades in Pigeon Forge is Dolly’s Homecoming Parade, Friday, May 5. […]

Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas

Christmas Celebration and Chapel Services There are amazing memories to be made at Dollywood, which becomes an enchanted place during the holiday season. Book your Carr’s Cottages accommodations now and ensure your family tucks treasured times within their hearts after seeing and being a part of Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Christmas. Both will quickly become a […]

Gatlinburg Trick or Treat

2016 Gatlinburg Halloween Activities October means Halloween fun all month long in Gatlinburg. And, around here, Halloween’s not just for kids. Plan to get the entire family ready to jump into the fun just around the corner from Carr’s! The Impossibilities magic show at the Iris Theater in Gatlinburg will reel you in for some […]