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 […]

Dollywood Harvest Celebration & Gospel Music Festival

Christian Music Performances and Traditional Crafts It’s that time of year again when Dollywood ushers in the fall season with their annual Gospel music and craft festival. You’ll get to enjoy four full weeks of live entertainment, arts & crafts and Dollywood’s spectacular fall-themed decor September 30-October 29, 2016. This harvest celebration brings top names […]

Pigeon Forge Wilderness Wildlife Week 2016

Outdoor Adventures, Seminars and Demonstrations If you love nature, the Smoky Mountains, and hiking in these gorgeous hills, make plans to dive into Wilderness Wildlife Week 2016 held May 18-22 at the LeConte Center in Pigeon Forge. There will be hikes for all skill levels as well as other educational activities for children and adults alike. […]

Spring & Summer Sunset Concert Series – Townsend TN

Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center If you’re going to spending some time at Carr’s Northside this summer, you’re invited to grab your lawn chair and gather at the amphitheater at the Great Smoky Mountains Heritage Center in Townsend TN. This concert series takes place throughout the summer and brings a variety of musical venues to […]

Dollywood 2016 Festival of Nations

Affordable Dollywood TN Vacation Packages When folks say that the whole world comes to Dollywood, they aren’t just talking about tourist visitors to the park. During Dollywood’s Festival of Nations, which runs from March 19 – April 18, music, dance, food, and art come from all over the planet to delight and amaze Dollywood guests. […]