2018 Thanksgiving Dinner

Celebrate Your Blessings in the Smoky Mountains Taking a family vacation over the Thanksgiving holiday? When you’re in the Smoky Mountains, you can keep the family tradition of gathering around a bountiful meal while recounting your blessings, expressing your gratitude and giving thanks for all of your abundance. Several of our area restaurants have created […]

Fox & Parrot Restaurant

Food in the Crafts Community There’s 8 miles of winding roads bordered on both sides with the art and artists of the Great Smoky Arts and Crafts Community. With all those shops to explore and treasures to buy, you’ll be needing a meal to get you through so that you can arrive early and stay […]

Downtown Gatlinburg Deli and Grocery – Old Dads General Store

Reminiscent of an Old Country Mercantile At Carr’s Cottages and Motel, we’re always excited to share great places to shop, dine or play in Gatlinburg with our new and returning guests.  It’s even better when one of those places has their own parking so that it’s easy and convenient to check it out. Right near […]

Best Places to Eat in Gatlinburg: Steaks!

Steakhouse Restaurants in Gatlinburg Let’s face it; we all know that sampling local fare is on the top of the vacation things to do list.  Carr’s staff is regularly asked, “Where’s the best places to eat?”  The number of Gatlinburg restaurants seems almost endless, but those that are “home grown” and can’t be found anywhere […]

Best Gatlinburg Barbecue: The Hungry Bear BBQ Restaurant

The Best BBQ Restaurant in Gatlinburg  Whoa!  No kidding… this place is spectacular!  The best barbecue restaurant in Gatlinburg is hands down the Hungry Bear BBQ just across the road from Carr’s Cottages’ back entrance.  You will know you’re close when your mouth starts watering from the smoky smells wafting through the air. This is […]

Pizza Places in Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg’s Best Italian Pizzerias Everyone’s taste is different.  However, when it comes to pizza pies we can all agree that we want it hot, fresh, loaded and savory!  After that, it’s anyone’s guess: thin crust or thick, brick oven or not, spicy red sauce or white sauce, tons of mozzarella cheese or very little?  The […]