Old Favorites and New Gatlinburg Attractions

Gatlinburg Attractions 2018 Have you seen the new Gatlinburg Attractions Association guide? Their 2017-2018 publication is a full color directory giving you a synopsis of the fun to be had, where to go and how to call if you need more information. It features 40 member attractions in and around Gatlinburg that you may or […]

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 […]

River Tubing with Smoky Mountain River Rat

All Day Fun on the River Going river tubing with Smoky Mountain River Rat is a great outdoor activity for families with small children up to seniors just wanting a low-key, relaxing way to enjoy some river fun. River Rat is located next to the Little River in Townsend TN and provides two tubing options. […]

Tuckaleechee Cove and Caverns – Townsend TN

The Greatest Sight Under the Smokies Planning a trip to the Smokies soon? Let us suggest a nature-based vacation that is not only stunning and awe-inspiring, but is also educational and full of historic significance. All it takes is a visit to Tuckaleechee Cove and Caverns. Located approximately 20 miles from traffic light #3 in […]

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. […]