Smoky Mountains New Years Eve Celebrations

Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg New Year’s Eve Parties You know you’ll want to be in the Smokies to celebrate New Year’s Eve, but deciding exactly where might be a bit of a challenge. Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville businesses will be celebrating in their own unique way, but there are lots of choices in […]

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 […]

October Craft Shows

Harvest the Creativity When the month of October arrives, most people are dreaming of colorful leaves, crisp air and pumpkin spice. But here in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, it’s fall craft shows that are vying to be on the top of your fall favorites list! Throughout the county, the harvest season welcomes accomplished crafters to […]

Townsend TN Fall Festival

Townsend Days If you enjoy bluegrass music, arts and crafts, storytelling, antique tractors, Appalachian skills, and good food – in short, all the good things in life (and who doesn’t!) – then you should grab your lawn chair and head to the 26th Annual Townsend Fall Heritage Festival and Old Timer’s Day happening September 28-29, […]

Annual Summer Craft Show

Gatlinburg Crafts Fair In the early 1930’s, Gatlinburg, TN, became famous when visitors to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park began bringing home quality mountain crafts as unique gifts to their friends and family. Not much has changed since then, thank goodness! People around the world still appreciate handcrafted work and unique ideas. If you […]

4th of July Fireworks, Parade and Festivals

July Fun Things to Do in Gatlinburg Independence Day is a summer highlight and Carr’s Cottages hopes you can plan to make time for celebrating your family and our freedom this July in the Smoky Mountains! Gatlinburg is a popular family vacation destination for a countless number of reasons, but it’s definitely THEE place to […]

Cades Cove This Weekend

What to Do at Cades Cove TN If you vacation in the Smokies, you’ve heard of Cades Cove. And if you’ve heard of Cades Cove but not yet visited, you’re missing out! Cades Cove TN is worth the 27-mile drive from Gatlinburg and a must-visit destination in the Smoky Mountains National Park. Because there are […]

Arts & Crafts Community and Shows

Gatlinburg Crafts Trail and Shows The Tennessee Heritage Arts & Crafts Community Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains is in their 81st year!   This special community of arts and crafts can be found within an 8-mile loop just 3 miles from the hustle and bustle of Gatlinburg’s busy streets.   This beautiful, peaceful craft crawl […]

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 […]