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. […]

Tennessee Smokies Baseball

It’s 2017 Baseball Season! As spring draws near, days become longer, flowers begin to bloom, and another phenomenon happens: shouts of “Hey batter, batter!” fill the air. That can mean only one thing; baseball season is here! America’s national pastime is back and there’s no better way to kick off the spring season than attending a […]

Romantic Things to Do

Romantic Gatlinburg With Valentine’s Day taking center stage in the middle of the month, February is the time for romance. At any given time of year, but especially around February 14th, visitors to the Smokies might be looking for a spot to spend a little together time with their sweeties, and plenty of places come […]

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 […]