Dollywood Pumpkin LumiNights Gallery 2021

Looking to check out Dollywood’s Pumpkin LumiNights for 2021 before Halloween comes and goes? At least looking to get a look at some of what’s going […]

The Hidden Gems Of The Arts and Crafts Community

The Smoky Mountain Arts and Crafts Community of Gatlinburg is the first major attraction other than the mountains themselves to bring people in from all around […]

Special Events For Autumn (and Beyond!) For 2021

* Sevierville Harvest Festival NOW – September 30th, 2021 https://www.visitSevierville.com/fall * Autumn Adventures At Anakeesta NOW – October 31, 2021 https://www.gatlinburgskylift.com/events/autumn-adventures * Oktoberfest At Ober NOW […]

Smoky Mountain Foliage Forecast Information For 2021

Get and stay up to date information on the Smoky Mountain foliage forecast with www.gatlinburgtnguide.com. Here is an excerpt from their post for this year: “Each […]

What’s In Store At The Sevier County Fair 2021

Information on the upcoming Sevier County Fair for 2021 from the official Sevier County Fair website is as follows: “The Sevier County Fair is back… better […]

Tennessee Tax Free Holiday 2021

It’s that time again for our favorite late Summer, just-before-school-starts holiday and this year is going to be different than the years before it in the […]

Top 8 Things to Do This Summer in Gatlinburg

The main tourism website for the city of Gatlinburg published this blog post recently and we thought there was enough good information on it that we […]

Smoky Mountain 4th of July 2021 – Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

As the title states, in this article, the cities of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg announce their plans for their respective Smoky Mountain 4th of July 2021 […]

Dolly Parton’s Tribute to the State of Tennessee

As reported by WATE.com: “As part of the 225th celebration of statehood, the county music icon lent her voice and her 1973 single “My Tennessee Mountain […]

Flowers, Blooms, Tunes and More! Spring Events in Gatlinburg For 2021

Some awesome events are coming up as Spring begins to blend into Summer here in the Smokies. Spring Events in Gatlinburg for 2021 include the following: […]

The Pigeon Forge Spring Rod Run For 2021

Beginning tomorrow and going on until April 17th (though our Rod Run weekends typically see eventgoers enjoy the event through Sunday as well) is the annual […]

Dollywood Grand Opening For 2021

Dollywood has sent out announcements and emails that it will be opening to their Dollywood Grand Opening for the 2021 season on March 13th as well […]

Shinerunners UTV Rentals

Rent a UTV and discover the Smokies in a brand new way! What could be more fun than exploring the beautiful Smoky Mountains in your UTV […]

Dollywood Opening Announcements

Dollywood has updated their website with information on opening for 2021. We thought we should let the website speak for itself with these snapshots from www.dollywood.com.

Ripley’s Sips & Sharks

Here’s something new that would inspire some of the adults-who-are-kids-at-heart-but-like-something-harder-to-drink to get out of the house and come to the Aquarium: Ripley’s Sips and Sharks. From […]

New Species Of Bee Discovered In The National Park

“It sure doesn’t have a catchy name, but the Epeolus inornatus is a big catch for Dr. Will Kuhn; the Director of Science and Research at […]

Gatlinburg Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade 2020

Announcement from Gatlinburg regarding the Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade for 2020 (no, it’s not a cancellation!): “On December 4, the 45th Annual Fantasy of Lights […]

Smoky Mountain Winterfest Lights 2020

During the Winterfest Season Between November and February, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Provide Trolley Tours of the Smoky Mountain Christmas Lighting Displays. The city of Gatlinburg […]

Upcoming Special Events in the Smokies

It’s hard to put any kind of conventional start to a special events blog without an acknowledgement of the new normal as the US continues to […]

Dollywood Opens With Flower & Food Festival For 2020

New update from Dollywood on its Grand Opening featuring new festival: “Dollywood adds to the natural beauty of the Great Smoky Mountains with the all-new Flower […]

Tennessee Mountain Tours

The Smoky Mountains are great in size, historical significance, natural significance and culture – and on some level, at least, that’s what everyone who comes to […]

Tail of the Dragon Roadway

Visitors wanting to drive the Foothills Parkway near the Smoky Mountains will want to consider this travel destination as an addition to their driving fun. From […]

Spring Break With Cosby Creek Cabins

Spring Break is right around the corner, Smokies fans! The weather has been considerably kinder to us throughout the winter season than much of the rest […]

Three Jimmy’s

Man alive, you haven’t eaten the best in the Smokies until you’ve eaten at Three Jimmy’s in Gatlinburg near the Arts and Crafts Community. From their […]

Crazy Crow Trading Post

Native American Craft Supplies & Mountain Man Craft Supply: “Beads, Leather & Furs, Jewelry Findings, Feathers & Much more for ALL your craft needs! Crazy Crow […]

Smoky Mountain Christmas Lights

During the Winterfest Season Between November and February, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg Provide Trolley Tours of the Smoky Mountain Christmas Lighting Displays. We welcome you to […]

Smoky Mountain Color Change Photo Gallery

The Smokies certainly do dress for the holidays. Beginning in mid-September. the bright colors begin to appear in the mountains. Once the leaves fall, the Christmas […]

Boat Rentals, Jet Skis, Douglas Lake

Are you trying to decide where to stay on your Smoky Mountain Vacation? One of our advantages is that most of our cabins are located near […]

Restaurants

Alamo Steakhouse: The premiere steakhouse in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Alamo specializes in EVERYTHING you came to the South to enjoy – Texas-sized steaks, ribs, chicken, burgers and even some seafood…

More Attractions

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies: Explore the lush and unique worlds of the Tropical Rainforest and Ocean Realm, Nature’s Kaleidoscope in Coral Reef, the Best Shark Exhibit in the Most Spectacular Underwater Tunnel in Shark…

Fishing in the Smokies

The Smoky Mountains are known for their native brook and brown trout, and Gatlinburg and the National Park have over 2,800 miles of rivers and streams that are just waiting for you to cast your line. Beginning…

Rafting in the Smokies

The Smoky Mountains offer many thrilling experiences just by the very nature of its… well, nature. And one of our favorite providers for those thrills is Rafting in the Smokies just down the road from us in Gatlinburg…

Carver’s Orchards

In Cosby, we like to tout that we are the Gatlinburg equivalent of Wears Valley on the other side of the Smokies. We both share the “quiet side of the Smokies” mantle unofficially and offer a less commercial alternative…

Rocky Top Sports Center

What is Rocky Top Sports World? Probably the most important thing to happen on Highway 321 from Gatlinburg to Cosby since the completion of GPHS. Rocky Top Sports is a huge sports facility complex that…

Dollywood

Second only to the Smoky Mountains themselves, Dollywood is an attraction to which some visitors devote the entire weekend or even longer to enjoying, and for good reason – Tennessee’s most famous theme park…