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February 17, 2021

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.
January 30, 2021

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 […]
January 5, 2021

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 […]
December 2, 2020

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 […]
November 7, 2020

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 […]
August 9, 2020

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 […]
June 15, 2020

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 […]
June 10, 2020

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 […]
May 8, 2020

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 […]