2018 Independence Day Celebrations in the Smokies

That time is here again! Bring out the sparklers, the smell of hotdogs and hamburgers fired on the grill, picnics, and entertainment. The Fourth of July is coming up, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate in the Smokies. Gatlinburg Fourth of July Events The First Independence Day Parade in Gatlinburg is a nationally-recognized […]

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Transportation Options in the Smokies

Visitors to the Smoky Mountains region have different transportation options available to them as they explore the area. Some of these options are even free during certain times of the year! We’ve broken out our list into trolleys, taxis, and tramways, so you can quickly find what works best for you. Trolleys There are two […]

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Things to do in May in Pigeon Forge

The temperature is heating up, and so is the season for thrills, chills, and grills! We have a line-up of awesome things to do in May in Pigeon Forge, especially if you love the outdoors and heart-thumping activities.   Ziplining Cruise through the mountains and zip through the air at speeds up to 55 miles […]

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Best Picnic Spots in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

Now that we’re getting into warmer weather and greener views, have you considered having a picnic lunch in the Smokies? There are several spots near Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge to relax with family and loved ones and enjoy the scenery. Not sure what to pack? We have a list of places that will make a […]

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3 Challenging Great Smoky Mountains National Park Trails

Are the paved hiking trails and even terrain proving to be boring or overpopulated? Do you want to get an exceptional view of the Smokies and break a sweat getting there? Why not take a trail “less traveled” where you can test your endurance? We’ve picked out three trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National […]

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Making the Most out of a Weekend Getaway in the Smokies

It’s never too late to plan (or take) a trip to the Smokies! If you’re looking for a weekend getaway, we have tips and tricks to make the most out of your mini-vacation. Don’t Overload Yourself There are plenty of activities in the Smokies, and it’s easy to try and pack your day full of […]

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