Things to Do in the Smokies in the Winter

Winter brings a cold chill to the air, blankets the Smokies in snow, and gives visitors the opportunity to gear up with their stash of coats, gloves, and hats. There are plenty of things to do in the Smokies in Winter, and we’ve highlighted some of our favorite activities here for you. Outdoors Ober Gatlinburg […]

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Anakeesta – Gatlinburg’s Latest Attraction

If you’ve visited Gatlinburg recently, you likely noticed the red aerial tramway that peeks out near traffic light #5. So what is the real deal when it comes to Gatlinburg’s Latest Attraction? We have the whole scoop in one glorious blog post, so keep reading!   History of Anakeesta Well, the history is quite fascinating. […]

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Rowdy Bear Mountain Adventures

Join Erika as she checks out Gatlinburg’s newest mountain coaster, Rowdy Bear Mountain Coaster. Reach speeds up to 30 mph on this gravity propelled ride as you wind through the woods. They have the latest technology providing a safe, smooth ride. Be sure to check it out next time you’re in Gatlinburg!

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Wahoo Ziplines Adventures

Soar through the trees with Erika and Wahoo Ziplines. They have over 2 miles of cable and some of the best views in the area. Safety is their number one priority as you reach speeds up to 40 mph! Don’t forget to check out your photos at the end.

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Rafting in the Smokies Adventures

Join Erika for a day full of adventure with Rafting in the Smokies. They have it all in one location – Raft, Zip, Rope & Rock! First, Erika rafts the Pigeon River, then she zips through the trees, next she  conquers the new climbing wall and lastly she challenges herself on the ropes course. Enjoy […]

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Smoky Mountain Outdoors Adventures

Hit the water with Erika and Smoky Mountain Outdoors. Enjoy the beautiful scenery as you raft down the Pigeon River. You can take a more extreme trip, or a relaxing float.

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Ziplining in Gatlinburg with the Whole Family

Legacy Mountain has an impressive zipline course, and I managed to get the whole family on it, from my 4-year old daughter to my mother (who is terrified of roller coasters and wouldn’t even get on Dollywood’s Firechaser Express). I chose Legacy Mountain for their zipline course because they allow kids as young as three […]

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NASCAR SpeedPark Adventures

Race with Erika at NASCAR SpeedPark. They have 22 different attractions including 8 go-karts, a 3-story indoor rock climbing wall, bumper boats and much more!! You can easily spend all day there, especially with their unlimited ride wristband.

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Our First Adventure at Ober Gatlinburg

Six years worth of trips to Gatlinburg, and finally, my son and I made our very first visit to Ober Gatlinburg. Even though it is billed as a ski resort, it provides guests with enough activities to keep the good times going when the temperatures rise in the summer. We found this to be true […]

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Bike the Smokies Adventures

Explore the area on bike with Erika and Bike the Smokies. Get out of your car and enjoy the fresh mountain air! No need to worry about finding a place to park, just hop off your bike. They even have electric bikes to make the ride more relaxing!

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