Visiting Gatlinburg for Three Days

For the second year in a row, we took a trip to Gatlinburg just prior to the Easter holiday. Even though we’ve been to Gatlinburg more than 10 times now, we are giddy with excitement every time we make the trip here from Ohio. Every year brings new surprises and also some old favorites are […]

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First Whitewater Adventure At Rafting in the Smokies

In August of 2016, I went on vacation with my husband and three-year-old daughter. I had been to the Smokies on plenty of vacations growing up and was always a bit interested in whitewater rafting. I knew due to my daughter’s age, she couldn’t experience the full whitewater rafting adventure, but I was aware of […]

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Celebrating Earth Day in the Smokies

Caring for the Earth is backed by the people of the Smokies.  From April 17 through the 21st, you’ll find several activities you can participate in to help the Earth’s health and your own. Spur Clean-Up—April 18, 2017 From 9 a.m. until noon, you can support the Spur area as volunteers reign in the trash. […]

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5 Places to Visit off the Beaten Path in the Smokies

If you have a sense of adventure and you’re not afraid to try new things, then this list is just for you. We’ve highlighted five places you should visit if you want to step off from some of the typical tourist routes when you’re visiting the Smokies. Greenbrier A great place for viewing spring wildflowers, […]

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Ober Gatlinburg Tubing Adventures

Go snow tubing with Erika at Ober Gatlinburg! They offer 90-minute sessions and you can sled down as many times as you would like! No need to huff back up to the top, let the Magic Carpet do the work for you. You may now purchase your tubing tickets in advance, which isn’t a bad […]

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Things to Do in the Smokies in the Spring

While we chip away at the last remaining weeks of winter, we thought we’d share some great things to do in the spring while you’re here in the Smoky Mountains. It’s a wonderful time to be outdoors! St. Patrick’s Day Festivities Technically St. Patrick’s Day falls during winter, but it’s sure to put a spring […]

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Ripley’s Old MacDonald’s Farm Mini-Golf Adventures

Ripley’s Old MacDonald’s Farm Mini-Golf features 54 holes on 3 different courses! Watch as Erika gets a hole-in-one and makes friends with the barnyard animals! Ripley’s Old MacDonald’s Farm Mini-Golf is located next to the Tanger Outlets in Sevierville.

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The Best of 2016 Adventures

Erika wraps up 2016 by highlighting some of her adventures in the Smoky Mountains. She’s flown, raced, golfed, eaten, biked and much more! Check out her recap of the amazing places she experienced in 2016. Be sure to join Erika on her adventures in 2017!!

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Xtreme Racing Center Adventures

Erika satisfies her need for speed at Xtreme Racing Center! They have the fastest karts in Pigeon Forge! There are three different tracks to choose from. Can’t decide? Race them all!

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Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini-Golf Adventures

Join Erika at Ripley’s Davy Crockett Mini-Golf! They have thirty-six holes on two uniquely themed courses that replicate the good ol’ days. Bring your friends and family and check them out in Gatlinburg!

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