If you know anything about the residents and visitors alike of Tennessee, you know they love good homemade food! The Smoky Mountain cooking style is all its own. Mama’s Farmhouse is the definition of family style southern cookin’, serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Afterwards, stop by the country style outdoor props for hilarious family photo opportunities!

If apples are involved, they got it here at The Apple Barn Cider Mill & General Store. Apple butter, sauces, candy, and baking mixes, hams, bacon, popcorn, coffee, condiments, and even home décor; you’re sure to find something to appease all apple lovers! Now you can’t just visit Tennessee and leave without experiencing their all too well known BBQ! It’s no mystery that locals just can’t get enough of Bennett’s Pit Bar-B-Que’s delectable hickory–smoked ribs, tender beef brisket, chicken, and chopped pork packed full of flavor.

Take a tour through one of the world’s most popular moonshine brands, Ole Smoky Moonshine. Visit distilleries, or as they like to call them, ‘The Hollers’, in either Gatlinburg or Pigeon Forge and browse through the eclectic variety of flavors and proofs, perfect for souvenir-lovers! See how the process is done and treat yourself to a free taste of their homegrown Tennessee shine!