It might not get as much publicity as Pigeon Forge or Gatlinburg, but of the Tri-City tourist region of Sevier County, Sevierville, Tennessee is the biggest city. With an estimated population of just over 14,000, the town is also one of the most … [Read more...]
Why You Must Visit The Apple Barn Cider Mill And General Store
The Apple Barn Cider Mill & General Store – For over twenty years, visitors to the Smoky Mountains have been enchanted by this unique tourist attraction. I have to tell you that it’s one of my favorite stops each time I travel to the area. … [Read more...]
Corky’s Ribs And Barbecue
Around the corner from Ripley's Aquarium and right next to The Hard Rock Cafe is a little rib shack called Corky's Ribs & BBQ. This seemingly unremarkable little joint may not be the fanciest restaurant on the strip, but if you've got a hankerin' … [Read more...]
Lots Of Food (And Lots Of Singing)!
I travel and sing for a living. I sing Gospel Music. We lived in Nashville for a while, but missed the mountains and the people here so we came back. It doesn’t take long to realize that these mountains are filled with talent. Many professional … [Read more...]
Normal Stops: Clint’s Family Restaurant
Back home where I grew up (West Virginia), we had several places that we would frequently have lunch and dinner. These places usually weren’t chain restaurants; they were often places that weren’t fancy and were reasonably priced. For example, … [Read more...]
My Favorite Things To Do In The Smoky Mountains
A trip to the Smokies is always something that I look forward to. So many times, the trip on Interstate 40 to East Tennessee has been a highlight of the autumn months. With the foliage in the region, it’s always a beautiful sight. While my taste … [Read more...]
Gatlinburg Dining: Check Out Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
There are few movies that touched America any deeper than 1994’s classic Forrest Gump. The film, which starred Tom Hanks as an unlikely American renaissance man, coined such phrases as “Life is like a box of chocolates” and “Stupid is as stupid … [Read more...]