Pretend, for just a moment, that there were no outlet malls in Sevier County; There are no amusement parks. If those facts were true, the area would still have one of the largest tourist attractions in the area with the Great Smoky Mountains … [Read more...]
Clingmans Dome: What A View!
If you take Highway 441 out of Gatlinburg and head into the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, on the right hand side of the road you'll find a 7-mile spur that runs along the Tennessee-North Carolina border. This serpentine byway, which ducks … [Read more...]
Driving To The Smokies: Avoid The Traffic And Spend More Time Enjoying Your Gatlinburg Vacations!
Each year, millions of tourists flock to the Smoky Mountains for Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg vacations. Needless to say, the roads can get kind of clogged for people making that drive—unless, of course, you’ve made some plans before … [Read more...]
Clear The Decks! Light The Lights!
Everything’s coming up Christmas in The Smoky Mountains! It’s that time of the year once again...the time of the year when our little towns of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg magically turn into a Christmas Light Spectacular! I remember … [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...]
Gatlinburg White Water Rafting Equals Family Fun
Gatlinburg vacations offers a multitude of things to do, but no family vacation would be complete without a rafting trip down a river. White water rafting offers hours of adventure and gorgeous mountain scenery that the whole family can enjoy. The … [Read more...]
Winterfest Is The Perfect Way To Celebrate Christmas In The Smokies!
There’s an old saying that there is no “I” in the word team. With that said, the towns of Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, and Sevierville know that for one town to succeed, the other two must be doing well also. Being so close in proximity, it’s usually … [Read more...]
Points Of Interest In Townsend, Tennessee
Just about 20 miles west of Gatlinburg is the serene setting of Townsend, Tennessee. While not the hub of activity that her neighbor is, Townsend nonetheless is a popular destination for locals and visitors alike. Consider taking a day out of your … [Read more...]
Don’t Overlook Townsend, Tennessee!
I have got to share this little town with you. I love Townsend! I really don’t know why, I just do! If you are in Pigeon Forge and turn onto Wears Valley Road, you will end up in a little town called Townsend. On your way down Wears Valley … [Read more...]
37 Reasons Why I Like To Live In The Smokies…
The Smokies... There couldn't be a more incredible place to live! And to all of you visitors out there—What an incredible place to visit! Random, sure. True? Absolutely! Here are thirty-seven great reasons why I like to live in the … [Read more...]