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Autumn Fun at Anakeesta

Anakeesta’s NEW Legend of Hallow Mountain and family-friendly nighttime hours are drawing crowds to the Smoky Mountain experience this Fall. Now, Gatlinburg’s only outdoor Halloween haunt is expanding its October hours!  More guests can shop, dine with scenic views and colorful sunsets, plus enjoy the Halloween fun! For all ages throughout the day, Autumn at

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7 Things To Do This October in The Smoky Mountains

October is always an exciting month in the smokies with festivals, gorgeous mountain views, some spooky surprises, and so many other things to do! The cities of Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, and Gatlinburg take part in many fall and Halloween inspired events throughout the month and we can’t wait to share them with you! Get started

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Crave Golf Club Named #1 Mini Putt in The USA

Crave Golf Club, in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, has officially been named the #1 Mini Putt in the USA by TheTravel.com.   The candy-themed attraction offers 18,500 square feet of family fun for groups of all ages. Crave Golf Club has 38 unique holes throughout indoor, outdoor, and also rooftop courses with

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New Origami Exhibit Opens at WonderWorks

WonderWorks in Pigeon Forge is adding more fun and educational opportunities! Their newest exhibit is officially open to the public! The new feature will have an origami exhibit that has an education focus on math (STEM). This stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. The exhibit will introduce people to how math is related to

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13th Annual Whoadeo at Dolly Parton’s Stampede

Dolly’s Stampede 13th Annual Whoadeo is back for another exciting day full of competitions, costumes, and carnivals! Come out for a day full of festive fall decorations, food, and the coolest games in town! Food City and Coca- Cola present this FREE admission kids event on September 21st from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm. The

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World’s First Cable-to-Rail Zipline Roller Coaster Opens in Pigeon Forge

Flying Ox Zipline Roller Coaster Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud Show & Adventure Park, in the heart of the Great Smoky Mountains, has officially opened the Flying Ox! This is the world’s first cable-to-rail zipline roller coaster. The one-of-a-kind Flying Ox zipline roller coaster takes riders on a thrilling 1,000-foot-long ride 80 feet in the air.

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National Park Hosts Star Gazing Event at Cades Cove 

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is hosting a stargazing program in Cades Cove on Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 7:30 p.m. Park rangers invite the public to observe the natural night sky for an evening of viewing stars! All equipment and instruction is provided by the Smoky Mountain Astronomical Society.   What To See Depending

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2019 Fall Foliage Report in The Smoky Mountains

Pumpkin Spiced flavors have hit grocery stores, coffee shops, and restaurants everywhere meaning fall foliage is on it’s way! Of course the Great Smoky Mountains are always stunning throughout the year, but during fall, they become a multi colored masterpiece! Reds, yellows, oranges, and browns paint the mountains drawing visitors in from all over the

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Anakeesta’s Legend of Hallow Mountain Coming This Fall!

A Frightfully Good Time! Each weekend, September 13th – November 2nd, Anakeesta will host Gatlinburg’s Premier Halloween Event, The Legend of Hallow Mountain. The undead souls of Hallow Mountain rise, bringing frights, lights, scares and dares. Even better, guests visiting Anakeesta can experience Hallow Mountain at no additional charge. Anakeesta takes Halloween scare to the next

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The 50’s Are Back- Sunliner Diner is Driving Into Pigeon Forge!

Coming Late Fall 2019!  Taking you back in time to the 1950’s! Break out your favorite PoodleSkirt and bring the whole family. The Sunliner Diner is rolling into Pigeon Forge! Enjoy classic hamburgers, milkshakes and breakfast all day. Come experience those “Happy Days” again!   The official opening day will be in late Fall for

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