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8 Things To Do On A Hot Day

Summertime in East Tennessee is nothing short of hot and sunny! We’re not complaining but sometimes it’s good to have plans for when the day is just too hot to be walking around. We’ve put together a list of awesome indoor and outdoor activities to get through even the hottest days of summer in Pigeon

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9 Best RV Parks and Campgrounds in the Pigeon Forge Area

Do you love hitting the open road with your RV or trading stories around a campfire? When you visit the Pigeon Forge area, you have so many options for RV parks and campgrounds that you probably have trouble deciding which park is right for you. That’s why we’ve made up this list of the 9

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Springtime in The Smokies 2021

 Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Get ready for the 71st annual Wildflower Pilgrimage in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Every year, you can be a part of the event and experience guided hikes that explore all sorts of nature in the national park — wildflowers, wildlife, culture, history and more! This year’s Wildflower Pilgrimage will be

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Sections of Greenbrier Road Temporarily Closed

National Park officials announced that Ramsey Prong Road and Greenbrier Road will remain temporarily closed to all visitors through May 15th, 2021. Repairs were expected to be complete in late March. However, the delay is due to the availability of steel beams for the Ramsey Prong Bridge.   “With the wildflower season here, we understand many

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Your Guide to The Spring Rod Run 2021

Nothing can stop the visitor favorite Rod Run in Pigeon Forge!  The official dates have been announced and we can’t wait to celebrate this long running tradition April 15th-17th! This bi- annual car show is favorite for locals and visitors in the Pigeon Forge area. You’ll see people showcasing rods, classics, and customs of all makes

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St. Patrick’s Day Celebration in The Smokies

Businesses throughout the Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge community are excited to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day! With some warmer days and sunshine, visitors can expect spring-like fun at their favorite attractions and restaurants! Wear your green, bring your friends and head to the Smokies. The Island in Pigeon Forge Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at The Island

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Top 7 White Water Rafting Trips in the Smoky Mountains

Summertime in Tennessee can be scorcher and everyone likes to spend their day in a pool, on the lake, or by sticking their heads in the freezer just to cool off. No really! Along with those creative ways to keep your body temp below 1000 degrees, people love spending their day with a trip down the Pigeon

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Things To Do This Spring Break 2021

Spring is in the air and that means it’s officially Spring Break in Pigeon Forge! You’ve been planning your trip and counting down the days to move south and experience all the fun! The Smokies are packed with award winning attractions, restaurants, and hotels that are perfect for your family and friends. Whether you’re wanting

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Dollywood Announces 2021 Updates

The 2021 season of Dollywood is just around the corner! Opening day is Saturday, March 13th however season passholders have exclusive access to a preview on March 12th. Emily will be sure to be there to show you the NEW updates Dollywood has for guests this season. Check out the new ride updates, shows, and

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COVID- 19 Update: Mask Requirement Expired

UPDATE: Majority of businesses in Sevier County are open. The Sevier County Mask Mandate has expired as of April 15th, 2021.  Exceptions to the mandate: Within a residence or motor vehicle Ages 12 or younger Someone with troubled breathing due to an underlying health condition or other health- related condition Someone who is incapacitated or

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Vehicle-Free Wednesdays Extended in Cades Cove

Updated: February 12th, 2021: The National Park officials have decided to extend their initial project of vehicle-free Wednesdays throughout Cades Cove Loop Road. This full-day opportunity will start May 5th through September 1st, 2021. In an effort to improve visitor experiences and lessen times of traffic congestion, the park will study these effects through the

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Things To Do This Valentine’s Day in The Smokies

Valentine’s Day is a day full of love, oh yeah, and chocolate too! As you’re thinking of the perfect gift for the one you love, why not give them memories of a day spent in the Smokies? Whether you live within a days drive or need a cozy and romantic place to stay, there are

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