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Updated ‘100 Favorite Trails of the Smokies’ Map Released

The Great Smoky Mountains Association in partnership with Carolina Mountain Club, released an updated version of “100 Favorite Trails of the Smokies and the Carolina Blue Ridge” map and guide. This is the first time the map has been updated in more than 25 years! This color map is perfect for choosing and keeping track

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The Best Free Things to Do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg

Some of the best things to do and places to visit while you’re on vacation are completely FREE! So, we’ve put together our favorite free things to do in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg so you don’t miss out on the fun, free things in the area:

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6 Things To Do This Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner and you may be thinking of the perfect family costume and some fun plans to go along with it! While planning the right look, be sure to plan the best place to be. You may be surprised to know that there’s some great things to do for Halloween in Sevierville,

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Your Guide To Labor Day in The Smoky Mountains

It’s a three- day weekend and time for a family getaway! The kids are looking for adventure and you’re probably looking for shopping and family-friendly excitement! Pigeon Forge has everything you need for a relaxing, exciting and breathtaking Labor Day weekend! The end of summer is near and you’re looking for one last family getaway

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Area Discounts for Homeschoolers and Family

Homeschooling Discounts and Tools for The Family While on Vacation. Your favorite Smoky Mountain attractions offer so many educational tools and opportunities for your family to enjoy. Whether your child is learning virtually or homeschooling this year, there’s ways to get out of the house and have a day packed full of fun! Area Discounts

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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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Pigeon Forge Arcades, Mini Golf and Other Small Attractions Now Open

As of July 1st: Businesses in the Great Smoky Mountain region are open. Face masks may be required at specific retailers. We recommend contacting the business directly for any questions regarding safety measures and updates. Following extensive guidelines from the CDC and Tennessee Governor Bill Lee to safeguard the health and wellbeing of our visitors

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Up-to-Date Activities Reopening

As of July 1st: Businesses in the Great Smoky Mountain region are open. Face masks may be required at specific retailers. We recommend contacting the business directly for any questions regarding safety measures and updates. Tennessee businesses in 89 of 95 counties, including Sevier County, TN, including many attractions and theatres in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg

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National Park Announces Reopening

May 6, 2020:  The Great Smoky Mountains National Park Announced Phased Reopening May 9, 2020 CLICK HERE FOR MORE CURRENT INFORMATION   Hikers, scenic drive enthusiasts, and everyone ready to get back out into the great outdoors, get ready! President Trump announced in a press conference on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 that many national parks

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Enjoy These Attractions From Home!

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Experience the ocean life from your couch! Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is offering so many virtual and educational activities and videos. From Pre- K to middle school, you’ll find coloring pages and activities to try at home! Be sure to check their schedule for different livestreams everyday. From feedings

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Essential Businesses and Services Open in Sevier County

As of July 1st: Businesses in the Great Smoky Mountain region are open. Face masks may be required at specific retailers. We recommend contacting the business directly for any questions regarding safety measures and updates. Updates on Businesses Reopening in the Smoky Mountain Region Pigeon Forge Plans to Reopen as Early as May 1st!  

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Cades Cove Will ReOpen February 29th!

Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials announced that Cades Cove will reopen on Saturday, February 29! This is after a two-month closure for tunnel repairs. The now completed $950,000 Bote Mountain Tunnel repair along Laurel Creek Road is ahead of schedule! This will allow the popular area to reopen in time for the first full

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