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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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Fall Festivals To Visit in The Smoky Mountains in 2019

Not only are we dreaming of fall and crisp air, but also the annual fall festivals! The Great Smoky Mountains are full of excitement and community friendly festivals that are perfect for all visitors and locals to enjoy. You’re sure to find live music, southern foods, pumpkins, and locally mades crafts at each event! We’ve

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Rip Roaring Advenutures in The Great Smoky Mountains

Rip-Roaring Whitewater Adventures provides an exciting whitewater rafting in The Great Smoky Mountains and Cherokee State Forest for the entire family! As a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence winner you’ll be confident in the rafting guides and experiences that they offer!   Whitewater Rafting Everyone ages 8 and up can enjoy the rafting experiences that are

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The Ridge Ramblers Are Coming to Anakeesta!

Are you ready to Ramble?! The Chondola is no longer the only way to access Anakeesta. Experience a unique forested ride to the top of the mountain via these 45 passenger military trucks! In addition to the one-of-a-kind Chondola, guests will now be able to reach Anakeesta Mountain with an immersive adventure trek through the forest.

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6 Moderate Hikes To Try On Your Next Trip To The Smokies

The Little River Trail Named after the river that runs along the side, this trail has a moderate incline of 412 feet and beautiful views. This 4.9 mile roundtrip hike is great for families and avid hikers. See cascading streams and waterfalls that rush by boulders and rock formations.  The growth of rhododendron and other flora

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12 Restaurants For Southern Food in Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge is packed with locally owned restaurants filled with all the southern soul food you want! From fired chicken, macaroni and cheese, and BBQ, there’s something for everyone in your family. You can also find the best family style restaurants to share a little bit of everything! Check out these Pigeon Forge restaurants for

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Family Fun Adventures with Rafting in The Smokies!

These summer days are heating up and maybe you’re thinking of having a fun day with the family. Whether you’re wanting to work on team building, trust, or just have an adventure to always remember! Did you know that Rafting in the Smokies has so much more to offer than just rafting!? Hartford, Tennessee is

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5 Things To Do This July 4th

July Midnight Parade Date: July 3rd- 4th, 2019 Location: Downtown Gatlinburg Cost: FREE For the past 44 years, Gatlinburg has gone all out to celebrate Independence Day. To kick off the holiday they begin at 12:01 am on July 4th with The Gatlinburg Fourth of July Midnight Parade. This parade stretches more than a mile

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Dolly Parton Invites Today Show Host To Wildwood Grove

Today Show Video:  Dolly Parton takes Jenna inside Dollywood’s new Wildwood Grove @ Dolly Parton recently invited Today Show host Jenna Bush Hager for a tour of her theme park, Dollywood, which just finished a $37 million Wildwood Grove expansion! Nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains, Dollywood welcomes families for the ultimate

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