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2019 Music in the Mountains Spring Parade Guide

Mark your calendars for May 3rd for the annual Music in the Mountains Spring Parade! The parade will feature Cal Ripken Jr. as the Grand Marshal for the second year! Be sure to head to the Parkway early for a great view before the parade begins at 6 pm.   This year’s performances will be

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Explore The NEW “Savage Seas” Exhibit at Ripley’s!

The NEWEST Ripley’s Exhibit is officially open! Explore all the discoveries, tales, and ruins of what lies beneath the ocean surface. Learn all about pirate life and discover the weapons used for daily survival! With many games available, you can live like a pirate experience their choice of entertainment. Be prepared to weather the storm inside

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Spend Your Easter in Pigeon Forge

If you have plans to spend the Easter holiday in Pigeon Forge, you’ll want to familiarize yourself with some great events taking place in town. Whether the kids want to meet the Easter bunny, or enjoy some of the exciting attractions in town, your family will have a wonderful weekend in The Smokies!   Easter

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Springtime in The Smokies 2019

Spring Wildflower Pilgrimage Get ready for the 69th annual Wildflower Pilgrimage in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Every April, you can be a part of the 5 day long event and experience guided hikes that explore all sorts of nature in the national park — wildflowers, wildlife, culture, history and more! It’s a great way

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Spring Break in The Smokies 2019

It’s officially Spring Break and Pigeon Forge welcomes you! You’ve been planning your trip for months 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 to explore the outdoors

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Things To Do in Cades Cove This Spring

As our winter blues begin to melt away we can’t help but look forward to the colors and warmth that spring will bring! With blooming flowers and the leaves making their spring appearance, Cades Cove will once again be clothed in nature’s beauty. When heading to the Smokies for vacation, it’s the perfect time to

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7 Best Museums in The Smokies

1. Ripley’s Aquarium of The Smokies Spend your day exploring the oceans of the world! You and your family can see creatures of the deep up close and personal as you explore the aquarium. Exhibits cover all types of amazing sea creatures in the Tropical Rainforest, the Ocean Realm, the Coral Reef, and the Gallery

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Ripley’s Aquarium Will Serve As Home Base For New NBC Show!

  Every week, an episode will originate from the home bases of Ripley’s Aquariums’ three locations in Gatlinburg, TN, Myrtle Beach, SC, and Toronto, Canada. The show will also bring audiences face to face with fascinating native animals. Some cute and some dangerous! The show will educate teen viewers and their families with amazing facts

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Winter Specials At Your Favorite Smoky Mountain Restaurants

Don’t let the post Christmas blues get to you! One of the most wonderful times of year is finally back again! Your favorite Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg restaurants are back with amazing winter specials. Whether your taste buds are craving pizza, savory smoked BBQ, or a cowboy sized steak, you can be sure to fill

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Restaurants Open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day

There’s nothing better than spending the holidays with family…and if you’re lucky, it’ll be in the beautiful Smoky Mountains! While the Christmas spirit and cheer spreads through Pigeon Forge, you may be planning your activities and of course…meals! We’ve created a list of all restaurants open on Christmas and Christmas Eve! Don’t hungry while waiting

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National Park Hosts Annual Festival of Christmas Past Program

Great Smoky Mountains National Park will host the annual Festival of Christmas Past celebration on Saturday, December 8, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Sugarlands Visitor Center. The event, sponsored in cooperation with Great Smoky Mountains Association, is free to the public. The festival will include mountain music, traditional shape note singing, mountain craft

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