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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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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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Your Guide to Memorial Day in Pigeon Forge!

Barbeque & Bluegrass  Dollywood will be packed with food and music to kick- off summer! The Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival will begin May 24th and last through June 2nd. See up and coming Bluegrass musicians including Sugar & The Mint, Rhonda Vincent and The Rage, and Dailey and Vincent. You can be sure to find tasty

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Top 11 Summer Things To Do in Pigeon Forge

Summer is all about fun, adventure, and memory making to last a lifetime! For your family, adventures to Pigeon Forge, Tennessee can be full of thrilling attractions, local artistry and crafts, or even a few delicious southern specialties. So go ahead and plan your escape to the Smokies and experience why we call this place

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Smoky Mountain River Rat Celebrates 25th Anniversary!

Smoky Mountain River Rat, is thrilled to celebrate its 25th season of helping guests paddle, splash and play in Mother Nature’s Water Parks! Be sure to head to Townsend, TN, on May 4th to help kick off the 2019 tubing season at Main Tubing Outpost. All tubing trips will be  scheduled with weather and water levels

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4 Things You Can’t Miss at Wilderness Wildlife Week 2019

If you’re a fan of The Smokies, hiking, animals, and nature, then Wilderness Wildlife Week is perfect for you! Enjoy a week full of history, nature, and hiking all based here in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and The LeConte Center. You can find so many tools to help you on your next exploration

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7 Free Things To Do in The Smokies

Vacations are meant for relaxation, fun, and adventure! Luckily, Pigeon Forge is packed with all three. There are great things to do everyday of your trip, but you may also be wondering, what are some awesome free things to do? We’ve put together a list for you to make a memorable trip even on a

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*UPDATED* Synchronous Fireflies 2019 Dates Announced!

One of the most exciting events that takes place in our own backyard is almost back! The Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced the lottery dates and information for the viewing of the famous Elkmont Synchronous Fireflies! Each year in late May and early June, the fireflies put on a naturally occuring 2

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Top 6 Places to See Animals in The Smokies!

When heading to the Smoky Mountains for a vacation or weekend getaway you’re sure to have a bucket list full of activities, restaurants, and more! Towards the top of your list most likely has something to do with exploring the National Park, seeing lots of wildlife, and nature trails. Did you know, it’s so easy

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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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