Archive for the ‘ Great Smoky Mountains Attractions ’ Category

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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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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Perfect Fall Hikes in The Smokies

Cooler air is making its way into The Great Smoky Mountains and we’re excited to plan fall hikes! By October, the mountains will be changing colors throughout the area and amazing visitors will be coming in from all over. To see these amazing seasonal colors we’ve picked some hikes for you and your family to

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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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Updated Openings in the GSMNP

Updated: Friday, September 4th, 2020: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has announced the reopening of more campground and picnic areas.    Areas Now Open!  Abrams Creek, Balsam Mountain, Big Creek, Cataloochee, and Cosby Campgrounds   Big Creek, Cataloochee, Round Bottom, and Tow String Horse Camps  Heintooga and Look Rock Picnic Areas  Little Greenbrier Road  

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Tennessee’s Tax Free Weekend

It’s Tax Free in Tennessee! The best time to stock up on back to school items, styling your Fall wardrobe, and experiencing the best deals on electronics is this weekend only. NEW in 2020, a second tax free weekend is added! The state of Tennessee’s annual sales tax holiday is held every year, beginning at

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Dollywood Announces Park Reopening | Latest Info

Announced Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020: Dollywood and Dollywood’s Splash Country have officially announced their reopening date for Wednesday, June 17th. Exclusive Opening days for season passholders will be Monday June 15th & Tuesday June 16th. Dolly Parton gave hopeful words in an interview saying,”When the times right and we’re all confident that you and our team at

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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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Give Mom the Best Mother’s Day Gift, a FREE Pigeon Forge Vacation!

Give mom the best Mother’s Day gift of all – a getaway to The Smoky Mountains!  Visit our Facebook page to Enter to “WIN” a weekend trip giveaway for mom or to enjoy with the family!  Either way we know you’ll have the best time and get to enjoy of the best stay, dining, and

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What’s Open in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg & Sevierville

What’s Open in Pigeon Forge? 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. Businesses throughout Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevierville have reopened following extensive guidelines from the CDC.

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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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