Archive for the ‘ Great Smoky Mountains Attractions ’ Category

Things To Do This Valentine’s Day in The Smokies

Valentine’s Day is a day full of love, oh yeah, and chocolate too! As you’re thinking of the perfect gift for the one you love, why not give them memories of a day spent in the Smokies? Whether you live within a days drive or need a cozy and romantic place to stay, there are

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Alum Cave Trail Will Temporarily Close in February

News release from the Great Smoky Mountains National Park:   The Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials will implement a temporary, weekday closure of Alum Cave Trail and parking lots during February. The area will be closed weekly Monday through Thursday from February 8th through February 25th. The trail will be fully open each week

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Ober Gatlinburg: Your Winter Destination

 It’s always SNOW much fun at Ober Gatlinburg each winter! Spend the day full of snow activities, games, and even soaring high in the air on the aerial tramway. Ober is your one stop for a day full of family fun. With restaurants and all activities on-site, there’s no better way to spend your day

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8 Spots To See Santa This Season in Pigeon Forge

Santa’s Claus- et We are proud to offer professional quality photos of your visit with Santa.  Images will be available immediately after your visit and should you chose to purchase them, they will be ready in a variety of sizes in just a few minutes. To make this as special a visit as possible, personal

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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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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: February 12th, 2021: The Great Smoky Mountains National Park now requires face masks in all federal buildings and federal lands.  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   The

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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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