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With thousands of choices for fan favorite attractions, accommodating places to stay , excellent restaurants, and beyond in Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, and Sevierville, you may wonder how you’re going to choose the best places to see and most exciting things to do with your family. We’ve done our research on all of the great places to stay, play, eat, and shop while in the Great Smoky Mountains, and put it here so you can begin to plan your

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amazing Smoky Mountain Adventure.

Raft through the mountains, fly through the trees, and putt through candy castles! It’s all possible here in Pigeon Forge on top of hundreds of thrilling attractions.

Food connoisseurs unite! With restaurants including BBQ, pizza, fine dining, and scrumptious desserts await you and your family.

With thousands of great experiences available, we’re here to help you explore the essence of the Great Smoky Mountains!

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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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The 50’s Are Back- Sunliner Diner is Driving Into Pigeon Forge!

Coming Late Fall 2019!  Taking you back in time to the 1950’s! Break out your favorite PoodleSkirt and bring the whole family. The Sunliner Diner is rolling into Pigeon Forge! Enjoy classic hamburgers, milkshakes and breakfast all day. Come experience those “Happy Days” again!   The official opening day will be in late Fall for

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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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Dollywood’s Fall Festivities You Can’t Miss!

The crisp chill days of Autumn are upon us and we are so excited! One of the best times of year to visit The Smokies are during the fall when the leaves begin to change and fall festivals are all over the city. Be sure to visit Dollywood from September 27th- November 2nd during their

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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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Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Display Prison Artwork

Each year, tourists visiting San Francisco make the journey to the must-see Alcatraz Island. Since it’s closing in 1963, the former penitentiary continues to intrigue people of all ages. There is also a huge fascination with the artwork of prison artists. This summer, the two subjects are being brought together at Alcatraz East Crime Museum.

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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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MoonPie General Store Partners with NASA for Anniversary Celebration

Where were you during the Apollo 11 moon landing? Where will you be for the 50th anniversary of that great feat? Head to the MoonPie General store to celebrate the anniversary, and enter for a chance to win amazing prizes MoonPie General Store will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission on Saturday,

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