Posts Tagged ‘ Great Smoky Mountains ’

Anakeesta Reveals New “Astra Lumina” Attraction

Over the weekend, Anakeesta in Gatlinburg opened their newest addition: Astra Lumina. This immersive nighttime experience is the 15th of its kind in the world, and the first in the

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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,

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National Park Sets Visitation Record of 12.5 Million!

 New Visitation Record in GSMNP Great Smoky Mountains National Park welcomed a record 12,547,743 visitors in 2019, which is 1,126,540 more visitors than in 2018. The park’s three primary entrances

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Sevier County Celebrates 30 Years of Winterfest

Sevier County celebrates 30 years of winter family fun! Winterfest is a celebration of light displays, shopping, live shows, attractions, and winter adventures in the Great Smoky Mountains! The lights

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Thanksgiving Dining in Pigeon Forge 2018

If you’re bringing your family to Pigeon Forge this holiday season you’re probably wondering where spend your Thanksgiving dinner? Whether you’re looking to stay in your stretchy pants and stay

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Top 6 Things To Do In Pigeon Forge This Fall 2018

Your fall weekend getaway is here and planning things to do can be a challenge! With the hundreds of activities available, we’ve picked the top 6 things to do during

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Smoky Mountain Fun Facts

Attracting millions of visitors each year, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have so much history nestled into their roots! If you’ve been to the area you may know some fun and

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Dollywood Announces New “Wildwood Grove” Expansion

Dolly Parton came back to her roots to make a big announcement! Dollywood will be undergoing a HUGE expansion introducing Wildwood Grove, a play on Dolly Parton’s childhood imagination of

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