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Smoky Mountain Deer Farm

For all you nature lovers out, there’s nothing like getting up close and personal with some of nature’s furry inhabitants. A trip to the Smoky Mountains isn’t complete without going to Deer Farm Exotic Petting Zoo & Riding Stables in Sevierville. Enjoy 143 acres worth of fun. Pony rides offer kids a ride with one … Read more

SkyFly: Soar America

SkyFly The reviews have been amazing!! Take part in the SkyFly adventure at The Island in Pigeon Forge. The Great Smoky Mountains and surrounding areas have something for everyone and this family ‘excursion’ will not disappoint. Soar America is a Dynamic Attraction flying theater where guests will experience a feeling of flight as they soar … Read more

Quiet Walkways in the Smoky Mountains National park

The Quiet Walkways of Great Smoky Mountains National Park are short and relatively easy trails that lead directly from the road into areas of nature. Some are easy for the non-hiker. Each trail is unique and are located throughout the park. The Quiet Walkways are a way to see the natural beauty of Great Smoky … Read more

Tuckaleechee Caverns

Tuckaleechee Caverns of Townsend, TN. Known as the “Greatest Site Under the Smokies” are the highest rating Cave or Cavern of the Eastern United States. Carved inside the earth’s oldest mountain chain and estimated to be between twenty to thirty million years old, the Caverns are rich in history and lore in recent years as … Read more

Forge Your Own Knife

Iron Mountain Metal Craft Iron Mountain Metal Craft strives to preserve and pass on the knowledge, art, and skills of working metal including blacksmithing & blade-smithing. The passion for metal-smithing is shared with the public. Education is their primary goal. Iron Mountain Metal Craft sponsors a variety of skill and knowledge-building workshops including beginning blacksmith … Read more

The Riverwalk Greenway

Riverwalk Greenway is a paved trail in Pigeon Forge. The trail starts at Patriot Park, goes to The Island and further. There are benches, bathrooms and water fountains along the trail. Walkers, runners, baby strollers, bikes, and pets on a leash use this trail. It is open 24 hours and lit at night. The 4-mile … Read more

Other Wedding Venues in the Smoky Mountains

Titanic Museum Weddings and Vow Renewals at Titanic are the perfect choice for couples seeking an experience of pure romance, beauty and elegance. Here, the Gilded Age of magnificent excess lives again as bride and groom take their vows standing on the Grand Staircase or at the waters edge. The Magnolia The Magnolia Venue was explicitly … Read more

Smoky Mountain Outdoor Weddings

Today’s bride is looking for that special location that would include getting married outdoors. The beauty of the National Park and surrounding mountains are the perfect back drop to your special day. Morning Glory Farm The Farm Morning Glory Farm is surrounded by historic stone walls and bordered by the picturesque Dunn’s Creek,. The clapboard … Read more

Smoky Mountain Barn Weddings

Wedding locations in event barn or farm setting, are where many bride’s are making their choice for the simple beauty and ample space these facilities offer. 4 Points Farm 4 Points Farm Whether you’re planning a local event, or a destination wedding, 4 Points Farm is the unique Smoky Mountain wedding venue you may have … Read more

Smoky Mountain Wedding Chapels

Country Pines Wedding Chapel Whether you are planning a wedding or a vow renewal in the Great Smoky Mountains, Country Pines Chapel would be delighted to help you.  Services are simple, romantic, and affordable.  You can select from several packages that offer ministerial services with quality photos so that you have some beautiful keepsake memories … Read more

ATV, UTV and Jeep Tours in the Smoky Mountains

Turn up the excitement and discover riding an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) in the Smoky Mountains. Ride through streams, rock formations, and steep mountain ridges for an outdoor adventure you won’t forget. Bluff Mountain AdventuresCome and drive one of our ATVs or UTVs on the bluff. Bluff Mountain Adventures offers guided tours that have beautiful views, … Read more

Professional Photography in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge

So you have your trip planned. Let’s see, lodging is booked, itinerary is planned, groceries will be delivered and set up when you arrive……BUT there’s one thing missing……professional photography. This will be a special time for your family, soul mate or maybe a group get together. Syresa Rowland, professional photographer and owner of Gatlinburg Pigeon … Read more

Smoky Mountain Bike Trails

Cycling in the Smoky Mountains While there aren’t mountain bike trails in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, most of the roads within the park are too steep and too dangerous for most cyclists. However, if you want a challenge, you can find exceptional road and mountain bike routes around the Smoky Mountains. Many of … Read more

Restaurants at The Island in Pigeon Forge

For affordable family fun and something to eat, The Island in Pigeon Forge is a must. There is shopping, entertainment and specialty stores. Enjoy the water fountain and music while sitting in a rocking chair and watch the ducks tend to their babies. Th restaurants at The Island in Pigeon Forge are enjoyed by many. … Read more

Wildflower Hikes

There are wildflowers in the Smoky Mountains you can see throughout the year, but the spring and summer are prime times of the year to see them. They come in every color, and you’ll see them along trails and when the trees bloom. Cades Cove Cades Cove is probably the top place to see wildflowers. In … Read more

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies

Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies is a top family-friendly attraction. The Gatlinburg aquarium is full of fascinating things to do that everyone in the family will enjoy. Travel Under the Sea in Shark Lagoon Shark Lagoon is home to so many different types of sea life. You’ll see them all when you travel along the moving … Read more

Anakeesta

Located in the heart of downtown Gatlinburg is Anakeesta. There is a zip line adventure, gem mining, roller coaster, treehouses, garden walks and a splash pad. Enjoy wonderful spots for selfies, viewing the scenery, watching downtown Gatlinburg. What could be better than southern foods with a view? Ziplines The Dueling Zipline Adventure has three zips that offer … Read more

ARCADES IN PIGEON FORGE

People of all ages enjoy playing games and winning points to get prizes. Read to discover some of the best arcades in Pigeon Forge. Lazerport Fun Center Lazerport Fun Center has a 10,000 square foot arcade full of games! You can race against your friends to see who has the fastest time. Lazerport has a huge … Read more

Axe House in Pigeon Forge

What is Pigeon Forge Axe House? Nestled in the heart of the Smoky Mountains, Pigeon Forge Axe House brings one of the fastest growing sports to Sevier County. This family-friendly experience is the ultimate adventure for those looking to step outside of their comfort zone. Axe throwing as a sport has taken the world by … Read more

Best Hiking Trails In Elkmont

Elkmont Campground one of the most scenic spots in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The area has historic structures. It’s the perfect way to explore this logging camp and resort community. Little River Trail Highlights: Historic Structures, Wild Flowers, River Views The 5 mile Little River Trail is an easy hike that climbs steadily into the … Read more

Horseback Riding in the Smoky Mountains

Gatlinburg Horseback RidingExploring the Great Smoky Mountains on horseback is one of the most breathtaking experiences in the United States. The area has a host of wildlife and picturesque mountain scenery. Smoky Mountain Riding Stables Smoky Mountain Riding Stables is an authorized concessionaire of the National Park Service. The staff helps you saddle up on a … Read more

Seafood Restaurants in Gatlinburg, TN

You may not think of seafood when you think of the Smoky Mountains, but there are several seafood restaurants in Gatlinburg.  Landshark Bar and Grill Landshark Bar and Grill brings you something new, the buffalo sriracha shrimp as an appetizer, or get an old favorite like spinach and artichoke dip. If you are looking for … Read more

Breakfast Restaurants in Pigeon Forge

You can always prepare breakfast in your cabin, but maybe you want to eat a huge breakfast while you’re in town. You want to know where to find a delicious breakfast in Pigeon Forge, and we are sharing some of the best places to have a hearty breakfast. To be fair, there are many more … Read more