Pat Kirchhoefer – My Bear Foot Cabins

Baby Quip, Pigeon Forge

Family Travel Made Easy If you’re traveling with little ones Baby Quip is able to help make the trip a whole lot easier. If you’re staying in one of the My Bearfoot Cabins, BabyQuip will deliver to the cabin. BabyQuip will coordinate with you so your gear is ready and waiting for you before you … Read more

Winterfest Wonders Of Light Walking Trail

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) Pigeon Forge comes to life with twinkling lights and delightful displays each year during Winterfest. This holiday spectacular will be brighter and bolder than ever thanks to the all-new Winterfest Wonders of Light Walking Trail. The City of Pigeon Forge made a $1.5 million investment in 2022 to bring the … Read more

Skyland Ranch, Sevierville, TN

WEBSITE LINKS ARE IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT Set on a 100 acre farm in the heart of Sevierville, SkyLand Ranch provides both relaxation and fun just minutes from lodging, restaurants, and one of the largest outlet centers in the South. Hop on the Horizon Skyride and enjoy a scenic ride to the top, where hours … Read more

Smoky Mountain Gem Mining

WEBSITE LINKS ARE IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT Pigeon Forge Gem Mine When planning a vacation to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, make sure you include a visit to the Pigeon Forge Gem Mine, located on the Parkway in Pigeon Forge, only two miles from Dollywood, and minutes from Gatlinburg and Sevierville. Here you can … Read more

Smoky Mountain Urgent Care

WEBSITE LINKS ARE IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT AMERICAN FAMILY CARE If you are vacationing in the Sevierville, Gatlinburg, or Pigeon Forge area, the last thing you want to interrupt your day is an accident or illness. Our medical providers at AFC Urgent Care & Walk-In Clinic are here for you when you need relief while away from home, or if … Read more

Smoky Mounty Benz-Taxi Service

WEBSITE LINK IS IN BOLD GREEN PRINT BENZ-TAXI ANDLUXURY TRANSPORTATION-YOUR WAY TO TRAVEL IN THE SMOKIES ALL WHEEL DRIVE MERCEDES-BENZ VEHICLES ONLY!  Cab in town, Out of town, Hiking trails, Gatlinburg Airport, Knoxville Airport, Weddings, Large groups, Chauffeur service, Sightseeing tours, Wine tours and more… BENZ-TAXI AND LUXURY TRANSPORTATION OFFERS BEST QUALITY SERVICES in the … Read more

Coffee Shops in the Smoky Mountains

WEBSTE LINKS ARE FOUND IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT GatlinburgThe Donut Friar  The Village in Gatlinburg is home to a favorite for locals and tourists alike for over 50 years.  The aroma of freshly baked donuts lead you right to the door.  Eclairs, cake donuts, cinnamon bread and fritters await.  Of course, what’s a donut without … Read more

BAKERIES

()WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT The Wildfour Bakehouse Sweetest bakery this side of the Great Smoky Mountains is The Wildflour Bakehouse. The Wildflower Bakehouse offers simple desserts, cakes and service several restaurants and venues in the area. Explore their showcase of products, made fresh with love! At the top of their list is custom … Read more

Medical Equipment and Scooter Rental

(WEBSITE LINK IS IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) Bess and Company Many travelers have medical conditions that require help when on vacation. Sometimes space in vehicles prohibits bringing equipment. But, here in the Smoky Mountains there’s help. Contact Bess & Company for rentals by the day or week. They offer motorized scooters, all types of walkers, … Read more

RainForest Adventures

(Website link in bold, green print) Located in the heart of the beautiful Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, near both Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, RainForest Adventures Zoo is open year-round with lots of things to see and do! RainForest Zoo has been themed by one of the nation’s finest zoological contractors, whose work includes the Animal … Read more

Pilgrim Pottery

(WEBSITE LINK IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) Pottery and art are an extension of the King family and their belief in God, family values, and the craft tradition that is still alive in the Great Smoky Mountains. The goal at Pilgrim Pottery is to help celebrate your family’s memories as well as to make beautiful and … Read more

Helicopter Tours in the Smoky Mountains

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) Scenic Helicopter Tours Scenic Helicopter Tours was founded in 1972 and is a second generation, family owned and operated helicopter tour company. They take pride in providing exceptional experiences and life-long memories of the beautiful area in which they live. The crew is an award-winning team that is second … Read more

Hiking to the House of the Fairies

History of the Fairy House A man named Louis E. Voorheis bought and developed land from 1928 to 1944. He owned 38 acres of land in what is known as the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Voorheis wanted this area to be a mountain retreat to get away from crowds of people. Voorheis enjoyed experimenting with … Read more

Snow in the Smoky Mountains

Snow is in the forecast for my trip – what should I do? You never go out without checking the weather.  Seeing snow in the forecast for your vacation isn’t a reason to cancel a trip to the Smoky Mountains.  While every season is beautiful here, seeing the mountains blanketed in a fluffy snow is … Read more

Carriage Ride and Hay Ride in Cades Cove

(Website site links are in bold, green print) GUIDED CARRIAGE RIDES Looking for an adventure for the entire family or a romantic ride with your sweetie? Sit back and relax in your very own horse-drawn carriage as your guide leads you through the idyllic winding forest trails of Cades Cove. Knowledgeable carriage drivers will entertain … Read more

Weather

(Website Link in Bold, Green Print) Current weather forecasts for the park are available by phone at (865) 436-1200 extension 630 or online from the National Weather Service: Gatlinburg, TN Forecast Elevations in the park range from approximately 875 feet to 6,643 feet and the topography can drastically affect local weather. Temperatures can vary 10-20 degrees Fahrenheit … Read more

Chefs Who Come to the Cabin

(Website links are in Bold, Green Print) Fruitful Vintage Chef Chef Ray was born and raised in the New Orleans area. So due to his Cajun heritage, he loves to cook in a wide variety of flavors and styles, from complex gourmet meals to simple comfort foods. He will take your food up a notch if you prefer hot … Read more

Grocery Delivery Services

(Websites Link are in Bold, Green Print) Smoky Mountain Grocery The Only State Licensed Grocery Delivery Company in the Smoky Mountains! What would be easier than Smoky Mountain Grocery delivering your groceries while you are traveling to the Smoky Mountains. Don’t want to fight the traffic? Skip the drive to the store and instead drive to the mountains. … Read more

Cades Cove Hiking

(Website links are in bold, green print) Cades Cove is a favorite destination for many people visiting the Smokies with its broad, lush, green valley surround by mountains, including history and wildlife. Many choose to drive, walk or bike the 11-mile, one-way loop road that circles the cove. But there are also hiking trails. Along the … Read more

Moonshine Mountain Coaster

(Website Link is in bold, green print) Moonshine Mountain Coaster is Gatlinburg’s FIRST and NEWEST mountain coaster offering a unique, family-friendly thrill ride that puts you in the driver’s seat, literally! The single or double rider cars coast down the beautiful Smoky Mountains where you can enjoy the beautiful views at speeds up to 30 … Read more

Tennessee Mountain Paintball

(Website link is in bold, green print) Tennessee Mountain Paintball is a locally owned business geared towards families and groups. There are many courses with attention to detail and layout to provide the best excitement for your particular group. Regular paintball session:Daily entrance fee includes all-day compressed air!First reservations must have at least 4 players. … Read more

Smoky Mountain Breweries and Cider

(Website links to venues are in Bold, Green Print. Just click on the words) Tennessee Cider Company Tennessee Cider Company is the first cidery to set up shop in Gatlinburg. Surrounded by the mountains that hold and defend a spirit, far better than moonshine. Our hard ciders hold flavor that will have you coming back … Read more

Rowdy Bear Ridge

(Website links to Rowdy Bear Ridge in in Bold, Green Print) At Rowdy Bear Ridge Adventure Park in Pigeon Forge, you can zoom downhill or sail through the air for a wild day. SHOOT LASERS WHILE YOU RIDE A COASTER Ride a roller coaster and play laser tag at the same time on the Alpine … Read more

Smoky Mountain Knife Works

(Website links are provided in bold, green print) Spend an hour or the whole day at Smoky Mountain Knife Works, the world’s largest knife store, with its surprising range of gear and gifts–everything from knives and guns to clothing and kitchenware. Check out six reasons to stop at this Sevierville showroom. EXPLORE THE LARGEST SELECTION … Read more

Soaky Mountain Waterpark

(Website link to Soaky Mountain Waterpark is in bold, green print) Plan ahead for a sliding, splashing summer at Soaky Mountain Water Park! The park, open May through September, is family fun with thrills for every age. Older kids and adults experience gravity-defying flights, shot into the air on the water park’s most challenging rides. … Read more