Activities – My Bear Foot Cabins

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

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

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

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

Buttonwillow Civil War Theater

(WEBSITE LINK IS IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) The Buttonwillow Civil War Theater, located in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee offers visitors a unique and moving Civil War experience. Our 90-minute live stage show features the original drama, “Granddaddy’s Watch.” Our story involves a brother and sister from East Tennessee who are meeting on a battlefield in 1864. … Read more

Kid Friendly Hiking 

Whether your kids are young and need an easier trail, or older children wanting adventure, every family can find the right trail. LAUREL FALLS TRAILThis popular trail leads you to 80-foot-high Laurel Falls, a beautiful reward for the 2.4-mile round trip. The trail is paved, with a gradual incline to get young legs working but … Read more

Sunsets in the Smoky Mountains

Tennessee is the place to be for sunsets. Newfound Gap Parking Area Newfound Gap is the lowest point see a sunset in the Smoky Mountains. It’s unique as the sun goes down through the hills and trees. Cliff Top at Mt. Le ConteMt. Le Conte is a hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park … Read more

Great Smoky Mountains Museum

WEBSITE LINK TO THE MUSEUM IS IN BOLD GREEN PRINT Have you ever wondered what life for the early settlers of the Smokies was like? Find out for yourself at The Great Smoky Mountain Heritage Center. With fascinating exhibits and a reconstructed mountain village, this Smoky Mountain museum offers one of the most informative attractions in … Read more

Ropes Courses in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

There are several Ropes Courses in the Smoky Mountains area around Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. Many of them are part of larger networks of ziplines, sky bridges and play areas in the tree tops, with net tubes, swings and actual tree houses. Some of these are in the trees, some are on framework structures, and … Read more

MagiQuest in Pigeon Forge

(Website link in bold, green print) Pigeon Forge is full of fun activities for the entire family, and if you’ve been here before, you’ve probably tried some of the most popular attractions, like Dollywood. Maybe on this trip, you’re looking for more unique things to do with your family. A great place to check out … Read more

Tours by Stella … Hiking Tours in the Great Smoky Mountains

(LINKS FOR STELLA ARE IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) Contact Stella to reserve a tour: Call or Text: (845) 216.9529Email: Info@Toursbystella.comOr FB PM: https://www.facebook.com/ToursByStellaWebsite: https://smokymountainhikes.com Be sure to include the date for your desired reservation and the number of people in your group. Tour Prices:2.5 hours – $38 per person + tax3.5 hours – $48 per … Read more

SURPRISING THINGS ABOUT DOLLYWOOD

(WEBSITE LINK IN BOLD PRINT) It’s no surprise that Dollywood is the top theme park in Tennessee. Families travel from across the country to enjoy the park. But, there is more to the theme park than you might think. It Wasn’t Always Dollywood Dollywood wasn’t always known by that name! The theme park was originally a … Read more

Nantahala Outdoor Center

(WEBSITE LINK IN BOLD PRINT) Nantahala Outdoor Center Nantahala Outdoor Center has everything you’ll need for an adventure in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park! Whether you could use a jacket, boots, hats, gloves, or some hiking advice, you’ll find it at NOC. Kids will love exploring the NOC store, which features a swinging rope bridge, … Read more