Activities – Page 4 – My Bear Foot Cabins

Swimming Holes in the Smoky Mountains

When summer temperatures rise on your Smoky Mountain vacation, an you’re wanting to find a place to hop in some water you are in the right place.  The Great Smoky Mountains National Park has more than 2,100 miles of flowing water! With this much wate, there many places to go.  Grab your sunglasses and swimsuit, … Read more

Top Gatlinburg Attractions

(WEBSITE LINKS ARE IN BOLD PRINT) With so many candy shops, thrill rides, and sight-seeing opportunities, it can be overwhelming when planning the family vacation. The following list will hopefully guide you, and ensure a Gatlinburg favorite will not be missed. Ripley’s Aquarium of the Smokies Stingrays and sharks fly overhead. Jellyfish float about, their … Read more

The Smokies Are ‘Magical’ In More Ways Than One

(VENUE LINKS ARE IN BOLD PRINT) Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg have become magical cities in the Smokies. There are no fewer than four different live magic show theater in the area. Magic is appealing and entertaining to both young and old. We have not believed our own eyes for centuries, so Smoky Mountain travelers can … Read more

CAVERNS AND CAVES OF THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS

(LINKS TO VENUES ARE IN BOLD PRINT) Forbidden Caverns Looking for a unique attraction while visiting the Smoky Mountains of East Tennessee? Forbidden Caverns is a cave under the Great Smoky Mountains where natural caverns are large and amazing! Tour guides take you on an fascinating journey through the cave and tell you the history … Read more

Top Spas in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge

(LINKS TO VENUES ARE IN BOLD PRINT) If your Smoky Mountain vacation goal is to feel relaxed, there are some spas in Gatlinburg you will want to partake! The environment and unique scenery of the Smokies can instantly relieve stress, but a massage or foot soak will certainly add to your enjoyment and experience! Fox … Read more

The Best Adventures in The Smoky Mountains TN

(LINKS TO VENUES ARE IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) Tennessee is known for great people, great food, music, and beautiful landscapes. There’s also hidden gem that might escape your list of things to do if you’re coming for a visit – the Great Smoky Mountains. Tennessee has beautiful, mighty mountains deep within its territory. They may … Read more

Where to Pop the Question

(LINKS TO VENUES ARE IN BOLD PRINT) Planning to propose but not sure where or how? Let the natural romance of the Great Smoky Mountains be your guide. What you’ll find in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, Tennessee is the perfect atmosphere, background and environment. From the mountaintops to a waterfall to a favorite attraction, check out the … Read more

Where to See Black Bears in the Smoky Mountains

Wondering where to see bears in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park? Of all of the beautiful wildlife of the Smoky Mountains, the American Black Bear ( Ursus americanus ) is one of the largest and most impressive species you can see in the national park. Better yet, bears are plentiful in the Smokies and live in … Read more

Challenging Escape Games That Will Test You

(WEBSITE LINKS TO VENUES ARE IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) Gatlin’s Escape Games Race against the clock to conquer the 3 themed escape rooms at Gatlin’s Escape Games! These thrilling games at Gatlin’s Fun Center feature props, lighting and sound effects to add to all of the fun! The Legend of Atlantis challenges you to find … Read more

Synchronous Elkmont Fireflies Event in the Smoky Mountains

Fireflies, or lightning bugs, can be found in many parts of the United States, but the Great Smoky Mountains is where thousands of visitors year after year flock to see the Elkmont fireflies.  Every year, in late May and early June, the Elkmont fireflies (sometimes also referenced to as Sugarlands Visitor Center fireflies) in the … Read more

Llama Hiking in the Smoky Mountains

(LINK TO THE VENUE IS IN BOLD PRNT) So, hiking with llamas, you say? Not the most common thing you would expect to do, however, until you try it, you won’t be let down! Imagine yourself, on a trail among tall trees in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. At your side is a fluffy, unique animal that … Read more

Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud

(LINK TO VENUE IS IN BOLD PRINT) Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud is new to Pigeon Forge in 2018! You will experience real lumberjacks as they compete in eleven challenging events! Your family will enjoy this show for sure.  Paula Deen’s Lumberjack Feud is an action packed 90-minute showdown between the Dawson and McGraw families’ world … Read more

Ober Gatlinburg ~ So Much To Do ~ Year Round

(LINK TO VENUE IS IN BOLD PRINT) Ober Gatlinburg in Gatlinburg, TN offers year round fun and excitement for the entire family.  The beauty is an added plus, and you can do all activities and adventures at one location.                                 … Read more

Alcatraz East Crime Museum ~ Pigeon Forge, TN

(LINK TO VENUE IS IN BOLD TYPE) Welcome to the Big House! Alcatraz East, a new crime museum, opened in East Tennessee in the fall of 2016. The museum, which will give visitors the behind-the-scenes story to our nation’s crime history, is located at the entrance to The Island at 2757 Parkway in Pigeon Forge. … Read more

World’s Largest Titanic Museum

(Museum website link is in bold print) The story and history of the Titanic’s maiden voyage is known to just about everyone.  RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in the early hours of 15 April 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during its maiden voyage from Southampton … Read more

Year Round Snow Tubing is Here – Pigeon Forge Snow

(LINK TO WEBSITE IS IN BOLD PRINT) “Snow tubing fun all year long! Pigeon Forge Snow is the first indoor snow facility in the entire United States that offers REAL snow all year long. It uses state of the art snowmaking technology to transform its 35,000 square ft. indoor facility into a winter wonderland, complete … Read more

THE TRACK in Pigeon Forge

(LINKS TO VENUES ARE IN BOLD TYPE IN THE BODY OF THE TEXT) Racing go-karts is a time-honored tradition for the whole family in the Smoky Mountains, and The Track in Pigeon Forge is a popular venue in the region. The Track is home to several different go-kart experiences, enough for every member of your … Read more

GATLINBURG MUSEUMS

(LINKS TO VENUES ARE FOUND IN BOLD, GREEN LETTERS IN THE TEXT BODY) The Great Smoky Mountains are home to a wide variety of outdoor activities … but there’s also plenty to do indoors, other than enjoying a hot tub at your cabin. Looking for something out of the ordinary to add additional excitement to … Read more

Fishing in the Great Smoky Mountain National Park

2 Entrances to the Smoky Mountains from My Bearfoot CabinsThe Smoky Mountains are home to many waterbeds full of fish. There are rivers, creeks, lakes all throughout the National Park and even fishing available within city limits of Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg, among others. There are two convenient entrances to the Great Smoky Mountains National … Read more

Activities to do with your Children in Eastern TN Smoky Mountains

“Hey Mom, Hey Dad What’s Next”?Your kids will love the Smoky Mountains Any one of the My Bearfoot Cabins are perfect for families.  Each cabin has a different floor plan and designed for all age groups.   No matter the ages of your group, there is something for everyone.  This blog is designed for the smaller people … Read more

The Coaster at Goats on the Roof

LOCATED 10 MINUTES FROM BEARFOOT PARADISE and 25 MINUTES FROM BEARFOOT ADVENTURE Do you want to have the time of your life? Something that you can tell your friends and family all about? Then visit us here at The Coaster at Goats on the Roof, in Pigeon Forge and experience the thrill of the best … Read more

5 Reasons Smoky Mountains is Valentine’s Day at it’s BEST

(WEBSIT LINKS ARE IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT)                                 Ice Skating  Ice skating is one of the most romantic things to do in Gatlinburg during the winter season. One of the best places to ice skate in Gatlinburg is Ober Gatlinburg. … Read more

Winter Activities in the Smoky Mountains

Gatlinburg Trolley – Be Wowed by Winterfest Holiday Lights The trolley route departs the Mass Transit Center at Light 5 for a 45 minute ride throughout Gatlinburg’s Winter Magic displays 3 times nightly from November 22 through December (excluding Thanksgiving, the first Friday in December, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s … Read more

Experience Christmas in the Smoky Mountains

#1 – Diverse Shopping Venues In the Smoky Mountains the folklore is everywhere, and so is Christmas cheer beginning the third week of November when Winter Fest begins every year.  From Sevierville to Gatlinburg, the streets are adorned with millions of festive LED lights.  The transformation will take into a winter wonderland.  A Smoky Mountain … Read more