Area Info/Tips – Page 2 – My Bear Foot Cabins

Best Airport for Flying to Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville

(WEBSITE LINK IN BOLD PRINT) The closest airport to Gatlinburg, TN, is McGhee Tyson, located 12 miles south of Knoxville, just over a 40-mile drive from Gatlinburg, with a few different ways to get there, depending on if you want to go to Pigeon Forge first, or take a scenic option. You’ll want to rent … Read more

Gatlinburg Trolley

Do you want to sightsee without having to find parking spots or drive in traffic? The Gatlinburg Trolley should be a consideration! There are several locations to board the trolley. From May 1 through October 31, the Gatlinburg Trolley System operates from 8:30 a.m. until midnight to provide residents and visitors a free, safe, reliable … Read more

Live Music in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Sevierville

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) It’s not a secret that bluegrass and other forms of country music are almost everywhere in the Smokies. Still, among the many fun things to do in Gatlinburg, you’ll find different genres of music, so everyone in your group is sure to find something appealing. Ole Smoky Moonshine Holler Ole … Read more

Smoky Mountain WebCams

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) Even when you aren’t in the Smokies, you can still enjoy them! There are webcams in the Smoky Mountains so you can enjoy views. Newfound Gap The webcam at Newfound Gap shows an incredible view of the mountains. You can see a section of Newfound Gap Road going through the mountains … Read more

Other Wedding Venues in the Smoky Mountains

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) 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 … Read more

Smoky Mountain Outdoor Weddings

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) 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 … Read more

Smoky Mountain Barn Weddings

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) 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 … Read more

Smoky Mountain Wedding Chapels

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) 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 … Read more

Professional Photography in Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) 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 … Read more

Restaurants at The Island in Pigeon Forge

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) 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 … Read more

Seafood Restaurants in Gatlinburg, TN

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) 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. … Read more

Breakfast Restaurants in Pigeon Forge

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) 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 … Read more

BEST BBQ IN THE SMOKIES

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) The South is known for many foods, from fried chicken and sweet potato pie to casseroles and fried okra. But a favorite in the South is juicy barbecue. Whether it’s dry-rubbed ribs or saucy pulled pork shoulder, barbecue is piled high in the restaurants of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge. … Read more

Mexican Restaurants in the Smoky Mountains

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD, GREEN PRINT) Although Pigeon Forge, TN isn’t remotely near the border, it is home to some excellent Mexican restaurants! Whether you’re looking for Tex-Mex or authentic Mexican cuisine, you are sure to find all of your favorite dishes while you’re on vacation. To help you make the most of your next … Read more

How To Avoid Crowds in the Smoky Mountains

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) How To Avoid Crowds in Pigeon Forge  Though the Smoky Mountains is one of the most popular and vibrant destinations in the southeast, there are easy ways to get away from crowds in Pigeon Forge and the Smokies during your vacation. To enjoy a peaceful and authentic Smoky Mountain experience, … Read more

ROMANTIC GATLINBURG RESTAURANTS

(WEBSITE LINKS ARE IN BOLD PRINT) Are you looking to have a romantic dinner during your vacation to the Smoky Mountains? These romantic Gatlinburg restaurants will create an unforgettable evening for you. Park Grill TThe Park Grill restaurant has a rustic interior that is perfect for a romantic Gatlinburg evening. The menu items are delicious; their steaks are fresh … Read more

SAMPLE OF RESTAURANTS IN PIGEON FORGE AND GATLINBURG

(WEBSITE LINKS ARE IN BOLD PRINT) The Smoky Mountain area is home to some of the very best restaurants in East Tennessee. With hundreds of eateries to choose from, it can be hard to decide. We suggest eating where the locals eat. The are local favorite restaurants in Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Pottery House Cafe … Read more

ITALIAN RESTAURANTS IN THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS

(WEBSITE LINKS ARE IN BOLD PRINT) If you’re craving Italian, there are plenty of places for you to try. From pizza and pasta to calzones and strombolis, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here are some Italian restaurants in the Smoky Mountains that you are sure to love. Taste of Italy Taste of Italy is for … Read more

GATLINBURG AND PIGEON FORGE FACTS YOU MAY NOT KNOW

(WEBSITE LINKS ARE IN BOLD PRINT) The towns of Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge both have interesting histories. Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge To be in a Different State From around 1784 to 1788, eight counties that would one day be part of East Tennessee formed their own independent territory called Franklin. This small area applied to … Read more

Free Things To Do in the Smoky Mountains

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) Everyone likes to go on vacation in the beautiful Smoky Mountains. Fortunately, there are plenty of free things to do in the Smoky Mountains that are both fun and exciting. You will be able to go back home with memorable experiences. Things to Do in Pigeon Forge The Smoky Mountains includes a broad … Read more

Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Trail

Gatlinburg, Tennessee, is noted for its wealth of arts and crafts, and its many artists and craftspeople, with one of the largest communities of independent artisans in the country. Nowhere is this more visible than along the Great Smoky Arts & Crafts Community Trail – an 8-mile scenic drive on the outskirts of Gatlinburg that contains a … Read more

Safely Avoiding Bears in the Smoky Mountains

(WEBSITE LINK IN BOLD PRINT) The Smoky Mountain area is one of the few places in the United States where wild black bears can be found living in their natural habitat. While this certainly adds to the appeal of those who want to observe these animals from a safe distance in the wild, it can … Read more

Best Candy Shops in Gatlinburg

(WEBSITE LINKS IN BOLD PRINT) I would venture to say you have a favorite candy shop from your child. The bright colors, the rush of sugar, the crazy names and recipes. If you haven’t been to candy shop, (because they mostly don’t exist any longer) there are plenty of old-fashioned candy kitchens to whet your … Read more

Where Do Locals Eat in the Smoky Mountains

(WEBSITE LINKS ARE IN BOLD PRINT) The Smoky Mountains are known for a lot of amazing things like beautiful views, breathtaking nature experiences, and unforgettable attractions. The Smoky Mountains are one of the most unique destinations in the world. One of the area’s best qualities, though, is its vast options of cuisine and food choices. … Read more